When shopping in Lisbon, or Portugal, you may notice a VAT added to your receipts. Find out who can claim a VAT refund, which purchases are eligible, and how to claim the refund at the airport.
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Just like Lisbon, Porto has its own transport and sightseeing cards: Andante and Porto Card. Read our guide to make sure you buy the right one for exploring Porto.
Learn how to find parking space on the streets of Lisbon. Information on parking meters and garages, car parks, overnight parking, how much it costs and how to pay.
Wondering if you should tip in Lisbon, how much should you tip, and who should you tip in Portugal? Find out here so you don’t get it wrong.
Unsure about which card to buy: Viva Viagem or Lisboa Card? While both cards can be used to travel around Lisbon, they are actually two distinct types of cards. Read our guide to make sure you buy the right one for exploring Lisbon.
For a day trip or a longer stay, use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Peniche, a fishing town north of Lisbon on the Silver Coast. With several beautiful beaches and the protected Berlengas islands, it draws both holidaymakers and surfers.
For a day trip or a longer stay, use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Nazaré, the coastal resort where McNamara set a world record for surfing the largest ever wave.
Use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to the Algarve. Facing the Atlantic to the west and south, the Algarve coast has the best climate in Portugal and beaches for every type of traveller.
For a day trip or a longer stay, use these travel directions to get from Lisbon to Porto. Set aside the Rio Douro, Porto is Portugal’s second city. Its historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
Discover Gira, Lisbon’s bike rental system. Use it to get to local attractions, or to ride along the riverfront. There are e-bikes available to help cycling Lisbon’s vertiginous cobbled streets. Plan a journey with an easy to follow map of docking stations and cycle routes.
As one of Europe’s sunniest capitals, Lisbon’s beauty strikes most first-time visitors. Here’s all you need to know about the capital of Portugal.
There are public holidays spread throughout the year that mark religious, historical and special events. To plan your trip to Lisbon, find out what are the public and school holidays in Portugal.
Car rental in Lisbon might not be essential if you only intend to explore within the city. But to explore more of Portugal, say, the Algarve or the Douro valley, then having your own vehicle is the way to go.