Its eclectic blend of neighborhoods, culture and architecture distinguish this capital city from the other European capitals and make it a truly fascinating city to visit.
Ramble around the Alfama Old Town and soak up its energetic atmosphere, contemplate the city pass by from any of the numerous outdoor cafes, shop till you drop in boutiques and shopping centres or enjoy the exciting nightlife partying all night long.
Approx. transfer time: 25 minutes (Transfer not included)
Children will enjoy the capital’s parks and gardens, or Monsanto, the city’s forest where kids can play in the amusements of the Park of Indios. A visit to Lisbon Zoo or the ‘Oceanarium’ are some of the other great choices.
EATING AND DRINKING
The Atlantic Ocean heavily influences the Portuguese cuisine, with local specialities being sardinhas, bacalhau (salted cod) or tuna, of course not forgetting meat specialities and the unique wonderful rice’s. Don’t be misled by appearences; inexpensive, rustic-looking restaurants with plastic tablecloths often serve excellent meals and house wines are normally very good .
Visit the Bairro Alto in Lisbon for an unforgettable night out where you can explore the diversity of the different restaurants, clubs and bars till early in the morning.
Discover traditional shops, antique dealers, flea markets and bookstores. Or stick with modernity by visiting the shopping malls and stores selling the latest trends in Portuguese and International fashion. And wherever you shop, the good news is that you’ll definitely get value for money.
Typical local prices*:
Glass of beer: €1/€2
Dinner (incl. wine): €20
* Prices are approximate
Our holiday programme to Lisbon City operates the year round from Dublin and from March to October from Cork. Selected departures from Dublin can be booked online. For general availability and prices, use the ‘Holiday Search’ panel on our home page. If you are looking for a particular property, visit the hotel page and click on the ‘Book Now’ button at the top right corner. If you are looking for departures not available online, please call on 01 7759300 or email email@example.com