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Location: Faro

Day 1 - 7 Aug 2021

Faro Airport

Faro, Faro Airport

Content: Let's start this epic Portugal roadtrip from South to North!

Location: Portimão

Day 1 - 7 Aug 2021

Alvor Baía Resort Hotel

Portimão, Alvor Baía Resort Hotel
Portimão, Alvor Baía Resort Hotel

Content: Our first days we spend in this small town that is centrally located around the places we want to visit in Algarve.

Location: Alvor

Day 1 - 7 Aug 2021

Praia dos Três Irmãos

Alvor, Praia dos Três Irmãos

Content: First, time to enjoy the beach!

Location: Unknown

Day 1 - 7 Aug 2021

Praia de Alvor

Unknown, Praia de Alvor

Content: Let's explore the countless hidden beaches right outside of this town. Bring good shoes with you since climbing is involved. It sure is an adventure but so worth it!

Location: Alvor

Day 1 - 7 Aug 2021

Alvor Wine

Alvor, Alvor Wine
Alvor, Alvor Wine

Content: Ready for some fresh seafood or simply beautifully prepared dishes? You're at the right place, I'm sure you'll love it here!

Location: Carvoeiro

Day 2 - 8 Aug 2021

Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro, Carvoeiro
Carvoeiro, Carvoeiro

Content: Let's hire a boat to show us around the beautiful cliffs and hidden caves

Location: Albufeira

Day 2 - 8 Aug 2021

Albufeira

Albufeira, Albufeira

Content: Another beautiful town to explore, shop and dine ! There's also the famous benagil cave!

Albufeira

Albufeira, Albufeira
Albufeira, Albufeira

Content: Time to get out of the city and explore some more hidden beaches around it 😉

Albufeira Old Town

Albufeira, Albufeira Old Town
Albufeira, Albufeira Old Town

Content: Albufeira at night is pure holiday feeling: Countless bars, night clubs and restaurants, street artists, shops, vendors with the beautiful beach right in front of the city. Just stroll around and enjoy the atmosphere!

Location: Almada

Day 3 - 9 Aug 2021

Sanctuary of Christ the King

Almada, Sanctuary of Christ the King

Content: Rio de Janeiro ? No, Lisbon! Entering Lisbon, before the bridge, you'll find this big statue greeting you next to the highway. It's on top of a hill and offers beautiful views upon the city. So let's make a stop there!

Sanctuary of Christ the King

Almada, Sanctuary of Christ the King

Content: Right next to the statue you'll find this awesome view point onto the city and the famous Ponte 25 Abril bridge. Looks a little like the golden gate Bridge right? Parking is right next to the view point, so a little detour onto there is definitely worth it!

Location: Lisboa

Day 3 - 9 Aug 2021

Pastéis de Belém

Lisboa, Pastéis de Belém

Content: Time to taste the greatest that Lisbon has to offer: The original Pastel de Belém pastry tastes best still warm with some cinnamon on top of it accompanied by a coffee or tea. Hungry yet?

Padrão dos Descobrimentos

Lisboa, Padrão dos Descobrimentos
Lisboa, Padrão dos Descobrimentos

Content: Portugal was the countries of discoverers and explorers. This monument remembers the big sailors of the glorious times of Portugal! It's located right next to the water where you'll have the view towards the Ponte 25 Abril bridge and is perfect to walk towards the Jeronimos Monastery and the Belem tower!

ibis Lisboa Jose Malhoa

Lisboa, ibis Lisboa Jose Malhoa

Content: The perfect place to stay when exploring Portugal's capital! Reasonable prices, comfy, clean rooms and a great breakfast is waiting for you!

Location: Lisbon

Day 4 - 10 Aug 2021

Lisbon

Lisbon, Lisbon

Content: Today's all about the views. Did you know Lisbon is known for awesome miradouros (view points in Portuguese)? There are around 30 of them all over the city. Why that many? Because the city lays on seven hills, it's geographically given for beautiful sights. So let's explore some of the best ones today!

Location: Lisboa

Day 4 - 10 Aug 2021

Santa Justa Lift

Lisboa, Santa Justa Lift

Content: Let's start with this famous elevator that brings you up on the roof tops right in the middle of Lisbon. This iconic place is located near cafes and shopping streets. Perfect place to start the day!

Miradouro de Santa Luzia

Lisboa, Miradouro de Santa Luzia

Content: Let's head to the next view point on foot or by the famous Lisbon cable car train. This place is perfect for your Instagram photos!

St George Castle viewpoint

Lisboa, St George Castle viewpoint

Content: This Nnxt view point gives you another great view towards the Ponte 25 Abril bridge Also, it's located on this beautiful 11th century moorish castle that you can explore better too.

Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara

Lisboa, Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara

Content: This is the one spot for you to be for sunset. This is where the locals meet. So make sure to bring some refreshing drinks and your camera and just enjoy the last Sundays of the day. Also, it's only about a 4 minute walk to our last destination today!

