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      Accomodation in Rio de Onor.

      Rio de Onor Feb 11, 2015 at 12:46 AM

      Does any one know if there are any accommodation option, apart from camping, in the village itself? Pensions, guest houses etc.....Many thanks.
      Dale5

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    • staying near university area

      Lisbon Feb 13, 2015 at 11:19 AM

      Hi all!
      Going to study at University of Lisbon later this year, and trying to figure out where to live. Does anyone know the area of Cidade Universitaria? Is it a nice area to live? Or, are there other other neighborhoods that are not far from the university (walking distance or short commute) that are preferable?
      Thanks!

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    • What to pack apart from boots and waterproofs!

      Funchal Feb 22, 2015 at 8:39 AM

      Apologies if I am duplicating the question - had trouble registering. Arriving Funchal 25th Feb. and forecast not good. Should we pack jeans and jumpers or lightweight trousers and tee shirts? Not much space in Easyjet hand luggage with husband's size 12 trainers. Dress/skirt for evening hotel dinner? Any advice much appreciated.

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    • Lisbon airport - city centre?

      Lisbon Feb 25, 2015 at 8:33 AM

      Hi, How to reach from airport to city centre and I plan to walk through the destinations in the city centre and reach belem tower last probably by evening.

      From Belem , how do I reach to oriente bus station?

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    • never been here before

      Praia da Rocha Feb 13, 2015 at 12:14 PM

      help we want some where sunny with plenty of night life is this the place

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      Is Sintra worth a visit?

      Lisbon 14 hours ago

      Coming to Portugal for a couple of weeks in May/June and will be landing in Lisbon. Is Sintra worth a day visit or longer? Will have a rental when we head south but did not want to rent one in Lisbon.

      Any other suggestions for visits along the way to Faro?

      r

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      Worried about Albufeira

      Algarve Feb 25, 2015 at 2:45 PM

      Next month I'll be going to Albufeira with my dad for a week, but we kind of rushed the booking. Having looked at it properly, I'm now worried it won't be suitable with all its nightclubs, bars and English pubs as we want to experience a bit of the Portuguese culture (whilst also enjoying some sun and the beach), not the Portuguese version of Magaluf or Benidorm. I hope I'm wrong though! Please help!

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    • A day in Lisbon..

      Lisbon Feb 24, 2015 at 5:06 AM

      Please let me know the best places to go for a day at Lisbon? I love architecture,culture .. Not much of a person who enjoys museums..Thanks in advance

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      painting workshops?

      Lisbon Feb 10, 2015 at 4:14 PM

      I am planning a budget trip to Lisbon late august into september. I am an hobby-ist painter and would like to try and join a painting class or workshop for starting painters. Have surfed the net for information, and most workshops I found are expensive and all inclusive vacations. Is there an art school or some kind of center that has like summer classes or introduction classes for locals, and where foreigners would be welcome to join? I paint with water colours and acrylic colors but would appreciate some insight into using other mediums like charcoal, crayons, chalk. Since I do not read portuguese well, it is hard to search effectively.

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    • bridges tour

      Lisbon Feb 23, 2015 at 11:34 PM

      I will be in Lisbon in the midle of April. I would like to take a trip to the other side of Tajo river passing by Vasco Da Gama bridge and return By 25 of April bridge. Are they a bus who made this itinerary or I have to rent a car?
      Thanks in advance
      Voicu

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    • Seasonal tourism in Tavira

      Tavira Feb 18, 2015 at 3:52 AM

      Is Tavira tourism seasonal or all year round? Are hotels/ferries/restaurants open in the off-season?

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      Transportation from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela

      Portugal Feb 6, 2015 at 11:51 AM

      Starting to plan my trip to Portugal. At the end of my group trip, I'll want to get from Lisbon to Santiago de Compostela. My husband will be there after finishing the Camino.

      I prefer a daytime train ride, if there's a direct one without having to carry my suitcase at a transfer station. I saw a website for a bus, 6.5 hours. That's OK, but I like trains better.

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    • destinations - 8 hours ??

      Lisbon Feb 25, 2015 at 9:37 AM

      Here are the destinations I plan to cover in 7 hours. Might be the lisboa people could help me plan better if I missed any??

      Castle of S. Jorge, Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisboa,
      Igreja de São Domingos, Largo São Domingos,
      Carmo Convent,
      Santa Justa Lift, Rua
      Chiado Museum
      Tapada das Necessidades, Portugal
      Basílica da Estrela, Praça da Estrela,
      Palácio Nacional da Ajuda
      Jerónimos Monastery,
      Belém Tower, Avenida Brasíli

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      Porto - Montreal (2 Stops) - 16 year old minor

      Porto Nov 2, 2014 at 3:22 PM

      Hello. I'm flying from Porto to Montreal with 2 stops in Frankfurt and London Heathrow on December 17th. I'm 16 years-old, I have a Portuguese passport and I'm flying all alone! I've never flew alone in a flight with so many stops... the only time I flew alone was from Porto to Paris and it was quite simple (I didn't even need to go through passport control or anything).

      • My flight from Porto to Frankfurt departs at 6AM and arrives at Frankfurt at 09H50 AM (Germany, GMT +1).
      • My second flight, departs from Frankfurt at 11AM and arrives in London at 11H45 AM.
      • My flight which will take me to my final destination departs from London at 1PM and arrives in Montreal at 3H25 PM.

      All the connection flight are made at the same terminal. In Frankfurt it's in Terminal 1 and in London Heathrow it's in Terminal 2 and I only have 1h10-1h15. I'm flying with Lufthansa but London-Montreal is operated by Air Canada. I bought this fligh in a travel agency and I have a Lufthansa frequent flyer card.

      I'm kinda nervous about having to do this, I've been on a flight with stops and connections so I'm a total beginner. Do I have enough time to connect between my flights? Where will I have to show my passport and go through security (since I've been told I don't need to go through customs from Porto to Frankfurt)? What if I lose a connection flight because of a delay or because I didn't have enough time to go through passport control and get to the gate? As a minor I'm quite nervous. Should I warn the flight attendant before I land in case I'm late for the next flight?

      Thanks in advance!

      8 Answers Nov 7, 2014 at 11:54 AM
    • POorto to Vigo By Celta train

      Porto Oct 1, 2014 at 4:19 PM

      Hi,
      I was trying to book our trip from Porto To Vigo on the night train, but were Unable to do it.
      The departure place is fine, comes up in the computer, however the destination is not listed among the choices
      Please help!!! I followed the link you provided, but was not able to book
      Thanks again!!!

      4 Answers Oct 3, 2014 at 5:05 AM
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      Metro tickets.

      Porto Sep 23, 2014 at 2:49 PM

      Will be travelling from the airport in Porto by Metro to Trinidade station then next day from there to Train Station Campanha. Do i buy single tickets or can i buy a 24 hr ticket for the 2 journeys ?

      6 Answers Sep 24, 2014 at 7:52 AM
    • cost of taxi

      Porto Aug 20, 2014 at 2:42 PM

      What will a taxi cost from Porto airport to Eurostars Hotel near Hospital Sao Joao?

      4 Answers Aug 23, 2014 at 1:51 PM
    • Beach resorts

      Porto Aug 20, 2014 at 2:01 PM

      Are there any beach resorts close to Porto, so a holiday could be split between beach time and exploring the city? Ideally a beach resort with a rail link into the city.
      Thanks

      6 Answers Jan 4, 2015 at 8:03 AM
    • parking fine

      Porto Aug 18, 2014 at 9:54 AM

      if you get a parking fine in Porto where do you pay it?

      2 Answers Aug 18, 2014 at 3:42 PM
    • Accommodation

      Porto Aug 1, 2014 at 5:46 AM

      I am coming to Porto for a month to learn Portuguese. What the best (cheapest) place to get accommodation.

