If you’re planning a trip to Peniche, here are some ways to spend your time. Visit the fortress, discover Portuguese traditions, venture onward to Cabo Carvoeiro, take a boat ride to the Berlengas Islands, relax on the beach, and enjoy fresh fish and seafood.
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.
Looking for a place to watch the World Cup? Here are the best venues in Lisbon with big screens to watch the matches.
Lisbon’s water provider company celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations, all visitors to the Water Museum will enjoy free admission on weekends throughout the year.
If you’re looking for a quiet place to recharge batteries while visiting Lisbon, see our recommendations for peaceful but centrally located hotels around the busy Marquês de Pombal roundabout, just outside the old town.
Summer is a fun time to visit Lisbon, and one thing you can be sure of is that temperatures will be hot. Here are some great ways for cooling off when it’s just too hot outside.
Central Lisbon is best explored on foot, and this great walk will take from the Bairro Alto to Cais do Sodré by the River Tejo, passing through Chiado. It includes viewpoints, churches, an opera house and a museum, cafés, and places where you can eat and recharge during your walk.
Lisbon has six tram routes, three funiculars, and one vertical lift. Information on fares and how to get tickets, where they go and which one to ride if you’re going to a specific place or you’re just riding for fun.
The historic yellow tram runs again on route 24 between Campolide and Largo do Camões in Chiado, having been suspended for 23 years. This is one tram ride you don’t want to miss while in Lisbon.
Discover Alfama on foot and catch sweeping views of the river and the city. All you need is some water and comfortable walking shoes for Lisbon’s steep paved cobblestone streets.
Belém is a good area to stay if you want to be near monuments, lush gardens and the River Tejo. It’s also quieter and less crowded than the city centre, but with easy access to public transport.
Do you have three days to see Lisbon? This is an itinerary especially designed for those planning three days in the Portuguese capital. It includes dinner at a fado restaurant and a must-do day trip to Sintra and Cascais.