Portugal - a green fairy tale on the edge of the earth
Portugal or the Portuguese Republic occupies the most western bridgehead of continental Europe in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula. It is there that the Land's End is located…

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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…

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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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Mafra Palace

Mafra Palace is one of the most ambitious palace-monuments in Europe. The palace was built in the Baroque style by the King of Portugal, Juan V. At that time he was the richest European king, thanks to the gold from Brazil, this palace became the apotheosis of the king’s numerous and meaningless expenses.

Mafra Palace

A few numbers: 52,000 people worked on the construction of the palace;
it covers an area of ​​about 4 hectares (37.790 m2); 1200 rooms; 4700 doors and windows and 156 stairs; 1 year – the longest time a royal family has been in it; 98 bells. Continue reading

“Portugal is a country of three religions: football, food and family”

Why moved to Porto
I love crossroads – they have time to stop and think. In Moscow it is not always possible to find time for such stops. In December 2014, I found myself at such a crossroads. There was a feeling that I was not going my own way.

I was born in Jordan, where I lived the first ten years of my life. Then she moved to Tver, and then to St. Petersburg. For some time she lived and worked in Finland, and then in India. In 2013, I moved to Moscow – to interesting projects, a strong environment and that very crossroads. Then I decided to leave Moscow and live the life that I dreamed of – next to the sea and with the opportunity to surf.

In February 2015, I was interviewed to work for an IT company in the marketing department in Porto, Portugal. After four months of struggle for a working resident visa, I flew to a new country. 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 resorts - where to go and what to visit?
Portugal is a relatively new tourist destination that is rapidly gaining popularity. This country has it all - and great beaches, and hotels for every taste and budget, eateries and…

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To Portugal for the weekend
A beach holiday in Portugal is good in every way. Excellent water quality, safety, varied service, good environment and equipment. We have compiled a list of the best beaches in…

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Thermal Resorts of Portugal
In Portugal, there are dozens of thermal springs, on the basis of many of which modern balneological complexes for the prevention and treatment of various diseases have been erected. A…

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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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