Many Portuguese are now fluent in English, especially the younger generations. But learning some key Portuguese words and phrases such as “Olá“, “Obrigado” and “Onde fica…?” will greatly improve your trip.
With a network of bicycle lanes, Lisbon has become a much more bike-friendly place. We take a look at the main options for bike riding in Lisbon – bike share schemes, bike tours and rental shops – so that you can decide which one best suits you.
Whether you want to book a dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant before you leave home, or search for a nearby fado house to book a table fast, find out how to make restaurant reservations in Portugal.
Details of how to get around Sintra and Cascais on public transport, including bus routes, hop-on, hop-off bus tours, the vintage tram and bike-hire schemes. There is really no reason to ever drive a rental car into Sintra and Cascais.
With its Roman ruins, university, and beautiful buildings, Évora in Portugal’s Alentejo region is of the best day trips from Lisbon. Here’s what you need to know to plan a trip to Évora, including how to make reservations for wine and olive oil tastings.
Use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Évora, a town in Portugal’s Alentejo region. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Évora has Roman ruins, a university, and beautiful buildings. Don’t leave without a wine and olive oil tasting experience.
Are you packing your suitcase for Portugal? Whether you go to Lisbon, Porto, the Douro valley, or the Algarve, use this helpful checklist to make sure you don’t leave home without those needed items.
Uber has deployed its Jump e-bikes in Lisbon, joining the Gira bike share system and the dockless electric scooter companies. You’ll now be able to find and reserve a red bike using the Uber app.
Lisbon has gone electric scooter crazy! Fun and easy to operate, this personal transport device is the hip way to explore the city. Follow this itinerary, and have a blast scooting around Lisbon.
TAP Air Portugal is increasing the offer of direct flights between the United States and Lisbon as part of its business strategy. Find out what your options are for buying the cheapest nonstop flights between US cities and Lisbon.
Seven days are enough time to explore Lisbon and Porto, and to include a few stops on the way. This itinerary is perfect for first time visitors to Portugal with limited time.
With several new restaurants opening up, being vegetarian in Lisbon has become really simple, provided you know where to go. Here’s a selection of veggie places that you may want to try out.
Coimbra is halfway between Lisbon and Porto, which makes it one of the most popular stops between these two cities. Use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Coimbra where you can visit one of the world’s oldest universities, established in 1290.
Electric scooters are fun, fast, and make getting around Lisbon easier. Tourists are also using them more often. After the Californian-based Lime, several other scooter-sharing companies like Bungo, Flash, Hive, Iomo, Tier, Voi, and Wind, are now operating in the city.