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General Information

The official language of Portugal is Portuguese.

The national currency of Portugal is Euro (€) (EUR).

1 EUR equals  .
equals  EUR.

Location

Portugal

The distance from to Portugal is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Portugal. Exercise normal precautions in Portugal. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Portugal is 30. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Portugal.

LGBT

Portugal has a score of 10 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Portugal ranks #1 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Portugal.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Portugal should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Portugal to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Portugal differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Portugal, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type E
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Portugal and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Portugal. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Light rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 42–55°F  /  6–13°C 80% 46%
Sat November 09 41–55°F  /  5–13°C 91% 68%
Sun November 10 42–52°F  /  6–11°C 85% 74%
Mon November 11 42–60°F  /  6–16°C 83% 33%
Tue November 12 41–61°F  /  5–16°C 79% 5%
Wed November 13 47–60°F  /  8–16°C 88% 40%
Thu November 14 40–54°F  /  5–12°C 89% 75%
Fri November 15 40–48°F  /  5–9°C 87% 80%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:10 am and sets at 05:23 pm. This equates to 10.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Portugal, it is in . When the sun sets in Portugal, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Portugal is 3.20 EUR. Every kilometer costs an additional 0.00 EUR. Every hour of waiting time costs 13.60 EUR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Portugal.

The minimum driving age is 18 for cars 16 for motorcycles.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 EUR in Portugal.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 5.65 EUR.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Portugal is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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