A charming medieval city center, considered the birthplace of Portuguese nationhood.
Viniculture in a hostile environment made possible through human ingenuity.
An exquisite example of Portuguese Baroque architecture expressing a spiritual journey.
One of the most impressive baroque structures in all of Portugal.
An important port in the busy shipping routes between Europe, the Americas and Africa from the 15th-19th centuries.
A well-preserved and impressive masterpiece of Late Flamboyant Gothic architecture with Manueline Baroque elements.
A masterpiece of Gothic Cistercian art and architecture.
An architectural retrospective of Portugal and the Knights Templar in the form of a monastic center dating to the 12th-16th century.
Two striking buildings from Portugal’s “Golden Age” of global exploration and seafaring.
A fine collection of fanciful Romantic-style palaces and castles.
A beautiful urban landscape with diverse historical architecture in a range of styles.
Old-growth laurel forests, important for hydrological balance and biodiversity.