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A two-weeks road tour in Portugal, with the goal to explore the Country in a designer’s point of view, to bring to light its natural and architectural beautiness, and to discover its less common sides.
Starting from Lisboa and ending in Porto, across the Algarve beaches and through the Central regions, the road tour had a special focus on:
– typical architectures and interiors (azulejos, Moorish style,…)
– contemporary architectures and design, especially in Lisboa and Porto
– original sightseeings
– design accomodations
In this page you can find a recap of my itineray, of must-sees, and some focus on interiors and design in Portugal:
day 1 – arrive by plane – Lisbon
day 3 – Lisbon
day 4 – car rental -> Sintra -> Algarve (Lagos) > find my Algarve must see here
day 5 – Algarve (Lagos, Portimao & Sagres)
day 6 – Algarve East (Tavira & Ihla de Tavira)
day 7 – Algarve West (Rota Vicentina -> from Zamburjera to Carrapateira)
day 8 – on the road, Alentejo -> stop in Evora -> arrive in Obidos
day 9 – Estremadura (Obidos & Nazarè)
day 10 – on the road, Beiras -> from Obidos to Porto, stop in Coimbra
day 11 – Alto Douro
day 12 – car rental back-> Porto
day 13 – Porto > find my Porto must see here
day 14 – Porto – back by plane
Accomodations have been chosen with a special attention to design, architecture and history, in order to discover the most eterogeneous typologies.
At a glance, partners include an ecletic design studio, a contemporary feng-shui hotel, a teatro converted into a design hotel, a monastery converted into a traditional hotel, a green sustainable accomodation and a small concept B&B.
Discover them just with a click on the images below: