Explore the best beaches around Lisbon to catch some awesome waves, including schools where you can learn to surf and kitesurf, or get to the next level. You’ll find spectacular stretches of Atlantic coast not far from the capital.
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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 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.
Guide to visit Lisbon in December. Typical weather, annual festivals and events, and things to do in December.
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.
Guide to visit Lisbon in October. Typical weather, annual festivals and events, and things to do in October.
While you can go for dinner and fado in the old neighbourhoods of Lisbon, you can also listen to the traditional music of Portugal in Amália’s former house. The intimate fado show is performed by professional singers and musicians in the garden.
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.
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.