Many hotels in Lisbon offer New Year’s Eve dinners with a prix-fixe menu. These usually include meals, drinks, and 12 raisins at midnight, one for each month. Here are some of the best dinner parties to ring in the New Year with family and friends.
If you’re interested in watching a Benfica or Sporting match live, here’s what you need to know when planning to see your favourite Lisbon team in person. We also include information about guided tours to the club stadiums and museums.
TAP has announced 15 new routes with nonstop flights to Lisbon and Porto, including service from Montreal and three US cities (Chicago, Washington and San Francisco). Other destinations are Dublin, Tel Aviv, Basel, Naples, Conacri (Guinea), Banjul (Gambia), Lyon and Munich.
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.
Porto in northern Portugal is home to Port wine and a beautiful UNESCO-listed old centre. Though smaller than Lisbon, the city has many sights to see. Find all the essential information for your visit to Porto, including how to get around, hotels, restaurants, the feast of Saint John, and a Douro valley wine tour.
Explore the Baixa with this self-guided tour. It covers all the places of interest, and some history facts, from the Rossio Square to Ribeira das Naus, a beautiful promenade by the River Tejo.
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.
Nazaré is a coastal resort north of Lisbon and an increasingly popular destination among surfers and tourists. Details about the perfect day trip from Lisbon with suggested stops on route.
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.