The Best Swimming in Portugal

Looking for the best swimming 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 swimming 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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