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    • self catering apartments

      Albufeira 9 hours ago

      Can anyone let me know a few contacts for self catering apartments on the beach in Albufeira Old Town. Many thanks

      Anne Marie - Ireland

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    • Places to see?

      Ilha Terceira Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM

      We are in Lajes and will not have a rental car until Tuesday to explore the Island a little further. Today we spent the day in Praia Da Vitoria. Suggestions of places we can get a taxi to tomorrow (Monday) to explore, see, or hike.

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      naturist beach

      Portimão Apr 12, 2014 at 10:03 AM

      where is the nearest clothes optional/ naturist beach to Praia da Rocha,

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      Flowers Festival

      Madeira Apr 9, 2014 at 7:11 AM

      Hi everyone, we plan to come to Funchal in early May, and we wish to know where does the flowers festival take place, and what are the main attractions? Thanks

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    • Easter week around marvao area

      Évora Monte Apr 8, 2014 at 6:38 AM

      We are driving from the algarve and want to stay in a castle in northern alentejo and take in Easter activities and sites. We have already enjoyed monsaraz where we spent two nights. Have not explored north of elvas. Open to any suggestions

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    • Taking up sport

      São Martinho do Porto Apr 7, 2014 at 6:30 AM

      Hi I am 25 year old male who is spending the Summer in Sao Martinho do Porto. I really enjoy sport particularly Ruby, Football - really any team sport and badminton. Can you suggest any clubs that I can join to meet people whilst I am there.
      Many thanks
      Ben

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    • cork factory

      Portalegre Apr 6, 2014 at 5:59 PM

      Has anyone visited the cork factory or have information about it?

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      Muay Thai/Kick Boxing/Boxing/MMA Gyms in Albufeira or the surrounding areas?

      Albufeira Mar 31, 2014 at 3:48 AM

      Hi guys,

      Does anyone know if there are any Muay Thai/Kick Boxing/Boxing/MMA Gyms in Albufeira or the surrounding areas? I've tried looking on Google but can't seem to be able to find anything.

      Many thanks,

      Tu

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    • Olhos D'agua

      Olhos de Água Mar 26, 2014 at 7:45 AM

      We are staying at Agua Marinha Apartments in September. How eay is it to get to Albufeira Old Town from there. We normally like to take the bus when we are on holiday . Is there a regular service.

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    • hiring sunbeds

      Olhos de Água Mar 25, 2014 at 3:12 AM

      I am staying at agua marinha hotel in September. Are there any beaches that hire out sunbeds nearby? in the photos I have seen there doesn't seem to be any.

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    • Inexpensive month rentals in this area

      Cascais Mar 25, 2014 at 2:37 AM

      My husband and I want to spend the month of march 2015 in any area west of Lisbon or setubal. Our needs are simple one bedroom with kitchen, we explore a lot so easy access to park car. We currently spend four months in Vilamoura and should you need info feel free to contact us.

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    • fishermen in the evening?

      Costa de Caparica Mar 24, 2014 at 11:47 AM

      Hello,
      I will be in the next couple of days in Lisbon. Can you tell me at what time the fishermen are on the shore in the evening (or in the morning)? I would like to take some photos of them.

      TIA

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    • Fado show or great restaurant with Fado performance

      Lisbon 5 hours ago

      I would like to take my group of 26 people to a Fado show, or to a restaurant with excellent seafood that features Fado. Any suggestions?

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    • Taxi? from Lisbon to Azambujeira dos Carros, Bombarral

      Portugal Apr 9, 2014 at 10:16 AM

      We are visiting Portugal in September on a tour, and during free time would like to visit cousins. Our hotel is in downtown Lisbon, and we know nothing about transportation from there to Bombarral. How much would a taxi cost? Thank you.

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    • Seville to Lisboa - Any stops in between?

      Faro Apr 6, 2014 at 12:54 PM

      Hello, I am planning a trip from Morocco to Lisboa in september. So far we decided to pass Seville after coming from Morocco, so my question is if there are any nice places between Seville and Lisboa that we can reach quite easily and directly from Seville. Thank you very much for recommendations and experience reports! Lena

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      Anywhere to leave luggage?

      Cabo da Roca Apr 6, 2014 at 6:18 AM

      I will be going alone from Cascais to Sintra by bus 403 next Monday, carrying a suitcase. I would like to get off the bus at Cabo de Roca and stay there for one hour before the next bus arrives. Is there anywhere I can store/leave my luggage for that hour?

      Greetings from Lena

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    • PORTUGAL: SURFING IN MAY

      Portugal Apr 5, 2014 at 8:52 AM

      Hello everybody. I'm going to try surfing for the first time. Me and my friend has chosen Portugal as a place to go. We've bought tickets on a plane from 1 to 13 of may. But it looks like may is not a good season for surfing. So, I have a question, could you please recommend where can we go to have a good experience in surfing at that time? We think about the Peniche, but maybe Algarve or Ericeira or something else would be a better place to surf at this time. Or maybe something else. Could you please advise. Also, we have a problem with choosing the surf school. There are so many schools and only a few reviews about them. So it's very difficult to choose a good one. :(
      Thank you!

