It is on the coast of Portugal that Aveiro is located, a city nicknamed as the Portuguese “Venice”. It was given such distinction due to the famous Ria (Lagoon), that goes into the center of the city through the charming channels where we can find the traditional Moliceiro boats.
One of the oldest cities of Portugal, Braga goes back to the Roman occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, founded in 16 BC. Today it is known for its abundance of religious buildings, from churches to convents, monasteries and the famous Braga Cathedral, the oldest in the country.
Known as the birthplace of the nation, Guimarães is the city where the Portuguese origins are most felt. Founded in the 9th century by Vímara Peres, as Vimaranes, this was one of the most important cities for the independence of the country.