6 places to discover in Northern Portugal
The upper part of Portugal is totally different place than a lot of Northerners (like us) imagine. As we saw it, no matter what part of Portugal you take, it will be palms, sunny weather, considerably warm days all year long, warm sea and spectacular beaches.
Nope, it’s not like that in the Northern part of the country and we had to face it from the first day of our arrival. How? For example, in mid-February we had to scrape the ice of our trunk. And yes, we’re used to snow, ice and other wintery stuff, but it came as a shock to see it in the South of Europe.
Basically, main things that you have to know before choosing Northern part of Portugal as your holiday destination are these:
Despite these few bullet points, it is one of the coolest regions that I have ever been to. And definitely the one, that I will come back not once. Northern Portugal is charming no matter where you look. Cities colored with azulejo are rich in history and architecture, nature takes your breath away, people and food makes each day of your holidays – perfect.
Today, Dear Reader, I want to share some of the most beautiful places in the upper part of Portugal, which I hope will become a piece of your future road trip. Let’s start from the top..