Things to do in Portugal

Top Things to Do in Portugal

Things to Do in Portugal

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  • Gladvin F
    Lisbon, Portugal6 contributions
    Good for family and kids. I have visited aquarium in other countries and this one does not disappoint .
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • neenhilde
    Ojai,CA32 contributions
    My hotel was at the entrance of the bridge. Hotel Vincci Ponte di ferro. I crossed the bridge twice and I hated the experience. Way too high! and scary openings along the tram tracks. I practically jogged across! Very crowded as well
    Written 4 October 2022
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  • Rita M
    12 contributions
    Loved how small and kind of isolated it was. Just bear in mind that there's only on restaurant/café there and it's a bit on the higher places.
    Written 30 September 2022
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  • Amnon F
    Tel Aviv District, Israel852 contributions
    The drive up from the south is a long and winding road which in some places is a bit frightening but once you get to the top (and find parking) the views are awesome there are several short trails to viewpoints that are really jaw dropping and off course there are the trails for the fit and brave to pico ruivo
    Written 3 October 2022
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  • 29explorer
    Kleinburg, Canada311 contributions
    One of the best and must spots of Lagos. The beach is wonderful and the location is just awesome. Definitely top 5 spots of Lagos
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Dan F
    Philadelphia, PA9 contributions
    This was one of our favorite, if not our favorite site to visit in Portugal (we visited Porto and Lisbon during our trip). The grounds are so beautiful and fun. You can walk the grounds, climb the towers, hills, go over the bridge(s), then walk up the hill to wait in line (about 20 minutes) to get into the Initiation Well and explore its cool underground tunnels. As great as the pictures are of Quinta de Regaleira, they don't capture the true specialness of this wonderful place. We started our day taking 434 bus to tour Pena Palace gardens/grounds - we walked down to the Valley of Lakes, then took 434 bus from the Moorish Castle walls (Didn't visit the walls) back to National Palace and walked 10-15 minutes from the National Palace to the Quinta. Also bus driver on 434 bus was very nice, helpful and funny. The 434 bus drivers were getting ripped for being mean in all reviews I read and we definitely didn't have that experience in Sintra. They were all nice and helpful and did a fabulous job navigating the crazy twists, turns and hills of Sintra.
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • djm5280
    Denver, CO19 contributions
    We really enjoyed the views of the cliffs and the caves throughout the entire hike. We made it just past the light house before turning around. (all totaled about 3.5 hrs on the trail) Truth be told it was a good workout for our fairly in shape 61 year old butts. We arrived in the area of the trailhead about 1130 and had to park at an overflow lot about about a 15 min. walk to the start of the trail. Not sure how early you have to get there to get one of the 30 or so parking spots by the trail head. Bring sunscreen and water, we’d rate it a medium difficultly hike. Highly recommend for a great few hours in the Algarve.
    Written 21 September 2022
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  • RUIP71
    Lisbon, Portugal168 contributions
    It’s a small place in the middle of nowhere, but quite nice if you have small children as they can play around, from feeding goats and lamas, to play on the swimming pool, enjoying the trees zip line and the pool slide, and visit all different animals as part of a small zoo! They also have a restaurant with lovely food! Only bad thing is the small area for sun loungers as it gets crowded!
    Written 22 July 2019
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  • Porridge9
    Bristol, UK12 contributions
    Windy and misty on top and nowadays you either walk from there, or pay for a minibus. Warmed up and cleared quickly as we walked down. Cafe has a toilet, so you don’t need to pay for the one just below it. Path behind the Risco waterfall is gated and not open. Walk back up to top is excellent hard exercise!
    Written 18 September 2022
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  • Dick T
    Tucson, AZ648 contributions
    Great tasting experience. Recommended by friends (and a couple of our traveling buddies) as the place to go to taste/experience port. Graham's Party Tasting Tour is well put on, informative, and friendly. A great experience. Learned a lot about port. Can't wait for our shipment to arrive.
    Written 25 September 2022
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  • 25trix
    Monchique, Portugal9 contributions
    At present I am living in Barao de Sao Miguel and every day I walk in the area with my dogs. At the Costa Vicentina you can look around and see 360 degrees of nature with villages tucked away on the hill-sides. There are countless trails you can walk, you can admire the wild flowers and feel that you are looking up into a bright blue bowl.
    There are beautiful beaches between rocky coves, Salema, Cabanas, Figuera and Boca do Rio. Lagos isn't far away if you feel like spending a day in town. and although the national park near Barao de Sao Joao isn't technically on the Costa Vicentina, it is well worth a visit. You can read poems by Portuguese poets engraved in the rocky edges along the paths. I have had many beautiful experiences in this part of the Algarve.
    Written 16 May 2017
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  • John R
    Arlington, MA23 contributions
    We have never encountered anything quite like this in our travels. A thermal pool that is also fed by open ocean water- an App can up uploaded to one's phone to find the optimal times to go, when the water is the perfect temperature. The setting is extraordinary, as you walk across a black lava field to get to the pool, you climb down a metal ladder into the water, and there are ropes to hang onto as the tide sweeps in, often with surprising force. Highly recommended to wear water shoes, as there are big rocks underfoot.
    Our time there was cut short by the tide bringing in stinging jellyfish, so the lifeguards on duty got us all out of the water.
    But not before we'd gotten a chance to experience a truly unique Azorean aquatic experience.
    Written 24 July 2022
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  • AndyR17
    Weybridge, UK70 contributions
    Perfect spot for a long weekend either early of late in the season. Mostly rocky coastline close to main town with a small sheltered sandy beach but this is the Atlantic coast so at the end of September a little to chilly for us even though the sun shone continually. Try to find a hotel or rental with a pool. The town square and surrounding alleyways are full of bars and lively cafes. Excellent food easily found, although perhaps highly priced. Great for walking, loads of bike rentals so getting around so easy.
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • 843bobbyr
    9 contributions
    I was amazed when entering this library as it is extremely ornate and led me to wonder what it was like being a college student 800 years ago.
    Written 4 September 2022
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  • Irfan
    9 contributions
    A small, but great overview regarding the history of sardines. As a sardine lover myself(Surinamese staple food), worthy of visiting. Outside in the water, u can see them in big schools as well.
    Written 30 September 2022
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