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Category: Portugal travel guide
Welcome to Portugal Travel Guide. As Portuguese locals, we travel Portugal looking for the best food & drinks, the best vacations spots & hotels in Portugal for you.
We reveal the Portuguese people, the places and culture, so you’ll save time and money and discover Portugal like a local.
Portugal Travel Guide
Official Name: Portuguese Republic
Population: +10 300 000
Capital (and biggest city): Lisbon
GBP per capita PPP: $30,193 – 2017 estimate (40th)
Time Zone: WET/GMT UTC (Azores UTC-1)
Visas: Portugal is in the Schengen Area so no need for visas to other UE citizens and American have the 90 days free visas. Check full information.
Main Religion: Christian Catholic
Driving: on the right
Electricity plugs: Type F ( C & E also work)
Telephone code: +351
Must Visit: Lisbon, Porto, Algarve, Azores, Madeira
Must do experiences: Douro Valley cruise; Try francesinha in Porto; Sunbathing in Algarve; Hiking in Levadas (madeira); Watching the amazing sunsets on the beach;
Peak season: June-August
Recommended travel book: Lonely planet’s
Searching flights to Portugal? Skyscanner usually offers great deals to Portugal
Planning a Road trip? Rent a car through Auto Europe
Don’t forget: Always do travel insurance!
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