Portugal is a country that has conquered my heart! This country is a mix of history, nature, architecture and beaches with sun and smile. It is here that you will find all my articles about a trip to Portugal with my good addresses, my tips and tricks and an itinerary for a road trip across the country.
Trip to Portugal – Practical information
What language is spoken in Portugal ?
In Portugal, we speak Portuguese. In tourist places like Lisbon, the Algarve or Porto, English, French and German are also spoken.
Which document to go to Portugal ?
If you are a European citizen, you will only need an identity card to go to Portugal. If not, you will either need a passport or a Schengen Visa depends on your home country.
How to go to Portugal ?
The easiest way to get to Portugal is to take a flight. Many airlines offer direct cheap flights to Lisbon, Porto or Faro airports. Usually it will cost you less than 75€ if you are from Europe.
Is there a time difference in Portugal ?
If you are from the UK, there is no time difference in Portugal. There is an hour difference between Portugal and France, Germany, Netherlands .. Basically, Lisbon time is London time.
What it the best time to visit Portugal ?
Portugal is a country with a Mediterranean climate that can be visited all year long, although the Atlantic Ocean can bring some humidity. For a city trip, the best is to go there in spring or autumn. For a stay at the beach, especially in the Algarve, it is recommended to go there between May and September.