Portugal or we can officially say that Portuguese Republic is a very beautiful country which is located mostly on Iberian Peninsula which is in Southwestern Europe. Being bordered on its southwest side by the Atlantic Ocean, and also sharing its north and eastern region borders in Spain. It makes a perfect destination for thousands of tourist to visit here. On the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal is the oldest nation state and its also the oldest in Europe.
Portugal also has a very pleasant Climate. It enjoys a warm temperate climate with wet winters, dry summers, and the highest temperatures averaging above 21oC
Portugal has left an avid cultural, architectural and linguistic impact or influence across the whole world, with a legacy of around 250 mil people of Portuguese speakers and many Portuguese-based creoles. Portugal is a very developed country with high living standards and has a very advanced economy.
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Because Portugal has it all! It has Historic Cities, some of the best world-renowned cuisine, picturesque natural landscapes and also last but not least, some world-famous beaches. Some of its Beautiful locations are:
It is situated in the south of Portugal and its famous for its beautiful beaches.Praia do Amado, which is on the Costa Vincentian, is a best-known surfing beach of Portugal. Mainly big waves have attracted international body boarding and surfing competitions, it is also a family friendly with sand dunes, cliffs, rock pools at low tide and its own surf school. Nearby is the wide sweep of Praia de Bordeira which is one of the most spectacular beaches in Portugal which have limestone cliffs, swathes of sand dunes, great waves and 3km of golden sand. You canwindsurf, surf or body board at Praia do Martinhal in the Bay of Baleeira, near Sagres and then have some delicious oysters and garlic prawns at the wooden restaurant behind the sand dunes.
Portugal have a lot of Palaces and castles that you can visit.On the central western Portuguese coast, There is the forested hilltops and opulent castles and palaces of Sintra. Most fantastical of these is the glorious, colorful and majestically styled Palácio da Pena. This palace was built for Ferdinand II in the 19th century as the summer residence of the Portuguese royal family. Nowadays it is used for any state occasion in there .Among the others seven wonders of Portugal the mixture of Gothic, Moorish and Renaissance mash-up is often considered Romantic which was built during the 19th century. The Castelo dos Muoros was built during the 8th and 9th centuries which is a Moorish style castle and it contains some amazingly well preserved towers.
It is also called the Venice of Portugal. You can aboard in the small boats which are called barcosmoliceiros and explore the city via the waterway on the city. It is a town lying on the edge of a vast lagoon in the sub-region of Portugal. An early morning or a evening ride on one of the traditional barcosmoliceiros will give you the best views of the town and the São Jacinto Nature Reserve on the salt marshes. Also there is a live fish market and the 15th-century Convento de Jesus has a large museum which you can also visit.
The “Capela dos Ossos” or (Chapel of bones) is located in Evora, Portugal and it is one of the best known monuments of Portugal It is situated next to the entrance of Church of St. Francis and the structure is like a small interior chapel. It is called “Chapel of Bones” because the interior walls of the chapel are covered and decorated with skulls and bones of humans.
Portugal during the Summer time means festivals and they are most enjoying and funny. Theend of the academic year is marked by the celebration in the towns of Coimbra and Évora. There is also some music festival in the country that includes the Sintra Music Festival, and the indie music Festival Sudoeste.
Now as all the details about the country is shared above, now remains the most important question regarding what documents are needed? Where should you apply? We have explained each and every things needed for a individual to reach Portugal.
Now for travelling outside your country you must have two important documents that is
If you are having Passport then its good, but if you don’t follow the below steps to successfully get your passport
If you are having Visa then its good, but if you don’t have , follow the below steps to get your Visa successfully.
For Applying, following eligibility criteria must be followed for the participants
The Submission of Visa Application and collection of passports can be done by the below given processes—Submission Process—
The Candidate or applicant may choose courier delivery or counter collection as a mode of the passport collection. As per the instructions from the Embassy, Anythird party collection of passport or documents is not permitted.
But exception can be made in the following scenarios:
If any one of the above comes for passport collection, then they need to carry the following documents:
It is mandatory to mention that the applicant’s personal address on the covering letter on which passport has to be couriered. Applicant's passport will not be couriered to their travel agencies 'addresses as directed by the Embassy, It must couriered to the respective applicants address. Note the following below points:--
Embassy of Portugal requires a minimum of 15 working days for visa processing after the application reaches Embassy. Please do keep in mind and note that applications submitted to other VFS-offices than New Delhi and it will take another two days due to postal delivery. For the applications which gets submitted in Mumbai to the Portugal Consulate in Goa, an estimated minimum of 15 Calendar days is required (excluding VFS handling time) before the date of travel. Applications that are accepted at The Portuguese visa application centre will get submitted on the next working day to the Embassy. In case if an application needs to be referred to The Portuguese Immigration Service, the processing time can prolong. If it seems necessary,the Immigration Services shall hold the right to prolong processing time.
Collection of the processed passports from the VFS Portugal Visa Application Centre(s) can achieved on all working days from Monday to Friday except on holidays. Applicants can instantly check the status of their application online by clicking on
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