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    • Lisbon Day Trips

      Portugal Jul 15, 2016 at 2:24 PM

      I will be spending 4 and a half days in Lisbon in September. With limited time would you suggest a day trip to Evora, Obidos, Albaca/Batalha or Tomar? I will be traveling by train or bus.

      9 Answers Jul 17, 2016 at 4:47 AM
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      advice regarding best use of holiday time

      Portugal Jul 11, 2016 at 3:51 PM

      hi there, I am from Australia and in September 2016 I will have 12 days holiday in Portugal. I will be arriving in and departing from Lisbon airport. Can anyone please give me advice about where to go and what to do? I would like to go to Porto and then spend some time in smaller towns inland. I like history and culture and food. I am not really interested in beaches and nightlife. For this trip I would probably prefer not to spend my time in museums (that's for another trip) and I like to explore towns on foot. I prefer not to move hotels every day but have a minimum of 2 nights in each place. I will be traveling by train and any other public transport.

      Any advice greatly appreciated. I know this is not a long trip but I think with some planning and forethought I can have a wonderful time there. Many thanks


      14 Answers Jul 28, 2016 at 5:35 PM
    • can I take food in my suitcase.

      Portugal Jul 8, 2016 at 9:05 AM

      Is it ok to take food into Portugal. Will be self catering for a week on the Algarve. Many thanks Denise

      2 Answers Jul 8, 2016 at 11:34 AM
    • can I take food in my suitcase.

      Portugal Jul 8, 2016 at 9:00 AM

      Is it ok to take food into Portugal. Will be self catering for a week on the Algarve. Many thanks Denise

      4 Answers Jul 10, 2016 at 3:54 AM
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      How do I get to N Africa from Lisbon?

      Portugal Apr 28, 2016 at 5:25 PM

      Hi, I'm going to visit Lisbon in August. I would like to take a trip to N. Africa or somewhere in Spain. Does anyone have some advise on where to go and how? I appreciate any help. Gaby

      9 Answers Apr 29, 2016 at 4:54 AM
    • Algarve or Malta

      Portugal Jan 19, 2016 at 4:25 PM

      Hi All,

      Planning to take week long holiday towards the end of the May. Kids would love the beach with sone warm water and parents would love some one nice locations/ European towns /Villages. I think Algarve and Malta both fit the bill. Any suggestions/ locations and pros nd cons. Looking at the holiday prices, Malta seems a little cheaper than Algarve. Also one more constraint is vegetarian food, as my wife is veggie.

      I think in Algarve, I would definitely need a car. I am not sure about Malta.

      Cheers RK

      15 Answers Jan 22, 2016 at 7:14 AM
    • itinerary 14 days

      Portugal Nov 23, 2015 at 7:05 PM

      Is my plan ok or too rush?
      Lisbon , 4 n , days trip to Sintra, Cascai
      Drive from Lisbon to Lagos , visit Lagos , Salema , Sagres on the same day , sleep in Lagos 1n
      Next day , drive to Tavira , visit Tavira , then drive to Evora , visit Evora , sleep in Evora , 1n
      Next day , continue visit Evora , drive to Tomar , visit Tomar , then drive to Nazare
      Sleep in Nazare 2n , visit Alcobacam Batalha , Fatima , Obidos , enought or too rush ?
      Drive to Coimbra , visit Coimbra , sleep 1 n
      Drive to Douro Valley , sleep 2n
      Drive to Porto , sleep 3 n , days trips to Guimaraez and Aveiro
      In Resume , if i want to visit all the places above , what is the logical itinerary and i can add 3 more days if absolutely necessary to make it 17 days instead of 14 days
      In Lisbon , out Porto and i m thingking the last 2 weeks of May into the first week of June
      Thanks very much


      9 Answers Nov 25, 2015 at 11:30 PM
    • 2 locations for Apt rental

      Portugal Jul 28, 2015 at 8:41 AM

      We are planning a 6 week stay in Portugal on the Algarve....looking for recommendations...a quiet area and a busy....touristy area near the beach...

