Submitted by fonsamersfoort on Wed, 2014/08/06 – 08:25

Area: 91 982 km²
Capital: Lisbon (Lisbon)
Population: 10,581,949 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
July and September are the best months to travel to Northern Portugal.
May, June, September and October are the best months to travel to Central and South Portugal.
In these months you will have the best chance of pleasant temperatures and also avoid mass tourism.

Portuguese is the official language in Portugal. In addition, there is talk Mirandese.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Portugal, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Portugal is paid by the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
In Portugal you have to drive on the right side of the road.
In Portugal are toll roads. An overview of all toll roads in Portugal available at ANWB .

In Portugal the same plugs and sockets are used as in the Netherlands.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Portugal available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Portugal available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Portugal ending in .es.
Official websites of Portugal: portugal.gov.pt and visitportugal.com .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a beautiful collection of photos of Portugal.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Portugal.

Public and school holidays
An overview of all the holidays in Portugal can be found at Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Portugal can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Portugal can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.