Portugal has extended the state of emergency a further two weeks to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Find out what restrictions are being put in place and the effects in Lisbon and Portugal.
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.
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.
Michelin-starred restaurants offer exceptional dining experiences, and often they are more accessible in Portugal when compared to many other locations elsewhere in the world. Here’s the full list of awarded restaurants for 2020.
A few airlines offer direct flights from Canada to Lisbon, Portugal. Find out what your options to fly nonstop from Canadian cities to the Portuguese capital.
Quite a few new hotels have recently opened their doors in Lisbon. Centrally located, there are boutique and new luxury hotels as well as affordable quality accommodations to consider for 2020.
Guide to visit Lisbon in November. Typical weather, annual festivals and events, and things to do in November.
Southern Portugal has a dazzling range of landscapes – cliffs, dunes, beaches, and unending plains of olive and cork trees, and vineyards. Explore the Algarve and Alentejo regions with this seven-day road trip.
Coming to Portugal from outside the EU? If you have an unlocked phone, you may avoid roaming charges entirely by replacing your SIM card with a prepaid SIM card in Portugal.