Discover the most emblematic corners of the popularly known as "City of light". Enjoy Lisbon's warm atmosphere. Let yourself be seduced by its indescribable mixture of modernity and tradition. And enjoy its world-acclaimed cuisine and its magical fado nights.
Located at the mouth of the Tagus River, Lisbon is the westernmost capital of Continental Europe and the most important city of Portugal. Having a few days of fun in this city will be an unforgettable journey and you can meet without hurry some of its most emblematic points.
It's the city that welcomes thousands of bachelor crews annually for a sensation known as a stag do party nights in Lisbon. At the same time, its international football fame makes all the men of the world sigh in envy and create a wish to all to visit its famous football stadiums.
We recommend you start the adventure with a walk through the streets of the colorful Chiado district. Prologue your adventure by visiting the Castle of San Jorge, then get lost in the of Alfama while aboard in mythical tram 28. To make sure that you set your course well, visit the Tower of Belém and climb to the top of the city to enjoy the incomparable panorama that can be seen from any of its viewpoints.
To soak up the spirit of the city in a short time, nothing better than walking for a few hours through the streets of the most important neighborhoods of Lisbon. The Barrio Alto is one of the favorite areas for tourists looking for vibrant experiences, fun nights and stunning views alike.
While walking through its streets you will find charming squares such as Praça Luís de Camões or Praça do Príncipe Real. Lively bars and restaurants will unfold in front of you where you can try the typical Portuguese cod, some of the best fado bars and viewpoints as representative as San Pedro Alcántara or Santa Catalina.
If you want to discover the most bohemian side of the city, be sure to visit the Chiado, also known as the Montmartre Lisbon. Here you can admire some of the most mythical buildings and monuments of the city and, also, visit ancient bookstores and cafes that were once the meeting place of famous writers and poets.
Finally, spend part of your time touring the Alfama, the oldest neighborhood in the city. In it, you will discover places as important as the Cathedral of Lisbon or the Castle of San Jorge.
Enter your teElevated on top of a hill, this medieval fortress is one of the essential places to visit in the city. Inside the Castle of San Jorge, you can find some of the remains of Lisbon's past and also know what was once the home of the Moorish kings.
Climb to the top of its towers, walk through its beautiful gardens and, above all, get close to its impressive viewpoint to enjoy one of the most impressive panoramic views of the capital of Portugal.xt here ...
On your weekend getaway to Lisbon you can not miss the wonderful Torre de Belém, a monument declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco and one of the most representative sights that you can find on your trip.
Located in one of the most monumental neighborhoods of the city and just two steps from the Jerónimos Monastery and the Monument of the Discoverers, this 35-meter high tower was built in the 16th century as a defensive fortress and is today one of the places more frequented by tourists. Its charm lies in its Manueline style and the magnificent perspective of the city that can be seen from inside.
We advise you to finish your visit at the mythical factory Pasteles de Belém located a few meters from the monument where you can try the patented recipe of the famous cream cakes that cannot be tasted anywhere else.
At lunchtime, you can choose from a variety of Portuguese dishes. Lisbon offers fish and seafood of the highest quality, delicious sandwiches, broths and an infinity of dishes made from its specialty: cod.
If you are looking for something powerful, dare with a Portuguese stew accompanied by green wine. If you want to get warm, ask for a green broth, a traditional potato puree with strips of cabbage. And for dessert, without a doubt, the famous Belém cakes made with puff pastry and filled with cream.
In short, do not hesitate to make a weekend getaway to Lisbon, where your eyes and your palate will experience a pleasant and unrepeatable sensation. And if you are looking for more exciting experiences in Portugal, check out our offers in Porto or the Algarve.
Just as you arrive, this magical city of light will win over your body and soul, and putting all things in perspective, there can hardly be a better place for a fun weekend getaway in Europe than the one found at the mouth of the Tagus river.