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Portugal Country Quickfacts

  • A couple enjoying the ocean view from Algarve
  • Belem Tower
  • Castro Marim Square in Algarve
  • 25 de Abril Bridge
Area:  92,212 km2
Capital: Lisbon
Country Code: 351
Country Population: 10,427,301
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted in tourist areas: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club
Currency: Euro
Departure Tax: No airport tax is levied
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 230 V
Ethnic Groups: 

Portugese, Ukranians, Moldovians, Romanians

Flag: Austrian Flag
Location:  Western Europe
Official Language(s): Portugese
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant
Time Zone: WET (UTC)
Tipping: Tipping is expected, much like North American customs.


Portugal Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Portugal.

Learn about the history and culture of Portugal, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Portugal's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Portugal for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Portugal tours today!


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