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Exploring Lisbon


Located on the west coast of Portugal, the capital of Lisbon offers the perfect lifestyle for anyone looking to live in a city but to also experience the relaxation of spending a day at the beach. This historic city offers plenty to see and do, some of the top restaurants and bars in Europe and so much more! Lisbon is easily accessible by air (Lisbon Portela Airport), train and car from all major cities in and around Europe. 

Things To do in Lisbon

Belém Tower

Belém Tower

Built in 1514 and previously used to defend the city, this tower is packed full of historical significance. Soaring above the seafront of Lisbon quays and built by the Portuguese architect Francisco de Arruda, the Torre de Belém is one of the most iconic features of Lisbon. This iconic tower has 5 floors which are named, the ground floor is the Governor's Hall, The King's Hall, The Audience Hall and The Chapel which leads onto the roof terrace. Visit the Belém Tower website for more information >

Opening Times

May to September: 10am - 6.30pm
October to April: 10am - 5.30pm
Closed Bank Holidays

Pricing

It costs €6 to visit this attraction but seniors and children can receive 50% off their ticket price.

Cabo da Roca

Cabo da Roca

Cabo da Roca is the westmost point of mainland Europe and is an excellent viewpoint which looks out to sea with a lighthouse, a tourist centre and not much else around, which is the main reason people visit this attraction. This viewpoint is 150 metres above sea level so you can expect to see amazing panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean.

Until the end of the 14th century it was believed that the windy cliffs of Cabo da Roca was the edge of the world which is something you can certainly picture when you soak up the atmosphere and look out to sea.

Ride Tram 28

Ride Tram 28

While in Lisbon you must visit the old town, here you will find one of the most fun attractions to do, taking a ride on Tram 28. Why is this tram ride so important you may ask? Well the number 28 Tram travel from Martim Moniz to Campo Ourique, passing through the most popular tourist area of Lisbon such as Baxia, Graca and Alfama.

This tram ride is very popular so to avoid crowds it's recommended that try and travel before 11am. If you are looking for a historical tour of Lisbon, you can opt for a Tram 28 ride and a walking tour that lasts up to 3 hours long. For more information and ticket prices check out the Lisbon 'Get Your Guide' website HERE >

Ticket Prices

A single ticket price is €2.90
A 24 hour public transport ticket which includes other forms of transport as well as tram 28 only costs €6.30

Lisbon Oceanarium

Lisbon Oceanarium

Lisbon Oceanarium has recently been awarded a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence. The large aquarium has 5 million litres of salt water and is home to many species of marine life from tropical fish to rock-frog penguins. The aquarium also offers a temporary exhibition presenting tropical forests, stimulating senses through the smells and sounds of the forest.


Ticket Prices including Temporary Exhibition

Children 0 - 3 Free
Children 4 - 12 12€
Adults 13 - 64 18€
Adults 65+ 12€

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Lisbon Events Calendar

28
Sep
Festival Santa Casa Alfama

Festival Santa Casa Alfama

Festival Santa Casa Alfama

Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, fado is part of Portuguese culture, and is at the root of this festival.
27
Oct
Banksy: Genius or Vandal? | ART EXHIBIT

Banksy: Genius or Vandal? | ART EXHIBIT

Banksy: Genius or Vandal? | ART EXHIBIT

14 June to 27 October. Over 70 works, including original pieces, sculptures, art installations, video, and photography.
15
Dec
Are you a tourist? | ART EXHIBIT

Are you a tourist? | ART EXHIBIT

Are you a tourist? | ART EXHIBIT

19 September to 15 December. The exhibition invites us to look at tourists and their activities, but also to migrants and locals, paying special attention to our daily or occasional encounters, showing that we all can learn from one another. 

Local Information for Lisbon

Transportation Transportation

Being the capital of Portugal, Lisbon offers plenty of transport links. From busses, taxis, the metro (subway/ underground) to trams, Lisbon is not shy of easy ways to get around the city.

Public transport in Lisbon is very reliable and cost effective with a single tram ticket costing as little as €2.90. If you are looking to travel further afield, then many flights operate daily from Lisbon Airport to EU and non-EU destinations.

Shopping Shopping

Among the cobbled streets of Lisbon lays some of the trendiest places to shop. You will find popular high street shops like Zara and Mango as well as boutiques from local designers.

If you are looking for designer shops then Lisbon certainly isn’t short of those with the likes of Cartier, Gucci and Hugo Boss located on Avenida da Liberdade. If markets are your thing then take a trip to Feira da Ladra, the market is open each Tuesday and Saturday offering a range of handmade products.

Airports Airports

Located 7 kilometres from the capital, Lisbon Portela Airport is the main international airport in Portugal and is one of the largest in southern Europe. Because of its close location to Lisbon city centre, getting from the airport to Lisbon only takes around 15 minutes and is straightforward using a taxi or bus service.

Weather Weather

Much like any southern European country, Portugal offers a warm climate and Lisbon is no exception. No matter which month, Lisbon offers a mild climate.

In July you can expect the average temperature to reach a warm 24°C and the coldest average temperature in January of 11°C. November experiences the most rainfall in Lisbon, with the average reaching 128mm compared to July where you will only receive an average of 4mm of rain.

Restaurants & Bars Restaurants & Bars

Being the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is full of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes. Visit the beautiful Portuguese restaurants around the city to experience true Portuguese cuisine.

Among the variety of restaurants in Lisbon you will also find Chinese, Indian and Italian restaurants as well as many cafes and takeaway food. Lisbon has everything when it comes to bars. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere in one of the many beach bars or visit the upbeat clubs to experience the livelier Lisbon nightlife.

Beaches Beaches

Due to Lisbon's location, on the mouth of the river Tagus, it is blessed with 4 different coastlines. To the west of Lisbon, the Oeiras-Estoril-Cais coastline offers calm sea and sandy beaches, perfect for those seeking a relaxing day.

The Serra de Sintra coastline is situated to the north of Lisbon, this is made up of cliffs and offers beautiful unspoilt scenery. To the south of the city you will find the Costa da Caparica coastline, this is a large stretch of beautiful beaches, spreading to the western side of Lisbon and highly popular for surfing.

Properties for sale in Lisbon

Available
Homes
Setúbal 350 GV Pack (2 Apartments)
€355,000
  • Property TypeApartment
  • Bed 2 + 3 Bed
  • Area57 + 77 sqm
  • REF: PW456
Available
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Estrela Eligible for Golden Visa
€550,000
  • Property TypeApartment
  • Bed 3 Bed
  • Area110 sqm
  • REF: PW453
Available
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Graça
€278,000
  • Property TypeApartment
  • Bed 2 Bed
  • Area58 sqm
  • REF: PW451
Available
Commercial
Chiado Eligible for Golden Visa
€1,090,000
  • Property TypeCommercial Property
  • Area121 sqm
  • REF: PW454
Available
Commercial
Baixa
€500,000
  • Property TypeCommercial Property
  • Area91,78 sqm
  • REF: PW349
Available
Commercial
Campo Mártires da Pátria
€269,000
  • Property TypeCommercial Property
  • Area114,0000 sqm
  • REF: PW245
Developments
Garcia 38
Baixa
€450,000-€625,000
  • Bed 1-2 Bed
  • Completion Date 2020
  • REF: PW329
Developments
Esperança 7 Eligible for Golden Visa
Liberdade
€0
  • Bed 1-2 Bed
  • Completion Date 07/2019
  • REF: PW441
Developments
Arroios 350 GV Eligible for Golden Visa
Arroios
€355,000-€360,000
  • Bed 1-2 Bed
  • Completion Date September 2020
  • REF: PW446

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