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Barcelos Portugal Travel Guide

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October 26, 2020

15 Reasons to visit Barcelos

Located in the heart of Minho,  by the Cávado River, Barcelos is the perfect combination of tradition, innovation, and nature.

Barcelos is a beautiful medieval town with a strong cultural identity and is also one of the most emblematic locations of Minho popular art.

Cradle of…

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7 Best Swimsuit Brands To Try This Summer

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September 26, 2020

Summer 2020 may look a little bit different from what we pictured at the beginning of the year; however, that does not mean we cannot make the most out of the summer days.

Whether you are converting your garden into a sunbathing station, heading to the beach or if you…

55Secrets Lagoa Portugal Travel Luxury Guide


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4 Days Guide to Lagoa Algarve

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September 7, 2020

Romantic Luxury Holidays in Lagoa Algarve

Lagoa is a small and picturesque town in the western Algarve full of whitewashed housed that used to be located above a lagoon (Lagoa). Nowadays the lagoon is gone, but the name remains, and so does the top-quality wine of the region.

During our latest…

Tavira Portugal Travel Guide by 55Secrets Algarve


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Tavira Algarve Travel Guide

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August 27, 2020

15 Reasons to Visit Tavira

Tavira Algarve: Genuine and Inspiring

Considered one of the most beautiful towns in the Algarve, Tavira combines incredible beaches and stunning nature with a fascinating historical and religious heritage.

Also known as the “Algarve’s Venice”, Tavira is a winning bet for those looking for an authentic…

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Best Portuguese Travel Instagram

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July 20, 2020

The 16 Portuguese Travel Instagram accounts you should be following

We all know the feeling – scrolling through a travel Instagram account just green with envy and blue with wanderlust. Nothing beats that feeling of immersing yourself in stunning travel pics, so we’ve decided to bring you a list…


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Best Luxury Hotel In Douro

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July 10, 2020

It’s no exaggeration to say that entering in
Six Senses Douro Valley is like being in a movie scene.

Six Senses Douro Valley is housed in a magnificent
wine estate, set on a hillside where the Douro River gently acquires in an
S-shaped curve. The coloured mansion, with its striking clock tower, is
surrounded by…


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The Best Luxury Hotels in Portugal

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July 9, 2020
A complete list with the most exclusive and best Luxury Hotels in Portugal . From ocean front resorts to stunning riverside mansions, Portugal has a lot to offer for any luxury holiday seekers
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Vanlife Portugal Road Trip Hidden Gems

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March 17, 2020

VAN LIFE PORTUGAL MAP

Portugal has so much to offer other than Lisbon and a few well known places in Algarve. There are small towns, fluvial beaches, natural parks and incredible waterfalls and view points hidden all around the coutry.

We have been exploring our beautiful country for the last 4…


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5 Best Places to Rent a Campervan in Europe

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March 17, 2020

Why is it whenever I see a cute camper van, I just want to travel? It must be their association with peace and love-loving hippies who used them in the 60s and 70s to roam without a care from beach town to beach town and from music festival to…


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13 Vanlife Women that You Need to Start Following Today!

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March 16, 2020

These vanlife Women are real. Real, pure, smart, independent awesome ladies that have taken control over their lives and are chasing their dreams! Some of them with a dog, some of them with a man, but all of them with a van.

These ladies have mostly converted their…

55 SECRETS
PORTUGAL

We are António and Marina, a Portuguese couple passionate about traveling and exploring each new destination from a local perspective. Together we're embarking on a journey to unravel the secrets of the world's most unique, under-the-radar and beautiful places. We started 55 Secrets to provide a regular source of the best travel related tips including the best unknown locations, insight from travellers and a curated list of the best places to explore during your trips. With over 80 Top selling Travel Guides published we want to make sure you get to explore every single place with the best local tips!