Sitting in the shorelines of the south western coast of Europe, Portugal is a small country with a wide variety of things to offer you. The climate of Portugal is pleasant all throughout the year with soft springs, mild winters and the warm summers getting softened by the sea breeze. Portugal has a colorful history that goes back to 30,000 BC and it is filled with shadows of Celts, Romans and many other highlights of civilization.
Why Travel to Portugal
Portugal is known for its splendor and serenity. Your trip to this country will be filled with delicious sea food, good wine, music and fluently English speaking and friendly locals will make your stay easier, more pleasant and fun.
Lisbon Oceanarium with over 8000 sea creatures, the sacred Jerónimos Monastery, Castle of Sao Jorge with its magical silhouette, white sands of Falesia Beach and world famous Lello Bookstore are few of the most loved destinations in Portugal among tourists. Lush greenery, vineyards, port wine, vintage architecture are other amazing things which can be easily found in Portugal.
If you are a surfer, then Portugal is not less than a paradise with its many beaches and great Atlantic waves, not to mention the huge waves found at Praia do Norte in Nazare, famous among surfers world wide.
How to get round in Portugal
Trams are Portugal’s signature transport method. Even if you hire a taxi for the trip, you should not miss out on riding a tram through the old streets of Lisbon. You can use the metro or take a bus if you are travelling long distances. If you wish to travel only in the main cities, however, most of the tourist attractions are in walking distance from each other. Keep it noted that taxis in town charge an extra amount (about 20% more) at night.