      2 Answers Aug 3, 2014 at 11:48 AM
    • Taxi ride from Porto to Vila Nova de Gaia

      Porto Jul 23, 2014 at 6:43 AM

      My mother was born in Vila Nova de Gaia. I would like to ride through the area where she was born, and only have limited free time in Porto. What would a taxi cost for a ride from the Mercurio Centro Hotel near Praca de Batalha in Porto to the Gervide section of Oliveira do Douro in Vila Nova de Gaia and back again?

      2 Answers Jul 23, 2014 at 5:08 PM
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      Luggage in rede-expressos

      Porto Jul 17, 2014 at 11:28 AM

      Hi,

      Is it true, that luggage is pay extra in rede-expressos?
      I will be travel porto-fatima in september. Our luggage will be weight about 35kg. (3bags).
      If i read well luggage will be coast 20€ extra. Realy??

      4 Answers Jul 20, 2014 at 1:34 AM
    • Accommodation

      Porto Jul 12, 2014 at 7:26 AM

      Is there any area to avoid when booking self catering accommodation in Porto

      3 Answers Jul 13, 2014 at 4:49 AM
    • BUS TO GERE`S

      Porto Jul 4, 2014 at 3:27 AM

      CAN YOU GET A BUS DIRECT TO GERE`S FROM PORTO AIRPORT

      2 Answers Jul 5, 2014 at 2:14 AM
    • Wine Tasting in Porto, Portugal

      Porto Jul 1, 2014 at 9:00 AM

      Which is the best place to visit for wine tasting in Porto?

      6 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 12:56 AM
    • Dao wine tour

      Porto Jun 20, 2014 at 10:43 AM

      Any tours of the Dao wine region, around Viseu from Porto? Either in groups or a guide with a car to take two around, so we don't have to rent a car for one day. Thanks, John

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      Travel in Porto near a Hotel..

      Porto Jun 17, 2014 at 6:27 AM

      Will be staying one night in October. Will need Metro to a Hotel from Airport,then metro to rail station next day as traveling to Braga. Advice please on a hotel near the Metro line and where we do not have to change lines if possible.

      4 Answers Jun 18, 2014 at 1:37 AM
    • Lisbon airport to Oriente station to take train to Porto?

      Porto Jun 3, 2014 at 4:07 PM

      We will arrive in Lisbon and hopefully have 1 1/2 hours, (if our flight is on time) to get ourselves to Oriente train station to take train to Porto. What are our options for quick and or cheapest way to catch train?
      Also, once we arrive in Porto, what options will we have to get ourselves to our hotel in the Riberia district? We are staying at Hotel Carris.
      Thanks for all answers.

      3 Answers Jun 4, 2014 at 4:16 AM
    • Lactose and gluten-free food

      Porto Jun 3, 2014 at 3:28 AM

      Hello,

      I want to surprise my girlfriend with a trip to Porto. Since she cannot eat lactose or gluten and neither of us knows Portuguese I wondered if:
      - restaurant personnel will understand that we are looking for the lactose and gluten-free food on the menu if we explain in English,
      - there are restaurants that promote the availability of lactose and gluten-free food.

      Thanks for advice!
      Jannick

      3 Answers Jun 4, 2014 at 2:47 AM
    • arriving by train from lisbon

      Porto May 29, 2014 at 1:51 PM

      What is the best way to get to an apartment near the sandeman port cave if we arrive at the main station?

      2 Answers May 30, 2014 at 1:04 AM
    • supermercados

      Vila Nova de Gaia May 25, 2014 at 4:36 AM

      We will be staing very close to Ponte Lois 1 in july. Is there a supermercado close by?

    • Best way to move around Portugal

      Porto Apr 24, 2014 at 9:51 AM

      Best way to move from the airport to Bairro das Colonias/Graca . We will planning to stay 2 days

      Thank you

      2 Answers Apr 25, 2014 at 1:01 AM
    • how to travel from city to city or village to village without a car?

      Porto Apr 3, 2014 at 10:30 PM

      We will arrive in Lisbon by plane. I know we can take train to Porto, but does train go directly to other towns, like Coimbra, Braga, etc?

