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Inside Background
The Porto e Norte Region cuts across the northern tier of Portugal and is...
Last edited: 30 July 2009
Northern Portugal is a popular tourist destination partly because it is a...
Last edited: 05 February 2009
Northern Portugal receives more rain than all other areas in Portugal , but...
Last edited: 11 September 2006
Inside Transportation
Portugal is a country with a good public transportation system. There are also...
Last edited: 22 September 2011
Inside Things to Do
Outdoor events and festivals are so common in the country of Portugal that...
Last edited: 12 September 2006
Northern Portugal is an area that is old, historical, and filled with museums...
Last edited: 28 November 2012
Visitors to Northern Portugal will have a difficult time NOT shopping while on...
Last edited: 09 March 2007
Ponte de Lima is the oldest "vila" or small town in Portugal. The bridge over...
Last edited: 25 March 2008
Inside Dining Scene
FOCUS ON LOCAL FOODS _ Tripe _ Seafood rice called "arroz de mariscos” _ Sheep...
Last edited: 10 July 2009
Inside Portugal: For Foreign Visitors
The currency for Portugal is the Euro. In the ALGARVE region  you can...
Last edited: 11 June 2015
Border crossings When travelling between Portugal and another Schengen country...
Last edited: 15 June 2015
In case of an emergency, simply dial 112 on any phone for aid. Operators speak...
Last edited: 04 January 2012
A few basic Portuguese phrases include: Hello...
Last edited: 06 March 2015
This is some Useful Te... Information   oo ( zero zero ) is the International...
Last edited: 04 January 2012
Tipping Tipping in Portugal is just as important as in other parts of the...
Last edited: 11 June 2015
Changing Currencies in Alvor There is a small kiosk right opposite the...
Last edited: 11 June 2015
Watch Your Baggage When traveling in Portugal/Spain/Italy by train.  Keep your...
Last edited: 11 June 2015
Please visit the  http://www.visitp...   to look through a wealth of...
Last edited: 19 December 2014