Portugal Private Tour
Portugal is one of those countries that has long been overlooked as a top destination in Europe. But, it seems, people are finally catching on! Portugal was once a major kingdom that dominated merchant routes to Africa, South America, and Asia. Now it’s a fun, relaxed, country with gorgeous coastline, landscapes that are perfect for adventurers, delicious foods, gorgeous cities, and upbeat people. Whether you’re hanging out in Lisbon or hiking around the Minho River, you’re sure to leave Portugal with a newfound love for the country.
First-time visitors: hiring a Portugal private tour guide will drastically help ease you into the local lifestyle, while educating you on just about everything. Portugal has a fascinating history and culture, after all. Lisbon itself is a chic, cosmopolitan city. You’ll get a chance to explore the city’s historical landmarks and neighbourhoods, as well as see The Cathedral with its Roman-Gothic medieval architecture. The Castle of St. George is also a must-do, and stands guard as a proud fortress over Lisbon. In Belem, go visit the Museum of Carriages, the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, and the Monastery of Hieronymites. There’s also the Tower of Belem, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Another place worth visiting is Sintra, especially for its beautiful old city centre, as well as its palaces and gardens. From there you can pass by the palaces of the Quinta da Regaleira, Seteais, and Monserrate. Then you can head to Europe’s westernmost point, Cabo da Roca, with its gorgeous location next to Praia do Guincho beach. There’s also a great little fishermen’s village nearby, named Cascais. The coastal road of Marginal, which heads back towards Lisbon will make the journey a pleasant one.Read More ...