Summery smells, paved streets, golden sand … Welcome to Portugal !
You will fall in love with Portugal, its beautiful nature, welcoming inhabitants and lovely cities ! The country has many treasures for you to discover.
Go explore Portuguese cities, listening to fado with friends or family, whether you want to relax or go for hikes and bike rides, you’ll love it !
And foodies, Portugal will be heaven on earth, you will discover many delicious traditionnel dishes during your trip.
Ready for adventure ? Let’s go !
There are many national holidays and festivals all year long :
We speak Portuguese !
So of course the official language is Portuguese, not very surprising. But don’t worry if you don’t speak Portuguese, English is widely spoken across the country.
Portuguese 101 !
The official currency in Spain is the euro (€). So for you non European folks, better get a money converter on your phone so you can manage your expenses more easily.
Credit/debit cards are are accepted everywhere and ATMs are easily found. Just be sure to warn your bank that you are traveling so that they won’t block your card for suspect abroad transactions.
Traveling in Portugal is ideal with a car. To rent a car you will need to be over 25 years old and have had your driver’s licence for over a year. If you are not a EU citizen, better get an International Driving Permit.
If you were wondering what side the steering wheel is on, it’s on the left side and Portuguese drive on the right side of the road.
If you need to join / go to you embassy while in Spain, go to this website for the address, phone number, email address and website : https://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-in/portugal
In case of emergency, call : 112
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