      13 Answers Apr 5, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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      Where to stay ?

      Porto Feb 26, 2014 at 10:57 AM

      Have any one a address to stay for 2 people for 2 night begin of May? I was thinking on Airb&b, have you an idea about it? Thanks :-)

      13 Answers Feb 26, 2014 at 2:35 PM
    • walking distance to Sa section of Gaia from Oporto

      Vila Nova de Gaia Oct 13, 2013 at 7:13 PM

      We will be staying at the Mercure Porto Centro Hotel. My mother was born in the Sa section.
      Is it possible to walk there from the hotel, or what is the best way?

      3 Answers Feb 4, 2014 at 12:38 PM
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      Best places for 20-year old American girls to visit in Porto?

      Porto Oct 1, 2013 at 4:45 PM

      My friend and I are traveling to Porto in July of 2014 from the States and are staying for roughly 3 weeks. I have never been to Portugal and have a few questions:

      1) What are the safest cities to stay in that are close to everything? (Shops, resturaunts, nightclubs, etc)
      2) Where do you find 20-25 year olds on weekends? (Nightclubs, bars, etc)
      3) What are some mandatory things we must see as tourists?
      4) What are some other things I should know about visiting Porto?

      3 Answers Nov 7, 2013 at 8:51 AM
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      Alsa Bus in Porto

      Porto Sep 23, 2013 at 4:50 PM

      I can not find the location of where the ALSA bus leaves Porto to go to Santiago their web site has a vague map I read it is near Casa da Musica subway station, any know exactly where it is
      thank you

      2 Answers Sep 24, 2013 at 2:32 AM
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      Peneda-Gerês National Park on 21.09 or 22.09.

      Porto Sep 15, 2013 at 9:56 AM

      hi, i and my friend want to visit Peneda-Gerês National Park on 21.09 or 22.09. But we are only 2, they need minimum 4 people. Maybe someone want to join us? here is link: http://www.oportoadventuretours.com/

      2 Answers Feb 4, 2014 at 12:54 PM
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      Car rentals - Automatic!

      Porto Sep 12, 2013 at 5:34 AM

      I have been traveling Portugal by Train,bus,boat and foot and now would like to rent a car. I have found only 1 site offering automatic car rentals, and the rates change from 35E to 105E!!! Any suggestions? I would prefer to drive to see this beautiful countryside. Looking to do a one day drive tomorrow. If that does not work, any other suggestions?
      I know the river boats offer tours ... but I would like something less touristy.

      I have used many suggestions by VT members and have been so happy with everyones recommendations :)

      Mahalo,
      Linda

      2 Answers Sep 12, 2013 at 12:40 PM
    • bull fighting in O Porto?

      Porto Jul 8, 2013 at 11:12 AM

      I have heard that Portuguese bullfights are worth seeing. We will be visiting O Porto and wondered if we can see one in that area? Thanks.

      3 Answers Jul 8, 2013 at 3:05 PM
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      Porto Card

      Porto Jun 1, 2013 at 12:16 AM

      I wonder if you've bought a Porto tourist card? Is it worth buying? Does it include unlimited use of public transport in all zones? Thank you. Anita

      3 Answers Jun 12, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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      A beach near Porto

      Porto Jun 1, 2013 at 12:12 AM

      Can you possibly recommend a nice beach which is near Porto (and accessible by public transport)? I'm not very keen on sunbathing but I'd love to have a swim in the ocean once I happen to be there. Thank you in advance. Anita

      6 Answers Jun 23, 2013 at 8:02 AM
    • 8 HRS LAYOVER IN PORTO

      Porto Apr 10, 2013 at 5:28 PM

      My son in law could only drop us off in city of Porto or directly at Porto airport at 8 in the morning. Our flight from Porto to Spain is at 4:15 p.m. What would you advice us to do: stay in Porto and go around city (with our luggage) or be early at the airport and wait for 8 hrs and do what? Your suggestions are appreciated Thanks. Bernadette P

      4 Answers Apr 22, 2013 at 3:10 PM