Explore the best beaches around Lisbon to catch some awesome waves, including schools where you can learn to surf and kitesurf, or get to the next level. You’ll find spectacular stretches of Atlantic coast not far from the capital.
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With its Roman ruins, university, and beautiful buildings, Évora in Portugal’s Alentejo region is of the best day trips from Lisbon. Here’s what you need to know to plan a trip to Évora, including how to make reservations for wine and olive oil tastings.
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.
Sintra and Cascais make the perfect day trip from Lisbon. From Sintra, venture onward to Cabo da Roca and see the westernmost point in mainland Europe. Then visit the stunning Ursa and Guincho Beaches, and finish off in Cascais.
Mafra is renowned for its convent and palace, regarded as the most important Baroque building in Portugal, while Ericeira is a seaside resort, famous for its beauty as well as its surf break. This day trip from Lisbon is perfect for independent travellers.
A day trip to the city of Tomar is the ideal way to get out of Lisbon to explore the Convent of Christ, a Unesco World Heritage Site, and the Castle of Almourol. You can take this trip either independently or as part of a tour.
Why not head out for a day trip from Lisbon? Discover the enchanting Sintra, head to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point in mainland Europe, and visit Cascais. But there are other ideas, including day trips suited for nature-trippers, beachgoers, and culture lovers.