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ESPINHO: Catch this wave

Modern and comfortable, Espinho Youth Hostel was created regarding all details.
It is really close to the multipurpose sports pavilion, what makes the hostel very appealing for sport groups. It is also meant for families and solo travelers, as it is in a quiet place where nature and urbanism live in harmony.

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Nature Adventure

Bragança: An adventure in the Natural Park of Montesinho

This Youth Hostel is a true luxury! It is a good option for a different day, away from the big urban centers!

It provides comfort and a cozy atmosphere for those looking for moments of relaxation and adventure. It is located in a service area, close to the town hall, hospital and sports area, about 500 meters from the historical area.

Here you have everything: adventure sports nature in the Natural Park of Montesinho, history and heritage, festivals and pilgrimages, nightlife and gastronomy to cry for more!

Grab your backpack, talk to your friends and go on vacation. You will see that animation and adventure here are not lacking and you will want to return!

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Nature Adventure

Alijó: a splendid kingdom nearby

The youth hostel of Alijó offers multiple activities linked to the nature and adventure sports.

Located in a region surrounded by the beauty of Douro, the Youth Hostel of Alijó gives the perfect conditions have a well-deserved break to whom wishes to visit Alijó and the wine region.

The starting point must be the Douro International Nature Park, world heritage, and be fulfilled with just a glance of the eye. The landscapes of the region, the local traditional food and the local culture of the ancient people are some the points of interest.

Turning into the adventure, this is a place of worship. You can absorb the local knowledge, taste the traditional food and, at the end of the day you can enjoy the peaceful Youth Hostel of Alijó, which is available to everyone who wants to come.

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Guimarães: conquest the cradle city

Here is a unique opportunity to get to know the secrets of Guimarães and its surroundings…

Located in the center of town, Guimarães Youth Hostel is a privileged starting point to visit the historical center – World Heritage since 2001 – with all of its typical little streets and cozy plazas. In your way to the Castle, you can visit the Ducal Palace and pretend you’re living in ancient times.

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ALMOGRAVE: LET'S GO TO THE ALENTEJANO COASTLINE?

One of the most wanted Youth Hostels in the summer, located in the Southwest Alentejo and vicentine coast Natural Park is a few kilometers from Zambujeira do Mar, where the Sudoeste Festival is held every year. It is the best hostel for your summer or winter holidays.

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Lisbon: the city of seven hills is really 'cool'

If you are just passing through or thinking about staying for a few days, the Lisbon Youth Hostel is a sure bet. It is strategically located in the city centre, in other words, you can get anwhere in the blink of an eye, either by underground/subway, bus or your own set of wheels.

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IN FARO, WITH AN EYE ON THE SEA AND ANOTHER ON THE DISH

The Faro Youth Hostel is located in the IPDJ building, next to the Alameda Garden. It has a terrace overlooking the Ria Formosa Natural Park and is a 10-minute walk from the city center.

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Évora: exploring the city inside the walls…

Évora still has traces of the people who passed through it.

Can you imagine the architectural and historical affluence of the city?

From the monuments to the picturesque houses, the narrow streets to the courtyards and squares, all worth taking in.

Not to mention the bars and entertainment awaiting you at nightfall!

All’s said and done, come over, and give yourself enough time so you don’t miss out!

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Portimão: beach, sun, fun and much more...

One of the most sought after holiday destinations, Portimão has all that the Algarve has to offer.

Excellent beaches, lots of sunshine, excellent nightlife, allied to the great coexistence of multiple cultures during the summer season, make Portimão a place to make new friends.

If you prefer nature, do not worry, you can always go for the discovery of the beautiful mountain range of Monchique and its spa or the historic town of Silves, the cradle of the Algarve.

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Viana do Castelo: A bridge to a Minho in shades of blue

Viana do Castelo is one of the most beautiful cities in the country! By many considered the "Princess of Lima", this noble city of the Minho coast is located at the foot of Monte de Santa Luzia, bathed by the river Lima, can easily enchant any visitor. Viana do Castelo is also a city full of traditions and architectural heritage, recently considered the "portuguese mecca of architecture". It is in this context that the Youth Hostel is integrated, with a magnificent view of the river and the mountain, and all the conditions for a great stay in the heart of Alto Minho!

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Nature Adventure

São Pedro do Sul: Nature is queen

Located in the center of Termas, the Pousada (Youth Hostel) occupies a proeminente place, providing its users 20 rooms with a panoramic balcony.

With an architecture integrated into the equilibrium of the landscape, we like to innovate, we accept the difference and embrace the change.

Our values are a guide to how we treat our clients. These values will provide you a great stay and unique memories.

