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.
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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.
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.
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.
Explore Lisbon’s finest monuments and museums, including the iconic Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery, with this self-guided tour. You can pick the sights that most interest you and see them in any order. Use our suggestions for eats and drinks.
If you’re going to be in Lisbon on 31 December, there are plenty of ways to celebrate – from intimate dinners to hotel parties to bar hopping to free fireworks display. Check out these ideas for your New Year’s Eve celebration in the Portuguese capital.
Are you stuck on a rainy day in Lisbon? Don’t worry! Even in bad weather, you can find plenty of things to do that will keep you mostly dry and definitely entertained. Just grab an umbrella or a rain jacket, and don’t let a rainy day ruin your Lisbon visit.
If you’re interested in watching a Benfica or Sporting match live, here’s what you need to know when planning to see your favourite Lisbon team in person. We also include information about guided tours to the club stadiums and museums.
Porto in northern Portugal is home to Port wine and a beautiful UNESCO-listed old centre. Though smaller than Lisbon, the city has many sights to see. Find all the essential information for your visit to Porto, including how to get around, hotels, restaurants, the feast of Saint John, and a Douro valley wine tour.
Explore the Baixa with this self-guided tour. It covers all the places of interest, and some history facts, from the Rossio Square to Ribeira das Naus, a beautiful promenade by the River Tejo.
Nazaré is a coastal resort north of Lisbon and an increasingly popular destination among surfers and tourists. Details about the perfect day trip from Lisbon with suggested stops on route.
If you’re planning a trip to Peniche, here are some ways to spend your time. Visit the fortress, discover Portuguese traditions, venture onward to Cabo Carvoeiro, take a boat ride to the Berlengas Islands, relax on the beach, and enjoy fresh fish and seafood.
Summer is a fun time to visit Lisbon, and one thing you can be sure of is that temperatures will be hot. Here are some great ways for cooling off when it’s just too hot outside.
Central Lisbon is best explored on foot, and this great walk will take from the Bairro Alto to Cais do Sodré by the River Tejo, passing through Chiado. It includes viewpoints, churches, an opera house and a museum, cafés, and places where you can eat and recharge during your walk.