Not far from Mallorca, Portugal is the perfect destination for a city escape. Hilly streets and beautiful architecture. Cosy cafés and a romantic tram. Spend a few exciting days in the Portuguese capital and discover it’s unique beauty and history. We show you where to eat, shop, stay and what to do in Lisbon.
What to do in Lisbon
There are many things to discover in this beautiful city. An eclectic mix of culture, history, cafés and shops as well as Mediterranean climate make the city a sought-after destination all year round. Here’s what to do in Lisbon, get the city tour started.
Torre de Belém
When in Lisbon visit the impressive Belém Tower, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, and travel back to ancient times. Relax for a while enjoying its beautiful surroundings. Afterwards, head back to the city centre and take the iconic tram through the charming old town with its cobbled streets.
After exploring the city in the morning, have lunch at this charming café that serves typical Portuguese dishes and other delicacies. Try the delicious grilled octopus or fresh oysters at Royale Café. Or just stop by for one of the tasty desserts and some coffee.
Design Shops of LX Factory
Don’t know exactly what you’re looking for? Head over to this creative industrial site that is home to all kinds of unique boutiques. At LX Factory you will find Portuguese fashion pieces, exquisite wine, as well as stylish home decor and much more.
Portas do Sol
In the evening, sip a tasty cocktail at the hip spot Portas do Sol while enjoying a spectacular view of the rooftops and the Tagus River from the terrace.
Spend the night in one of the luxurious suites at this former palace, Palácio Belmonte, that was turned into an elegant, dreamy hotel. Enjoy the intimacy, admire the art pieces and breathe in history.