Things to see and do - Lisbon
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Located on the Tagus estuary, Lisbon is simultaneously a coastal and a river city. A cultural crossroads and commercial hub, this prestigious capital of a relatively small country was for many years overshadowed by dictatorship. Today, Lisbon is a symbol of the nation’s dynamism and, after two decades of major works, gives an impression of modernity, creativity and enterprise. The city of fado and saudade (a mood of nostalgic longing) invites visitors to stroll and daydream through its streets.
Tourist attractions Lisbon : Things to see and do
R. das Janelas Verdes 9 P - 1293 Lisboa
The museum occupies the 17C palace of the counts of Alvor at the foot of Lapa Hill. The displays of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts from the 12C to the early 19C all reflect the history of Portugal, in that they are all by Portuguese artist..
Av. de Berna 45A P - 1067-001 Lisboa
Situated in undulating gardens dotted with water features (on which glide geese and ducks) and modern sculptures, this museum opened in 1995 to house the Gulbenkian Collection. It displays its exhibits particularly well and is especially rich in Euro..
L. São Domingos de Benfica 1 P - 1500 Lisboa
This beautiful hunting lodge, built by João Mascarenhas, the first Marquess of Fronteira, in 1670, shows a strong Italian Renaissance influence, particularly in the gardens. The quality and variety of the azulejos, covering every conceivable flat sur..
Rua da Prata 116 P - 1100-420 Lisbon
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Set in a renovated 18th century building that maintains all of its original charm, Lisboa Prata Boutique Hotel is centrally located in Baixa Pombalina. The property features accommodation in classic double rooms and premium double or twin rooms. All..
Praça do Comércio 31-34 P - 1149-018 Lisbon
Located in the very centre of Lisbon, Pousada de Lisboa - Small Luxury Hotels Of The World offers an indoor pool and elegant accommodation with free WiFi and an à la carte restaurant. Rooms feature a classical style and offer views for the Terreiro ..
Rua Do Comercio, 32-38 P - 1100-150 Lisbon
Located in Baixa’s centre, this 4-star hotel is 150 metres from Praça do Comércio’s bus, tram and metro links. It has an elegant restaurant and a bar. Free Wi-Fi is available. The stylish rooms at the Vincci Baixa include a flat-screen TV with satel..
Leisure activities Lisbon
This tour is the perfect combination if you are short on time, in just one day you can discover Lisbon and also the World Heritage Site of Sintra and the Estoril Coast. Start by exploring all the main busy squares of the city that truly transform Li..
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This West Region tour allows you to learn about the patrimonial 'masterpieces' of Portugal. You have as an option to visit Alcobaca or Batalha. Included in this tour is a visit to Fatima, the religious capital of Portugal, and an essential place to v..
Journey to Fatima, the religious capital of Portugal and its Sanctuary, where Our Lady of Fatima appeared in 1917. You will be impressed by the sheer size of Sanctuary Square, which is twice the size of St Peters Square in the Vatican. Operated in a ..
Largo de São Carlos 10 P - 1200-410 Lisboa
Behind the Belcanto's discreet façade in the Bairro Alto (a district popular with tourists) guests will be surprised to find elegant dining rooms with a classic yet contemporary feel. Its talented chef conjures up creative cuisine combining technical..
Praça da Figueira 16 P - 1100-241 Lisboa
Rua Marquês de Fronteira P - 1070-051 Lisboa
Housed in a designer-style building above the Amália Rodrigues gardens, this light, airy and modern restaurant boasts splendid views of the Eduardo VII park and the city. Creative gourmet cuisine features on the menu.
Rúa António Maria Cardoso 58 P - 1200-027 Lisboa
An informal, enticing and relaxed eatery in the Bairro Alto theatre district. Diners are in for a pleasant surprise as the dishes on the menu have been created by José Avillez - Michelin-starred chef at the Belcanto restaurant.
Rua dos Lusíadas 68-72 P - 1300-372 Lisboa
This welcoming restaurant stands out for the magnificent mosaic-style floor in the main dining room and its walls covered with appreciative newspaper and magazine reviews. Impressive fish display, as well as a live seafood tank. Traditional Portugues..
Largo da Academia Nacional de Belas Artes 18-20 P - 1200-005 Lisboa
Climb a few steps to Tágide's elegant dining room embellished with spider lamps and attractive azulejo tilework. Updated traditional cuisine and a tapas bar at the entrance.
Doca do Bom Sucesso P - 1400-038 Lisboa
A restaurant of a very high standard featuring a bar for a pre-dinner drink and a dining room arranged in contemporary-style. The chef offers creative, modern cuisine steeped in tradition, with a focus on high quality products and top-notch presentat..
Av. D. Joao II 1 P - 1990-083 Lisboa
This oasis of rusticity imbued with the spirit of the Alentejo region is in the very modern setting of the Expo'98 site. The counter at the entrance sells typical regional products, while the two cosy dining rooms are decorated with a variety of trad..