When you hear Portugal, you may think of Lisbon’s iconic yellow trams, cliff-side towns or picturesque castles. However, the dynamic country has many undiscovered spots to entice visitors. Check out these spots on your next trip.
Bacalhôa Buddha Eden Garden
Visitors feel transported to Asia upon entering the Bacalhôa Buddha Eden Garden. Set on more than 85 acres, the large, Asian-inspired garden in central Portugal boasts Buddha statues, sculptures and pagodas.
Comporta is a beach town south of Lisbon. Its beaches are mostly known among locals for the low-key, relaxed vibe. Visit soon before more travelers discover Comporta.
This fishing village is located less than a two-hour drive above Lisbon on the coast. Nazaré upholds long-time fishing traditions, down to traditional dress. The large, wild waves the Atlantic Ocean produces draw surfers from around the world.
Located in the northeastern part of the country near the border of Spain, the park boasts a diverse landscape with waterfalls and rugged mountain peaks. The park is the only national park in Portugal.
Tavira is a small city in the Algarve region in southern Portugal. Explore the charming cafés and architecture without the hordes of tourists.
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Do you like fireworks? If you do, then you may have to check out Germany’s ultimate celebration of pyro-technics. European countries are known for their love of fireworks on New Year’s Eve, or any anniversary celebration, in fact. Fireworks are more accepted as a casual pastime in Europe than they are in the United States. That said, there is nothing like the unbridled celebration that is the Berlin Pyronale.
The Spanish region of Galicia sets itself apart for many reasons, like its vistas of the Atlantic from its perch in northwestern Spain right above Portugal. Its cliffs of Cape Finisterre are the end of the world or were thought to be by the Romans. The Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail runs through this region, as well. The landscape is beyond comparison as is the food.
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