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10 days in Portugal

In a family meeting in Vigo we went with my uncle to Portugal by land, going from Porriño to Lisbon.

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EuropePortugal8 days / July 2009

Highs & Lows

The Azulejos are a prominent expression in Portugal.

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Itinerary Overview

Traveling by land has an incredible secret is to see the whole landscape in the first row. We went from Vigo (Spain) to Porto and then from there we visited Lisbon. I'll tell you more below.

  • 4 Nights: Porto
    Visit clients and get to know Porto.
  • 4 Nights: Lisbon
    Visit Clients

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    A longer stay to visit more Lisbon and rest in Porto

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    During peak hours the traffic is usually stressful, I recommend doing visits on foot and taking the subway.

  • How was the food?

    Solar 31 de Alfama - Lisboa Grenache - Lisboa Kafeine - Coffee & Brunch - Lisboa

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    I went in the summer and the truth was that the weather helped a lot, it is never too late to put on good shoes, water and enjoy a great walk.

  • Packing tips?

    Buying exclusive coffee in Portugal is an invaluable treasure.

  • Transportation Tips?

    Walk up to the viewpoints by Metro or rent a bike.

  • Any surprises?

    At that time I was carrying a battery-powered Canon camera and went on several tours that I did without a battery. Bring an auxiliary or your smartphone or camera battery charged.

  • Booking details?

    My uncle usually travels to Portugal often so some clients offer their home hospitably, we use Booking and referrals. Airbnb also works very well.


  • We went to the home of some of my uncle's clients, he is dedicated to importing and exporting fresh and frozen fish. We arrived for a dinner in which w order portuguese Chiken

  • Hotel Borges Chiado - Booking - Free wi-fi, breakfast buffet and shopping center.