Northern Portugal is the "oldest" region of Portugal, where the nation began. Portuguese, Mirandese. Galician, Castillan. Porto [OPO] Drive,take the bus or train;subway in Porto metro area Bacalhau, local gastronomy. Port wine. Generally safe.
Popular in Northern Portugal
Porto is Portugal's second largest city and the capital of the Northern region. Porto is a busy industrial and commercial center.
Viana do Castelo is one of the most beautiful Portuguese cities, in the Minho-Lima subregion of Northern Portugal.
Northern Portugal Photos
In Northern Portugal
Douro is a subregion in Northern Portugal. Historically comprised the Alto Douro and Douro Litoral.
Minho is a region of Northern Portugal. On the northernmost Atlantic tip of the country, Minho borders the Spanish region of Galiza, sharing with it many affinities in geography, tradition, people and language.
Tras-os-Montes is in Northern Portugal. Portuguese;Mirandese[around Miranda]. Braganca is the main city.
Northern Portugal Map