After a long wait, Lisbon’s nightclubs have reopened, and clubbers are finally back on the dance floor. There are several hot spots in town for clubbing and local concerts. Here’s where to go now.
Lisbon offers a wide range of special events throughout the year, from music festivals and open air jazz concerts during the summer to spring culinary events, independent film festivals and marathons during autumn, and Christmas and New Year’s Eve concerts.
Lisbon is a great place to go shopping and discover big brands, historic stores and flea markets. Find fashion, antiques, or a bargain with our guide to the best shopping centres and neighbourhoods in the Portuguese capital.
Several of Lisbon’s best hotels enthusiastically welcome gay travellers. Here is a handy guide to gay-friendly hotels, centrally located in Bairro Alto, Chiado and Baixa.
The Algarve is a great destination, with stunning beaches, impressive rock formations, fresh seafood, and great golf courses. Book a no-fuss all-inclusive holiday in the sunny Algarve this summer for the whole family.
Both in Lisbon, 100 Maneiras and Eneko Lisboa are the two new additions in the Michelin guide 2021, joining the remaining Portuguese restaurants that have kept their stars. Check out the full list of awarded restaurants in Portugal.
Lisboa na Rua is an end of summer festival to check out. With plenty of options to choose from, the streets of Lisbon will be full of great summer fun.
A year after the Covid-19 pandemic hit, find out about the current situation in Portugal, the lockdown and reopening plan, what rules and restrictions are being put in place, and the effects in Lisbon and Portugal.
Featuring about 600 types of plants, flowers and trees from several continents, the Tropical Botanical Garden is situated in the Belém area. It is a great place to relax, get away from the crowds, and cool down during Lisbon’s hot summer months.
Read about the best hostels in Lisbon and why you should stay in them. These top hostels have great locations and friendly vibes, having been awarded by Hostelworld based on one million guest reviews.
If you’re seeking a buffet brunch in Lisbon, there are a variety of options with incredibly good food. Here’s a guide to find the best spots in the city centre offering all-you-can-eat buffet brunches at a fixed price.
When packing to visit Lisbon, save some room to bring home “typically Portuguese” souvenirs. Find out where to buy a sardine can, a bottle of wine or olive oil, delicious pastéis de nata, a bag made of cork, or a beautiful azulejo or piece of ceramics.
Guide to visit Lisbon in December. Typical weather, annual festivals and events, and things to do in December.
Dockless scooter company Hive deploys 150 e-bikes in Lisbon. Bike-sharing represents an expansion of the company’s business. Hive bikes are now competing with Uber’s Jump and Gira bikes.