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Madeira Portugal

Love Madeira: Golden sand & crystal clear waters

  Madeira is a Portuguese island located west of the Mediterranean Sea in the Atlantic Ocean. Please enable JavaScript E-Mail-Marketing-Services by Benchmark   Madeira attracts a large number of visitors each year due to its beautiful landscapes, gardens, flowers, and tropical temperature. A multitude of beaches may be found along Madeira’s coastline. Calheta, one of […]

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Faro Portugal

Why two Portuguese villages ranked among the Best in the world

Cumeada and Castelo Rodrigo are two Portuguese communities that have won the World Tourism Organization‘s Best Tourism Village Award. The award was presented during the OMT’s 24th General Assembly, which is now taking place in Madrid. These awards are being granted for the first time this year, with the goal of recognizing the greatest rural […]

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Madeira Portugal Vaccination

Portugal: Madeira will begin vaccinating children against COVID-19

Madeira has not recorded any cases of the Omicron variant and is scheduled to start immunizing 14,715 children aged 5 to 11 on December 14. Health Minister Pedro Ramos said: “The vaccines (intended to vaccinate children) will arrive on December 13, a week ahead of schedule.” Government officials emphasized that the region will receive 25% […]

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Porto Portugal Wine

Porto: Authentic Douro Wine Tour

  Escape the city and see a side of northern Portugal that most first-time visitors miss out on during a Douro Valley tour that includes a cruise on the DouroRiver.  Exploring by boat allows you to escape the crowds on land and enjoy unobstructed views of the Douro Valley, while letting someone else drive allows […]

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Portugal

Portugal: No compulsory Covid vaccination planned

President Marcelohopes not to comment on the “hot topic” of compulsory vaccination against Covid 19, as he answered “not on the agenda for the time being” by calling on citizens to vaccinate. This does not mean that Portugal will not obey Europe if the Member States actually choose to be vaccinated. Enjoyed this post? Never miss […]

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Portugal

Portugal implements new COVID restrictions

  Portugal, which has the highest COVID19 immunization rate in the world, announced that it would reintroduce restrictions to prevent the proliferation of cases and urged all passengers flying in the country to submit a negative test certificate upon arrival. I did. “It doesn’t matter how successful the vaccination is, we must be aware that […]

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Portugal

Portugal among top 10 Thanksgiving destinations for North Americans

According to data from ForwardKeys, Portugal is among the 10 most popular international destinations where North Americans spend a few days over Thanksgiving. The list is led by El Salvador, a destination that is up 51% year-on-year in 2019 (tickets confirmed November 5, 2021 for travel from the United States November 18-24 compared to November […]

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Portugal

Portugal makes several changes to Golden Visa program

  The Government of Portugal has confirmed that the country’s Golden Visa program will have a number of new changes, effective January 1, 2022. As previously announced, among the new changes for Portugal’s Golden Visa program will be the removal of Lisbon, Porto as the Algarve as eligible territories for the purchase of houses and […]

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Madeira Portugal

Portugal: Madeira bans the unvaccinated from more indoor places

  The regional government of the Madeira Islands has announced new strict regulations for those who have not been vaccinated against Covid19. From tomorrow (November 20), unvaccinated people will be banned from “attending or working at public or private events”. In other words, they can no longer attend or work at cultural or sporting events […]

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Portugal

Portugal: No new state of emergency planned

  Prime Minister António Costa said today that he does not foresee the need for a new state of emergency in Portugal, but assured that despite the dissolution of parliament, the government will not hesitate to adopt more restrictive measures to prevent stop the Covid19 pandemic. “Frankly, I do not foresee that we will have […]

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Portugal

Portugal uses Covid19 vaccination success to attract German tourists

  Tourism Minister Ana Mendes Godinho said Portugal is using “every trump card”, even a successful Covid19 vaccination, to attract German tourists to the country. Germany is one of Portugal‘s main tourism markets, with revenues of nearly 2 billion euros, six million overnight stays and 1.5 million arrivals in 2019. So it’s no surprise. However, […]

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Gaia Portugal

Portugal has opened its first dog park

The 800-square-meter Park’Animal is the product of Mariana Carvalho’s proposal for “a leisure zone where animals may have fun and get some exercise, free of leashes,” according to a statement from the Câmara de Gaia. It contains “various entertainment elements for the animals” and “a walled area to prevent escapes,” according to the municipality, which […]

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