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.
Chiado and Bairro Alto are great neighbourhoods to stay in Lisbon with plenty of attractions nearby, places to eat and chill out. Find the best hostels in this area and discover the old Lisbon.
Your guide to transport in Lisbon. Find all the information you need to travel in Lisbon during your visit, by metro, bus, tram and funicular. Find out what the Viva Viagem card is and how to use it.
April, May, June and September are the best months to visit Lisbon. Get information about the climate, temperatures and rainfall, current weather conditions, and 5 day weather forecast.
Find how to get from the airport to your hotel. Lisbon International Airport is located about 10 kilometers from the city centre. You can get to your hotel by metro, aerobus, bus, taxi and private transfer.
City sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tours are a comfortable way to discover Lisbon. From the open-top double decker bus, you will be guided through the city’s main attractions.
The Lisboa Card is the best option if you plan to travel on public transport and do a lot of sightseeing. It offers discounts in over 90 attractions, tours and cruises.
The classic, cross-city tram 28 takes you in a ride through the most picturesque parts of Lisbon – between steep hills and breathtaking views.
See Lisbon by boat, and get a different angle of the city. The cruises down the River Tejo are the perfect choice to discover Lisbon’s hidden gems in a trip that reveals wonderful views of the old and modern neighbourhoods.
For a day trip to Sintra or Cascais, or longer distance trips to Porto, the Algarve, or the rest of the country, here’s essential information about Lisbon transport hubs.
Connecting Largo do Calhariz and Rua de São Paulo, the nineteenth century funicular, ascends one of Lisbon’s steepest hills, crossing the Bica district and leading up to the Bairro Alto neighbourhood.
With seven hills overlooking the large estuary of the River Tejo, Lisbon is a city that offers great views from miradouros, terraces and monuments, each offering a distinctive perspective of the city.
From Praça dos Restauradores, the funicular climbs up Calçada da Glória towards the Bairro Alto neighbourhood. It’s a fun ride, and in a couple of minutes you’ll be looking at Lisbon’s rooftops from the top of the hill.