The surroundings mountains, cut by deep valleys, where rivers of crystalline waters run. In S. Pedro do Sul, nature is certainly an experience you absolutely can not lose. It may not be paradise, but it’s not far from it.

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Tavira: the “slow” city

Getting to know Tavira will take time. Therefore, it is best you come over with plenty of time, and an unscheduled return date. Leave your things at the Youth Hostel and set off on the discovery of this beautiful city.

You can start with a walk along the rio Gilão (Gilão River). In the background, you can see its passage to the sea where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. Unmissable and well worth it!

And because there is no shortage of history here, get ready because this is a city full of the traces of our ancestors, you can’t skip an investigative expedition of the city!

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Vila Nova de Cerveira: the Village of arts and Nature

Mixed harmonious "Estado Novo" (old school) and modern architecture, the Youth Hostel of Vila Nova de Cerveira offers a pleasant set of different sensations.

Inserted in a small and hospitable village, its visitors can enjoy beautiful landscapes, against the backdrop of the Minho River on one side and the hill on the other, where the King Cervo monument provides the most luxuriant views. The Castelinho Park is one of the must visit places, as well as the Moinhos da Gávea or the Convento de San Payo. Being the "Village of the Arts", the International Biennial of Contemporary Art is the great ex-libris of the land. In summer the entertainment is guaranteed, with festivities, events and various concerts, but those who prefer to rest, enjoy an idyllic setting.

And Spain is so close by, just cross the Bridge of Friendship.

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Nature Adventure

Melgaço: Land of Alvarinho and Leisure

The Youth Hostel of Melgaço is part of sports and leisure Complex of Monte Prado –Training Center, on the bank of the river Minho.

Melgaço is a small, picturesque and antique village, located on the north end of Portugal. Inserted in the Peneda- Gerês National Park, the visitor has hiking trails losing of sight, or for the more adventurous, the hypothesis to do rafting, canyoning, rappel and slide.

The well-known Solar of Alvarinho, sausages, wines and wine-cellar, for its quality and prestige, it´s a obligatory stop-ping-place. It is most likely want to repeat!

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Foz Côa: a traveling journey to the Paleolithic

Foz Côa Youth Hostel is located in the heart of a unique natural landscape - the Alto Douro Vinhateiro, considered since 2001 a World Heritage Site. Starting point for an immemorial trip to the history of our ancestors, through a visit to the Côa Museum and the famous pictures of the Côa, exposed in the Archaeological Park of the Côa Valley, the Youth Hostel is also a great refuge for the confusions of the great cities, drinking from the tranquility and peace with which the surrounding nature gives us daily. Challenge your teachers to organize a study visit here and put together the useful to the pleasant ?!

You spend a few days in the Youth hostel, which could not be better, you learn more about the history of our ancestors and you can still practice your adventure adventure of choice! In a group of friends, with a family or alone, adventure yourself on a trip to the north-east of Portugal!

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Nature Adventure

Abrantes: with the Tejo River on your feet and butterflies in your hands

Abrantes Youth Hostel is in the Region Centre of National Network of Youth Tourism in Portugal. This is one of “Nature Adventure” Youth Hostels and it has a privileged location, with beautiful landscape to the Tagus River.

Here you can enjoy all green places to make river or nature walks and water activities, visit churches and monuments and also visit and enjoy wonderful river beaches.

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Ponte de Lima: a "bridge" to many good things

Planted by the river, this Youth Hostel seeks to satisfy the expectations of the clients who visit it, having a magnificent view of the nature that surrounds it, as well as a great facilities.

Ponte de Lima is much more than a getaway destination or a family vacation. It is a village full of history, traditions and nooks to know.

Among the many traditions, we highlight the Cow of the Strings and the New Fairs (the festivities of the village of Ponte de Lima), which attract crowds every year.

Gastronomy ... we do not even talk! It's all very good, although the Sarrabulho Rice excels with distinction!

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Make yourself on the way and discover the best beaches in the West region

To speak of Santa Cruz is to speak of the most known beaches of the West region. The purity of the sands and waters, confirmed by the various awards received annually and the daytime and nighttime animation make these beaches the most popular of the West region during the bathing season.

Given the conditions that the beaches offer, the international wave sports festival, the Ocean Spirit, is held every year. This festival, besides the sport side, with the arrival of the night the stage receives several bands. To get to know Santa Cruz you can leave your car parked and enjoy one of our Agostinhas!

Apart from Santa Cruz, in Torres Vedras you can enjoy a wide range of leisure offers, not forgetting to try our Bean Pastries. And, as you know, it is in Torres Vedras that you can find the most Portuguese Carnival in Portugal!

