Much of what many are looking for overseas is located in Europe. Car trip through the southernmost region of Portugal – the Algarve. The most beautiful beaches of the Algarve, attractions, route details and practical moments in the second part of the report on a trip to Portugal.
Start here – Car trip in Portugal. Part 1. Lisbon – Sintra – Cape of Rock Marinha beach, Algarve Although we did not set ourselves the tasks, the trip turned out to be quite eventful. Before I begin to talk about where we were and what we saw, I allow myself to give advice. Do not buy any guides to Portugal, especially if you are going to indulge mainly in beach pleasures and spend only 10-12 days on it. A guide is probably needed for the northern part of the country or if you suddenly get pulled into the Douro River inland. Although, even in this case, I would rather print out some sensible report on Porutalia. Algarve, Portugal
So, the Algarve, the most relaxing and most picturesque part of Portugal. People come here for beach pleasures and for beautiful landscapes. Without exaggeration, I’ll say that behind steep rocky shores, beautiful grottoes and a unique skyline, you should not go to the coast of Australia, to the West of the USA or to New Zealand. Portugal will not disappoint. Algarve, Portugal Continue reading
When going on a tour of Portugal, remember that you need not only to buy a ticket and pay for hotel accommodation, but also need to arm yourself with useful information about the country. Otherwise, you may have difficulties at the most inopportune moment. For example, when passing customs, currency exchange, paying for purchases in a store and cafe.
We publish information that will not be superfluous for a traveler in the territory of Portugal.
To enter Portugal, you need a Schengen visa. You can order a Portuguese Schengen visa on your own or with our help. Any other Schengen multi-visa is also suitable, but remember that the first entry must be in the country for which it was ordered. That is, if you received a Finnish Schengen visa, then do not forget to visit Finland first before traveling to Portugal. And if a Spanish visa, then in Spain.
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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 consumes an average of 1.8 servings of vegetables and salads daily. As in many other countries of the world, women think more about creating a healthy menu – at least 60.7% of Portuguese. And among men – only 48.8%. Most often, fruits and vegetables are chosen by people who have reached 55 years of age – 60.8%. Young people are lagging behind – only 37.5% of young people aged 15 to 24 eat fresh salads daily.
Caring for food is important, but do not forget about active activities. In Portugal, this issue is taken seriously. Even there is a whole city leading an active lifestyle – this is Leiria. They call it that – a city of sports and a healthy lifestyle. In terms of quality of life, he takes second place in Portugal, and Lisbon – only in third. In Leiria, from early morning to late evening you can meet a runner or see how a whole group is engaged. Cultural and sports events are regularly held there, which is well known far beyond the borders of the state. Continue reading