Traveling by foot is the best way to experience the splendor of Portugal's historic villages, and our well-loved itinerary lets you capture their magic at a viable pace. Follow ancient roads through magnificent landscapes of old farms and labyrinthine villages lined with granite and slate homes. Stop at historic villages like Idanha-a-Velha, one of the oldest in Portugal, and awe-inspiring Monsanto. Or hike through crags and rocky outcrops in Serra da Estrela Natural Park, situated in Portugal's largest mountain range. No visit is complete without spending time in bustling Lisbon, where you can tour the Mouraria and Alfama neighborhoods and enjoy haunting fado melodies.