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Lisbon Sunset Small-Group Walking Tour with Fado Performance
"Start your Lisbon walking tour by joining your local guide in one of the city's most imposing squares the Praça dos Restauradores. This famous landmark commemorates Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640 and is a great starting point to discover the city's history and traditions.Walk along Gates Sant Antão street (Rua das Portas de Santo Anta a building that showcases the culture history music and food of the Alentejo region of Portugal. Then visit a famous tavern in the city where many Lisbon locals go to.Step back in time and enjoy a short ride on a vintage tram to enjoy a short ride on the vintage Tram 28 – a local transport l some of the city’s best-kept secrets. From this excellent viewpoint one of the best-kept secrets of the city
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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

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Minho Guardrails

After finishing our most northerly Portugal drive in the 'Geraz do Minho' region, we decided to take a mountainous shortcut back toward Lamego. As we wound our way up and down the switchback roads to...
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Monsanto Rocks

On our drive from Castelo Branco to Covilha, we took the scenic route near the Spanish border so we could take in one of the most interesting places that we visited on the entire trip.The mountaintop...
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Stone Sidewalks

As soon as we arrived in Lisbon, the very first thing that impressed me about Portugal were the sidewalks. Not only here, but everywhere in the country, the custom is to use millions of hand-cut stone...
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Bells of Lamego

When we first checked into our northern Portugal hotel in Lamego, located on the opposite side of the square from the city's famous Shrine and at the top of its twin 686-step staircase, we were amazed...
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Mountain Peaks

If you venture into the Serra da Estrela, Portugal's highest mountain range, near Covilha, you had better be prepared for changeable weather! The highest peak in this range is 1993 m (6539 ft) but, by...
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Taxi drivers

I guess that this is a warning that you might find in many cities all through the world - taxi drivers. Yes, you might find some taxi driver that will drive you through the longest path so that they...
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Strong sun

During summer months, the sun is very strong. So if you are on the beach make sure you apply frequently some sunscreen. In Portugal doctors recommend that you go to the beach: before 11am, after 5pm....
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Complaining about service

Restaurants, hotels and other places related to this kind of service have, by law, a book where customers can write their complains about service or products. It is called in Portuguese "Livro de...
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Pickpockets

As in any other country, you should use some sense when standing in crowded places and keep your wallet safe. Pickpockets are common in Portugal, mainly in big cities and touristy places. Bus,...
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Prices

A few occasions gave us the impression that prices might be different for locals and for tourists when the price list is not presented before ordering. We finally had it confirmed when I paid 2.4 Euro...
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Take note

Well I shall admit the only possible way to visit Belem is either by bus, *which is the easiest and cheapest*, or by Taxi, there are trains also that passes, but I guess the best thing to do is taking...
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Porto Wine

MMMMMMMMM Porto, the best wine and my favorite one!OK it is not a standard wine, even the taste is different, Porto is calssificated as a strong alcohol drink, and as a backed wine, it has some sort...
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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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Porto positive warning!

MMMMMMMMM Porto, the best wine and my favorite one!OK it is not a standard wine, even the taste is different, Porto is calssificated as a strong alcohol drink, and as a backed wine, it has some sort...
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Popular Cities in Portugal

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Lisbon

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Porto

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Albufeira

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Funchal

Região Autónoma da Madeira
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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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Avenida Marginal, 8554, Cascais, Estremadura, 2754-536, 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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