Where is the driest part of Portugal?

The Douro valley, however, is among the driest areas in all of Portugal. Some rainy cities include Vila Real, Braga and, on the coast, Viana do Castelo.

Where does it rain the least in Portugal?

Average annual precipitation in mainland Portugal shows a strong spatial variability, with the highest values observed in the mountainous regions of Minho, exceeding 2,500 mm, and the lowest values, below 600 mm, in some northern and central inland regions (non-mountainous areas) and in inland Alentejo.

What part of Portugal has the best climate?

The AlgarveThe AlgarveThe southern part of Portugal is probably one of the sunniest places in Europe, even in the winter time, making it a very popular holiday destination.

Where is the driest part of Portugal in winter?

Portugal in the winterThe Algarve is the driest and warmest region during the winter, but it is not immune from a bit of rain. Porto and the north can get very wet and is best avoided.

What is the driest city in Portugal?

What is the best weather in Portugal to live?

For those hoping to retire or move to Portugal long term, ask yourself what type of weather you can live with to be happy. If you hate hot, dry summers with little to no rain, and lots of summer tourists, pass on the Algarve. If you prefer spring-like summers and wet, cool winters, try the central or northern areas.

Where is the warmest place in Portugal in the winter?

The AlgarveThe Algarve, with the exception of Madeira Island (Portuguese archipelago) is the warmest region in Portugal in the winter. The average temperature is around 18ºC.

Where in Portugal is the best place to retire?

Global Citizens Solution has deemed the Algarve to be the best place to retire in Portugal in 2023. Some of its historic towns have been discussed separately in our list, but the entire Algarve region is worthy of attention.

Where is the most beautiful place to live in Portugal?

From one Portuguese island to another, the Azores are one of the most beautiful places to live in the world. The main city in the Azores archipelago of São Miguel is Ponta Delgada and although the city may seem a little remote, the island's natural beauty makes it one of the best places to live in Portugal.

What is the warmest city in Portugal?

Tavira is the warmest place in Europe in winter for those who like their European holidays bathed in sun.

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