does anybody know how to catch a proximo bus to get to the busstation.
shall leave for the airport
Leaving for Lisbon, on Thurs. Will be at the hotel at noon. Have the rest of the day, on Friday, plus Saturday and Sunday to see the city. I had planned on the chill out tour, and independent sightseeing, but rain is forecast. I most probably will do a lot of walking with rain gear, but was wondering how people found the hop on hop off bus to get acclimated, or should it be very rainy. Any particular company? Will be staying by Restauradores. Thanks for any tips!
What fruits u can find in October in Algave and were to hunt fresh from farmers or markets?
We are traveling to Lagos in end of December and now looking for fun things to do/see to keep the children activated and happy. Our children is 4, 8 and 16 yrs old.
Packing for a 6 and 9 year old half term week and first trip abroad to albufeira! Will they need wetsuit for pool and or sea? What else may they need? What is there for them to do and do we need to book trips in advance? One allergic to nuts ? Any tips at all would be great thank you
We would like to holiday in the Algarve in 2017 and would appreciate some help. We are looking for a resort that is not overly busy and without the night clubs etc, but has some shops that you can stroll around of an evening. If anyone has been to Es Cana in Ibiza somewhere sililar would be great. We are looking for an all inclusive hotel. Does anyone know of any and can recommend to save hours of trawling the net and travel brouchers? Many thanks in advance for any help . Gareth & Family
I have bad knees. Is it a hard uphill walk? Can I get up to University by taxi or furnicular? Does the "elevador" take me there?
Just having a day/ night in Coimbra on way to Porto from Lisbon.Best area to stay?
Hi Guys We're heading to Albufeira Old Town for a week on monday. Any suggestions for day trips or places of interest nearby ? We won't be hiring a car.
Also, any tips for good bars or restaraunts in the area would be appreciated. We're staying on Av da Liberdades.
Hi! Is there an official website with info about the buses around Algarve or should I trust this one? http://www.algarvebus.info/002e.htm
I am worried that if it isn't correct and we miss our bus to Faro, there is no alternate transportation from Armacao de Pera. Also, after our boat trip from there, we want to get to Praia da Marinha, can we get a taxi to there and would it be expensive? Can you reccommend a company I can use with a safe mind? In general, transportation without a car seems kinda complicated....
we are a ~30ish year old couple, traveling to Portugal for 7 days next week (land & depart - Lisbon)
Its been really hard to figure out what's the best way to go.. we like a bit of urban athmosphere but also nature (and beach) :) , would like to see a lot but not be in a total rush. we will rent a car
What do you think? should we:
A. Stay around the Lisbon area and travel a bit to the south for a few days?
B. Do the highlights from Lisbon heading up north to Porto?
this is what i had in mind, gathering info from the internet, but i don't know if its realistic:
-day 1 sintra, sleep in obidos
- one night coimbra/or parque natural da serra da estrela
- one night alto douro
- 2 night porto
- 2 night lisbon (or stay in lisbon at the beginning then travel up)
thanksss in advance for your input!!!
I am travelling to Portugal in the third week of Dec for 8 days.
I would like to see Porto, Lisbon, Faro.
I am travelling with 2 children 6 and 8 years.
Can you suggest some good places to see with the children..
Also if you can suggest some information about transport and weather.
I'm planning to visit Lagos in December. I'm travelling alone and I don't go out to night clubs or bars.
I want to go to Lagos and Algarve just to see the beautiful scenery. Now i'm wondering if 5 days might be too much?
I know it can be quite chilly and rainy so I can't just spend the days laying on the beach.
I won't have a car, I will walk and take the bus so I believe I will be kinda limited regarding how far away from the center I can go.
What do you think? Will I get bored?
Are there buses between Evora and Estremoz. Timetables available? Which company recommended? Thanks
What hours is the funiculars operating in Lisbon??
Thank you in advance :-)
A day pass for transportation for 6eu was mentioned somewhere. Does this pass include the metro only, or busses and trams (tram 28?) as well? Do you purchase it from the machines in the metro?
