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Portugal : When and where to go?

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Portugal: Climate & Weather

The climate is generally temperate and the Atlantic influence contributes with a certain mildness and humidity on the coast and beyond. The temperatures show a significant difference in the inland areas where summers can be scorching and winters are harsh.

In the south, winters are milder and the sea water temperature is ideal for swimming. The Algarve is an area you can visit throughout the year, but the rest of the country is more pleasant in autumn and spring.


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Portugal: Map

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What to do in Portugal

A warm hospitality, mild climate, unspoilt nature, these are just some of the advantages of this very pleasant country.

Lisbon, the capital, between the hills and river, offers many attractions: The beautiful square Praça do Comércio, the magnificent Avenida da Liberdade, Bairro Alto - a very lively district at night, and the old town with the Castle of Sao Jorge and Alfama district with its narrow streets resembling a labyrinth. Do not miss the Belém Tower, the Hieronymites Monastery and the famous Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.

Sintra offers cool refreshing vistas of green hills and gardens: There you can visit the Palacio Nacional and the Convento dos Capuchos, a monastery dating from the 16th century and constructed in the form of cave cells.

Porto, of which the nickname is "the undefeated city", is well-known for its particular wine, but also for its bridges and monuments: Its historic center is registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Places to see: The Se Cathedral, Maria Pia Bridge, the Palacio de Cristal, the Clérigos Tower, the Carmelitas Church.

The Douro Valley extends across 200 km of beautiful landscapes and vineyards; you can also explore the river aboard a cruise ship.

The Algarve coast, despite the intense tourism, is a place to discover for its beautiful beaches and few authentic villages that still remain.

Do not miss Evora and its Moorish fortifications located on its hill, take a walk and discover its narrow streets and the cathedral, the Roman temple and its museum.

Portugal: The basics

Many European capitals are connected by plane to Lisbon airport, but the train is also a good option for travelers from France or Spain.

There is no need for a visa for European citizens.

The currency in circulation is the Euro.

Portugal is still a country relatively cheap depending on the season and chosen areas: Count approximately €50 for a double room, and less than €20 for a meal, often hearty and delicious.

There are no particular health issues but protect yourself from the sun.

Regarding travel within the country, the most effective means of transportation is the bus, train is the cheapest: You can use both of them according to your needs. In the city, taxis, buses and trams are numerous, and in Lisbon you can take the metro and funicular, they are genuine national institutions.


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