A great way to see the Port wine area in Vila Nova de Gaia is to take the cable car from the top of the town down to Cais de Gaia, on the river bank.
The Government this week announced a 15% discount in fees on tolls around the country, but this came with a catch because exemptions and discounts for residents were also removed.
Tourists swimming on the Atlantic coast of Portugal are warned to take extra care because of fast moving tides and strong winds.
Here’s how you can save about £470 per person on a Douro River seven-day cruise – while you are actually paying full price.
From Cascais, you are within easy reach of the beachside challenge of Praia d’El Rey, the sumptuous luxury of Quinta da Marinha or the mountainous terrain of Penha Longa.
With the average house prices having fallen by 2.8% now is the perfect time to take advantage of cheaper properties and purchase your perfect dream holiday home.
There’s talk on some forums of car hire companies billing credit cards for charges of up to €25 or even more to cover charges, however the road operators Brisa and Euroscut say the hire companies are not liable for the payments if they give details of the driver.
The A22 is a major artery, taking residents and tourists from Lagos to the Spanish border. Charges on the A22 will impact travel in the Algarve because the A22 is the only fast road from east to west – with the smaller urban roads being much slower.
80% of burglars in a survey said they had used Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare to target which properties to rob.
Tax inspectors are looking to recover an estimated £560 million by looking at holiday home advertisements to identify British owners.
KBS is perhaps above board, but when anyone criticises them, they seem to get all legal and make threats of lawyer action. This has just happened to Expats Portugal. We’re expecting our letter any day now.
On 13th May 1917 they were playing on the spot that is now thefamous shrine when a bright light appeared, revealing a woman holding a rosary.
Starting on 24 September, with the final on 2 October, the Porto Open is likely to grow as an international event for the city.
Property owners advertise their flats, rooms and villas all over the world at good prices. Often for much less than the cost of a hotel, you can stay in a full apartment. Here are three examples I found in the Lisbon area.
The most famous and sought after pastéis de nata are sold at the eponymous shop Pastéis de Belém. The natas sold here are made using the original secret recipe.