Boticas is situated 220 miles (354 kilometers) north of the national capital Lisbon.
Norte is firmly established on the tourist trail, which means getting around is relatively easy. Make sure you to set aside some time to experience the many attractions this region has to offer. Chaves Castle and Forte de Sao Francisco which you'll find in and around Chaves, are interesting places to visit. Chaves, is approximately 11 miles (18 kilometers) from Boticas. If you'd like to experience more of this region, make your way over to Montalegre to visit the Montalegre Castle and Parque Nacional da Peneda-Geres. Montalegre is 11 miles (18 kilometers) away.
About 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south of Boticas is Vila Real, a regional center where you'll find Panoias, Solar de Mateus and Carreira Gardens. Parque Natural do Alvao and Mirandela Roman Church are also good places to head to.
No matter what your faith, you're sure to find a little enlightenment at Norte's churches and other places of worship.
There are times when one of the most effective ways to understand a place is by tapping into the expertise of locals. The region offers some fascinating city walking tours, winery tours and culinary tours. Have a break from traveling and cool off with a spot of canoeing or sailing.
At the end of your vacation, say a fond Adeus (farewell) to the locals you've met and the places you've spent time.