The Best Photography in Portugal

Looking for the best photography in Portugal? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Portugal. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Portugal

  • Sintra, Portugal

    Hike the Cliffs of Sintra

    5 mi / 787.4 ft gain
    The path follows the coast and follows a rugged line, up and down the cliffs. This is coastal walking at its best: the views are simply breathtaking, with sweeping vistas of the ocean accompanied by the sounds of the crashing surf far below. There are very few trees here and a lot of open space w...
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  • Flores, Portugal

    Hike Ponta Delgada to Faja Grande

    8 mi / 1410 ft gain
    (Tip- The only information you will find about this hike online describes starting in Faja Grande, and ending in Ponta Delgada. We took the advice of our local host to do it backward, and were glad we did. The hike is very steep and uphill, with your back to the ocean if you do it starting in Faj...
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  • Praia da Ursa, Portugal

    Hike and camp at Ursa's Rock

    4 mi / 590.6 ft gain
    Hiking on cliffs Sintra Natural Park to the Ursa beach and watch the amazing sunset. Wild-style camp for the night in the shadow of the famous and wild Rock Ursa. You are going to experience the best meal from the fire ever. PS. This trip can also be done during daytime without camping. Otherwise...
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  • Faial Da Terra, Portugal

    Hike to Salto do Prego

    2.8 mi / 715 ft gain
    Salto do Prego is a great way to experience the natural paradise of the Azores, whether it's your first time in the archipelago or not. The trailhead is near a bus stop at the edge of Faial da Terra. Drive through the village inland along the river, keeping the river on your right, until you reac...
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  • S.Miguel, Portugal

    Hike Rota da Agua - Janela do Inferno

    5 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    The Azores are hard to describe. The greenest green, the lushest lush, the cutest cows. There are lots of musts on the island of Sao Miguel but the Rota da Aqua is a nice introduction to the dizzying diversity of the Azorean landscape. This trail is one that has been designated by the tourism cou...
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