3 of the Best Family Trips in Portugal According to Parents!
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3 of the Best Family Trips in Portugal According to Parents!

3 of the Best Family Trips in Portugal According to Parents!

April 26, 2018

Everybody knows: Portugal is ideal if you want a safe family trip. But what to do once in the country?

Do you want to give your little ones their first big travel adventure? Or have you pre-teens that prefer a cultural and historic break? Portugal is a great choice! These trips are designed for families with small kids or choosy teens.

Pick up your notebook and write down our suggestions. We assure you’ll have a memorable journey!

Lisbon & Surroundings

For a family with young children, Lisbon and Surroundings is one of your top choices. Lead them through the Culture and the Tradition of Portugal, discovering each piece of the Portuguese History and the picturesque villages around ths famous capital.

And during some free time, you can your children to the green parks or to the zoo, let them explore the seas at Oceanarium or the views at S. Jorge Castle. If you have teens try the new escape rooms or explore the downtown with plenty of street animation and shops.

Once in Lisbon visit Sintra! With a fairytale castle and magical gardens it won’t disappoint your family and your little ones. By the way, if you like medieval culture, Obidos is mandatory for you! It is a little town placed on a hilltop with sinuous streets and dazzling medieval walls.

There’re also Batalha with a beautiful gothic monastery which is part of the Portuguese UNESCO world heritage sites.

Porto & Surroundings

If you’re looking for a Nature breath-taking trip, Porto and its marvellous Surroundings are just for you. Take your family to Porto and enjoy the jaw dropping architecture while appreciating the Portuguese culture. The streets breath life and you’ll feel this incredible atmosphere while visiting Clerigos Tower and São Bento Railway Station! Perfect if your family search for a cultural yet peaceful trip. Your children and teens will love to visit Lello Bookshop, an inspiration for J.K Rowling while she was writing the story of Harry Potter!

Want to take a deep breath and inhale the Portuguese Nature? Have you ever heard about Douro Valley? Your travel to Portugal is about to become memorable! The vivid green vines of the Minho region and the twisting river will make all family want to stay a little bit more. Your kids will love!

Classical Portugal Tour

If your family want a cultural trip is better to combine the two main cities, Lisbon and Oporto and embark on a new journey. In Lisbon you’ll be able to explore Tower of Bélem, Monument of the Discoveries and the Jeronimos Monastery. A full history trip with lots to do. Next you could visit Alfama, if you want to take special photos! The narrow streets and typical shops will blow your mind!

Then, take a train to Porto to admire the Catheral, the street of Santa Catarina and Clerigos Tower. And don’t forget the emblematic Ribera Square, an insignia of the Portuguese Culture.

Our Portugal Classical Trip is a fantastic choice, which will give you enough time to explore the deepest secrets of the two modern and trendy city of Portugal!