Lisbon Travel Guide

Lisbon, the sun-soaked Portuguese capital, is a playground where your adventurous spirit can find its groove. A dazzling blend of history and contemporary cool, Lisbon's streets are adorned with mosaic masterpieces, Gothic cathedrals, sleek modern structures, storied cafes, and cool hangouts that somehow harmonize perfectly with the cityscape. There are centuries-old landmarks like Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower to discover, and the city's old trams are as charming as they are iconic. In summer, the beaches beckon, the festivals are in full swing, and the city's vibrant energy reaches its peak.

The whole city will have your heart. Strolling through Baixa, the downtown district, the pastel buildings and cobblestones will make it skip a beat. Indulge in pastéis de nata, Portugal's renowned creamy custard tarts, and your heart and stomach will be happier than ever. Experience the magic and romance of a fado show with your partner — you'll fall in love all over again. 

Love art and shopping? The LX Factory is your rabbit hole to quirky boutiques and fun pop-up galleries, while the Feira da Ladra flea market is a treasure trove for all things unique.

Use this guide to Lisbon as your jumping-off point for an incredible adventure.

Best places to visit in Lisbon: top attractions you don't want to miss


The Portuguese capital is brimming with heritage and boasts a picture-postcard skyline of domed churches and terracotta rooftops. Get ahead of your trip to Lisbon with our guide to the best places to visit, whether you're seeking out culture or hunting masterpieces at its brilliant art museums and galleries.

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