The most western and, perhaps, the least developed by Russian tourists state of continental Europe is, of course, Portugal …
This country is located in Europe, west of Spain, in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Atlantic coast.
Due to its geographical and cultural isolation from its “big” Spanish neighbor, Portugal has its own unique and rich culture. This country, by the way, is already more than 900 years old, and although it has a relatively small area, it still played a decisive role in world history.
Today, Portugal is the oldest state in Europe with borders that has not changed for many centuries.
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And indeed it is very convenient, because from St. Petersburg to Helsinki you can get there in just 5 hours, and from Vyborg in 2-3 hours. Plus, you do not depend on anyone, and you can plan your trip as you please.
It is also important that the Russian driver’s license is valid throughout Finland, that is, you do not need to additionally receive an International Driving License.
You can enter Finland by car from Russia through one of the following border points:
• Vaalimaa – Torfyanovka: works 24 hours a day, recommended for those traveling in the direction of Helsinki. Continue reading