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Portugal: Itineraries & tips

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Portugal location

Southern Europe

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Spain

Portugal at a glance

Euros (EUR)

Currency

Portuguese

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Average (3 of 5)

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Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Safe (57 / 100)

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Modern (85 / 100)

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Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you a bit of Portugal. Most popular part is Lisbon. If you prefer other holiday destinations you can look at this highlight. Sintra-Cascais Natural Park by Lisbon and Sintra-Cascais Natural Park by Cascais are the highlights.
At Cascais it is awesome go hiking. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Lisbon (Lisbon in detail). Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy Lisbon. Many cities are comfort in March. You can pay with Euros everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Portugal in Southern Europe. Most popular part is Lisbon (see itineraries). Besides of a city there a nature destinations. Sintra-Cascais Natural Park by Lisbon and Sintra-Cascais Natural Park by Sintra are the highlights.
Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy
Lisbon. You find the nightlife at Lisbon. The climate is comfort. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese but english should be enough for communication everywhere.

Things to do

The Algarve is a great destination for your Portugal family holidays. Easy to reach from lots of cities in Europe and further overseas, you can often find some great Algarve holiday deals. But the Algarve is a large region. What are the best places in Algarve for families and ..

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» 5 Reasons to Visit the Douro Valley, Portugal, in fall5 REASONS TO VISIT THE DOURO VALLEY, PORTUGAL, IN FALL A 1.5 hr journey inland from Porto will take you to the majestic Douro Valley, a true gem of northern Portugal. Read on to discover the top 5 reasons to visit the Douro Valley and ..

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Linha do Douro railway

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Amarante is a picture-perfect town in Northern Portugal with medieval, Renaissance and Romanesque influences that make it an absolutely breath-taking place to explore. Nestled between the mountainous mass of the Serra do Marão, rolling vineyards and the valley of the Tâmega River below, Amarante’s setting is stunning ...

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Who would have thought there were so many things to do in Madeira Portugal. We spent 2 weeks on Madeira Island and we still did not cover all that we wanted to. Madeira surprised us. Madeira is certainly in a gem in the Atlantic. We were fortunate to stay with our close friends and ..

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Downtown Funchal

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Eat & drink

Of course the first thing I did before landing in Lisbon was look up what to eat in Portugal. For me, exploring and getting to know a new country always starts at mealtime with local dishes and cuisine. Portugal was no exception. I fell instantly in love with Portugal and it’s definitely my favourite country in Europe.

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Here’s where and what to eat in Porto, Portugal – and of course where to have a drink to wash it down. We were spoiled for choice when looking for gorgeous restaurants and cafés to eat and drink in Porto. Everywhere we went was incredible. Food and drink in Porto (plan Porto itineraries) are much more than just getting tipsy on port wine and ..

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2. Cruel Restaurante

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TAP Portugal is one of those good old flag carriers that still serve a meal on a European flight. And to be honest, the meal we were served on both flights was actually a tad tastier than usual. And what’s more, even Economy passengers are served with proper knives and forks, and not just the usual plastic ones.

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Where can you get a pastel de nata in Portugal? Everywhere! Seriously: every single pasteleriawe visited in Portugal offered pastéis de nata. We never had a bad one, but if you want a particularly good one, here are a few of our favorite ...

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4 thoughts on “Where to Eat Pastéis de Nata in Portugal”

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Worth to visit

Since moving to Portugal 11 years ago I’ve discovered the best the country has to offer and found secret spots that are dear to me yet often overlooked by guidebooks. I’ve also developed a network of trusted contacts all over the country. ...

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Porto (plan Porto itineraries) is not from Porto (more about Porto itineraries): the story of the sweet fortified wine and the Douro Valley ...

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Nazaré may not have any major landmarks or famous tourist sights, but the combination of the scenery, the beach, and local traditions makes it one of the must-see places in central Portugal. In my view, Nazaré is definitely worth a visit. ...

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General

The cobblestone streets of Obidos Portugal are only one of the many reasons to visit this town during your trip to Portugal Portugal is one of the countries I’ve had the privilege to live in for a while. I loved my life in the Algarve Just one hour north of Lisbon, in central Portugal, lies the charming historic town ...