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    • Visit Porto with a baby (less than 1 year old) would be convinient?

      Porto Apr 4, 2014 at 6:56 AM

      Hi everyone, I would like to ask you if you think that visiting and sightseeing Porto with a baby in a stroller would be convenient? What would be the problems in terms of logistics/ walking/ etc?

      thanks in advance,
      Agata

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      Beach Accommodation

      Faro Apr 2, 2014 at 6:44 PM

      I am planning a trip to the Algarve in July, and wanted to stay somewhere thats 4 or 5 stars on or walking distance to a great beach. It has been suggested to be around Praia Grande BUT a similar beach on the coast that is a nice spot for a gay couple would be perfect. Any recommendations would be great!

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    • how many toll booths between lisbon and fatima

      Portugal Mar 29, 2014 at 8:12 AM

      how many toll booths between lisbon and fatima

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      Secret Pastelarias?

      Lisbon Apr 15, 2014 at 5:14 PM

      Hi, I am going to Lisbon in May. I read somewhere that there are these secret bakeries that operate from night to early morning. I think they are called bolos da madrugada. Unfortunately, they seem to be very much you will find one if you know where it is. (Hence, secret... I know.)

      While I am not sure if we will be out that late, can someone point me in the right direction on where to find one?

      Thanks.

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    • Hotel choice

      Lisbon Apr 9, 2014 at 6:13 PM

      We will be in Lisbon for a week in July.We have points we would like to use up for hotels.
      We can either do the Sheraton or Holiday Inn/Crowne Plaza.
      What is the best choice?

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    • yoga & scuba

      Praia da Rocha Apr 2, 2014 at 1:25 PM

      Hi everyone, can you advise if any of the above activities
      are widely available closeby this hotel??
      Heading over for just 7 days 3rd week April!
      Interested in all types of excursion too!
      Thanks in advance for ANY tips!

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      Faro - Where to stay? What to do?

      Faro Mar 26, 2014 at 2:03 PM

      Hi guys,

      We're looking to book a 3 day trip to Faro, Portugal and I was wondering if you could advise me on what is the best area to stay in. We're looking to be within 5 minutes walk of things to do and places to eat.

      Also, what would you recommend to do over there, and where to go eat?

      Many thanks,

      Tu

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    • Fairs and festivals for May and june

      Portugal Mar 25, 2014 at 2:27 AM

      My husband and I love festivals and fairs that show local culture, food, music, etc. we have been alte in southern Portugal and loved it. Any ideas for 2014 May and june?

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    • How to get from Coimbra to Bucaco Forest?

      by Ana-Stacy Online Now Aug 29, 2013 at 4:19 AM

      I'd like to walk in Bucaco Forest while staying in Coimbra for a couple of days. Is there any other way to get to the park except taxi? A bus would be great, any information? And if not, how much, do you reckon, the taxi will cost?

      5 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 1:51 AM
    • Moises Transportes timetable

      by fabbo Online Now Jun 3, 2013 at 2:52 PM

      I noticed on the site moises-transportes.pt/index.... that there are buses from Coimbra to Sandelgas. However, I could not find the departure times, or how long the trip is, or where to take the bus in Coimbra. Anyone knows how to get the timetables?

      2 Answers Jun 4, 2013 at 1:56 AM
    • Coimbra B

      by jcpwright Online Now Jun 2, 2013 at 6:12 AM

      Are there any hotels near Coimbra B station? i.e. easy walking distance

      2 Answers Jun 3, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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      visit on Good Friday

      by mediamind Online Now Mar 16, 2013 at 7:39 PM

      Hello,
      We are planning to visit Coimbra for a day on Good Friday (29th of March). Will the Old University and other attractions be open? Should we expect anything special due to this holiday? (More crowd or less crowd or closures because of ceremonies, etc.)
      Sorry for my ignorance, but this is not observed in Hungary (only Easter Monday), therefore I am not sure what to expect.
      Thanks in advance

      4 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 11:23 AM
    • SMTUC pre-purchased passes

      by oscarraul Online Now Aug 24, 2012 at 3:40 PM

      Do the SMTUC pre-purchased passes (SMTUC billhetes precomprados)are sold in or near the Coimbra bus station (Rodoviaria)? Thank you.

      1 Answer Aug 25, 2012 at 1:03 AM
    • Service for luggage and train tickets

      by Renata1966 Online Now Jun 18, 2012 at 5:03 AM

      Can you help me to find out if in Coimbra or Coimbra B stations are available services for leaving luggage for some hours whilest you visist the city?
      I would need also to know if train tickets allow you to make stops on your route. For example I come from Porto and go to Lisbon. Can I make a stop in Coimbra and take a later train to continue my trip or I can only by separate tickets from Porto to Coimbra and from Coimbra to Porto. Do the tickets have inscribed on them the number of the train so that they are valid only on that specific train number?