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Areia Branca: a paradise by the sea

This is the best Youth Hostel there is! You’re right on the beach, you have the countryside, and plenty of dinosaurs in the mix, in other words, the best waves for Surfing and Bodyboarding, great spots for fishing and diving, and an infinite number of activities for all tastes and ages!

If the weather doesn’t cooperate, which may happen from time to time, you can always pop over to the Museu da Lourinhã (Lourinhã Museum) and see the largest dinosaur fossil collection in the Iberian Peninsula.

It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from the Hostel to the beaches of Santa Cruz, Baleal and Peniche. Your nights promise to be fun-filled and entertaining, there’s no shortage of fantastic bars and clubs. Start planning your holidays/vacation!

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Aveiro: a well-tempered city

If you still do not know "the Portuguese Venice", this is the time to visit the city of Aveiro and surrender yourself to its beauty and charm.

Treat yourself to the famous ovos-moles, the castanhas de ovos, and the cavacas (egg and sugar cream, egg “chestnuts”, and “popovers”, a type of yummy melt in the mouth profiterole) . But Aveiro isn’t only all about sweets, get a move on and hit the road on an adventure…

You can pedal around the city on a “Buga” (municipal bicycle) ... and it’s FREE!

Take the opportunity to go canoeing on the Ria de Aveiro (Aveiro Lagoon), observe the unique nature of the Reserva Natural das Dunas de São Jacinto (the Dunas de São Jacinto Nature Reserve), and remember to pop over to Praia da Barra or Costa Nova (Barra or Costa Nova beaches).

While you there, visit the tallest lighthouse in the Iberian Peninsula, we dare you to climb its over 200 steps!

It's time for a little culture, visit the Museu de Aveiro da Princesa Santa Joana (Aveiro Museum of Princess Santa Joana)!

Get over here. There's a lot more to discover!

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Beja: the capital of the Golden Plains

Beja has several points of interest for those of you that like history, culture and tradition!

Not only in the narrow streets, but also in monuments of the old town, they breathe history and offer a special charm to visitors! Visit the historic towns and explore the countless routes the Baixo Alentejo (Lower Alentejo) go on the many tours that the Lower Alentejo presents you.

But Beja is not only history! The gastronomy is one of the region’s calling cards. You’ll confirm it yourself, by trying the local cuisine.

Soar the treetops in a hot air balloon, and gaze peacefully down on the plains, it’s an opportunity not to be missed. Once your feet are on the ground, find a way of going to Mértola, Monsaraz, and Serpa.

And why not Canoe down the Guadiana River and get in touch with the Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana (Guadiana Valley Natural Park)?

The best is to come for a few days, enjoying things in your own time and at your leisure. After all, this is a very peaceful piece of earth...

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Almada: the king christ receives us of arms open

Almada Youth Hostel has one of the most spectacular views in the country.

Located on the south bank of the Tagus, next to the 25 de Abril Bridge, you have the opportunity to enjoy a panoramic view of the whole city of Lisbon while you drink a coffee or take a little break in reading a good book.

Going to Lisbon is a snap, by train, bus, boat or car. You can get to know Lisbon night by wandering through the Alcântara docks, Avenida 24 de Julho or Bairro Alto.

There is always the possibility of going to Costa da Caparica to catch some waves or even just enjoy a beautiful cocktail by the sea. Almada offers much more than a view to relax, all year round there are all kinds of events from concerts to exhibitions, from nature walks to extreme sports, here you can do everything.

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Nature Adventure

Alvados: The Enchanted Valley

The Alvados - Oporto Mós Hostel is not only brand new, but it also offers you a wide range of exciting activities.

Start by discovering the secrets of the Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiros (Serras de Aire and Candeeiros Natural Park) or the Grutas de Alvados, Santo António e Mira de Aire (Alvados Caves, Santo António and Mira de Aire, and become a speleologist, caver or even just a spelunker for a day! The Parque Natural da Serra de Aire e Candeeiros (Serras de Aire and Candeeiros Natural Park) harbours incredibly exquisite natural beauty and unique landscapes, but it’s better known for its expansive Caves, its surprising rock formations, and belezas naturais e paisagísticas únicas, mas é mais conhecido pelas suas Grutas, pelas suas formações rochosas e pela riquíssima representação fóssil.

It’s a popular place to soak in the surrounding nature and enjoy outdoor pursuits like hiking and bike riding, on the marked walking trail and mountain biking routes. Speleology and mountain climbing stand out as the highlights of this region.

There is also a strong historical heritage, represented by the Castelo de Oporto de Mós (Oporto de Mós Castle), the Mosteiro da Batalha and the Mosteiro de Aljubarrota (Batalha, and Aljubarrota Monasteries), intrinsically connected through their history.

All in all, great reasons to pay us a visit! What are you waiting for?!

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