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I will start off by stating that we absolutely love Portugal. We spent 4 weeks in Portugal and loved every spot we visited around the country. We liked it so much that we planned a trip to return to Porto (plan Porto itineraries) There are so many reasons to visit Portugal. We found iconic sights that signal Portugal.

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So Many Reasons To Visit Portugal

Just A Few Of Our Reasons To Visit Portugal

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Portugal was the first stop on our travels through Europe and is a country which we very quickly fell head over heels in love for. It is a country where you can relax on some of Europe’s most beautiful beaches, eat the freshest of seafood straight off the boat in small, traditional fishing villages, stroll through ...

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Plenty of people only think of sunny Portugal as a summer destination but that’s a mistake. To be honest, summer is my least favourite time of year for Portugal travel as it’s too hot and crowded for my liking. Despite the cooler temperatures and increased likelihood of rain, I think travelling in Portugal in winter ...

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8. Portugal has plenty of indoor activities for rainy days

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Itinerary

Portugal is steeped in local traditions, rarely visited rural villages, chestnuts, vineyards and national parks. The towns and villages out of the main cities have a distinctly rural feel, oodles of history and many have their own castles and keeps. The influence of the Moorish culture is evident here and ..

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Portugal is full of such hidden treasures and I’d love to help you find them by designing a unique itinerary for you. Go beyond the pastel de nata, Lisbon (plan Lisbon itineraries) trams, port wine and Algarve beaches. Try regional cakes and savoury delicacies, the freshest of seafood and vinho verdeor moscatel wines.

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How does my Portugal itinerary design service work?

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I’m pretty convinced that one week in Portugal wouldn’t be enough. But hey, I get it, sometimes we have to handle a time limit and if that’s the case there are still ways to enjoy Portugal in one week. If you are wondering how to spend a week in Portugal – I got you covered! Don’t worry – visiting Portugal in one week ...

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Portugal is known for its medieval castles, golden beaches, culture, tradition, history, idyllic sceneries, and its many captivating cities. You’ll come to find that there are many reasons to fall deeply in love with Portugal, as I did when I first visited Portugal in 2014. I fell for it, I went back a couple of ...

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Costs

What are the costs to live in Portugal? But what is the cost of living in Portugal as an expat? Portugal is the odd man out though. Here are some of the best places to visit in Portugal . Once you’re settled in, you’ve got gourmet restaurants, bars, nightclubs, spas, and ..

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. which is home to some of the best views. It sits right on top of the ocean where waves lap softly into the rocks just below. ...

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In July 1419 two Portuguese explorers Zarco and Vaz, on the orders of Prince Henry the Navigator, were sent to chart the West Coast of Africa. Strong winds sent them off track and they landed on the island of Porto (more about Porto itineraries) Santo Madeira. They reported back to Henry the Navigator on the richness of the island.

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The influx of creative people, a widespread restoration project funded by the EEA and ongoing work by organisations such as ADXTUR has breathed new life into these neglected hilltop hamlets. Walking and cycling trails have been marked and mapped out and are generally well-maintained if a little confusing at times.

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Cerdeira, arts and schist village

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Accommodation

Comfort: because vacation are made to rest and relax, hotels are made comfortable and soothing. The Algarve coast having so many different hotels, they’re competing on that regard. We’re talking about perfectionism here. The comfort of all the best hotels named in this article is really A-game.

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. has become one of Portugal’s must see destinations. Commonly referred to as the Douro Valley , the UNESCO World Heritage landscape actually extends way beyond the Douro River and is dotted with towns, villages and wine estates. When deciding whether or where to stay in the Douro Valley, it’s important to consider how ...

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Hotels in Pinhão

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There are a number of accommodation options in Madeira from hostels, and small hotels to five-star resorts. . If you choose a reputable company to book your villa you will get all your needs taken care of including a welcome pack, free wi-fi and maid service. Villas are fabulous as you have the privacy you don’t ...

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– Beautiful and cozy guest house located in front of the Douro river with a place to park your car right next to the entrance. It is only 2 km away from the city center which can be easily done by bicycle which Duas Portas provides free of charge. Definitely, a great place for couples, families who search for calmness ...

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