With its mild climate, 3000 hours of sunshine per year and 850 kms of splendid beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is the perfect holiday destination all year round.
This is a country that has the oldest borders in Europe, with an exceptional range of different landscapes just a short distance away, lots of leisure activities and a unique cultural heritage, where tradition and modernity blend together in perfect harmony. Its superb cuisine, fine wines and hospitable people make this a tourist paradise of the highest quality.
Situated in the extreme south-west of Europe, just a few hours from any of the other European capitals, Portugal attracts visitors from all over the world.
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The Euro is the official currency. The euro is divided by 100 cents. The U.S. dollar buys approximately € 0.88. The Portuguese escudo was the currency of Portugal prior to the introduction of the euro on 1 January 1999 and was removed from circulation on 28 February 2002. Please check the current exchange rate before traveling, as it changes daily.
Visitors from the United States (and most other Western nations) are not required to have a visa to enter Portugal. A valid passport with an expiration 6 months after scheduled departure is required for entry.