Hi, we plan on seeing Pena and Quinta da Regaleira, but I read somewhere that there is a nice walking/hiking path from Pena to Moors with views to both of them. If there really is such a path, do I need to go into the castle of the Moors as well when we reach it (we don't plan on paying the fee and going inside) or does the path lead in front of it/near it somewhere? Sorry about the unclear question, but I can't seem to find any further info about that walking trail.
Hi, for our day trip to Sintra I've chosen Palacio Pena, Monserrate and Quinta da Regaleira. We don't want to go inside Pena, but want to see the views from the terraces-is there a ticket that includes that but not the interior? Also, we want to see it from such point of view: sintratours.co.uk/wp-content... - is there a walking path that leads to it or something? Where would you get such a view of it?
I read that Quinta is within walking distance from Sintra, but I can't find info about Monserrat- how do you reach it?
Sorry about the heap of questions!:)
My wife and have booked flights for four days in Lisbon in early November.
I was wondering what are some things to do?
We are looking at some hotels, including HF Fenix, Real Palacio or Monte Belvedere - any other suggestions?
Also thinking of hiring a car, even if for a day for a day trip to Mafra - Ericeira - Sintra - Cascais. Does that seem doable? Any better day-trip ideas?
Seems like Bairro Alto is the place to be for hotel/restaurants/bars?
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.
Is there a cinema i lisbon (near Rossio) which shows movies in original laguage?
Thank you in advance :-)
We are flying from Seville to Lyon in mid September but the flight takes us into Lisbon from Seville, then out to Lyons. What could we/should we do to make one day/night in Lisbon memorable? We like art, food, scenery, wine, literature, people. Not really sporty. Any hotel suggestions welcome also.
I just came back from albufeira, I had bought all nice souvenirs from the shop near the escalators near Praia pescadores. Picture frames, wooden light houses. All for my kids. Please tell me there is a shop that sells it online that I could buy from?!!! This is heartbreaking! I had lost the whole bag of souvenirs.
Hi All, I am planning my trip to Portugal in Oct. I want to take the train from Porto to Sintra/Cascais and stay there for 2 days. Then I will leave for Lagos or Faro by train again. I have checked the websites and find that there are no direct train from Porto to Sintra/Cascais (need to change stations), though the websites can still show the itinerary. I wonder if this route is workable or are there any other alternatives?
Thanks in advance.
We are hoping to do a day trip to Freeport outlet centre, taking the ferry across from terreiro do paco and coming back by bus over the vasco de gama bridge. However i am having a lot of difficulty working out the TST schedule. Can anyone help. Which bus will take us from the ferry at Montijo to the beach at Samouco to see the flamingos. Which stop would it be best to get out. Then we want to get a bus on to Freeport outlet shopping and finally take a bus over the bridge to Gare Oriente. My plan is to take the 412 from the ferry to Samouco and then the 431 from Samouco to Freeport and on to Gare Oriente. Has anyone a better or simpler plan.
I am organising a holiday in a villa for around 12 adults of retirement age but who are all very active. I do not know Portugal at all, so advice on which would be the best locations for our group would be much appreciated. One of the group would like to be in reach of Lisbon, the rest of us would like a semi rural location with walks, a nearby village, and scenery the artists amongst us can paint. Sea views, historic sights, places to cycle and nearby restaurants are on the list of attractions we are looking for.
My wife and I who are in our 50s will be visiting Lisbon in August for 5 days. We have booked a place which is about 4 minutes walk from Martim Moniz. The place is located between the neighborhood Baixa and Mouraria. We would like to know if this area is safe to walk at night? Also any security tips to make our stay nice will be greatly appreciated.
In view of the stories about the taxi drivers, I considered renting a car for a week
1 Is it worth it just for our comfort, we 4 people
2 This will save us heartache
3 can travel out of town and will not be dependent on
4 easy to get along driving in the city
i will Happy to receive tips from your experience
Does anyone know what is the address of a public elevator, Or escalator that was planned at the beginning of the 20th century by a disciple of Gustave Eiffel between downtown district (Chiado) and Upper Quarter (Barrio Alto)
not the Santa Justa Lift !
I'm travelling to the Algarve for the first time, with young children. Can someone tell me whether the tap water is safe to drink please?