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TAP Air Portugal opens new routes to Portugal

Lisbon Airport

We have exciting news as Tap Air Portugal opens new routes to Portugal that will certainly benefit our clients. Montreal-Lisbon and Boston-Ponta Delgada are TAP’s new routes, all starting next year (2020).

Lisbon Airport

Terminal 1, Lisbon Airport Photo by: hom26

These are TAP Air Portugal new routes to Portugal:

Boston – Ponta Delgada:

From 2020, Boston will have, from Lisbon and Ponta Delgada, two direct routes to Lisbon. Boston is the hub city of TAP partner JetBlue, which will allow the Portuguese company to carry even more passengers from various points of the US.

Hint: this route will operate 5 days a week starting the first week of June and we will be able to book you starting Monday, November 25th, 2020.

Montreal – Lisbon:

Canada’s second largest city is TAP’s newest North Atlantic destination.

The Airline will operate six weekly frequencies between Lisbon and Montreal. Flights depart to the new destination in North America from the Portuguese capital every day, except Wednesdays, at 2:55 pm and arrive in the Canadian city at 5:40 pm. And will be available for sale from November 25, with operations beginning next year.

 

Need help in booking your flight to Portugal?  Give us a call at 1-888-678-9093, as we are one of the top sellers of Portugal in the U.S. and we are Tap Air Portugal partners. 

Porto’s São Bento Train Station

The São Bento train station in Porto has a lot of history to tell. Built in 1900, this magnificent station was named after the Benedictine monastery that occupied its space back in the 16th century. Destroyed by fire in 1789, the monastery was rebuilt but in the 19th century it was torn down to make way for the railroad system. Its first stone was laid by King Carlos I and it was built by architect José Marques da Silva.

Construction of Porto's Bento Station

Photo: Porto by livrarialello.com

The azulejo work began 5 years after the station was completed. It took Jorge Colaço 11 years to paint the magnificent 20,000 tiles depicting Portugal’s and Porto’s history. Some of the epic scenes include: the Battle of Valdevez (1140), the meeting of the knight Egas Moniz and Alfonso VII of León (12th century), the arrival of King John I and Philippa of Lancaster in Porto (1387) and the Conquest of Ceuta (1415).

Porto São Bento Azulejos

Photo: Daniel Villafruela

We offer the following escorted tour to Porto:

Porto and Lisbon Tour

If you would like to inquire about an individual tour, please contact us at:

1-508-678-9093
1-888-678-9093 (Toll Free)

E-mail
[email protected]

 

Getting to the Azores from the U.S. in 2013

Getting to the Azores

There are various ways to get to the Azores from the United States.  You can fly across the Atlantic to Continental Europe, and then fly back to the Azores.

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