Lisbon is the amazing capital of Portugal and one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities in Western Europe. It is a city that effortlessly blends its traditional heritage with striking modernism and a liberal thinking stream.

As a holiday destination, Lisbon offers a rich and varied history, a lively nightlife and the gift of an absolutely magnificent climate throughout the year. In this guide you will find an introduction to Lisbon that includes answers to the most common questions when going on vacation, as well as providing links to more detailed information.

The city of Lisbon perfectly reflects the Portuguese lifestyle, which is delivered to modern culture while maintaining its heritage and unique traditions. Lisbon is consistently recognized as one of the most incredible cities in the world, a claim confirmed by the “Lonely Planet” travel guides, who designated Lisbon as one of the 10 best cities to visit around the world. For all this, it is surprising that it remains one of the least visited capitals in Europe!

The ideal is to visit Lisbon during a bridge or long weekend (three days), a stay that allows visitors to spend a day touring the beautiful districts of Baixa and Alfama, another in Belem and Estrela, and a last day exploring the Parque das Nations and the north of Lisbon.