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The fortified village of Obidos, Portugal

Places to visit in Portugal

Steep, terraced banks covered in vineyards in Douro Valley. The nine volcanic islands that make up the Azores. Lisbon with its classic yellow trams… On a tailor-made holiday to Portugal with Audley, we won’t just show you the popular places to visit. Our specialists, leaning on their experience of traveling and living in the country, will help you decide on the places that speak most to you. Tour the Capela dos Ossos, a chapel decorated from floor to ceiling with human bones. Cruise the waters of the River Tagus on a private sailing boat. Head into the fairy tale landscape of Sintra and take in the whimsical architecture of the town. See the extravagant Palácio Nacional de Mafra, a vast palace with more than 1,200 rooms. Cobblestone streets in the Algarve. Brightly tiled houses crowding the slopes above Porto. Sun-baked vineyards, sparse cork oak forests and vast wheat fields in Évora. Travel at your own pace, in your own style, with the confidence that we’ll show you the best places to visit in Portugal.

Discover Portugal, from the brightly tiled houses on the riverfront of Porto to the north, to the sunny beaches of the Algarve in the south. In between you’ll find history and culture in Lisbon, terraced vineyards in the Douro Valley and fairytale palaces in Sintra.

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Popular places to visit in Portugal

Featuring heavily on our itinerary ideas for visiting Portugal, these places are destinations that we know prove consistently popular with our travellers. How you choose to include them in your trip can be tailored into a route that best suits your preferences.

Map of places to visit in Portugal

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