Portugal: Sightseeing

Portugal Sightseeing

With it's long history, there are plenty of opportunities for sightseeing in Portugal. From ancient Roman ruins, to spectacular modern bridges. Some of the highlights and must see sights in Portugal are St. Jorge's Castle, the Ponte 25 de Abril, the Gulbenkian museum and Chiado street, all in Lisbon. The cities of Coimbra and Evora both have some of the oldest Roman ruins in Europe, as well as centuries old universities. Elsewhere in Portugal, it is not difficult to find evidence of Portugal's history and culture. For those that are looking for beautiful scenery, the Douro valley, the plains of Alentejo and the hills and coastline of the Algarve, all have stunning views at every turn, as that's without mentioning Madeira or the Azores.