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Things to do
Fill your itinerary with historic trails, castles set upon rugged cliffs or hiking along the Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês. Golf among world acclaimed courses in Algarve, which will host the world Ryder Cup in 2018. Experience everything from cooking classes in a small village to windsurfing along the coast or simply relaxing in a sun lounger under the sun.
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Summers are hot and dry throughout Portugal, particularly in the Algarve, sea breezes make for more pleasant weather.
Portuguese is the official language, but English is widely spoken and understood in tourist areas.
Portugal is a member of the European Union and its official currency is the Euro (EUR). There are many banks, bureaux de change and ATMs available in main cities and tourist destinations.
Local time is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).