Top 5 Travel Destinations in Portugal

By on September 3, 2014

Portugal is known for the sun-splashed beaches, fairytale castles, picturesque cities and the adventurous islands that bring many tourists to Portugal every year. Portugal is a diverse country that has many things to explore with. The following are the top 5 destinations that one must visit in Portugal.

National Palace of Pena

National Palace of Pena

The Palace of Pena is situated in the Sintra town in Portugal and it is the most famous castle in the whole Portugal. The castle looks young, cool and funky. The Sintra city can be reached through Lisbon and the castle has been surrounded by green trees.

Monastery of Alcobaca

Monastery of Alcobaca

The Monastery of Alcobaca is one among the UNESCO Heritage site that has the Gothic buildings in them. The Gothic building was built 900 years back and every room in the building has a story attached to them. Alcobaca can be reached by taking the road from Lisbon. The building looks great in sunlight and the tourists prefer to witness the Monastery of Alcobaca during the morning time.

Rock-Art Sites along the Coa Valley

Rock-Art Sites along the Coa Valley

The art in the Coa valley will make any tourist get stunned as they were created 22,000 years before. Each and every art on the rocks have a story behind them and the people communicated through the drawings that were made in the rock.

Belem

Belem

The Belem is the place where Vasco De Gama explored many things and this place has many beautiful landscapes that can easily attract a human eye. The Belem Tower, Monument to Discoveries, the Maritime Museum are the other places that one must visit in Belem.

Ponta Da Piedade

Ponta Da Piedade

The Ponta Da Piedade has many rock formations in them that are surrounded by clear blue water. One can ride along the rock formations through a boat and the water looks crystal clear during the morning time.

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