Portugal

Europe

Overview

Combine hot summers and mild winters with an exceptional range of landscapes, miles and stretches of fabulous beaches, numerous leisure activities and unique cultural heritage, and you get Portugal: your perfect holiday destination any time of the year.

With its colorful medieval villages, cities that bream with ancient and contemporary attractions, its charming seaside towns, its ancient castles and palaces and a rich architectural and archaeological heritage, Portugal is a real treat for all. What makes it even more alluring is its scrumptious cuisine, its fine wine collections and its hospitable people who will definitely help you get the best out of your trip whatever you end up doing. 

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Important information

3 Main Attractions: Douro River, Pena Palace, Monument to the Discoveries

Culture Norms: Portuguese do not use a lot of body gestures. Do not be overly demonstrative with hand gestures or body language. Beckon someone with the palm of your hand down and fingers or whole hand waving (as patting someone on the head). Never point with your finger.

Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water – 1.1 $, coffee – 1.4 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 38 $

Emergency Numbers: Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade 112

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Precautions

Vaccinations: Hepatitis A vaccination recommended to travelers spending time in rural areas. Hepatitis B vaccination recommended for all travelers. Influenza vaccination recommended for all travellers from November through April. Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken.

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Currency

Name: Euro

Symbol: €

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Weather conditions

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JAN
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14.5°
15.3°
16.8°
18.0°
20.3°
23.6°
26.3°
26.7°
24.9°
21.3°
17.6°
15.5°
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8.3°
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12.2°
15.1°
16.9°
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
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MAR
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JUL
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108.8
92.5
74.4
65.9
52.0
26.1
12.2
15.8
43.6
90.1
110.0
119.5
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Location: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 12 days

From Madrid to Lisbon, enjoy this 12-day odyssey across Europe. On this journey you will be able to see such historical and cultural monuments as the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring and the Cathedral of Seville!

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Location: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 12 days

Would you like to spend your next vacation visiting Spain and Protugal? Of course, you do! That's why we have brought you the trip of your dreams, taking you to the most important places in these lovely destinations. From city tours in the historic center of Madrid to the beautiful setting of the Monestary on top of Montserrat, this trip will offer you a complete experience full of fun and exploration. Also, discover Lisbon, home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites that will make you fall in love with this amazing country! What are you waiting for? Pack a bag and head to Spain!  

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Location: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 8 days

From Madrid to Lisbon, enjoy this 8-day odyssey across Europe. On this journey you will be able to see such historical and cultural monuments as the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring, the Cathedral of Seville and the Carabelas Museum where Columbus set sail for America.

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Location: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 8 days

On this trip, you will enjoy 8 days in Europe. The trip will take you to both Spain and Portugal where you will get to visit the cities of Madrid, Granada, Seville and Lisbon. You will be taken back in time and live the grand history of this part of Europe.

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Location: Portugal, Spain
Duration: 5 days

Discover the beauty of the Iberian capitals on a 5-day trip that will take you from Lisbon to Madrid passing through the beauty of Fatima and Plasencia along the way! You'll go on city tours to discover the culture and heritage of these amazing cities and will enjoy delicious international cuisines. You'll drive through the greenery of Spain and watch its breathtaking scenic natural beauty that will make this trip unforgettable.

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