Portugal is well-known for its stunning scenery, delicious food and for being the home of some famous, talented football players. The huge range of excellent stag do activities, epic nightlife options and plenty of cultural attractions ensure that Portugal is a fantastic country to visit on your stag weekend. Here’s a summary of why Portugal is such a great stag do location.
If you’re keen to absorb some of the fantastic culture that Portugal has to offer, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of interesting cultural attractions for you to visit, delicious food to taste and fantastic activities to try. If you’d like to make the most of the glorious weather and catch a few rays, then visit some of Portugal’s wonderful beaches. Head to the coastal city of Albufeira for sandy beaches, fantastic views and excellent nightlife. You could choose to visit Lisbon, the vibrant capital of Portugal, and experience the best of both worlds with both great beaches and plenty of interesting cultural attractions on offer. If you’re keen on finding out a little more about a stag do in Portugal, we’ve written some helpful information about the nightlife, food and festivals available in Portugal. We’ve also included some Portuguese phrases that might come in handy!
Here at The Stag Company, we truly understand the importance of finding a stag destination that offers excellent nightlife. If you’re considering jetting off to Portugal on your stag weekend, then we’d recommend visiting the lively city of Albufeira or the vibrant Lisbon. In Lisbon, you can expect to enjoy rooftop bars with great views, fantastic atmosphere and plenty of music and dancing. With Albufeira, you’ll be spoilt for choice with a range of lively bars, plenty of vibrant nightclubs to choose from, and a party all night atmosphere. Both of these cities are home to a huge range of bars, pubs and clubs for you and the lads to enjoy.
Sagres and Super Bock are two of the most popular beers available in
Portugal. If you’re not a beer drinker, then you’ll find that wine and gin
are other popular drink choices in Portugal. However, you’ll find that
there are plenty of delicious drinks for you to sip on.
Depending on what part of Portugal you visit, you’ll find that the cost of a pint of beer may vary. However, on average, the cost of a pint of beer is around €3.00.
Portuguese food is famous for being fresh, well-seasoned and quite simply, delicious. If you’re keen on tasting some of the most popular Portuguese dishes, then you should try bacalhau. Bacalhau is widely considered to be the national dish of Portugal and consists of salted cod, potatoes, onions and eggs. Chicken Piri-Piri is another extremely popular and tasty Portuguese dish. If you enjoy a sweet treat, then you should try Malasadas. Malasadas are a type of doughnut made with yeast dough and coated in sugar, and sometimes, cinnamon too.
The climate in Portugal is warm during the summer months and wet during
the winter months. July is considered to be the warmest month of the year
with parts of the country reaching average highs of 27°C. January is
usually the coldest month of the year with temperatures falling to an
average temperature of around 6ºC. With this in mind, we’d recommend
visiting Portugal for your stag weekend during the summer months.
If you and the lads love a festival, then here are a few festivals in Portugal that you might like to attend on your stag do in 2020…
Can I have a pint of cat sick please? = posso ter uma caneca de gato doente por favor
Albufeira is a great city that is brimming with excellent nightlife options, epic stag activities and plenty of things to see and do. Here’s a little information on the vibrant city and a few tips on how you can spend your stag do in Albufeira…
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