10 photos that will make you want to visit Portugal
It is often said that a picture worths more than a thousand words, and we have 10 incredible images that will show you the best of Portugal. From north to south of the country, here we go!
Portugal can boast freely about its gastronomy, culture, history and its landscapes! For all this and much more, Portugal is a wonderful destination that, even with the best selection of photos you will be able to capture its intensity. Take a look at the best of Portugal in 10 photos!
Alentejo may be one of the most melancholy places in the whole country, but isn't that what we're all looking for at a certain point in life? The calm and fullness of things allow us to escape the saturating daily life in which many life. Well, Alentejo is undoubtedly the best bet to find nature and Portugal in its pure state.
You know, everything that is natural never gets old, Porto Moniz natural pools remain the village's ex-libris. You can swim in pools formed by volcanic lava where the sea enters carrying crystal clear water without waves. Better than this relaxing experience, is to be able to contemplate, at the same time, the views of the Islet Mole.
Between the village of Sesimbra and the city of Setúbal, extends the area of Arrábida Natural Park, an area with about 11 000 hectares. The encounter of the mountains with the sea gave rise to beaches of fine sand and transparent waters and intimate space between man and the environment.
It is one of the most extraordinary sceneries in the Algarve and that, in the eyes of all, charming. The cliffs carved for thousands of years by sea and time form caves and tunnels that can be seen from the summit, by boat or even kayak.
If many of the famous writers were aware of this place, they would take it as their favorite retreat. It is a poorly drained depression that inevitably produces a poetic feeling. Take the opportunity to get lost in its natural lawns that have the particularity of creating an ecosystem with great biodiversity.
This lagoon was declared one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal and it was its peculiarity of different colors of its waters (green and blue), which gave rise to a very romantic legend! The picture speaks for itself and needs no further descriptions!
We are about to discover another paradise in the wild, the Berlengas Nature Reserve. It is an archipelago consisting of three small islands, the best known being Berlenga Grande, but do not worry, it is a place that limits the entry of many visitors so that its purity can be preserved. It is one of the best places in Portugal for diving and birdwatching!
It is a region that needs no introduction! The valley is full of various charms ranging from its undulating vineyard landscapes to exquisite wine productions. In fact, just wondering how to explore the Douro Valley through a cruise or a visit to the wineries?
It is one of the most coveted havens in the north of the country and one of the most protected areas in Portugal. Believe me, when you visit Gerês, you will feel that you are invading the space of some wildlife! The park's natural landscapes surround rivers, waterfalls and schist villages.
Yes, we know that Sintra is not even an option, but a mandatory stop on your itinerary through Portugal. However, it never hurts to enhance the beauty of this fascinating palace, which is the combination of the most romantic colors in a garden that seems to have been previously selected. Although Sintra has much, much more to see than Pena Palace, check out our list of palaces and monuments in this city!
This list might not end, but maybe in your next visit to Portugal, you will have the opportunity to contemplate 10 more images that will make you want to visit this country again. See you soon!