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Travel tips for European countries: Portugal

Travel tips for European countries: Portugal

About the country

Portugal was a world power in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, but in 1755 it was a world power. During the earthquake, the invasion of Napoleon and the
independence of Brazil, was reduced to rubles. Share

The Iberian Peninsula with Spain and bordering the Atlantic Ocean on the west and south coasts is popular for its long and diverse coastline, sunny and charming

Cities are a paradise for travelers. Lisbon is the capital of Portugal.

Ideally, Portugal is that, despite being part of a modern Europe, you can still find rural homes that have been maintained on time and their lives preserved.

traditions Although the modern architectural wonders, such as the multi-storey complexes, are located on the coast in the southern province of the Algarve, in Lisbon,
on the west coast

It is a city full of people with many big tourist centers. If you want to return, you should travel a few miles north or east, where you will see a picturesque view.

The town remains similar to medieval towns and cities of previous ages.

Population and languages

The Portuguese population is approximately 10.6 million, and the official language is Portuguese. Mirandese is also the second officially speaking in some

part of portugal.


The voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The type of plug used is a round plug with lock and a Schuko plug and a receptacle with lateral ground contacts.

Geographic location

It is found in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It shares the Iberian Peninsula with Spain to the north and east and borders the Atlantic Ocean both west
and west.

on the south coast.

The weather

The Portuguese climate can be divided into two. It is the ocean in the north and in the south of the Mediterranean. It is also one of the warmest countries in Europe.

the average continental temperature is 13 ° C (55 ° F) north and 18 ° C (64 ° F) south. The summer is hot and dry. The winters are cold and wet. Spring and fall

They are the best seasons to visit Portugal.

Local customs
Convenient sauce is acceptable. But do not forget to bring beachwear in the cities. Smoking is allowed after meals in restaurants. Smoking is not allowed in theaters.

Cinemas and buses. Tips are 10 to 15 percent in a restaurant and hotel and 10 percent in a restaurant.

Places of interest

Castelo de Sao Jorge – San George Castle
Alfama is the oldest part of Lisbon
Sé (cathedral) is the first church in Lisbon
Museum of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Bairro Alto – District of Bairro Alto, historical enclave dating from 1513
Monument to discovery: one of the most popular attractions of Lisbon is the monument on the banks of the Avenida de Brasilia river in the area of ​​Belem.

that was meant to commemorate the time of Portuguese discovery
The Tower of Belem is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Parque das Nacoes
National Museum of Soares dos Reis – for the famous sculptor Soares dos Reis, born and raised in Porto
Igreja de Sao Francisco
Solar vinho do porto
Vila Nova de Gaia
Frederick Museum of Freit
Cuevas de Sao Vicente
Lift up
Whale museum
Porto Santo
University of Coimbra
Church and Palace of Guimaraes


Air Company – The Portuguese national airline is TAP Air Portugal (TP). The airlines operate direct flights to many places such as Faro, Lisbon and Oporto.

countries, including Canada, France, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. Portugalia Airlines (NI) operates flights from Europe. Many popular airlines
flying to the UK from Poland

British Airways, GB Airways and Monarch Airlines, Easyjet, bmibaby, Jet 2, MyTravellite, Flybe, Flyglobespan and SATA.

The airport is 4.5 km north of the city.

Via sea, the big international traveller ports are Lisbon, Leixes (Oporto), Funchal (Madeira) and Portimão (Algarve), served by Cunard, Italy, Line C, Olympia,

P & O and Union Cas

By train: the fastest way to get from the Eurostar to Paris and from Paris to Portugal.

Highway – Spain is the only country that has a border with Portugal. The main border posts are already open.

Tax-free products
1. No 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 g of tobacco for smoking in countries outside the European Union.
2. Spirit drink of 1 liter containing more than 22% alcohol, or 2 liters of alcoholic drinks or aperitifs based on wine, less than 22% or sparkling wine or liquors, or
proportional mixture

and 2 liters of wine.
3. Perfume up to 50 g and toilet 250 ml.
4. Gifts up to 175 EUR.
5. 500 g of coffee or 100 g of tea or 40 g of tea extract
6. Personal medicines.

Prohibited items

Birds and birds from countries infected by birds, raw products, meat or dairy products, drugs, firearms

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