The 10 Most Photographed Places In Portugal

Updated 9 March 2020 | by Nakita Mason

Today we have a selection of the most photographed places in Portugal, so if you're looking for your next adventure to Instagram about, be sure to check out pretty Portugal and these amazing locations!


1: Pena Palace 

Let's face it, this is stunning. Situated in Sintra, it's a beloved traveller hotspot, flaunting wonderful architecture and gorgeous splashes of bright colour. 

Pena Palace


2: Braga

Small for a city but strong on architecture and history, Braga boasts some beautiful sites to get snap-happy.



3: Porto

The whole of Porto is a delight, from it's vibrant colours to the majestic Douro river. If you like a pretty picture, you can't go far wrong here. 

3: Porto


4: Rossio Square

Lisbon is rife with gorgeous backdrops, and Rossio Square is only one of them, the fountain being a particular favourite for photographers. 

Rossio Square


5: Madeira

Throw a stone in Madeira and it's sure to land somewhere beautiful, though Cabo Girao is a firm favourite among many. 



6: Marvao Castle

Well honestly, little Marvao has some real treasures, from the great sweeping countryside to the iconic castle. 

Marvao Castle


7: Ponta da Piedade

This whole area of the Algarve is wonderful, with the golden cliffs and vibrant blue water, it's become renowned as an Instagram-must. 

Ponta da Piedade


8: Azores

Known as one of the natural wonders of Portugal, these lakes offer some of the most stunning views imaginable. 



9: Obidos

This idyllic town is like something straight out of a storybook, with quaint streets, trailing flowers and endearing architecture, you'd be crazy not to get your camera out. 



10:  Bussaco Forest 

This ancient and otherworldly forest is one of the most iconic of it's kind, offering beautiful and ethereal sights you would be sorry to miss. 

Bussaco Forest

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