Portugal Travel Guide

Lisbon is not only the capital but also the largest city of Portugal. The city is spread across a steep hill, which overlooks the amazing Rio Tejo and successfully captivates visitor’s interest for centuries. Lisbon is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe and known for its beautiful blend of the ancient European architecture and contemporary arts.

Places to visit in Lisbon Portugal

Enjoy the luxurious food with local people, or take pictures in front of beautiful monuments: The list of things to do in Lisbon will never end. Traveling to the vasco da gama tower or riding the sky capsule and enjoying its spectacular view is worth to do. The Rua Garrett program is one of the most visited places and things to do in Lisbon. Here you will find lots of local artists and guide tours. The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum is a unique treasure hunt for art hunters. If you want to know about local culture and things to do in Lisbon, then travel to the Victorian style. These ancient trams offer a spectacular view of cruises and light-colored houses through local streets. Lisbon Oceanarium is a beautiful collection of Portuguese aquatic life. The day time is ideal for visiting the ancient European architecture but make sure to stay alive for some time at night to enjoy the nightlife and taste unique food in the local cafes and enjoy the drinks in bars. Lisbon Cathedaral , Padrão dos Descobrimentos , Rua Augusta Arch , Belem Tower, Sao Jorge Castle, Praca de Comercio, and Rossio Square are some more places to visit in Lisbon.There are lots of things for entertainment in Lisbon for all groups of people.

Things to do in Albufeira Algarve

Albufeira is part of the district of Faro, a city in Portugal that line southern Portugal's beautiful Algarve coastline and considered as a best tourist destination due to the abundance of entertainment and breathtaking natural beauty. The city's oldest sites are very attractive in itself, providing travelers with street roads, bars, restaurants, cafés and shopping centers for tourists. The sandy beach and the surrounding colorful villages make this more picturesque and more compelling to visit the entire life of the city.

From white sand beaches to golden sunsets with ocher rocks and tranquil atmosphere, Albufeira is a city that will entangle you and attract you so that you can come here again for the coming years. This hidden Portuguese gem holds an array of modern and ancient legacy. From mountain hiking to Kayaking and canoeing there are various things to do in Albufeira. Zoomarine is a unique marine animal in the natural theme park. The park also has dolphins shows and seal shows. Art and craft views inspired by the sea in the city can be found everywhere. The Water sports are definitely one of the best things to do in Albufeira. There are also many things to do with children in Albufeira like Aqua Park shows, water sports for children and perky adventures.
There are several beaches in Albufeira but Praia da Chelha is the most quiet and clean beach with a hidden gem, golden sand, blue clear water and sand-brown cliffs on the shores of the beach. Paraya Salgados and Praia da Oura are mostly crowded beaches in the city.

Places to visit in Faro Portugal

The Faro city is located in the southern part of Portugal. The city is located on the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Santa Maria. Once you reach the city, you will find many things to do there. You can take a boat trip which will take you around Riya Formosa. You can enjoy the delicious food at the restaurant, enjoy the nightlife, and take part in local activities.

There are many religious places to travel in Faro. Old Town is a unique collection of medieval and moorish architecture. With the offer of a peaceful environment, the city streets are made of stone bricks and flower buds are hanging on the walls of white and blue houses. The Church is a 13th-century Gothic church. It saves the neo-cultural architecture with Sao Pedro church, which was built in the 15th century. The beautiful contradiction of these medieval and Moorish churches is the Bishop's palace. Built by British soldiers at the end of the 16th century, it is also located in the old city. One of the most memorable things to do for a trip to Arco da Villa is in Faro. Designed by Francesco Xavier Fabli, this medieval pylon was opened in the early 18th century. Twin buildings were built to ban the Christian invaders in the 12th century on the eastern gate of the city of Arco de Reposo. One of the best ancient places to visit in Faro is Largo D and also the best place to buy a sophisticated architecture and a memento and local artwork at affordable prices.

Places to visit in Porto Portugal

Porto city which is situated on the banks of the river Duoro in northern Portugal. Actually, this city is considered to be the best of tourism due to its beauty. This city has been the center of commercial activities since its inception. Although there are many places to see in Portugal, but most people like to go to capital Lisbon, Albufeira Algarve and Greater Porto, Madeira. Porto, which is one of the oldest cities of Europe, is also the center of cultural and historical attraction. This medieval city has been recently improved with the beautiful coastline.

There is a lot of places to roam in Porto, where people go to visit the family. The Beaches and River Front make it a perfect destination. Porto is also famous for the wine yard. A place known as Goyaka is also very famous.

Art Museum

Porto is a city that has been a great place for artists for a long time. But it was not until the 20th century that the city gave birth to its unique architectural style. During year 1950, Porto School of the year inspired a generation of artists, including famous artist Álvaro Siza Vieira, the designer of Art Museum at the Serralves Cultural Institution.

Sao francisco church

This church is the old specimen of old architecture in the 14th Century, the Sao Francisco Church in Porto. It is originally part of the St. Francis Convent, which was built in the 13th century.

Porto Cathedral

This cathedral was built by the parents of Dom Afonso Henriquesin the 12th Century. Its specialty is that painted tiles have been installed on its stairs.

Dom Luís I Bridge

This bridge is very important from the bridges built on river Douro. People see the city view by standing on the pool.

Casa da Music

Whenever it comes to contemporary, then Casa da Music is an extraordinary attraction. It has been designed by Dutch architect was Rem Koolhaas. The design of the outside and the interior is quite interesting, due to which it’s become heart of the city.

Portugal Visa for Indian Citizens

Indian passport holders can apply for a Schengen Visa at the Embassy of any of the 26 Member States. Schengen Visa is special kind of tourist visa that permit either transit through or an intended stay within the territory of the Schengen Member States for the duration of maximum 90 days.

Visa Fee for Portugal for Adults – Rs4400 + Agent fee 
Visa fee for Portugal for Children - (6-12 years) – Rs2600 + Agent Fee
Visa processing will take at least two week to process.You have to apply for Schengen Visa well before your trip date.

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