Travel Blogs from Portugal

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Peneda Geres National Park, Campo de Geres, Portugal travel blog

Peneda Geres National Park

A travel blog entry by tammyjoe


Campo de Geres is a beautiful campsite set in the middle of the national park with mountains surrounding it on all sides. Our time there was mixed, to say the least! First the highs. The Park really is stunning, the scenery is incredible, some of the ...

Leave me here! Please !, Porto, Portugal travel blog

Leave me here! Please !

A travel blog entry by didem.timurcin

First day started very traditional : Breakfast by the river with franchesinha, cha and beer. After our visit to the souveniour shop, we headed towards the river cruise. One tip : get a ticket for 1 or 2 days from the sightseeing tours and the city is ...

Estremoz - the marble town!, Estremoz, Portugal travel blog

Estremoz - the marble town!

A travel blog entry by natandy


... here though... Since the last entry we pretty much hugged the coast and went to about every beach on the southwest coast of Portugal. Have had a few good fun surfs in the last week and starting to feel not so spastic and unfit surfwise! Andy finally ...

Can I have a bit of San Francisco in Europe?, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Can I have a bit of San Francisco in Europe?

A travel blog entry by translucent


... . He takes us home and at about 3:00 am everybody has their own bed. And so my love begins. ______ Lisboa, the capital of Portugal, is located on a few hills, right in a place where the Tag river flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Our host, who is REALLY an ...

Visiting the birthplace of Portugal, Porto, Portugal travel blog

Visiting the birthplace of Portugal

A travel blog entry by cjbishop


... hour north of Porto. Never heard of it until today. We learned that it claims to be the birthplace of the country of Portugal because the first king of Portugal, Alfonso I, ruled from Guimaraes. We visited the remains of the castle and church which date ...

Port Tours at V.N de Gaia, Porto, Portugal travel blog

Port Tours at V.N de Gaia

A travel blog entry by steph_444


Ahh, I made it to Portugal finally. Never thought it would come. It´s been a rough few days. My first day I got super sun burnt. Not so fun. Guess that happens after not really getting much sun in the past year and a half at least. I´m paying now. ...

1st Train day, Porto, Portugal travel blog

1st Train day

A travel blog entry by rddelves


Boarded fast train from Lisbon to Porto, Portugal. Very comfortable indeed.Checked into hotel and scouted around shopping district close to Hotel. Had dinner fresh whole fish ( Rick) Pasta for ( Dixie). Sat on terrace cafe and people watched for a few ...

Final de Semana, Lisboa, Portugal travel blog

Final de Semana

A travel blog entry by rseldin


Olá pessoal (se é que ainda tem alguém lendo isso) seguem algumas fotos do meu final de semana... Ah, o pessoal do hotel deixou um cadeado em cima da minha mala ontem. Legal, nao? Beijos e até a ...

Oporto, Porto, Portugal travel blog


A travel blog entry by larutadeldragon


... El tranvía sube y baja en la orilla contraria desde el centro de la ciudad hasta la desembocadura, pintoresco, atestado siempre de turistas. Una imagen evocadora y encantadora de una de las ciudades más bellas de Portugal, y podría decir que de ...

The Beach, Acxadora, Portugal travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by jhalinda


A cloudy morning but we hit the beach for a stroll. We meet a fisherman who has caught 3 octopus that he will put in his freezer at home. We chat for a long while and he knows broken english. A lovely man. We lunch at the beach ( wine, fish and bread) ...

End With The Best, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

End With The Best

A travel blog entry by samikay


Although this trip was bittersweet, I could not have asked to end my travels any other way.  Portugal was hands down my favorite place. Portugal is hilly and breathtaking.  I will make this post short because 1. I am trying to write a twelve ...

The Slate Hamlet, Piodoa, Portugal travel blog

The Slate Hamlet

A travel blog entry by bn.trek


... as I like to refer to it 'The Health Club’). The next blog will be from a beach resort on the Algarve Coast, South Portugal. We are off tomorrow heading to Albufeira which is a 5 hour drive and staying at a Resort for 4 nights. There should be more ...

[Update] Reached Lisbon... cold and wet, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

[Update] Reached Lisbon... cold and wet

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

Feeling exhausted at the moment. 8 hours bus ride from Madrid to Lisbon. Weather is not helping either - wet and cold. They say Lisbon is the sunniest capital city of Europe. Sure doesn't feel like that at the moment. Tomorrow should ease off a ...

Velas, Velas, Macedonia travel blog


A travel blog entry by raistlin22384


Today was again an interesting day. We went to another remote location that, but this time at least it wasnt a scary drive in the mountains.  It was still a good 20 minutes on a tiny dirt road though.  When we got to location I didnt really ...

