Perfect Portugal: 5 Places To Add To The Bucket List

Oh, Portugal! If there is one place that should be on your list, it’s Portugal. And while you can add Portugal to the list, you need to know the best places within her to visit.

From the beaches to the hills, Portugal has experiences that you could only dream of enjoying, until now.

Portugal has something for everyone, and to keep it interesting, we’ve got a list of five places that you can add to your bucket list – so that you can really enjoy Portugal!




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It’s the capital of Portugal, and it’s the perfect start to your big adventure/. It’s going to be the place to book your hotel, to get a bus to pick up the car you booked at and to spend time exploring.

You need to think about exploring the roads in Lisbon, from Baixa and Alfama to Bairro Alto. you should know that there is a tram running through it and this will take you through some of the best sights in the city!

Let your taste buds explore the cocktails and Portuguese beer as well as the delicious food on your way!



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If you want to see one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, head to Belém. With the museums and the garden paths, you can even explore the ancient monasteries while you’re there.

With so much to explore, there’s never a dull moment. Add to that the food and drink options here, and you’re going to be in heaven!



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You may not have very long in Portugal, which is why Sintra should be one of the top spots on your bucket list for Portugal.

Take the bus and see the medieval castles on the hilltops and then take in Pena Palace; one of the most stunning landmarks. You can sample the local coffees and sweets, and if you love almonds, you’ll love the travesseiros here!



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You can fly from Lisbon to get here, or you can do the smart thing and roadtrip it, but Porto has to be on the list of things to do. The Sao Bento station alone is one of the most beautiful landmarks that you have to see.

Whet your appetite on the gorgeous food and exotic restaurants, and make sure that you get the GPS to show you around the entirety of the city. Porto is one of the most popular places in Portugal and you read why here.



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Known as the Venice of Portugal, Aveiro has a range of canals intersected through the town with very colorful boats to add to the scenery.

Charming towns and vineyards decorate the edges of Aveiro and you can road trip through to see so many palaces and monasteries, too. 


Portugal is one of the world’s gems, and while we are in lockdown and cannot travel right now, you can gorge yourself on websites and pictures to keep you going while you wait.

Book the car and the apartment now and you’re good to go!


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