Southern Portugal has a dazzling range of landscapes – cliffs, dunes, beaches, and unending plains of olive and cork trees, and vineyards. Explore the Algarve and Alentejo regions with this seven-day road trip.
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.
Lisbon has gone electric scooter crazy! Fun and easy to operate, this personal transport device is the hip way to explore the city. Follow this itinerary, and have a blast scooting around Lisbon.
Seven days are enough time to explore Lisbon and Porto, and to include a few stops on the way. This itinerary is perfect for first time visitors to Portugal with limited time.
Explore Lisbon’s finest monuments and museums, including the iconic Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery, with this self-guided tour. You can pick the sights that most interest you and see them in any order. Use our suggestions for eats and drinks.
Are you stuck on a rainy day in Lisbon? Don’t worry! Even in bad weather, you can find plenty of things to do that will keep you mostly dry and definitely entertained. Just grab an umbrella or a rain jacket, and don’t let a rainy day ruin your Lisbon visit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.