Dear lovers of flowers and heart-shaped boxes, as we prepare for the beautiful day when love seems to be more palpably than ever in in the air, let’s explore some more options for a romantic Valentine’s Day in Portugal – Part 2 is sure to bring us closer to finding the ultimate destination in your favorite country.
Portugal may not be as vastly explored a tourist destination as its sister neighbor, Spain, but it is a lovely place, full of wonder and romanticism and it is worth giving credit, as in the last years its tourist industry has been on the rise.
The search for romantic destinations in Portugal is definitely not a difficult one. The country attracts thousands of people to its center and by default to its lovely capital city, Lisbon. Even a tram ride in one of the yellow cable cars in Lisbon (a trademark of the town) can be a romantic journey. But Lisbon has even more to offer.
Lisbon is an outstanding destination, where you can get a boat trip on River Tagus. You will see a great part of the city as you sway gently on the waves of the beautiful river. You can also climb the miradouros. These are high points,basically, from which you can look down on the red rooftops of the various neighborhoods nesting in the valleys made by the seven intertwined hills.
And one of the most romantic walks in the city is one through Alfama, the oldest and most authentic neighborhood in Lisbon. There you will see old traditional houses with wide windowed balconies decorated with plants and with laundry hanging from strings to dry in the wind, azulejos-covered facades, winding cobblestone streets and you can kiss your lover in the colorful decor of the buzzing life here.
You can also get a Lisbon tour and see all the highlights of the city with your better half.
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