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Private Tour: Lisbon Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon and set off on your private walking tour of this fascinating city.Stop first in Rossio Square (Praça do Rossio) Lisbon’s main meeting place since the Middle Ages. Gaze at the fountains and buildings and admire the 19th-century black and white wave-shaped mosaics that cover the square.Walk to Restauradores Square (Praça dos Restauradores) where a 98-foot (30-meter) high obelisk commemorates Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640. Here take in the art deco Eden Theatre building 18th-century Foz Palace and Liberdade Avenue the 19th-century boulevard that is Lisbon’s main lifeblood.Also
From EUR23.00
 
Family Tour: Essential Lisbon
"First time family visitors to Lisbon? Then this is the perfect walking tour for you. You'll be introduced to the most important sights of the city center and invite you and your family to discover some hidden treasures. Did you know that Portugal had a r you and your kids will get to know the neighborhoods of Baixa Bica Bairro Alto and Chiado while walking through the various districts. Hear some of the fascinating stories that are being told about Lisbon and its inhabitants the ‘alfacinhas’ (little lettuce heads as they are called). Learn about the most important symbols of the city and biggest events in Lisbon’s history: the conquest of the city the Discoveries
From EUR40.00
 
Private Tour: Lisbon Old City
"This tour combines the old districts of Alfama Mouraria and Graça. Stopping at the famous viewpoints of Senhora do Monte and Portas do Sol and continue to São Jorge Castle and the monuments of the Old Cathedral the Pantheon and São Vicente Church. Pick up at the hotel or at other point of your convenience near the city center. Visit the authentic Lisbon full of historic highlights. Brush up on Portuguese history visit culturally diverse neighborhoods and admire classical architecture. Explore the vibrant Mouraria. Taste some delicious Portuguese pastries along with an Espresso. You will have plenty of time to enjoy each point and take your photos."""
From EUR60.00

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Driving in Portugal

If you decide to drive in Portugal (and it uses to be a good idea, since everything is near and public transport is here and there inefficient), give a special attention to some details:1 - The roads...
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Walkways

Most Portuguese walkways are made of small stones/tiles.Be aware that walking these can be a challenge.Even with the great weather better wear some good walking gear when you ar planning to explore...
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Prickle

Watch out for the coastal plants. They have a natural defence: PRICKLES!The Agave leaves can be quite harmful; better keep your distance from these plants, even when they blossom (which is a rare...
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Taxis stories

Maybe you are alerted to the risks of dishonest taxi drivers (If you weren't, you are now!), charging in excess. They exist, and specially when exiting from the airports you must be careful. However,...
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Taxis at Lisbon Airport

Be weary of the taxi drivers at Lisbon Airport. Two years ago a taxi driver charged me 25 euros to get from the airport to the train station ( a 10 minute drive). Fares for this route should not cost...
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tap water and mosquitos

tap water in the south of Portugal, especially in the villages, is not suited for drinking, got really sick after teeth brush with it. smells like pure chlor and tastes strange. be also aware buying...
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Worst nightmare!

Fires are the worst nightmare of any Portuguese citizen living in the country. On summer, there are many fires all over the country. So, never make fire on a forest not even drop a cigarrete out....
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THIS THIEF ROBBED ME.

I managed to get robbed 15 minutes after leaving the Airport in Lisbon on the public bus. His name is SANDOKAN* Some may say he is a magician. He has been making tourists money and wallets disappear...
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TAP Portugal stands for Take Another Plane

TAP tops lost baggage tablesTAP Air Portugal is the worst performing airline in Europe when it comes to baggage delays, with British Airways in second place, according to data from European airlines...
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Lagos in the summer has can be a downer!

Lagos is glutted with tourists in the summer, and the town becomes unbearably crowded in August. The street 'entertainment' has improved over the past four years: In addition to English dressed up in...
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Pickpockets on Lisbon transit

Footstool, my wallet was in my front left pocket. My GPS was in the front right pocket. I also carry a "man bag" when I travel. Usually, I don't use my GPS when I am on foot but we were lost so I...
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Portugal Travel: Regarding the question of safety

Portugal is quite a safe country to visit. I was fine during my visit there in 2003 as a solo female, traveling from the northern part of Porto all the way to Lisboa. I felt safe the whole time. As to...
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Public Transportation - Pickpockets

Pickpockets are at work all over the world on crowded vehicles and this is something every traveler should be aware of. Some people candidly sport wallets, money or valuable objects in a very inviting...
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Pick pockets

Lisbon,Beautiful city and Beautiful people.dont allow looks to disaappoint you dangerous well dressed males ah-ah sorry to say that but you never going to suspect any mugger till you have been robbed...
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Popular Cities in Portugal

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Lisbon

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Top Hotels in Portugal

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Rua do Pau de Bandeira, 4, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1249-021, Portugal
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R. Santa Catarina 1347, Porto, 4000-457, Portugal
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Vila da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-133, Portugal
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Rua Frei Nicolau de Oliveira, Parque da Gandarinha, Cascais, Estremadura, 2750-641, Portugal
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Estrada da Lagoa Azul Linho, Sintra, Estremadura, 2714-511, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Portugal

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Castelo de São Jorge

Since its Moorish beginnings, the Castelo de Sao Jorge has taken a beating, but it has not really seen much action. The castle was built by the Moors, but taken in a rare success during the Second...
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Ribeira

A central point for any tourist trip to Porto, the Praca da Ribeira is a popular area, and with good reason. It sits directly on the river, and gives stunning views of the Dom Luis I bridge it sits...
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Old Town

Walk along lots of avenidas (avenues) and travessas (lanes). You will find lots of restaurants; various nice shops and some surprises; as a house (now a restaurant) decorated with shells (see my last...
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Quinta da Regaleira

"Man of scientific spirit, very large culture and rare sensibility...", is what I read in the leaflet received at the entrance of the park, about the man who conceived the place. I can't follow him!...
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Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour

The Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour came highly recommended so we put it on our “Must Do” list There are 3 tours offered and we took the middle option, “The Premium Tour” – This lasted about 45 minutes and...
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Slave Market - Mercado de Escravos

It is simply not true that this structure is 'Europe's first slave market', although that fact is often firmly stated. The Romans were importing slaves from Africa (and elsewhere) and selling them...
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