Useful Information When Visiting Portugal
When to Visit Portugal
Portugal is mild and sunny all year round and has a particularly long summer season with toasty warm temperatures from April to September. In the Algarve, the average maximum temperature is 28 degrees Celsius in the summer with 12 hours of daylight and a dry heat. Average temperatures are only slightly lower on the Lisbon Coast, and it enjoys a welcome breeze in the hottest summer months.
Driving from Lisbon to the Algarve has never been easier with the journey taking a leisurely two and a half hours.
Passport & Visa Information for Portugal
If you are travelling from the UK to Portugal, you can check the up to date entry requirements here.
We suggest signing up for email alerts which means you will be notified if something changes for entry to Portugal: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/portugal/email-signup
For more information, you can also check the Portuguese Government Portal.
Lisbon City is a delightful metropolis full of historic buildings, designer shops, food markets, wine bars, fabulous restaurants, streetside cafes and numerous other tourist attractions. If you are staying in one of the nearby resorts, we encourage you to squeeze in a day trip to the capital if you can as you will not be disappointed. Foodies will love the Lisbon cuisine and you will need your camera at the ready to capture the amazing buildings, gardens and spectacles along the way.