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Prepare your stay in Portugal

Not always easy to organize your stay to Portugal, fortunately we have gathered here all the useful information. We have targeted the best activities to do on site, selected hotels and accommodations of good standing, and gathered information to get there. In practical terms we have several maps to help you find your way.

Where to stay in Portugal

In Portugal to spend the night you will find mostly hotels and the quality of the services is very pleasant. In general, the hotels in Portugal offer relatively comparable services with a few exceptions To make the right choice, look at the listings of the hotels we recommend in this article, and choose based on current promotions.

The 5-star hotels in Portugal

When looking for a 5-star hotel, you want quality first and foremost. It's good:in Portugal 5-star hotels are excellent. Here are some ways to help you book the best. Here are some ways to help you book the best.

In Portugal and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred 5-star hotels. Not always easy to book at the best ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Portugal

Portugal is definitely a good choice for a comfortable stay in a 4-star establishment. Hotels in this category are well known and you should not be disappointed. Follow our advice and tips to book the best.

You make good choice if you book at OPOHOTEL Porto Aeroporto (one of the best option in Maia), at TURIM Marques Hotel (a excellent establishment ) or at Hotel Aveiro Palace.

3-star hotels in Portugal

Good options are: Park Hotel Porto Aeroporto (one of the best choices in Maia), at Veneza Hotel (a very good establishment) or Loule Jardim Hotel.

Guesthouses in Portugal

In Portugal and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred guesthouses. Not always easy to find a good one. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Thomar Story - Guest House, an magical establishment. Also consider the Fátima GuestHouse, which is very good ans super nice...

Hotels with golf in Portugal

In Portugal and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred hotels with golf. Not always easy to identify which ones are really good to play golf and relax. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. You can should book your stay at Praia D''El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort (one of the best choices at Casal da Lagoa Seca), at Palacio Estoril Hotel Golf & Spa (an establishment magical ) or at Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel.

Hotels with casino in Portugal

In Portugal and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred hotels with a casino. Not always easy to make a choice. Have a look to our recommendations.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Portugal? The best place to stay in Portugal is at Troia Design Hotel in Troía.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Portugal? The best 5 stars hotel in Portugal is the Ocean View at Praia D''El Rey in Amoreira.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Portugal? The best 4 stars hotel in Portugal is the OPOHOTEL Porto Aeroporto in Maia.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Portugal? The best 3 stars hotel in Portugal is the Park Hotel Porto Aeroporto in Maia.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Portugal? The best 2 stars hotel in Portugal is the Moov Hotel Évora in Evora.

What is the best hotel with spa in Portugal?

What is the best resort & spa hotel in Portugal? The best resort & spa hotel in Portugal is the Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa in Calheta.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in Portugal? The best hotel to practice golf in Portugal is the Praia D''El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort in Casal da Lagoa Seca.

Is there a casino hotel in Portugal? Yes there is : you can go to the Algarve Casino Hotel in Portimao.

What is the best guesthouse in Portugal? The best guesthouse in Portugal is the Thomar Story - Guest House in Tomar.

How to get to Portugal

Going to Portugal by plane

Lisbon Airport : the airport has 4382 flights per week. It is served by 44 airlines that offer 129 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Espargos : flights operated by Tacv and Tap Air Portugal
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal, Air Transat, Air Canada and Sata International
  • São Paulo : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal and Latam Brasil
  • Casablanca : flights operated by Royal Air Maroc and Tap Air Portugal
  • Recife : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Luanda : flights operated by Taag Angola Airlines and Tap Air Portugal
  • Rio De Janeiro : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Campinas : flights operated by Air Paradise International
  • Fortaleza : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Accra : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Lisbon Airport : Praia

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Lisbon Airport :

  • Madrid : flights operated by Iberia, Tap Air Portugal, Air Europa and Easyjet
  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Tap Air Portugal
  • Paris : flights operated by Transavia.Com France, Tap Air Portugal and Highland Express Airways
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa and Tap Air Portugal
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm, Tap Air Portugal, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Geneva : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal and Highland Express Airways
  • Lyon : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Transavia.Com France
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal and Easyjet
  • Munich : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal and Lufthansa
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Lisbon Airport : Eindhoven.

Domestic flights from Lisbon Airport :

There are 10 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Tap Air Portugal.

