Goa: Places to Explore


  • North Goa

    For plenty of fun in the sun and after-hours parties, head to the busy beaches at Calangute, Baga, and Anjuna, which were important stops on the hippie trails of the 1960s and 1970s. The coastal stretch... Read more

  • Panaji

    Panaji has somewhat less of the poverty and hustle and bustle of India's other state capitals, and its palm-lined plazas, elegant Portuguese colonial architecture, and other sights are easy to explore... Read more

  • South Goa

    Margao, about 7 km (4 miles) inland from the coast, is the main town in South Goa. There's a bustling market, and it's worth exploring for its shopping areas, but only if you happen to be passing through... Read more