Lisbon, Portugal’s hilly capital, one of the most artistic and vibrant cities of Europe. Rich in heritage Lisbon is a bustling and exciting city. Main areas to visit in the city are Alfama, Baixa, Cais do Sodre and Chiado, Bairro Alto, Belem and for a day trip just outside the city to Sintra, Cascais, Cabo da Roca, The best time of year to visit Lisbon is in the late spring (April-July) when the days are bright and sunny, but the temperatures are not so high.
Portas Do Sol
A stunning view of the Alfama District, Portas Do Sol
Praça do Comércio
Praça do Comércio is the grandest of Lisbon’s squares, a touristy location, behind this is a shopping street where you can spend some time. Also around the square there are some really good restaurants where you can sit in the evening and enjoy the breeze.
Pena Palace – Sintra
The summer palace of Portuguese Royals built in the Romanticist style. The castle stands on the top of a hill in the Sintra Mountains above the town of Sintra
A starting point to many of the voyages of discovery, Belem Tower, a fortress to guard the entrance to Lisbon’s harbour.
Miradouro de Santa Luzia
25 de Abril Bridge Or Vasco Da Gama Bridge
Cabo Da Roca
Cabo da Roca is a cliff that marks the most westerly point of mainland Europe.
Boca De Inferno
Boca do Inferno is an interesting cliff formation close to Cascais, which has been given an overly dramatic name of Hell’s Mouth.
One will find lots and lots of colors on the streets of Lisbon in the form of beautiful tiles, candy coloured buildings and graffiti art.
Also while you are in Lisbon don’t miss to catch up on some Fado music, best booked with dinner.
Other places to visit in Lisbon – Oceanário de Lisboa, Elevador de Santa Justa, ruins of the Carmo church.