Information Portugal A-Z

     

Travelagencies & Tickets

 

Bed & Breakfast Portugal

Adagio Tours

Charming Travel Portugal

Club Med

Eliza was Here

Flybe Cheap Tickets Portugal

Follow Me Tours Algarve

Kids World Club

Lisbon tickets

Mouriscas Tours

SATA

TAP Portugal

TUI

 

 

B&B Candelária, Monte Seco, Algarve

B&B Casa do Largo, Marinha da Mendiga

B&B Casa Nana, Povoa

B&B Casa Porta Azul Boliqueime (Alg)

B&B Casa Spa d'Alma

B&B Quinta Da Montanha Glamping
Costa de Prata

B&B Quinta Serena, Costa de Prata

B&B Quinta Vale Porcacho

B&B Quinta Verde, Sintra

The Art of Joy, B&B and Wellness

Verdemar, b&b & houses, Alentejo litoral

 

General Information   Hotels Portugal

The Weather in Portugal

Dutch Ambassy Lisbon

Dutch Club

Portugal News Network

Portugal Portal

Learn Portuguese

Weddings in Portugal

Visit Portugal

Wines from Portugal

 

 

Casa Alta Royal Lodge, Ourem

Clubhotel RIU Guarana

Grande Hotel do Porto

Hotel do Chiado, Lissabon

Hotel Villa Esmeralda, Lagos

Penha Longa, Sintra

Pousadas de Portugal

Sheraton Algarve Hotel

 

 

What to see Portugal   Madeira Portugal

Convent of Christ, Tomar

The Cellars of Ramos Pinto

Grupo Lobo, Wolves reserve

Monastery of Batalha

Monte Palace Tropical garden

Musea de Cera Fatima

Pico

Sintra

Templar possessions

 

 

Funchal

Jornal da Madeira

Madeira Island

Timetable busses Madeira

Gardens of Madeira

ToMadeira

Tropical Birdpark

Walking at Madeira

 

 

Restaurants Portugal   Lisbon Portugal

Algarve Restaurants

Belcanto, Lissabon

Indonesian restaurant, Albufeira

Lunchdinner

Mesa do Cume, Tavira

Restaurant Hollandaise

Restaurante Artemisia, Porto

Restaurante Tavares, Lissabon

Royal Orchid, Albufeira

Teatro, Porto

 

 

 

Belem Tower

Castle of São Jorge

City Stories

Feira da Ladra, market

Bicycletours in Lisbon

Lisbon Zoo

Lisbon top 10

Medeiros e Almeida

Birdwatching in Lisbon

 

Jobs & Internships Portugal   Transportation & Ren a Car

Erasmus Internship

Looking for Work in Portugal

Picking Olives inPortugal

Internships in Lisbon

Working abroad

Living and working in Portugal

 

Airports Portugal

Albufeira Car Hire

Algarve Campers

Carrental Portugal

Carris, Tram Lissabon

Eurolines

Quad Ventura

Soul Campers & Campervan Rent

 

     

Campsites Portugal

  Business Portugal    

Campings Algarve

Campings in Portugal

Quinta das Cegonhas

Rustic Campings

Serro da Bica

Tents fo rent in Portugal

 

 

Business etiquette Portugal

Collection Portugal

Chamber of Commerce

Investments in Portugal

Portugal Offer

Portuguese Banks

Doing business in Portugal

 

Property Portugal   Sports Portugal    

Algarve Property Database

Calvos Casas

Cerro Novo

Luximo's

Pure Portugal

Villacus Luxury Real Estate

Viviun

 

 

Holistic Riding

Laguna Golfcourse

Santo da Serra, Golf Madeira

Stadion Algarve

Tivoli Diving Algarve

Sailing Algarve Ocean

 

 

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Villa`s and apartments

. Agro-turismo Quinta da Fonte

. Casa da Matilde, Obidos

. Casa das figueiras, Salir do Porto

. Casa Eva Sol Vista, Carvoerio

. Casa Sao Rafael, Obidos

. Dunas de Lagos

. Luxury Apartment Lissabon

. Quinta da Alcaidaria Mor

. Quinta das Cegonhas

. Quinta do Corvo

. The Alto Country Club, Alvor

 

. Holiday Home Portugal

. Holiday Dream Algarve

. Monte das Moradias

. Soul Campers & Campervan Rent

 

. Last Minute Portugal

. Cheap Algarve Holidays

 

. Alentejo Portugal

. Évora

. Portalegre

. Sines

. Visit Alentejo

 

. The Algarve Portugal

. Albufeira

. Carvoeiro

. Dream Wave Algarve

. Faro Airport

. Castle Alcoutim

. Lagos

. Monte Gordo

. Praia da Rocha

. Tavira

. Vila do Bispo

. Vilamoura

. What to see in the Algarve

. Zoomarine.

 

. Porto Portugal

. Calem

. Mapt Porto

. Porto The City

. Sandeman Cellars

. Serralves, modern arts

. Taylor's Port

. Via Catarina Shopping

. Visit Porto

 

. The Azores Portugal

. Adagio Tours

. Azorean Tours

. Greenzone Azores

. Discover the Azores

. Pico Island

. Ponta Delgada

. Swimming with Dolphins

 

. Travelstories & Pictures

. A year of Summer

. Pictures Azores

. Madeira a Dream

. Portugal Travelblogs

. Travel story Lisbon

. Travel Stories Portugal

 

. Education/ Language Portugal  

. Easy Portuguese

. Travelogue Summer School

 

 
. Going Out Portugal  

. Fado

. Pacha Portugal

. Porto Nightlife

. Vespas Madeira Island Club

 

 
Information Portugal A-Z
 
Capital
The capital of Portugal is Lisbon (Lisboa).
 
 
Climate/ Weather
Portugal has a wonderful Mediterranean climate, the north is cooler and wetter than the south.
 
Fado
Fado is Portuguese music. Today fado is a recognized singing. The style originated around 1829 in the poor neighborhoods of Lisbon; Alfama, Bairro Alto and Mouraria. Besides Lisbon Coimbra is also of great importance for Fado. Fado, derived from the Latin fate, means something like fate translated into music. In 2011 the fado has been given a place on the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO.
 
 
General
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is named after Portus Cale (Latin for Port of Cale), it was the old name for a historic site and the current port in Portugal. Besides the beautiful scenery, sun, sea and beaches, the country is also rich in culture, this is very specific and influenced by various civilizations that have crossed the country and the many voyages of discovery in history. A visit to Portugal is not complete without the beautiful, melancholic fado music.
 
 
Geography
Portugal also includes the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean.
 
 
Inhabitants
Portugal has about 10,581,949 inhabitants (2012).
 
 
Language
The language in Portugal is Portuguese, with the exception of the region around Miranda do Douro, where the Asturian dialect, Mirandese is spoken.
 
Telephony
The country code of Portugal is +351.
 
Tip
In Portugal it is normal to leave a tip at a restaurant, this is not mandatory. Indicationi: 10% of the amount. Chambermaids you can give a tip of around 0.50 euros per day, taxi drivers 10%.
 
 
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