The Viva Viagem card is a quick and easy way to pay for journeys on public transport in Lisbon. You can use a Viva Viagem card to travel on metro, bus, tram, ferry and urban train.
Reserve an evening to sample the Portuguese fado and traditional cuisine. From amateur fado to well-known fado singers, Alfama is the best area to soak up Lisbon’s aesthetic melancholy.
A visit to the Fado Museum gives you an insight into Lisbon’s culture, and the Alfama neighbourhood where the genre was born. It’s a great opportunity to sample some of the best fado voices, and learn about the fado history and the instruments it uses.
Whether your keeping meat-free because you’re a full-time vegetarian, for health reasons, or you’re just taking a break from Portuguese meat and fish-based cuisine, Lisbon has several great options these days.
Be pleasantly surprised at Lisbon’s Oceanarium, with sea life swimming around you. It’s an impressive visit, even for those who don’t have kids, or don’t fancy zoos and aquariums.
The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is Belém’s ex-libris, a Unesco-listed monastery commissioned by King Dom Manuel I, the Portuguese monarch at the time of Vasco da Gama’s pioneering sea voyage to India in 1498.
Find out how to get to the riverfront Parque das Nações. If you’re staying in the city centre, your best bet is to take the metro. It’s about 30 minutes to reach there.
In complete contrast to Lisbon’s historic neighbourhoods, the area known as Parque das Nações has wide pedestrianized avenues along the river and futuristic buildings with plenty of space to relax. Make sure you visit the impressive Oceanário.
Chiado is a Lisbon neighbourhood known for its antique cafés, bookshops and elegant boutiques. Bairro Alto is the centre of Lisbon’s nightlife. These are the most vibrant areas for shopping, shows, culture and history as well as food and drink in Lisbon.
From historic stores to big brands and designer clothing, Chiado and Bairro Alto offer some of the best streets for shopping in Lisbon.
Bairro Alto is central in Lisbon’s nightlife, being the area with the highest concentration of bars and clubs. Read about some of the most popular spots.
Web Summit 2016 will gather in Lisbon chief executives behind multi-billion euro businesses, as well as the most promising startups in the world.
Avenida da Liberdade promoted the expansion of Lisbon northwards in the late nineteenth century. Today, a number of attractions can be found around this area: Eduardo VII Park offers an impressive view of Lisbon and Gulbenkian is one of Portugal’s best museums of fine arts.