Trip Report

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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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.

Lodging

  • 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.