History, gastronomy and romanticism: these are some of the reasons for wanting to discover Portugal
Tourists walk by our country are unanimous: there are many reasons for discover Portugal. After all, this region is the birthplace of the 'art of living', including the gastronomic level, a quality that extends from north to south. For example, in Porto, the sweet tooth have to prove francesinhas for lunch and taste, in a setting of the sun overlooking the Douro, Port Wine. In the capital, it is inevitable taste the iconic pastel de Belém.
Discover Portugal is still synonymous with history, thanks to the monuments, cobblestone streets and palaces that dominate this country. One of the main highlights is the Jeronimos Monastery, a masterpiece of the Manueline period, completed in 1604 and that has even been named UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Not to forget the bucolic town of Obidos, surrounded by a secular, punctuated by a beautiful castle wall stone, or a trip to the romantic Sintra, which must include a visit to Pena Palace, the Capuchin Convent or the Moorish Castle.
The more adventurous can always opt for discover Portugal, by Rota Vicentina, more properly with its footpaths, as well as follow the wild coast, run throughout the Alentejo coast.
Have those who can not resist a good beach during leisure time have to meet some summer havens of our country, especially in the village of Cascais and the Algarve.