FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
The capital of Trás-os-Montes is superbly situated between two mountain ranges, and much of the city retains a small-town air. Although there's no great wealth of sights, it's worth stopping here to stroll down the central avenue, which ends at a rocky promontory over the gushing Rio Corgo. A path around the church at the head of the promontory provides views of stepped terraces and green slopes.
At the avenue's southern end, a few narrow streets are filled with 17th- and 18th-century houses, their entrances decorated with coats of arms.
Small, agreeable Amarante has been overshadowed by its more historic neighbor Guimaraes, but the town still deserves an overnight stop. Straddling...
Barcelos, a bustling market town on the banks of the Rio Cávado with a population of some 18,000, is the center of a flourishing handicrafts...