Enjoy a Fado show, the musical expression of Lisbon’s melancholic soul – a mix of nostalgia (saudade), hope, pride and conformism.
Book the best 3, 4 and 5 stars hotels in Baixa and Rossio, and stay close to Lisbon’s main attractions and restaurants.
From luxury apartments to budget studio flats, there is a great variety of self-catering options in the Baixa neighbourhood.
There are many compelling reasons to visit Lisbon, but here are our top picks. Explore Lisbon’s many tourist attractions. Enjoy our great weather and food.
Lisbon’s official tourist office is the Lisboa Welcome Centre, and the starting point to visit the city. The main office is located at Praça do Comércio supplying essential information about the city.
The Baixa and Rossio are great neighbourhoods to stay in Lisbon with plenty of attractions nearby, restaurants, cafés and transports. Choose the best and cheapest hostel that best suits your needs.
Lisbon offers a wide range of events throughout the year with programs that meet all interests, from music festivals and open air jazz concerts during the summer to spring culinary events and independent film festivals.
Discover a hidden and fascinating archaeological museum beneath the streets of the Baixa. Take a guided tour that goes through the cramped tunnels and distinct layers that uncover several periods of Lisbon’s occupation. Admission is free.
Pedestrianised since the 1980s with Portuguese calçada, Rua Augusta is the main commercial street in the Baixa. For panoramic views of the Baixa grid, the Terreiro do Paço and the River Tejo, take the lift to the terrace of the prominent arch of Rua Augusta.
The MUDE museum celebrates design and fashion with a collection of 2500 pieces. Fashion lovers will not want to miss haute couture from the 1930s and 1940s, street fashion from the 1960s and brands from the 1990s.
Discover Lisbon’s unique history interactively at Lisbon Story Center. The museum takes its visitors on a journey through the city’s history from its foundation to modern times.
The Elevador de Santa Justa is Lisbon’s only public vertical lift connecting the downtown Baixa to the upper Carmo. At the very top of the tower, a viewpoint offers great views over Lisbon and the River Tejo.
Chiado is one of the best areas to stay in a visit to Lisbon. Find out about the best deals matching comfortable accommodation and the finest luxury hotels in Chiado.
From luxury apartments to studio flats, there is a great variety of self-catering options in Lisbon. Here’s a selection in Chiado and Bairro Alto, two of the best areas in Lisbon for shopping, shows, culture and history as well as food and drink.