Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic is a region located mostly along the Iberian Peninsula in southwest Europe. It is the western greatest state of mainland Europe, being confined to the westward and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. The Algarve’s beaches are a major destination and much of the nationality’s architecture. Its locality on the Atlantic Ocean has restraint many facets of its culture.
Flag of Portugal:
Main Airliner to Portugal: TAP Air Portugal
It is the main flag carrier airline of Portugal which functions in Lisbon as the main airport. Portugal has three international airports, Lisbon, Faro and Porto.
Portugal Currency: Euro
Capital City And Its Map: Lisbon
Lisbon or Lisboa in Portuguese is the largest and beautiful ancient city of Portugal and one of the oldest urban centers in the world dated 1200 BC.
Western European Summer Time
Time Zone in Lisbon, Portugal (GMT+ 1)
Date Format: DD/mm/yyyy
Dialing Code: +351
Best time to visit:
The warm and sunny days of Portugal begin in June but ends in September. The mean daytime temperature throughout the state is around 30°C. The summer months in Portugal are packed with tourists, particularly along the beaches.
Mainland weather in Portugal differs from that of the island. From the mainland, the best time for good weather is from April to June and September to October. For the Azores, it is April through September; other months can be cool and rainy.
Official and Main Language: Portuguese
It is very likely to find more English spoken in Portugal than in Spain or France. In the principal tourist areas you will nearly invariably get someone who can speak the principal European languages.
Nearby Resorts and Beaches:
Most of Portugal’s best beaches are in the southwest of the land are scattered on the Algarve coastline.Praia DA Rocha in Portimao is one of the longest, fullest and firmest sandy beaches in the Algarve, which can get crowded in summer.
Quarteria, Vilamoura, Albufeira, Carvoeira, Praia DA Rocha, Alvor, Portimao, Lagos, Funchal, Tavira are the main beach resorts to visit in summer time.