Visit Portugal – Plan Your Trip
Best Time to Visit Portugal
Due to its southerly location, Portugal enjoys some of the best temperatures in Europe. Summers are hot and dry. Temperatures are moderated along the coast, but interior temperatures can be very hot in summer and quite cold in winter.
Portugal – Visa Requirements
Portugal participates in the Schengen Zone and Schengen Visa requirements. There are no border inspections by rail or vehicle when traveling from Portugal to Spain. Some countries that are not members of the Schengen Zone require a Schengen Visa to enter Europe. Exemptions include citizens of Australia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. Check your specific country at VisaHQ. For a list of exempt countries, visit Project Visa.
Pousadas of Portugal
Stay in luxury historic hotels throughout Portugal. The Pousadas of Portugal hotel chain was established by the government of Portugal and is now managed privately.