This stunning lberian nation is bursting with history, culture and beautiful scenery. One day you can be surfing on Alentejo's wild, wonderful beaches, the next you can be enjoying the lively neighbourhoods in its capital, Lisbon. Or simply escape from it all to the Douro Valley, close to Porto, discovering the Portuguese hinterland with its centuries old farming and orchards

DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT TO CITY CENTRE: 7 kilometres | TIME ZONE: Summer: GMT +2 hours, Winter: GMT | CURRENCY: Euro (EUR) | LANGUAGES: Portuguese is spoken all over the country, along with a handful of minority dialects. English is widely understood in tourism hubs. |