Affordable visit to Portugal

Affordable visit to Portugal
Par Joana P. Il y a 9 ans
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Portugal Tourism

If Portugal is already a destination to be considered affordable, in most cases, you can take a ride in Portugal even cheaper by restricting your expenses.

We have seen in articles on accommodation, we can find guest houses at very low prices in Portugal. You can also eat cheaper in this country than in France in typical restaurants. Portugal is a very rich country, where youe can find almost everything without spending a dime.
We offer some tips to enjoy a holiday without having to open your wallets.




Surely, as has been discussed in other articles, some places like the Belém Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Quinta da Regaleira (and its famous well where the ceremonies of Freemasonry took place) are a must see. In the Algarve, Silves is known as a model of Islamic architecture. But you can also explore the famous University of Coimbra and its equally famous Baroque library with gilt and the richest and most beautiful books of Portugal.

  If you like libraries, please go quickly to Lello bookshop in Porto. The Castle of Braganza worth a visit and will take you back in time.

 The Sanctuary of Penha in Guimarães, gives you a panoramic view of the city. We can, in a more religious connotation, mention the Sanctuary of Fatima or the Monastery of Batalha, which are among the 7 wonders of the country, but still the Bom Jesus with its 583 steps. Some of these monuments do not even require payment at the entrance.

Towns and villages

Clearly, the stroll through historic neighborhoods of Lisbon, as the Baixa Chiado, for example, will find various facades, shops and cafes in a real village atmosphere. An environment that is also found in the center of Porto.

In Porto you should also pass by the famous railway station, with walls covered in tiles, depicting the history of Portugal.

In Portugal you will also find very beautiful villages. The Obidos village, fully fortified, promises beautiful walks. The town of Sintra, just outside the castle, deserves attention.



First, we highlight the Peneda Geres National Park, since this is the only national park which is also a reserve of deer, wild boar, otters and wild ponies.

The Serra da Estrela also has stunning scenery, with its highest continental point - about 2000 meters. It also has its own nature reserve. Another nature reserve is the Berlengas and their appropriate aquatic environment for diving or discover the seabird islands.
The purpose of the sea, Nazareth waves impress while further south, the coast around Setubal sometimes offers the opportunity to observe dolphins. Finally, you can also take boat trips in Portugal at an affordable price, in moliceiros lovely passing the Ria de Aveiro.



In Vila Nova de Gaia, the Douro river, lie the cellars of Porto wine, you should not miss doing a tasting in. The sweet eggs were created by monks and is one of the delicacies of Aveiro. Serra da Estrela, be sure to try the specialty, the famous Serra cheese.

To enjoy economical way to Portugal, enjoy the local produce. In the first half of August you can go to the feast of sardines in Portimão to enjoy this typical Portuguese dish.