  • Porto : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Madeira : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal and Easyjet
  • Ponta Delgada : flights operated by Sata International and Tap Air Portugal
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Sata International and Tap Air Portugal
  • Faro : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Praia Da Vitória : flights operated by Sata International and Tap Air Portugal
  • Lajes Do Pico : flights operated by Sata International
  • Horta : flights operated by Sata International
  • Vila Do Porto : flights operated by Sata International
  • Porto Santo Island : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal

Low cost airlines to Lisbon Airport :

  • Paris : flights operated by Transavia.Com France, Tap Air Portugal and Highland Express Airways
  • Geneva : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm, Tap Air Portugal, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Eindhoven : flights operated by
  • Lyon : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Transavia.Com France
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal and Easyjet
  • Basel : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Madeira : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal and Easyjet
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet and Tap Air Portugal
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa and Tap Air Portugal
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Lisbon Airport: Berlin.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal, Air Transat, Air Canada and Sata International
  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Transat

Francisco De Sá Carneiro Airport : the airport has 1169 flights per week. It is served by 18 airlines that offer 28 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Sata International and Air Transat
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • New York Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Rio De Janeiro : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • São Paulo : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Francisco De Sá Carneiro Airport :

  • Geneva : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Madrid : flights operated by Iberia, Air Europa and Tap Air Portugal
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Highland Express Airways and Tap Air Portugal
  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines, Tap Air Portugal, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • London : flights operated by British Airways, Easyjet and Tap Air Portugal
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal, Highland Express Airways and Klm
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Milan : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • London : flights operated by
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Francisco De Sá Carneiro Airport : Brussels-Capital Region.

Domestic flights from Francisco De Sá Carneiro Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Tap Air Portugal.

  • Lisbon : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal

Low cost airlines to Francisco De Sá Carneiro Airport :

  • Geneva : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Highland Express Airways and Tap Air Portugal
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal, Highland Express Airways and Klm
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Easyjet
  • London : flights operated by
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • Milan : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal
  • London : flights operated by British Airways, Easyjet and Tap Air Portugal
  • Paris : flights operated by Easyjet and Air France
  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines, Tap Air Portugal, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Francisco De Sá Carneiro Airport : Brussels-Capital Region.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Sata International and Air Transat

Faro Airport : the airport has 707 flights per week. It is served by 18 airlines that offer 25 destinations.

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Faro Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Easyjet
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Channel Express
  • London : flights operated by Channel Express
  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa, Eurowings and Hapag-Lloyd Express
  • Copenhagen : flights operated by Scandinavian Airlines, Djibouti Airlines and Palestinian Airlines
  • Birmingham : flights operated by Channel Express
  • Stockholm : flights operated by Scandinavian Airlines and Air Djibouti
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Hapag-Lloyd Express and Lufthansa
  • Dublin : flights operated by Aer Lingus
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Faro Airport : Berlin.

Domestic flights from Faro Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Tap Air Portugal.

  • Lisbon : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal

Low cost airlines to Faro Airport :

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Channel Express
  • London : flights operated by Channel Express
  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Easyjet
  • Birmingham : flights operated by Channel Express
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Dublin : flights operated by Aer Lingus
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Geneva : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Faro Airport : Milan.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Hapag-Lloyd Express and Eurowings
  • Zurich : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Hapag-Lloyd Express and Lufthansa
  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa, Eurowings and Hapag-Lloyd Express
  • Copenhagen : flights operated by Scandinavian Airlines, Djibouti Airlines and Palestinian Airlines

What to do in Portugal

But we could not summarize in Portugal at these three sites: go also to Quinta Da Regaleira, National Archive Of Torre Do Tombo, Mosteiro De São Vicente De Fora, Peneda-Gerês National Park, National Azulejo Museum, New Cathedral Of Coimbra and National Coach Museum.

Museums in Portugal

In Portugal visit in priority Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Mafra National Palace and Quinta Da Regaleira.

Mosteiro De São Vicente De Fora, National Archive Of Torre Do Tombo, National Azulejo Museum, National Coach Museum, New Cathedral Of Coimbra, National Theatre And Dance Museum and Vista Alegre are other museums in Portugal; they may eventually interest you. But the cultural offer Portugal is much larger. Also, be interested in Alberto Sampaio Museum, Episcopal Palace, Porto, Convent Of Beja, Museu Quinta Das Cruzes, Ducal Palace Of Vila Viçosa, Reitoria Da Universidade Do Porto, Nogueira Da Silva Museum, Museu De Arte Contemporânea (Fundação De Serralves), Navy Museum and Museum Of The Orient.

Theme parks in Portugal

During your stay in Portugal, do not forget to visit some theme parks: Portugal Dos Pequenitos and Zoomarine.

Places of workship in Portugal

During your stay in Portugal, do not forget to visit some places of workship: Pena National Palace, Mafra National Palace and Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.

Other places of workship are worth visiting, such as Clérigos Church, Convent Of Beja, Igreja De Nossa Senhora Da Boa Fé and Igreja De Santo Amaro.

Natural parks in Portugal

Among the natural parks in Portugal and around, we recommend you to visit Peneda-Gerês National Park and International Douro Natural Park.

Localisation of Portugal on a world map ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Regional map of Portugal ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Detailed location map of Portugal ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Photos of Portugal

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