For those who seek out special places only the locals know about, geocaching is the perfect activity. If you’re not familiar with this modern-day treasure hunt, check out the official website, or let Matador take you to school with Geocaching 101.
People who hide the caches almost always live in the area, and they tend to choose spots that are special to them and will offer something memorable to the geocacher: a hidden viewpoint, a quiet meadow, an overlooked urban nook.
If you’re traveling around Portugal, you can browse a database of caches using the geocaching site. Or, to make your life a bit easier, follow this list of the top 6 caches in the country.