Location: Lisbon

Day 4 - 10 Aug 2021

Bairro Alto

Lisbon, Bairro Alto

Content: Bairro Alto is the one place to go to celebrate deep into the night! This is were locals meet for drinks and where the best night clubs and bars in the city are. Bring some stamina, because the Portuguese party until the sun come back up again!

Location: Porto

Day 5 - 11 Aug 2021

HF Ipanema Porto

Porto, HF Ipanema Porto

Content: The place to stay tonight with a bar and pool on the rooftop!

Luís I Bridge

Porto, Luís I Bridge
Porto, Luís I Bridge

Content: First, let's start with some sightseeing. This beautiful bridge is so unique. Did you know that it was designed by the same architect that made the Eiffel tower? The top of the bridge is for the train and pedestrians, the bottom for cars and pedestrians.

Location: Vila Nova de Gaia

Day 5 - 11 Aug 2021

Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar

Vila Nova de Gaia, Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar

Content: Right on top of the hill next to the Luis I bridge lays this monastery. It's architecture is impressive and even more so the view onto Porto and the famous bridge!

Location: Porto

Day 5 - 11 Aug 2021

Cais da Ribeira

Porto, Cais da Ribeira
Porto, Cais da Ribeira

Content: Time to get back down to the river. Let's stroll along the quai and justarvel at the city on the other side of the river. For lunch, there are countless restaurants on both sides that offer a lunch with a great view!

Location: Vila Nova de Gaia

Day 5 - 11 Aug 2021

Sandeman

Vila Nova de Gaia, Sandeman

Content: Time to taste that famous, sweet port wine now! There are several wineries on the Vila Nova the Gaia side of the river such as Sandeman or Caves Calém that all offer wine tastings and tours. There's also the possibility to combine wine tasting with a river cruise on the Douro river which I really recommend!

Location: Porto

Day 5 - 11 Aug 2021

Sao Bento station & Carmo church

Porto, Sao Bento station & Carmo church
Porto, Sao Bento station & Carmo church

Content: The azulejos are what makes Portuguese architecture so beautiful. In Porto many churches (like the Carmo church in the first photo), buildings and walls are decorated with these beautiful painted tiles. They are perfect for beautiful photos! Even a train station has these azulejos: São Bento station. This is one of the most beautiful train stations in the country. I mean just look at that decoration. Perfect for even more cute photos!

Location: Viana do Castelo

Day 6 - 12 Aug 2021

Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo

Content: Time to explore this beautiful city! Just get to the city center and walk towards the sea front and you'll see many beautiful corners and streets!

Santuário de Santa Luzia

Viana do Castelo, Santuário de Santa Luzia
Viana do Castelo, Santuário de Santa Luzia
Viana do Castelo, Santuário de Santa Luzia

Content: Let's climb up. But comfortably in a cable car. And this is what you'll find on top: Not only this beautiful church but also this breathtaking view onto the city and coast line below.

Location: Braga

Day 6 - 12 Aug 2021

Bom Jesus do Monte

Braga, Bom Jesus do Monte
Braga, Bom Jesus do Monte
Braga, Bom Jesus do Monte

Content: Last stop today before heading to Portugal's National Park. This is just breathtaking right? It's located outside the city of Braga and is a religious neoclassical complex with churches, gardens and almost 600 steps. If you're feeling lazy you can also take the elevator. ;) A little more on top, there's another beautiful religious complex with yet another breathtakingly beautiful view, as you can see in the last photo. It's called the Sameiro sanctuary.

Location: Lindoso

Day 6 - 12 Aug 2021

Lindoso

Lindoso, Lindoso
Lindoso, Lindoso

Content: Time to get some rest. Let's get a little closer to the people and to nature. The locals are very friendly and helpful, so there's no worries in booking an Airbnb in or around the Peneda Gerês National Park for the last nights!

Location: Vilar da Veiga

Day 7 - 13 Aug 2021

Cascata do Arado

Vilar da Veiga, Cascata do Arado

Content: Time for nature in Gerês national park!! It's well know for it's beautiful waterfalls. This one is one of the most beautiful in my opinion and very easy to access. After parking the car next to the street, it's just about a 10 minute walk up the hill to the waterfall.

Location: Terras de Bouro

Day 7 - 13 Aug 2021

Cascata do Arado

Terras de Bouro, Cascata do Arado

Content: In for more adventure? This waterfall you'll only get close to when you climb down towards the river bed and walk through some rocks. Bring some good shoes and always remain cautious. Once there you get rewarded with this wonderful sight and a perfect place to sunbathe and to go for a swim in the cool water.

Location: Lindoso

Day 7 - 13 Aug 2021

Lindoso

Lindoso, Lindoso
Lindoso, Lindoso
Lindoso, Lindoso

Content: This village is right out of a mediaval history book: A beautiful castle, old cobble stone streets and the typical little houses made out of stone standing on pillars to store wheat. Just walk around, marvel at the historic buildings and climb on top of the castle to get beautiful views down the valley.

Location: Vila Nova da Telha

Day 8 - 14 Aug 2021

Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport

Vila Nova da Telha, Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport

Content: Time to say goodbye. There's much more to this beautiful country ready to be explored. Want me to cove more?