Portugal is currently open for U.S. visitors — as long as you’re willing to undergo multiple COVID-19 tests both for entry as well under certain conditions for accommodations and dining. You’ll also need a test to return to the U.S. too.
Is Portugal reopening to tourists?
Portugal has reopened to American travelers. Effective June 15, visitors who test negative for COVID-19 can visit the country for tourism and other reasons. The COVID PCR result should be taken no more than 72 hours before departure. … The decision to allow entry to American tourists will be reviewed every two weeks.
Can you travel to Portugal right now?
Non-essential (i.e. tourist travel) from the United States to Portugal is currently permitted for travelers with proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
How do I get from Lisbon to Porto?
Probably the easiest way of traveling from Lisbon to Porto is by train. There are frequent connections between the capital and the second biggest city in Portugal. The journey time is between 2 hours and 40 minutes and 3 hours and 10 minutes, depending on the train you take.
Is Porto or Lisbon better to visit?
Porto: Porto’s smaller size means it’s easy to walk around and feel like you’ve covered a lot of ground in just a few days. … Lisbon: While there is plenty to explore here, Lisbon is much more spread out than Porto, and it’s a bit tougher to tackle solely on foot.
Is the train ride from Lisbon to Porto scenic?
The train ride from Lisbon to Porto offers some of the best views of the country. It passes through Coimbra – Portugal’s capital from 1131 to 1255 and still home to a Roman aqueduct and 13th-century university – and Aveiro, known sometimes as ‘the Portuguese Venice’ due to its waterways and boats.