To better enjoy the many opportunities that Portugal offers to spend your vacations, we give you 2 reasons to rent a campervan and go abroad with family or friends: Freedom to choose, at any time of day or night, the type of activity you want to do and the destination of your choice; Safety to enjoy nature and the outdoors, avoiding urban centers, crowds of people, especially in closed and poorly ventilated places. Before and after each rental, the campervans undergo a rigorous cleaning and disinfection process, according to the recommendations of the General Direction of Health.
If you only need a computer or tablet to work, if you like to travel, take advantage of the fact that you can work remotely to get to know Portugal at campervan.
Not only that, but you will benefit from a double sense of freedom, because all you have to do is turn on campervan and choose your destination, any time of the day or night.
Traveling on a campervan is a unique adventure, which allows you great flexibility of schedule, meeting new people, and visiting places with unforgettable scenery.
If you are a digital nomad, and are thinking of spending some time in Portugal, Mr.Vancamper offers you the possibility to live a memorable adventure, at campervan with a guaranteed top service with everything you are entitled to and much more.
Safety, comfort and well-being
Our campervans are compact and versatile, so easier to drive and park. Fully equipped with bed and bath linen, top quality cooking utensils, an electronic toll payment system (Via Verde) and integrated side awning.
Complying with the EURO6 environmental standard, the engines of our campervans become more economical and clean, because they limit consumption and emissions of polluting gases, in addition to the kilometers traveled on our campervans are compensated in terms of climate, contributing to projects that fit the sustainable development goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations (UN).
Reasons to choose Portugal
- Climate - Good weather practically all year round;
- Affordable prices - Comparatively lower prices to home countries
- Quality infrastructure - Quality Internet access;
- Security - Country free of attacks and conflicts, with low crime rates;
- Health - Health care present throughout the territory, with high quality;
- Gastronomy - Diversity of dishes and national gastronomic richness;
- Welcoming people - Generally educated in several languages.
Portugal has been winning tourism awards consecutively. And what is the reason? Read on and find out for yourself.
Portuguese cuisine is one of the most valuable resources of this incredible country. It is rich, made with genuine, fresh produce, cooked according to traditional recipes that are passed down from generation to generation. The best fish in the world, recognized by renowned international chefs, flavor and texture that can only be found in the Atlantic. The famous Portuguese cod, grilled sardines, and cataplana are not to be missed by those who like to invoke all their senses around the table. Portuguese meat from local breeders, worked on daily to maintain its juiciness and flavor. The traditional cozido à portuguesa, the succulent suckling pig from Mealhada, and the grilled chicken from Guia are just a few examples of how meat lovers will never want to leave Portugal. To accompany all the dishes, Portuguese table wines are the right choice. From red to white, fruity, sweet, or aromatic, you will lose yourself in a whirlwind of emotions that will make you feel at home. Finish your meal with the iconic Portuguese dessert, the pastel de nata. It is much more than a pastry. It is a balance between creaminess and crunchiness that will make you eat more and more... Sit at the table and try the best that Portuguese gastronomy has to offer!
The Portuguese coast is known for its white sand beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, with a beauty so natural that it is difficult to describe in words! You need to visit and experience it for yourself. With high quality standards, most of the beaches have blue flags, a badge of excellent conditions for you to cool off in the summer season. The most famous and awarded ones are in the south of Portugal, in the Algarve. More than 200 km of coastline, clean and calm sea with water of pleasant temperature, under a clear sky with the sun shining more than 3,000 hours a year. However, our suggestion goes to the fantastic road trip through the Southwest, where you can find wild beauty, deserted beaches and a landscape with an unmatchable contact with Mother Nature. Portuguese beaches are a place to be all year round. The beaches are ideal places to sit and read a book with the background sound of the ocean waves, to go for a walk or jog by the sea with the tranquility that only the sea can provide, to have a good meal with a breathtaking view, or simply be more adventurous and try some water sports like surfing, bodyboarding or kitesurfing. When you pack your bags for Portugal, don't forget to include your beach kit!
With over 800 years of history, Portugal is considered one of the oldest countries in the world. It has been influenced for centuries by a variety of people and customs, the result of Roman and Moorish invasions that have left their traces in the rich legacy that can be found throughout Portugal. Portugal may not be a Mediterranean country, yet the culture and lifestyle reflect this. Rich in fresh, quality food, healthy living standards, and prioritizing time with family and loved ones. Being a socially oriented country, all locations offer many indoor and outdoor activities throughout the year. Portugal is widely recognized as part of the "World Heritage", a country rich in history and culture. Monasteries, convents, churches, exceptional monuments, historical centers and unforgettable landscapes can be visited from north to south. The shrine of Fatima was blessed in 2017 by Pope Francis and is a place worth visiting, being one of the largest Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world, attracting 5 million visitors every year. In terms of Music, you can't talk about Portugal without mentioning fado. Somehow, it is a traditional music wrapped in feelings such as loss, love, sadness and longing. Book a restaurant with a live show and get ready to be surprised.
The Portuguese will always have open arms to welcome you. Friendly, humble, and polite, they are known for being very hospitable, friendly, and proud of their country and culture. The vast majority speak English, which is a great advantage for communicating with tourists.
The climate in Portugal can be considered generally mild due to the Mediterranean influence. It varies according to the season and considerably among the different regions, according to altitude and proximity to the sea. Winters/autumns are usually mild, cloudy and with some rainy days, while springs/summers are dry, sunny and hot. Inland cities generally have a colder winter, although still mild compared to the rest of Europe. Some snow falls occur in winter in the mountains of Serra da Estrela. During the summer months, Portugal is blessed with cooling sea breezes that make the weather conditions very pleasant, with an average of 12 hours of sunshine a day. This is the best time to enjoy some time outdoors and explore some of the best beaches the world can offer. Light cotton and linen are ideal during the spring and summer days, and some warmer clothing during the fall and winter. Whenever and wherever you go, always take a jacket with you, as nights can be cool.
Pack according to the season you plan to visit!
Portugal is recognized as one of the safest countries in the world. Crime rates are very low, violent crimes are rare and often concentrated in isolated neighborhoods. Natural disasters are not expected and terrorist threats are very unlikely to happen. However, being safe, there are some precautions that you need to take into consideration as a tourist. Being a major tourist destination, pickpockets are common in major cities, especially in the busiest streets, buses and subway stations. Never leave your personal belongings out of sight or your purse open and accessible. If you travel by car, avoid having your valuable belongings inside, especially if it is a rental car or campervan. Always keep your passport with you. In Portugal you will feel safe and secure so you can focus your attention on the best this country has to offer.
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