Portugal

Galicia and Portugal Road Trip Itinerary

Galicia is an autonomous community in Spain’s northwest and a verdant region with an Atlantic coastline. The cathedral of regional capital Santiago de Compostela is the reputed burial place of the biblical apostle Saint James the Great, and the destination for those following the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. It is bordered by Portugal to the south, …

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Visiting Aveiro, the Venice of Portugal

Aveiro is a city and a municipality in Portugal, and the second-most populous city in the Centro Region of Portugal, after Coimbra. It is located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean and has an important seaport. It is known as “the Portuguese Venice”, due to its system of canals and boats “similar” to the Italian city of Venice. This similarity is arguable, so …

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