Tag: Portugal Attractions

Portugal Attractions

 

  • Castelo de Sao Jorge – Castle of St. George
  • Alfama – The oldest part of Lisbon
  • Sé (Cathedral) – first church in Lisbon
  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Museum
  • The Bairro Alto – The Bairro Alto district, an historic enclave dating back to 1513
  • Monument to the Discoveries – One of the popular attractions in Lisbon is the monument, situated
  • on the riverbank in the Avenida de Brasilia in the district of Belem, which was designed to
  • commemorate the Portuguese Age of Discovery
  • Tower of Belem – This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Parque das Nacoes
  • Fatima
  • Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis – dedicated to Soares dos Reis, the famous sculptor born and
  • bred in Porto
  • Igreja de Sao Francisco
  • Solar Vinho do Porto
  • Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Frederico de Freitas Museum
  • Sao Vicente Caves
  • Cable Car
  • Cathedral
  • Whale Museum
  • Porto Santo
  • Setubal
  • Coimbra
  • Coimbra University
  • Guimaraes
  • Guimaraes church and palace
  • Braganca

Travel
By Air – The national airline of Portugal is TAP Air Portugal (TP). The airlines operates direct flights to many destinations like Faro, Lisbon and Porto from a number of countries, including Canada, France, Spain, the UK and USA. Portugalia Airlines (NI) operates flights from Europe. Many popular airlines that fly to Poland from UK are British Airways, GB Airways and Monarch Airlines, Easyjet, bmibaby, Jet 2, MyTravelLite, Flybe, Flyglobespan and SATA.The biggest airport is Lisbon International Airport which is located like 4.5 miles north of the city.

By Sea – The main ports for international passengers are Lisbon, Leixes (Oporto), Funchal (Madeira) and Portimão (Algarve), served by Cunard, Italia, Linea C, Olympia, P&O and Union Cas

By Rail – If coming from UK, the fastest way is to get on Eurostar train to Paris and from Paris to Portugal by Sud-Express.

Road – Spain is the only country sharing border with Portugal. The major border posts are open most
of the time now.