Our blog posts about Portugal


Do you love the sea? Perfect! Portugal has an impressive 1,793 kilometers of coastline. We think that can really be proud of.

But Portugal can do much more than beach and sea! Portugal also has really nice cities.

Porto and Lisbon are beautiful destinations for a city break. For both cities you will find a lot of information and tips on our blog.

Incidentally, the country is also great for a road trip, z. From Porto to Faro in the south. The route leads along wonderful beaches, romantic coastlines and great cities. That sounds good, right?

Whether it's a beach vacation, a long road trip with a surfboard on the roof or a short city break - Portugal is worth a visit and in our blog articles you'll see why!

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Our blog articles about Portugal

  1. Lisbon city break: travel tips for your perfect holiday

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  2. Lisbon Attractions: The most beautiful places in the city!

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  3. Our hotel tips for Lisbon! In which part of the city do you sleep the best?

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  4. 11 real insider tips for your city trip to Lisbon

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  5. Tram 28E: A ride on Lisbon's landmark

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  6. Lisbon Excursions: The most beautiful destinations in the area

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  7. Cascais: Tips Attractions. A trip to Portugal's coast!

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  8. Porto Hotel Tips: Our recommendations for staying overnight in Porto

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  9. Porto Attractions: You should not miss this!

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  10. Porto tips: The best travel tips for your city break

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Helpful tips for your holiday in Portugal - from us, for you!

Travel information for Portugal at a glance

Portugal is the fastest and most comfortable way to reach by plane. The main airports are Porto in the north, Lisbon and Faro in the south of Portugal.

Portugal is a great destination almost all year round. In the south of the country it is relatively mild even in winter.

The best time for a city trip to Lisbon is between March and May, and in September and October. While it is relatively cool in Germany, the sun is shining in Lisbon and it is pleasantly warm. In midsummer, however, it is often unbearably hot in Lisbon.

Porto is not so blessed by the nice weather. The city is located further north and is considered very rainy. From April to October, the city is definitely worth a visit.

In Portugal you pay with Euro. ATMs are numerous and even paying by card is now widely used.

How to withdraw money in Portugal free of charge, we will tell you in our article on the best credit cards without foreign fee.

Portugal is still relatively cheap for Western European conditions. Especially in Lisbon, the hotel prices in the last few years but properly dressed.

A delicious fish dish with a decanter of wine is definitely much cheaper in Portugal than in Germany.