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Portugal

Travel agents & Tickets 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

Bed & Breakfast Portugal

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

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


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

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


General Information 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

Hotels 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

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





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

Madeira Portugal

Funchal

Jornal da Madeira

Madeira Island

Timetable busses Madeira

Gardens of Madeira

ToMadeira

Tropical Birdpark

Walking at Madeira






Porto Portugal

Calem

Mapt Porto

Porto The City

Sandeman Cellars

Serralves, modern arts

Taylor's Port

Via Catarina Shopping

Visit Porto


Lisbon Portugal

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

The Azores Portugal

Adagio Tours

Azorean Tours

Greenzone Azores

Discover the Azores

Pico Island

Ponta Delgada

Swimming with Dolphins



Alentejo Portugal

Évora

Portalegre

Sines

Visit Alentejo


Going out in Portugal

Fado

Pacha Portugal

Porto Nightlife

Vespas Madeira Island Club

Restaurants 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

Jobs & Internships Portugal

Erasmus Internship

Looking for Work in Portugal

Picking Olives inPortugal

Internships in Lisbon

Working abroad

Living and working in Portugal





Transportation & Ren a Car

Airports Portugal

Albufeira Car Hire

Algarve Campers

Carrental Portugal

Carris, Tram Lissabon

Eurolines

Quad Ventura

Soul Campers & Campervan Rent

Campsites Portugal

Campings Algarve

Campings in Portugal

Quinta das Cegonhas

Rustic Campings

Serro da Bica

Tents fo rent in Portugal



Business Portugal

Business etiquette Portugal

Collection Portugal

Chamber of Commerce

Investments in Portugal

Portugal Offer

Portuguese Banks

Doing business in Portugal


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

Property Portugal

Algarve Property Database

Calvos Casas

Cerro Novo

Luximo's

Pure Portugal

Villacus Luxury Real Estate

Viviun




Sports Portugal

Holistic Riding

Laguna Golfcourse

Santo da Serra, Golf Madeira

Stadion Algarve

Tivoli Diving Algarve

Sailing Algarve Ocean





Travel guide 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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