7 reasons to consider Lisbon the coolest capital of Europe
The capital of Portugal is not inferior to other magnificent cities in Europe. For some reason, completely undeservedly, tourists bypass this city. Lisbon can be considered one of the pearls…

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Buddhist park. Characters
Portugal. Buddhist park. Characters When choosing tours and excursions in Portugal, you should pay attention to the Buddhist park, which was recently created. During a walk in the park, tourists…

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Portugal and a healthy lifestyle
Not everyone is aware that the Portuguese are reverent about their health. For example, according to the National Institute of Statistics of Portugal, more than 51% of the country's population…

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6 things to do in Madeira

Madeira is a vibrant pearl of the Atlantic, one of the oldest elite resorts in the world. Excellent conditions for a relaxed and active holiday are combined here with the rich gifts of pristine nature. Following our tips, you will explore the archipelago far and wide and return home with a baggage of positive and colorful photographs.

1. STAND ABOUT THE VOID

Take a bus or rent a car and go to the highest cape of Europe – Cape Girao. The Atlantic Ocean will be literally at your feet. The route from Funchal lies through the picturesque village of Camara de Lobos. On the way, you will meet wine cellars, an old church, banana plantations. Continue reading

In Portugal, I felt like a “savage”

Finally, we moved south, towards our main goal – a house near Lagos, a town in the main resort region of the country – Alagarve. As soon as we left Peniche, the heat returned immediately. In general, almost the entire time we spent during the day, the temperature held 33-35 degrees without a hint of clouds. In the evening, a cool breeze blew from the ocean, which completely abolished the need for air conditioning.

To the south we drove along a toll-free, almost empty highway and were there already after 4.5 hours. Money for using the road was withdrawn automatically from us and recorded on the account of the company from which we rented a car, so we did not even have to stop. With the car company, we settled after. Continue reading

We are going to Portugal

It all started three years ago with a picture on Pinterest. I set up a “to visit” board there and with the thought “dreaming is not harmful” added a magical view of some Portuguese beach to it. It turned out, really, not harmful – so I dreamed up to the best vacation in my life.

As a result of long discussions, a preliminary plan was formed: in a couple of days to have time to say “Ola!” To Lisbon, take a look at the surroundings and move south, where a village house was waiting for us. And the ocean.

How to go?

We flew from Moscow to Lisbon with a direct and convenient evening Transaero flight. Continue reading

Alcoholic drinks Portugal
The culture of production and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Portugal is distinctive, as is the culture of the state in general. It is impossible to speak unambiguously about Portugal,…

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Portuguese surprise foreign tourists
10 interesting facts about Portugal: the country has been officially recognized for many centuries by the End of the World; For a long time, neighboring states repeatedly encroached on Portuguese…

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WHAT TO BRING FROM PORTUGAL
1. Bakalyau (translated from Portuguese - “cod”) - the main dish of the country. Cod in Portugal has long been popular (especially among the poor), so in the local cuisine…

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Lisbon in Three Days - Recommended Route and Tour
Three days is enough to fully get acquainted with Lisbon. Within three days you can visit the main tourist attractions, plunge into the bright and colorful nightlife, taste delicious local…

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