      4 Answers Jul 30, 2015 at 2:19 PM
    • Good areas to stay in Lisbon

      Portugal Jun 6, 2015 at 12:17 PM

      I've found a really good apartment on Airbnb, in the Estrella area, near the Garden. Is that a good area to stay in? I'm in Lisbon for 10 days, so I would like to be near the city centre, near where all the restaurants and stores are. Also, I'm planning to use public transport for day trips to Sintra, Evora, Coimbra, Tomar and Cascais-is Estrella convenient for the bus and train stations to these places too? Would appreciate the help!

      6 Answers Jun 8, 2015 at 4:58 PM
    • Organized tours-Obidos, Alcobaca, Batalha

      Portugal Jun 6, 2015 at 11:49 AM

      Any recommendations for companies that conduct tours to Obidos, Alcobaca and Batalha? I would love to o it by myself, but the public transport connectivity among these 3 places doesn't seem too good. Any help would be appreciated!

      7 Answers Jun 9, 2015 at 1:56 AM
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      US Credit Cards in Portugal

      Portugal Jun 3, 2015 at 8:02 AM

      We are headed to Portugal in a couple of weeks. Will we have problems using our American magnetic strip credit cards in Portugal?


      12 Answers Jun 4, 2015 at 8:44 AM
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      Portugal May 28, 2015 at 9:14 AM

      Hello, My husband and I are traveling from Canada to Portugal this Setpember. We were wondering where a great place to windsurf would be in Portugal, waves or flat water. It would have to be a place where we would be able to rent gear. Thanks. D

      2 Answers May 28, 2015 at 7:49 PM
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      Secure luggage in midnight bus?

      Portugal May 27, 2015 at 8:53 AM

      I will be taking midnight bus from Lisbon to Sevilla, there will be 7-8 stops on the way.
      Is it common to take cable/ bicycle lock to lock the luggage under the coach?

      Thinking buying a bicycle lock to lock it up so I can have a peaceful sleep on bus...:)
      Thank you.

      3 Answers May 29, 2015 at 11:36 AM
    • kayaking in portugal

      Portugal May 25, 2015 at 8:10 AM

      i want to kayak to the berlengas island off peniche..has any one done this any advice? has anyone done this or know any thing about this island?

      also interested in any other sites for kayaking in portugal or even maybe spain

      1 Answer May 25, 2015 at 8:44 AM
    • Marvao to Madrid

      Marvão Apr 6, 2015 at 2:19 PM

      We are taking a tour which will leave us in Marvao. What is the best way to get from there to Madrid? Is it possible by public transportation? Can cars rented in Portugal be taken into Spain?

      Alberta Rose

      9 Answers Apr 11, 2015 at 10:22 AM
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      Day trips in northern Portugal

      Portugal Mar 31, 2015 at 12:15 PM

      We are planning a trip to Portugal. We will be in the Lisbon/Cascais for most of the time. But we do want to spend a few days in Northern Portugal also. If we decide to spend several days in Porto how easy or difficult will it be to take a day trip Viana do Castelo. We most likely will not be renting a car but want to use public transportation, either a train or a bus.

      8 Answers Apr 1, 2015 at 4:51 AM
    • Easter week in castelo de vide and surrounding area

      Castelo de Vide Mar 16, 2015 at 4:03 AM

      What are highlights of Easter week in castelo de vide? Suggestions on residential in the center of activities. What not to miss in this area of allentejo as staying four days.

      1 Answer Mar 16, 2015 at 4:15 AM
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      Travel plan in Portugal

      Portugal Oct 10, 2014 at 6:06 AM

      I am planning a travel to Portugal in February.
      I would like to hear about places where should be visited as 'must' .Culture,history and nature are our priority expectations from a travel but as I am planning to get my nephews at age of 14 and 10 to this travel, I prefer to hear places that would attract them also.
      According to these information I would plan my route and make plane-hotel-car reservations.
      If anyone send their experience and advice about hotel names and flamenco shows, I would be glad.
      Thanks a lot

      10 Answers Oct 15, 2014 at 11:38 AM
    • Appropriate Clothing

      Portugal Aug 10, 2014 at 7:42 PM

      What are good colors to wear in Portugal in August? Any to stay away from besides pink? :)

      8 Answers Aug 11, 2014 at 12:15 PM
    • Torres jewelers

      Portugal Jul 22, 2014 at 2:12 PM

      Is anyone familiar with this store?

