Districts of Portugal

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Guide to Portugal

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It is currently divided into five major geographic regions and 18 districts. In turn, the districts are made up of municipalities or concelhos (municipalities), totaling 275.
Follow the links below and have a good visit!

The 18 Districts of Portugal

Lisbon

Capital of Portugal, Global city and one of the great tourist destinations in Europe.

Porto

The Metropolis of the North, Global City, European Destination of 2017. Historic Center is a World Heritage Site.

Braga

The Capital of Minho. Religious center, the Roman Braga and city of youth.

Setúbal

Land of good wines. Arrábida, nature and beautiful beaches.

Aveiro

The beautiful Ria de Aveiro, the Moliceiros and the famous Bairrada Wines.

Santarém

There are 21 municipalities, from Alentejo to the Center, passing through the middle Tagus. Historic cities and good wines.

Leiria

From Beira Litoral to Extremadura. Fátima, religious destination, good wines and gastronomy.

Coimbra

Great university center, fado and history.

Faro

Gateway to the discovery of the Algarve. Great tourist destination.

Viseu

Land of history and good wines (Dão-Lafões).

Viana do Castelo

The capital of Alto Minho. Old cod trading port.

Vila Real

Largest city in the Douro Wine Region, where the wines that will be used in Port Wine production come from.

Castelo Branco

Tagus River, Serra da Estrela and Cova da Beira integrate this district of rich history and land of Pedro Álvares Cabral (discovery of Brazil).

Guarda

The highest capital of Portugal, land of good wines and gastronomy.

Évora

The Roman Évora, a World Heritage Site, the capital of Alentejo.

Beja

The most extensive of the districts of Portugal, has as its capital the city of Pax Julia, Beja.

Bragança

Where Portugal was born. The lands of Alto Douro and Trás-os-Montes are, in general, above 400 meters.

Portalegre

The lands of Alto Alentejo, with a lot of history and rich heritage.