Season in Portugal
Season holiday in Portugal lasts throughout the year, but the end of May - mid-September is the best time for a holiday in this sunny European country.
The tourist season in Portugal
In Portugal, you'll find yourself playing forsoul in any season, for example, in February, you will find a vibrant carnival with dances and processions, and in November you will be able to take part in the celebration of Feira de San Martino (arranged jumps, bullfights and exhibitions of horses).
From November until the spring it is best to plan a vacationaway from the coast: in this period is to visit the walled cities in the center of the country (Moran, Palmer, Monsaraz, Evora), admire the architecture and Cynthia Coimbra or landscapes Berlenga and Peniche.
Features holiday resorts on the Portuguese seasonal
- Spring: Nature comes alive in the spring, and the rains are rare. In the north of the country it is still quite cold, but in Madeira with the end of March is warm (20 degrees), which is favorable for sunbathing and sightseeing.
- Summer: summer in the continental regions of the country the air warms up to + 27-30 degrees, which is not the mountain and northern areas (there are no warmer than 18 degrees).
- Autumn: October rainfall become more intense, and in the evening - cold. But the weather in Madeira at this time does not spoil - even here you can swim (air and water - 22 degrees). But in November, even on the islands it becomes uncomfortable because of the strong winds and icy rain. Late autumn is expedient to have a rest in the central regions, which are remote from the Atlantic coast.
- Winter: winters are mild, but at this time of the year in the country often rains. February should be spent on sightseeing, such as the Lisbon and Algarve province. And in January-March, it is advisable to relax in the ski resort of "Serra da Estrela" (here you will find 1 black and 4 red trace).
Beach season in Portugal
Beach season opened in the country in late April- A perfect time for a safe and beautiful tan. But for swimming this month yet it is not suitable because the water temperature is only + 14-16 degrees. And in Madeira can start to swim from mid May (the water warms up to + 20-21 degrees).
It is worth noting that it is expedient for bathingselect resorts in the south or in the archipelago of Madeira (in the summer the water temperature is 23 degrees, while in the resorts in the continental parts of water per season does not get warm 20 degrees warmer). For relaxation, you should choose the popular beaches: Portinho da Arrabida, Picisnas, Praia do Garajau, Coelhos, Praia dos Barcos.
Season windsurfing in the country lasts all year(The best time - May-November), but fans of big waves to ride on the board it is advisable, in September-November and February-April. Arriving in the country to practice their favorite sport in the winter, it is necessary to bring a special suit, because the water this time of year there is no warmer than 13 degrees.
The best surf spots can be found in Guincho, Sintra and Sagres.
On vacation in Portugal, you are waiting for interestingtours, best beaches, surfing, fishing, including the night (July-October, you can catch the most abundant catch), spa resorts (for the purpose of improvement of the country should come in the second half of spring, early fall, the beginning of summer) and SPA-complex.