      3 Answers Jul 25, 2014 at 6:57 AM
    • First Night

      Portugal Jul 16, 2014 at 5:37 PM

      Obidos or Nazare for first night in Portugal? arriving in Lisbon 8AM.

      8 Answers Jul 20, 2014 at 9:20 AM
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      Tweek my itinnery please!

      Portugal Jul 14, 2014 at 2:49 AM

      Hi, I am planning to be in Portugal in October. I have 9 days to see what I can see. So far, here is what I've got

      Monday - Arrive at night in Lisbon
      Douro Valley
      Wednesday - Leave from Faro

      What do you think of my choices of places to visit?
      Do you think I should re-order the list for travel purposes (I will be using public transport)
      How long should I stay in each place?

      Many thanks for your input!


      9 Answers Aug 17, 2014 at 1:08 PM
    • Praia da rocha

      Portugal Jun 21, 2014 at 3:53 PM

      Nightlife in Praia da rocha for students ?

    • Public transport in Portugal

      Portugal May 18, 2014 at 10:33 AM


      I am planning a 13 days trip in Portugal and I'd like to visits some of the beautiful cities of that country. I won't have a car, reason why I'd like to ask some of you experts about the public transport in PT. I've already checked every site: comboio, expressos, rodotejo, eva, etc.... Yet, it's not clear to me how to reach some places. 

      My itinery is this:

      Porto - Coimbra

      Coimbra - Tomar

      Tomar - Batalha - Alcobça

      Alcobaça - Lisboa

      Lisboa - Ericeira

      Ericeira - Porto


      The destinations I marked in bold are the ones for which I still need to find a public transport.

      Anybody can help me please? :)


      2 Answers May 19, 2014 at 6:26 AM
    • Albuferia The Square Old Town

      Portugal May 13, 2014 at 11:41 PM

      What is the name of the hotel closest to or in the square Old Town. want to stay slap bang here if possible
      Are there any churches in the Square?
      Are there seats in the square?

      4 Answers May 15, 2014 at 12:41 AM
    • Visiting Portugal for 3 weeks---any suggestions

      Portugal Apr 28, 2014 at 6:11 AM

      Hi, I posted before here, and am hoping to get some advice on the places I am thinking of going. I will stay in Lisbon for 4 days, then go to Sintra by train. I will come back to Lisbon and pick up a car and am thinking of going to Costa Vicentina for 3 days, Sagres for 2 days, Lagos for 2 days, then up to Evora and to the Mantiega de Estrella. First, wondering how hard the drive would be up to Mantiega if I am coming from the south--is it all switchbacks? Also I have a few more days left--Porto is kind of an obvious choice but are there better little towns to visit and relax in for my last few days? And one more thing, I am dropping the car at the Lisbon airport at 6AM--should there be much traffic t then? I am renting with Autoeurope and they have a drop box. Thanks for all your help with any of my questions.

      21 Answers May 3, 2014 at 5:24 PM
    • cork factory

      Portalegre Apr 6, 2014 at 5:59 PM

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

      1 Answer Apr 6, 2014 at 6:41 PM
    • how many toll booths between lisbon and fatima

      Portugal Mar 29, 2014 at 8:12 AM

      how many toll booths between lisbon and fatima

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2014 at 8:32 AM
    • Residential or pensoes in alfama area

      Portugal Mar 26, 2014 at 7:53 AM

      We want an inexpensive clean and safe place near ave. liberdade. We want to come in for diande cameos e das. We can wander and partake and also rest so we can continue again. Any suggestions

      5 Answers Mar 26, 2014 at 11:45 AM
    • 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?

      3 Answers Mar 25, 2014 at 9:19 AM