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Cool Places to visit in Portugal


Belem Tower in Lisbon Photo: Alexander Savin on FlickrOnce one of Europe’s greatest superpowers, Portugal has plenty of points of interest where you can still view the country of Vasco da Gama and Ferdinand Magellan. Whatever kind of vacation you’re taking in Portugal, there’s plenty of places to visit that will take your breath away as much as the Mediterranean heat. This list has been compiled by yourgolftravel, and includes some of the best things to do near their resorts when you’re taking some time off from the course.

Belem

Belem is near the capital of Lisbon, and is where Magellan and da Gama once loaded their ships in preparation for their voyages to the New World. Belem’s selection of cultural venues and striking monuments makes for one of the most beautiful coastal cities in the Med, so it’s no wonder than Belem is one of the most visited areas in Europe.

Ponta de Piedade, Lagos, Portugal Photo: Girolame on Flickr

Ponta Da Piedade

One of the most popular stop offs for those on Algarve golf tours, Lagos itself is one of the oldest towns in Portugal, with fortifications dating back to the 8th century. Though blessed with bustling nightlife and brand new marina area, nothing in Lagos will prepare you for the sublime south of the city, with the beautiful Ponta da Piedade lapped by turquoise waters and decorated with fabulous rock formations; Ponta da Piedade is one of the most naturally beautiful places in Europe.

Porto

One of Portugal’s “big four” cities; boasting one of the world’s most successful football clubs; Porto is the place to go for those looking for something a little more urban. That’s not to say the people of Porto have abandoned their traditions either, with the modern developments blending seamlessly with the historic centre. The pace in Porto is dictated by the world class wine industry, so you have the perfect excuse to sample absolutely everything the city has to offer; from strolling up the numerous roads leading to the majestic cathedral; to marvelling at the Stock Exchange with its neoclassical architecture; to enjoying the city’s most famous product in one of its many cosy restaurants.



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