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    • Festivals in are around Lagos in May

      Lagos Nov 13, 2016 at 6:32 AM

      Any festivals in Lagos, Portugal in the late May ?

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      US Citizens living part time in Portugal

      Portugal Nov 22, 2016 at 10:15 AM

      Hi all,
      Several of us (US citizens) are contemplating a part time residence in Portugal and are considering various cities and options, including Lisbon, Algarve and smaller towns north of Lisbon. If anyone has suggestions as to where to start our research and share experiences, I would appreciate all comments. Any practical advice (access to medical care, climate, etc.) is very welcome.
      Thanks!

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    • Is Porto a good walking city?

      by ephraim08 Online Now Aug 15, 2016 at 11:49 AM

      I'm wondering if Porto is hilly like Lisbon or is it nice and flat making it easier for older folks to walk around in.
      Ephtaim

      6 Answers Sep 17, 2016 at 9:09 PM
    • Travel to Porto mid February to mid march

      by montanamber Online Now Jun 9, 2016 at 12:56 AM

      My husband and I have an opportunity to stay in Porto from mid February to mid March. Does it make any sense weather wise to live there for one month or is it so cold no one is outdoors. Will there be any beauty renting a car and exploring the northern part of the country at that time.

      5 Answers Jun 11, 2016 at 11:50 AM
    • Moving to Porto

      by DenisKl Online Now Jun 7, 2016 at 4:57 PM

      Hi everyone,

      I visited Porto a while ago and was very impressed, everyone was really nice and friendly, great atmosphere. So I am decided to move to Porto (at the moment i live near Lisbon), already gave a notice to the landlord and have to get out in 2 months time. I plan to stay for at least a year and may be even settle down there. Now the main question for me is where to rent a place, I work from home so there is no travel to the office, also I think I can afford to stay anywhere from financial perspective. I move alone, don't know anybody and plan to find some social circle and some friends. Also I am not very social person and I plan to change it :) So i would really appreciate some advises of which area to choose, first thought was to get a flat near University since it is close to the bars and clubs. Another possibility is Foz do Douro, i haven't been there but read many good things about it, still not sure if it is alive enough? The focus is to stay in a place where it would be easy to find something to do, place with more possibilities to meet people. Please let me know if you have any thoughts.

      A little about me, I am a guy, 34 y.o., originally from Latvia but in the past years lived in various places in Europe, speak English and some Spanish, learning Portuguese.

      Thank you,
      Denis.

      4 Answers Jun 8, 2016 at 3:44 AM
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      Ponte Luis 1 Bridge

      by travelinxs Online Now May 27, 2016 at 6:19 AM

      Hi people,

      Does anyone know if it is possible to cycle or push a bike over this bridge? My bike is very heavy (approx. 65kg) so difficult to carry up lots of steps. Coming from the south into the city.

      Many thanks
      Chris

      8 Answers Jun 5, 2016 at 12:30 PM
    • Parking/Sights

      by crazymum Online Now Apr 8, 2016 at 1:30 AM

      Any suggestions for the cheapest walkable parking nearest the sites as to what to see very welcomed. Would prefer ticket type parking - not metered or pay and display as it is too easy to over run the parking and be fined

      Many thanks

      3 Answers Apr 9, 2016 at 2:28 AM
    • FOZ SEASIDE

      by EVAGROSS Online Now Apr 4, 2016 at 2:39 AM

      AT THE SEASIDE ONE CAN SEE A DOMED WHITE STRUCTURE. IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S IN THE WATER, BUT I THINK IT'S ACROSS THE BAY. CAN ANYONE IDENTIFY IT ?

      6 Answers Apr 13, 2016 at 2:57 AM
    • Groceries in Porto

      by CathUK Online Now Feb 6, 2016 at 2:48 PM

      Where do Porto people buy groceries that is near a bus Stop?

      3 Answers Feb 7, 2016 at 1:47 AM
    • Any tips for visiting Porto and exploring the Douro please?

      by chrisreed Online Now Sep 14, 2015 at 5:15 AM

      Does anyone have advice for us, a couple, exploring the Porto/Douro area for the first time?

