Lisbon is one of the most vibrant and fascinating places in the world, where millions of tourists come each year. It is a perfect resort for a weekend away from the usual chaos.
You can explore the city on foot, reaching most of the features, perhaps by crossing through the “Festas“: a combination of dances, concerts and banquets that will involve and drag you through the streets of the city’s historic neighborhoods, making you feel at first hand the great hospitality of the lisboeti.
You will be amazed by the characteristic alleys which will allow you to live a unique emotion and find out about the ancient traditions of Lisbon. The most fascinating alleys are to be found in the historic districts of Bairro Alto, Chiado and Baixa, here, you’ll witness the multicultural Lisbon, the truest part of town, where you can relive the past, enjoy the local culture and architecture.
For those who love shopping, surely the Avenida Da Liberdade is the ideal place to find everything you need. Meanwhile, for extravagant items you will need to visit the Feira da Ladra, held every Tuesday and Saturday in the heart of Lisbon.
Those fond of culture must travel to Belém, a district full of historic monuments related to the great geographic discoveries. Don’t miss the monument in tribute to the country’s discoveries, made in honor of the Portuguese navigators.
An other must-see monument is the Belém Tower and the Moisteiro dos Jerónimos, the most famous places of Lisbon, also belonging to the UNESCO World Heritage. In this area, restaurants and bars will let you enjoy the pastèis de Belém, delicious pastries, stuffed with English cream.
Would you experience Lisbon in a natural way? Then treat yourself to a day at the Parque Florestal de Monsanto, 900 hectares of land, nominated the green heart of Lisbon.
As you can see the capital of Portugal is a place rich in attractions and suitable for all tastes, what better more do you wish?Categories: Guides
Localities: Europe, Lisbon, Portugal