Portugal has a long Atlantic coast as its western border and is rich in history. The capital city, Lisbon is in the center. The southern part is known for refreshing beach escapes. Portugal is an amalgamation of culture as well as modernity. The cities are growing to be metropolitan, yet they have historical vibes, which you can’t help but feel. Apart from Lisbon, Funchal, Porto, Viana do Castelo, Albufeira is cities you can travel to. Some cultural heritage destinations are Aveiro, Braga, Evora, Coimbra, Fatima (pilgrimage), and Obidos.
Portugal was an underdeveloped country till the dictatorship continued here. But later when it became free from then on it is prospering. There is steady growth in the economy. It is not only popular for football but also for having best golf courses in the world. You can travel all around the country in just one day. But still, you cannot soak the beauty of it in such a short span.
Portugal is rich in natural beauty also like Coa Valley (World Heritage site), Peneda – Geres National Park, Cabi da Roca and Douro and Coa. Trains can help you get around in main cities. But they are not so helpful outside the cities. You will have to take a bus or a car rental. Buses can take you to undiscovered places in a low price. Rentals can also help you. Provided you are ready to tackle the busy traffic in cities. Apart from cities, you will get clear road networks around the country.
Euro is the currency that is used in Portugal. You can find luxurious as well as reasonable hotels. Choose anything that fits your budgets The chains of hostels are the cheapest but have lousy service. You can go with Residencial. They are reasonable and offer okay service. You can spend your time buying designer clothes or lounging on a beach. Portugal has a variety of experiences to offer to you.
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