When shopping in Lisbon, or Portugal, you may notice a VAT added to your receipts. Find out who can claim a VAT refund, which purchases are eligible, and how to claim the refund at the airport.
Porto in northern Portugal is home to Port wine and a beautiful UNESCO-listed old centre. Though smaller than Lisbon, the city has many sights to see. Find all the essential information for your visit to Porto, including how to get around, hotels, restaurants, the feast of Saint John, and a Douro valley wine tour.
Explore the Baixa with this self-guided tour. It covers all the places of interest, and some history facts, from the Rossio Square to Ribeira das Naus, a beautiful promenade by the River Tejo.
Just like Lisbon, Porto has its own transport and sightseeing cards: Andante and Porto Card. Read our guide to make sure you buy the right one for exploring Porto.
Learn how to find parking space on the streets of Lisbon. Information on parking meters and garages, car parks, overnight parking, how much it costs and how to pay.
Wondering if you should tip in Lisbon, how much should you tip, and who should you tip in Portugal? Find out here so you don’t get it wrong.
Unsure about which card to buy: Viva Viagem or Lisboa Card? While both cards can be used to travel around Lisbon, they are actually two distinct types of cards. Read our guide to make sure you buy the right one for exploring Lisbon.
Nazaré is a coastal resort north of Lisbon and an increasingly popular destination among surfers and tourists. Details about the perfect day trip from Lisbon with suggested stops on route.
If you’re planning a trip to Peniche, here are some ways to spend your time. Visit the fortress, discover Portuguese traditions, venture onward to Cabo Carvoeiro, take a boat ride to the Berlengas Islands, relax on the beach, and enjoy fresh fish and seafood.
For a day trip or a longer stay, use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Peniche, a fishing town north of Lisbon on the Silver Coast. With several beautiful beaches and the protected Berlengas islands, it draws both holidaymakers and surfers.
For a day trip or a longer stay, use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Nazaré, the coastal resort where McNamara set a world record for surfing the largest ever wave.
Use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to the Algarve. Facing the Atlantic to the west and south, the Algarve coast has the best climate in Portugal and beaches for every type of traveller.
Looking for a place to watch the World Cup? Here are the best venues in Lisbon with big screens to watch the matches.
Lisbon’s water provider company celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations, all visitors to the Water Museum will enjoy free admission on weekends throughout the year.