      10 Answers Jun 19, 2012 at 4:10 AM
    • transportation from Lisboa to mortagua area of coimbra

      by lonebro Online Now Jan 17, 2011 at 9:25 AM

      Hello outthere. I'll need an advice regarding transportation for my 2 boys, who are going to arrive friday 11th og february at 11.10 in Lisboa airport going to Aguieira. A taxi costs 265 Euro. I gather it will be cheaper to take train to Coimbra and a taxi from there? Best regards Lone, Denmark

      4 Answers Jan 17, 2011 at 5:38 PM
    • renting a property around coimbra

      by Eongraves Online Now Oct 17, 2010 at 8:28 AM

      hello,
      can anybody help me to source temporary accomodation around Coimbra from november 2010, i am looking for either an old farm house or finca type of place or maybe a bit of land i can put a yurt up on, i need this for a few months whilst i look for land to buy, im not really fussy about the condition of the place, anything will be considered, thanks.
      Eon

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      How to get from Porto airport to Coimbra?

      by Baiso Online Now Oct 8, 2010 at 7:34 AM

      Good day to all,
      I need your advice. on 13 th of November at 19.00 i will arrive in Poto airport...Can you advice how to get to Coimbra the same evening? Need your help :) thanks a lot.
      B.G

      2 Answers Oct 8, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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      Coimbra University

      by Pitxu Online Now Oct 5, 2010 at 2:31 AM

      We would like to know how much time is neccessary to visit the university with the ticket including Library, Capel, Prison, etc.?

      Thank you

      2 Answers Oct 5, 2010 at 6:20 AM
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      any food market in coimbra

      by 9tigers Online Now Mar 21, 2010 at 1:02 PM

      I will visit during one of the week in oct but after oct 15th.
      like open stall markets or covered market that sale food, veggy and fruits...

      ty

      2 Answers Mar 21, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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      having visited cambridge and Oxford, do I still need to visit coimbra?

      by 9tigers Online Now Mar 20, 2010 at 11:23 AM

      it is just a university town correct? also if I go during mid october which is still school term, do most school close for public visit?

      ty

      7 Answers Mar 27, 2010 at 9:06 AM
    • Buses from Porto to Coimbra

      by Blutirohl Online Now Oct 19, 2009 at 6:08 AM

      I am travelling in to Porto airport from Birmingham this friday - my flight arrives at 20-10. Ideally I would like to get to Coimbra that same evening - is this possible by public transport?

      2 Answers Oct 19, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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      Repúblicas

      by Berta_5 Online Now Jul 6, 2009 at 5:54 PM

      Is any "República" a possible way to live for a foreign student? or is it only available for local people? I'm going to Coimbra next September by an Erasmus and I'm looking places to live there. I read some information about this kind of studiants' accommodation and I'm really interested to know it more. They have some web page or way to contact?

      Muito obrigada!

      1 Answer Jul 8, 2009 at 9:03 AM
    • Getting to Bussaco from Coimbra?

      by indylawsteve Online Now Jun 17, 2009 at 3:41 PM

      For our anniversary we are staying the night at the Hotel do Bussaco in Bussaco forest. Can anyone tell me the best way to get from Coimbra-b to Bussaco? We are arriving by train from Lisbon. Also, the next day we want to go to Conimbriga and will need to store our bags in Coimbra. Anyone know if bags can be stored at the bus or train stations? Thanks!

      2 Answers Jun 19, 2009 at 7:39 AM
    • TOUR

      by figaro7 Online Now Apr 14, 2007 at 9:38 PM

      Hi! Is there any one day guided tour from lisbon to coimbra?
      How much?
      Thanks!

    • Luggage storage in Coimbra?

      by kinfra Online Now Jul 30, 2006 at 2:21 PM

      Hi. I'm going to Lisbon next week and on my way to Porto I'd like to stop in Coimbra. Does anyone know if there's a luggage deposit in one of Coimbra's stations (train and bus)?. Thanks. Andrea

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2007 at 7:28 PM
    • Go spain from Coimbra

      by Oracle_nacho Online Now Jun 29, 2006 at 4:11 AM

      Hi there, I would like to know how to get Salamanca from Coimbra. Maybe the correct forum is Salamanca, but i think people from Coimbra will know it better.

      Thank you people,

      Nacho

      2 Answers Jul 3, 2006 at 6:58 AM
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      Nightlife in Coimbra

      by littlebush Online Now May 27, 2004 at 11:32 AM

      Can anyone recommend some good bars/clubs in Coimbra? I am out there for the football, but like to go to a bar/club where i may meet some locals rather than a million english fans! Cheers

      2 Answers Jun 7, 2004 at 7:27 PM
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      Coimbra football stadium

      by littlebush Online Now May 12, 2004 at 12:46 PM

      Hi, does anyone out there live in Coimbra/know it well!/or even know anyone who does live there? I'm desperately trying to find out some details about the football stadium there! If anyone can help, I need to know the gate numbers to enter the stadium at the right hand end of the stadiumas you look at the pitch from the players tunnel, the end that is covered by the roof. Hope someone can help, just a long shot,thanks

      1 Answer May 12, 2004 at 1:46 PM