Planning a trip to Portugal? It’s easy to see why this has become such a popular place to visit in Europe! Here’s where you can find our best Portugal travel tips, city guides, and much more.

Our first trip was back in 2015 around the time we first started our travel blog. We spent a few days in the town of Lagos on the beautiful Algarve Coast. After exploring some of the country’s best beaches, we knew it wouldn’t be long before we returned.

In 2019, we made our way back to Portugal! We started off in the big city of Lisbon before heading out on a one week road trip. Our journey would take us through so many amazing towns and castles. We ended in the northern city of Porto, which was the perfect finale to our Portugal trip. 

Check out all our Portugal travel guides for tips, and to hear all about our experiences. We’re already planning another trip soon, so stay tuned!

Portugal Travel Tips

Money: The Euro is the currency used throughout Portugal.

Location: Portugal is located in Southern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It borders Spain and sits on the stunning Atlantic Ocean. It’s also known as one of the best surfing destinations in Europe with its massive waves.

Language: Portuguese is the official language. 

Seasons: Many tourists flock to Portugal during the warm summer months. However, our favorite time to visit is in the shoulder season of spring and fall. This is the part of the year where you’ll find less crowds, but still very pleasant weather.  

What to Eat & Drink: Portuguese food is absolutely delicious! This European country has a wide range of seafood, meat dishes, and baked treats to enjoy. Be sure to eat as many local dishes as possible on your Portugal vacation!