Going to Portugal is indeed a great idea especially if you adore things related with maritime. A large portion of the country is a mixture of scenic and rugged landscape and rolling stretches. You will also see some beautiful beaches, quaint villages, and charming coves. This country also has diverse islands such as the Azores, and Madeira. When you are planning to visit the Portugal attractions, you can guarantee that the destinations in this country will not disappoint you.

 

List of Things to Do in Portugal

 

The country has been attracting a total of 7.1 million tourists on an annual basis. The industry of Portugal tourism is also expected to grown up to 13% every year. Here are some of the destinations that are stimulating that growth.

 

Mosteiro Dos Jeronimos

 

The Mosteiro dos Jeronimos is one of the Portugal attractions that is situated at Lisbon. It is also considered as the most important structure in Portugal. The monastery and the church have a Manueline style, and the interior of the structure has been decorated ornately. You should also visit the South Portal that has a luxurious setting. There are also monuments of prominent personalities in this area such as Luis de Camoes, and Vasco de Gama.

 

Oceanario De Lisboa

 

One of the best things to do in Portugal is to visit the Oceanarium located in Lisbon especially if you are travelling with your kids. The place is dedicated on providing education to the visitors on the diverse marine life of the country. The Oceanario de Lisboa is divided into four sectors that are filled with various marine creatures. The different sectors represent the Indian, Pacific, Atlantic, and Antarctic Ocean. Some of the creatures that you will see in this aquarium include penguins, sea otters, rays, sharks.

 

Palacio Nacional De Sintra

 

The Palacio Nacional de Sintra is a structure nestled at the panoramic view of the central square. It is just difficult to miss this structure which has been highlighted by the round and massive chimney positioned above the building. This was constructed during the 14th century and is currently the oldest building in Portugal. This is a significant part of the Portugal tourism that features several floors that have unique decorations which follows a specific theme.

 

Matosinhos Beach

 

Matosinhos Beach is one of the Portugal attractions located at Porto. It has an extensive strip of fine and golden sand. The locals will visit this place especially during the months of summer. This is a great destination for families with little kids since the place is adequately equipped with lifeguards. You will be able to take a bath in this place with peace and comfort. Some of the beach activities that you can do in this location include volleyball, soccer and a myriad of water sports.

 

You may also end your vacation in Portugal by joining a winery tour. One of the best things to do in Portugal would be to have a taste of the locally crafted wines.

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