Rally FICC (14 to 18 April 2022)                             70th Youth Rally

Portugal Good to Know

With its exceptionally mild climate, its 3000 hours of sunshine annually and its 850 km of beautiful beaches along the blue coastline of Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is the perfect holiday destination throughout the year, and within a few hours distance from most European capital cities. This country has the oldest existing borders of Europe, and it can offer you a highly diverse landscape in a short drive, many leisure activities and a unique cultural heritage, where tradition and modernity meet and interact in a myriad of ways. The gastronomy, the good wines and the warm welcome of Portuguese people, complete the high quality tourist offer, either for a weekend getaway or for a long-term vacation.

GEOGRAFY: Portugal is located at the extreme southwest of Europe and includes the archipelagos of Madeira and Azores in the Atlantic Ocean. On mainland, the national territory spreads over an extension of 88.889 km2 (with an average of 218 km of width, 561 km of length,832 km of Atlantic Coast line and 1215 km of land border with Spain) The Madeira Archipelago has an area of 741 km2 and lies in the Atlantic Ocean about 500 km from the African coast and 1000 km from the European continent (1h30 flying time from Lisbon). It contains the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo and the uninhabited Desertas and Selvagens islands, which are natural reserves.

For more information, visit Visite Portugal

Coimbra Good to Know

Coimbra, a riverside city in the centre of Portugal, and the former capital of the country, holds an ancient and well-preserved medieval town, as well as the University of Coimbra, the oldest academic institution in the Portuguese-speaking world and one of the oldest around the globe. Built on the site of an ancient palace, the University is famous for its baroque library, the Joanina Library, and its 18th century bell tower. In the old town, there is the Romanesque cathedral of the XII century, the Old Cathedral.

The “City of Students” is one of the most important urban and business centres of Portugal, due to its privilege location between Lisbon and Oporto metropolitan areas. The wealth of the city rests mostly on its 37.000 Higher Education students per year, but also in shopping, heath science industry, specialized medical care and notable high-technology companies.

For more information, visit Turismo de Coimbra

Coimbra "Camping & Bungalows" " Good to Know

The Camping Coimbra, has an area of 70.000m2 and a capacity for 750 guests. It contains a modern building where you can perform numerous sports and leisure activities, or simply take a time to relax nearby the pool. It also has the possibility of bungalows for rent, among other rental offers. Take the opportunity during your stay to visit the historical centre of Coimbra and see with their own eyes the charm of academic life.

For more information, visit Coimbra Camping & Bungalows