“This place is more suitable for strong surfers than for timid bathers”
We had to hurry - we really wanted to finally get to know the ocean and, before visiting Cape Roca, lie on Praia Grande - one of the largest and…

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New Year in Portugal - what to prepare for a tourist
Portugal, secluded on the edge of Europe, is reluctant to share secrets. You need to come yourself to understand how everything works. The Council applies to the celebration of the…

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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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Car trip in Portugal

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

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.

Visa
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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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 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

Portuguese charm
Portuguese cuisine The traditional dishes of Portugal are not well known to residents of other countries, because even in Western Europe, Portuguese restaurants are not numerous and are found mainly…

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What to do in Cascais
Cascais is one of the most popular cities for day trips from Lisbon. It has many historical monuments, attractions and interesting museums. Cascais is just a short train ride from…

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The whole truth about the climate of Portugal
The encyclopedias indicate that continental Portugal (do not forget about Madeira and the Azores) is located in a subtropical climate zone. However, this information does not give an unambiguous answer…

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Sights of Portugal
A small country is located on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula, which today has become one of the most visited in Europe. This is Portugal - a country…

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