1. Portugal Travel Guide: Your Journey Through Portugal's Coastal Charms

Portugal Travel Guide: Your Journey through Portugal's Coastal Charms

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Portugal is an European country which lies on the Iberian Peninsula sharing borders with Spain. The influence of Atlantic ocean can be seen to a greater extent with respect to the cultural traits of Portugal. The famous dishes are those of sardines and salt cod. Whether you're exploring historic landmarks, indulging in delicious cuisine, or soaking up the sun on pristine shores, Portugal's charm and allure are bound to leave a lasting impression. Experience the best of Portugal with our Portugal trip packages.

Portugal strikes a balance between entertainment spots to be visited and natural beauties. You can start with the museums of Palacio Nacional de Sintra, National Palace of Pena and later set off to climb the tower of Torre de Belem to get some of the best views in and around River Tagus. Relax on the sands of Matosinhos Beach, enjoy the waters of Algarve and later embark on a nature trip to check out the valleys of Azores and beach coves of Praia de Dona Ana. For entertainment, visit the Museum of Decorative Arts, Oceanario de Lisboa aquarium or watch the locals FC Porto play at Estádio do Dragão.

Getting there

There are regular flights that operate from most Indian International airports to Lisbon Portela Airport, which is the main international airport in Portugal. Popular operators in this route are EuroAtlantic Airways,SATA International and TAP Portugal Airbus.

Best rates for this route is usually available when you book 6-7 months prior.

Chennai15h, 1 stopRs. 78210
Delhi13h, 1 stopRs. 59979
Kolkata13h, 1 stopRs. 76871
Hyderabad14h, 1 stopRs. 77248
Bangalore13h, 1 stopRs. 68959
Kochi14h, 1 stopRs. 71263
Trichy22h, 2 stopsRs. 85907
Mumbai13h, 1 stopRs. 46506

Best time to go

Portugal is one of the warm countries in Europe. Year long the temperature varies between 15°C in north to 18°C in the south. During summer and spring the weather conditions would mostly be sunny, windy during Autumn and cold and rainy during Winter. Overall, Portugal has nominal weather conditions throughout the year.

Visa requirements in portugal

You might need a visa before you come to Europe on holiday, depending on where you're from and how long you're staying. A general visitor visa (tourist visa) will normally allow you to stay in Europe for 3 months. You can apply for up to 9 months in an 18 month period, but more than 3 months will only be granted in special cases.

Cost of visa

7500 INR

    Processing time

Min 15 days working days

Documents to carry

  • Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months.
  • Flight Vouchers
  • Hotel Vouchers

Public Transport in portugal

Portugal has many types of public transport that can be made use of with the common modes being Buses, Trams, Metros, boats and trains. The quality of the roads and the services provided by the public transport in Portugal are decent. The fares are also nominal. The railway routes are brilliant and the views offered during the travel are commendable.

Taxi & Airport transfer in portugal

Taxis offer fair prices for passengers either for Airport pickup and drop or touring the city internally. The regular tax cabs are marked with letter 'A' either on the sides of their cab doors or on the number plate. Normally the rates during night time will be 6% higher than day trips.

Transport & city passes in portugal

If you hold the Lisboa Card you have free transportation, free guide book, deals and discounts and free entries to top places like Torre de Belem, Jeronimos Monastery and the Santa Justa Elevator.

Driving & Car rental in portugal

To rent a car in Portugal you must have the International Driving Permit. Road rules are to be strictly following. Even though renting a car is costlier than taking the public transport, you get to explore the nation and its best place at your own pace.

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