Portugal Photo Gallery

Portugal Photo Gallery

Porto Gaia waterfront on the Douro River……

 

 

Porto – second largest city located along the Douro River and one of the oldest European centers.  Home to Port Wine and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tomar – the town was born inside the walls of the Convento de Cristo, constructed under the Knights Templar in the late 12th century.

Evora – still partially enclosed by medieval walls and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lagos, Algarve – a historic center and frequent home of Henry the Navigator, historical shipyard and, at one time, the center of the European slave trade.

Lisbon – is one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest in Western Europe, predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris, and Rome by centuries.

Sintra – home to the hilltop 19th-century Pena National Palace.