has an Atlantic climate, with some Mediterranean influences.
Due to this characteristics, the thermal amplitude is rarely
high, with lots of sunny days even during the winter. The weather
in September is usually mild, with temperatures around 20 C.
monthly average temperatures
spoken language in Portugal is Portuguese. Most of the people,
especially the younger, are able to speak/understand English
of the major car hire companies such as Hertz and Avis have
offices at the airport inside the International Terminal. To
rent a car in Portugal you must have an international driving
licence (unless you hold a licence from an EU member state).
Drivers must be over the age of 21 and have held their licence
for at least one year. More information here.
basic currency unit in Portugal is the Euro (EUR), which is
divided into 100 eurocents. The smallest coin in circulation
is 1 cent, and the largest bank note in circulation is 100 EUR
(bank notes of 200 and 500 EUR have limited circulation).
credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Dinners) are
accepted in stores and restaurants.
supply voltage in Portugal is 240 V - 50 Hz.
Hours: Mondays to Fridays 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM.
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays.
Hours: Mondays to Fridays 8:30 to 6:30 PM.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays.
Opened Saturdays in Restauradores and Airport.
de São José
Address: Rua José A. Serrano - 1150 Lisboa
Phone: 21 886 01 31
Hospital de Santa Maria
Address: Av. Professor Egas Moniz - 1600 Lisboa
Phone: 21 797 51 71
Hospital de São Francisco Xavier
Address: Estrada do Forte Alto Ducre - 1400 Lisboa
Phone: 21 301 73 51
sign for a pharmacy is a green cross on a white background.
Each pharmacy displays a card in the window showing the address
of the nearest all-night pharmacy and a list of those that are
open until late (10:00 PM).
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Closed Sundays.