Happy New Year @ Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Happy New Year @ Lisbon

A travel blog entry by superzoom


... on the West side of the city. On this neighbor we can see today impressive old and new monuments dedicated to  Portugal’s history, which will surprise anyone who walks around here. For example, the Monasterio dos Jeronimos (or Gerome’s ...

A holiday from a holiday, Tavira, Portugal travel blog

A holiday from a holiday

A travel blog entry by joelkat


... were not going to be quite so dreary. The sun was shining, the locals were smiling (as much as people do in Portugal) and the streets were a sensible width apart. We were actually staying in a small off shoot of Tavira called Cabanas Tavira which was ...

Day 3- Lisbon and Evora, Évora, Portugal travel blog

Day 3- Lisbon and Evora

A travel blog entry by awilde


... into the city to enjoy our final breakfast in Lisbon. This time tomorrow we would be in Evora; the most important town in Portugal during the renaissance period of the 16th century. With our breakfast crumbs on our lips, and coffee foam moustached on our ...

Cycling stress, Olhao, Portugal travel blog

Cycling stress

A travel blog entry by pybus71


Having discovered that the only decent beaches in the region were essentially situated on the sand islands off Faro, we decided to cycle into Faro before crossing via a bridge onto the island. The weather once more was scorching hot and since there was ...

oink-oink, Ourique, Portugal travel blog


A travel blog entry by notreportugal


... of Pork since 2014. WOW! There's a tradition for you...Anyway, Sean was very happy because he felt like he had been right all along. Portugal produces Pork & he knew it long before we got here..We got back "home" around 8:00. We took Uber to get home ...

Hi there, it's not a pleasure to meet you, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Hi there, it's not a pleasure to meet you

A travel blog entry by roscoe2009


In my quest for warmer March weather I jumped on an overnight train from San Sebastian, travelling 13 hours to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Once again I wasn't really sure what to expect as I had heard that Portugal was one of the least touristed ...

First night in Porto, Lagos, Portugal travel blog

First night in Porto

A travel blog entry by edina.beeby


Made it to the apartment and met up with the Botelho family. Enjoyed a relaxing evening on the amazing patio while the kids played. Looking forward to a couple of days ...

Home away from home!, Sagres, Portugal travel blog

Home away from home!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree


... into Portugal and then hung left almost immediately to avoid ending up on the motorway.  Things were fine apparently until Portugal got in the mire economically but now they have put tolls on all their motorways which is okay...we have done tolls ...

Cascais, Estoril, Portugal travel blog


A travel blog entry by jayton

... , but the driver of that bus was a little slower. The Palace is nice but a bit scruffy in parts.  The last Royals of Portugal were shot in the street in 1910 and the place was left to decay.  Now the locals have found heritage is important and ...

Portugal's medieval past, Coimbra, Portugal travel blog

Portugal's medieval past

A travel blog entry by sarahbaulch2014


... , it became a ruin. Restored it in all its former glory now it is a wonder.   ...I think that much of Portugal's medieval past is still with us because they haven't had a vast expanding economy which relentlessly moves into the future. Disregarding ...

Flight to Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Flight to Lisbon

A travel blog entry by royelinda

Emirates flight EK191 Dubai to Lisbon Flew over Saudi Arabia, Egypt. We flew straight over Cairo and saw the Pyramids, (that's one off the bucket list, we have seen them don't have to go to Egypt in the future. Arrived safely in Lisbon, temperature ...

Lunch in the Village, Praia da Luz, Portugal travel blog

Lunch in the Village

A travel blog entry by jlimina


We are off on a walk to town around 10:30, a little cooler today, no wind but the threat of rain hovers around us. Tony takes me on his tour of our downtown and gives me all of the highlights of his past excursions. He has walking directions down ...

Iberian RAdventure, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Iberian RAdventure

A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope


Iberian Adventageous Hellooooooo partay peoples. Back and better than ever. Did you miss us. Well have we got some tales fro you. Nothing as exciting as the first night in Paris but hell it was still a good time nonetheless. Where do I start. Well ...

Lucky Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Lucky Lisbon

A travel blog entry by sophslife


I love Lisbon! It is sunny and airy and bright, with beaches and lots of healthy people (by healthy people I mean we've seen a lot of bikers and walkers here)! And there are ancient buildings everywhere, with beautiful marble statues and awesome ...

Our first trip to Tavira Beach, Tavira, Portugal travel blog

Our first trip to Tavira Beach

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson


It was a week after we arrived in Tavira before we made the first trip to the beach. Not because we didn't want to go there, but our arrival corresponded with storms across Europe that played out here with clouds and rain. We were assured the rain was ...

Popping into Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal travel blog

Popping into Portugal

A travel blog entry by grant_julie


... blue sky and a sun warming a small praça where one can sip a coffee and eat a tiny, fantastically delicious, custard tart. Portugal is lovely and laid back. The cost of living is more expensive than in Spain, but the people are friendly, the ...

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