Bariatric Surgery 3 clinics
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 3 clinics
Cosmetology 3 clinics
Colorectal Medicine 2 clinics
Dermatology 2 clinics
Oncology 1 clinics
Orthopedics 1 clinics
Diagnostic Imaging 1 clinics
General Surgery 1 clinics
Laboratory Medicine 1 clinics
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) 1 clinics
Ophthalmology 1 clinics
Lisbon 5 clinics
Porto 2 clinics
Madeira 0 clinics
Funchal 1 clinics
Portugal is on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, Portugal is an incredible destination to visit. With a remarkable coastline, mouthwatering seafood, cobblestone villages, romantic medieval castles, and captivating cities, there is so much to do and see in the country.
On top of its natural beauty and fascinating culture, Portugal is a strong player in the provision of medical tourism services as well. The country promotes its healthcare system as one of the best in the world. Boasting cutting-edge medical infrastructures, available 24/7 with advanced technology, spotless rooms, and facilities, as well as well-trained patient-oriented medical professionals, it is easy to see why international medical tourists flock to this country. Around 11 medical centers in the country are accredited by Joint Commission International, so patients can be sure of the safety and standards of treatment they receive. Some of the more popular treatments in the country are cosmetic surgery, dental treatments, orthopedic surgery, weight loss surgery, and cardiac surgery.
Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, is one of Europe’s most captivating capitals. Its Old Town’s cobbled streets are lined with old-fashioned shops, traditional Fardo bars, giving it a timeless beauty. It is also filled with a wealth of modern architecture, world-famous museums, and a vibrant nightlife scene. Tourists are welcome to see the Belem Tower, walk through the Jardim Botanico, explore the Castle of St. George, or relax in one of its beaches. Besides Lisbon, Porto is also frequented by tourists. This colorful city is a joy to discover. Rising up from the banks of the River Douro, tourists can find an array of colorful buildings lining its waterfront and steep cobbled alleys. The highlight of this city is Igreja de São Francisco, Serralves, Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis, and Palácio da Bolsa.
Most international flights fly into Lisbon airport, which is the main international airport in Portugal. It serves flights to numerous cities around the world, including Istanbul, London, and New York. Due to its small size, you can travel nearly everywhere in the country by train or bus. Buses are quick and convenient, but regional trains are usually more affordable. To get around inside cities, taxis are available and are relatively inexpensive by European standards.
Portugal is a part of the Schengen Area. Therefore, unless you are a citizen of one of the 62 visa waiver countries, you need to obtain a Schengen visa before visiting the country. Citizens of countries listed in the visa waiver program, including Australia, Canada, the US, and the UAE, can visit without a visa for up to 90 days.
There are four seasons in Portugal, including summer (June to mid-September), autumn (mid-September to early December), winter (December to February), and spring (March to May). Summer is mostly sunny and hot, while winter is cooler, but can get rather stormy. Autumn and spring are generally nice, though the weather can be less predictable.