DOZ Issue 30 April 2018 - Page 10

Where to Go and What to Do: Portugal Amber V Portugal is a beautiful travel destination rich in tradition, history, nature, and folklore. Visiting Portugal could be a mind-blowing experience as it affords you the opportunity to learn something more about European culture and Mediterranean historical background. Another big plus? The seaside is perfect for some exploration and relaxation, which you do not want to miss for sure! In this edition of Where to Go and What to Do, we will be showing you, the best things you can do and best places that are worth a visit once in Portugal. Let’s get started! Where to Go Lisbon Porto Algarve Sintra Azores Fatima Madeira What to Do Lisbon is a must! The Bairro Alto is one of the most charming neighborhoods of Lisbon and is known for its lively nightlife. Chiado has always been the classic meeting point for intellectuals and artists over the centuries, and today has become one of the most elegant and rich parts of Lisbon. The Alfama district, under the castle, is the oldest part of Lisbon, inhabited for thousands of years, and today is known as the romantic heart of the city. From here you can walk slowly to the Castelo de São Jorge, enjoying the impressive panoramic views of the city. Going for a day trip to Porto can easily show you a different side of Portugal. Porto combines the charm of the old world with that of the new one: from the contemporary Casa da Música to the ancient Sé cathedral, you will love it. « 10 DOZ Magazine April 2018 Relaxing on the beach is something to do, of course! If you are looking for the best beaches, you really want to be sure to visit Algarve with its incredible seaside and tons of beaches where you can relax and explore the beautiful nature mixing with the sea. Visit Fatima to reconnect with your more spiritual self. Fatima is one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world and became known after