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Old 03-11-2016, 10:42 PM
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Any tips all? Thinking of heading next summer. Won't be hitting the Algarve. Mainly the Northern half.
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Old 04-11-2016, 02:31 PM
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Maybe brush up on your Spanish? Just a few greetings at least.
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:59 PM
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Maybe brush up on your Spanish? Just a few greetings at least.
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:07 AM
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Lisbon is a fantastic town.
Sintra is worth a visit.
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Old 05-11-2016, 08:28 PM
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Lisbon is amazing. No idea about the Algarve.
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Old 12-11-2016, 12:48 PM
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Any tips all? Thinking of heading next summer. Won't be hitting the Algarve. Mainly the Northern half.
Obidos , north of Lisbon very nice walled city. Porto (at least 2 days if you're feeling adventurous). Sintra has numerous palaces to visit. Lisbon of course (my favourite).
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Old 13-11-2016, 01:15 AM
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Obidos , north of Lisbon very nice walled city. Porto (at least 2 days if you're feeling adventurous). Sintra has numerous palaces to visit. Lisbon of course (my favourite).

In Oporto all the good bars and restaurants are down by the estuary. It could be very cold and damp at this time of year. Very hilly city also.
Lisbon is a wonderful city I agree.
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Old 13-11-2016, 10:35 PM
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Sound lads. I'll be going next summer. Will fly in to Porto and will stay at least two nights. Maybe head to wine country for a couple of nights also. After that work my way down to Lisbon for three nights. Probably be away for 10-12 nights.
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Old 13-11-2016, 11:01 PM
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Sound lads. I'll be going next summer. Will fly in to Porto and will stay at least two nights. Maybe head to wine country for a couple of nights also. After that work my way down to Lisbon for three nights. Probably be away for 10-12 nights.
a visit to the port cellars in Porto is a must, also the water front bars
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:27 PM
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While in Lisbon (or before, if driving down from Porto), make time for a day in Sintra (wonderful old town, though very hilly, as is Lisbon) that exudes history. Great food, (very) narrow streets
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