      3 Answers Sep 14, 2015 at 10:03 AM
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      72 Andante Card

      by deemoss Online Now Aug 11, 2015 at 8:51 AM

      hi all,

      we are going to Porto for 4 days and was wondering is it worth buying the 72 hour card? not sure how exactly the one you top up works etc,
      any advice be great

      thanks in advance

      5 Answers Aug 14, 2015 at 6:18 AM
    • beer brewery in Porto

      by ennah Online Now Jul 29, 2015 at 7:00 AM

      Can any one tell me if there is a brewery in Porto or in a place where we can get to by public transport ? Thank you

      4 Answers Jul 30, 2015 at 5:09 PM
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      Porto rail travel to Averio then Averio to Braga and back to Porto.

      by Derribong Online Now Jul 24, 2015 at 5:43 AM

      Over a 10 day period plan to do rail trips from Porto to Aveiro then travel to Braga then return to Porto. Question is can i travel direct from Averio to Braga or need to return to Porto to get a train from there to Braga ?
      Separate questions. Should I get a rail pass ? Do i qualify for any discount being 67 years old ?

      5 Answers Jul 24, 2015 at 9:30 AM
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      pdl to Porto

      by EllenH Online Now Jun 18, 2015 at 10:58 PM

      I have 2 nights booked, think I may want more. 5 nights free until 3 nights booked in Lisbon then back to the Azores. I realize asking anyone to tell me what to do in this time is ridiculous, but there are a few on here I really trust....Douro valley. my husband thinks Fatima, I think not, into Porto, out of Lisbon . Like the bike path answer that I cannot find anymore. Open to suggestions, I guess there was a VT meet in close area not too many years ago. A few towns have been mentioned on vt ..Batalha, alcobaca, nazare,obidos,.....I am asking advice.

      5 Answers Jun 19, 2015 at 10:20 PM
    • Where should a foodie have dinner in Porto?

      by AlyceM Online Now May 31, 2015 at 12:23 AM

      We are in Lisbon, going to Porto tomorrow. I like to find places where the locals eat, which means while Trip Advisor has great reviews, going to the restaurants recommended often means eating with a lot of other American tourists. Any advice on getting good Portuguese food?

      2 Answers May 31, 2015 at 3:32 AM
    • Upmarket bars

      by emmapearce2002 Online Now May 2, 2015 at 4:13 PM

      Can anyone recommend a nice upmarket bar/restaurant to celebrate my 40th birthday? thanks

      2 Answers May 4, 2015 at 12:09 PM
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      Stairs going from airport to train station

      by nomad7890 Online Now Apr 19, 2015 at 4:08 PM

      We are looking at taking the metro E line to the train station. What is the overall experience taking this metro? Are there many stairs, or is it fairly easy to get to and from the metro?

      4 Answers Apr 20, 2015 at 10:02 AM
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      crossing the Douro

      by deemoss Online Now Apr 14, 2015 at 3:51 AM

      Can you advise please how much it cost to use the boat to cross from Vila nova de Gaia, can you buy it combined with bus passes?

      thanks in Advance!
      Pode informar agradar quanto custou para usar o barco para atravessar de Vila Nova de Gaia , você pode comprá-lo combinado com passes de ônibus ?

      desde já, obrigado!

      4 Answers Apr 15, 2015 at 1:55 AM
    • Boat tour to see fireworks St. John festival

      by montanamber Online Now Apr 9, 2015 at 8:16 AM

      We are spending three days on ave. dos aliados area for St. John festival. My husband is somewhat limited in walking for hours and hours. We have heard there are boats you can go on to watch the fireworks that night. Can you suggest companies or where to obtain information so we can make a reservation. Thank you. ALSO any information on things we MUST SEE AND DO

      1 Answer May 2, 2015 at 10:39 AM
    • Best place to park in Porto

      by pmah98 Online Now Mar 22, 2015 at 7:49 AM

      I'm travelling around Portugal this July and want to visit Porto. I'm going to be in my car, and have heard that parking and driving in Porto isn't that easy. I've looked in to parking on one of the streets near the main football stadium but am unsure if this is the best option? Are there any other alternatives that you recommend- I'm looking to spend probably the whole day in the city. Thanks

      1 Answer Mar 22, 2015 at 8:39 AM
    • Ovar, Portugal in May/June

      by Ribena84 Online Now Mar 10, 2015 at 3:51 AM

      We are going to Furodouro, Ovar for a week during half term. Will there be much going on/open in the last week of May or is it too early in the season?
      Any recommendations of bars/places to visit?

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Mar 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM
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      Porto - Montreal (2 Stops) - 16 year old minor

      by jgoncalo Online Now 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

      by vickyjf44 Online Now 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!!!

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

      by Derribong Online Now 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

      by enquire Online Now 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

      by Ace-Duke Online Now 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

      by rbmgra Online Now 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 10:09 AM
    • Accommodation

      by Paulculber Online Now 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.

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

      by babyspike1 Online Now 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

      by juliansorel Online Now 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 1:24 AM
    • Accommodation

      by catriona51 Online Now Jul 12, 2014 at 7:26 AM

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

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

      by MEFC Online Now 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