Visit the Architecture Gallery, which will reveal you the secrets of the picturesque views of Porto
. Learn more about the palaces and churches that make up the country's national treasure
. Head to Peneda-Gerês National Park with waterfalls and viewing platforms
. Relax on the beach of the Douro River.
Looking for inspiration is beautiful. This tour will give you the best of the picturesque views of Portugal, as well as let you discover the historical and architectural wealth of the country. The most important thing – do not forget to look at Porto and other cities in the trip from observation platforms, because all the streets and houses merge into one beautiful mosaic of traditional colours to fall in love with the scenery at first sight.
Inspiration: from Porto to Guimaraes
4 days itinerary by Alexey Lukin - Nature and Hiking, Museums and Culture - Car, 2 Hotels
Road Trip Categories: Nature and Hiking, Museums and Culture
Day 1: Explore the surrounding area of Porto
Today you can walk along the beaches of the River Douro, enjoy swimming and scenic views from the Ponti do Freixo Bridge, visit the Chapel of São Pedro de Rubian and explore the surrounding area.
Visiting: Porto, Oliveira do Douro, Vila Nova de Gaia, Valbom
Day 2: The charm of the ancient Porto
Today you'll learn the intricacies of architecture, visit the famous Sé Cathedral, the Palacio da Bolsa Stock Exchange, the famous winery and take part in tastings, admire the views from the observation deck and walk around Freedom Square.
Visiting: Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia
Day 3: The Natural Charm of the National Park of Peneda Jerez
Today you will head north and enjoy the natural beauty of the Penema Jerez National Park, Aradú Waterfall, and the views of the vast expanses. Swimming in natural pools, hiking trails and the fabulous Himaraeus await you.
Visiting: Porto, Guimaraes, Santo Tirso, Vilar da Veiga, Assureira, Terras de Bouro
Day 4: The charm of an ancient castle
Today you will be immersed in the history of Portugal, which originates in Himarains, a city on rocky hills, fabulous, ancient and mysterious.
Visiting: Guimaraes, Porto