Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city, is located on the north banks of the River Tagus. It is a city full of history, brimming with renovated palaces, Gothic cathedrals and beautiful monasteries, as well as the famous Castle of São Jorge.
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Lisbon’s colourful blend of neighbourhoods, culture and architecture sets it apart from other European capitals. However you like to spend your time, Lisbon city breaks have so much to offer.
Lisbon has some stunning architecture. To get a sense of fascinating Lisbon’s past, be sure to visit the Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower.
Lisbon is also home to some notable museums of ancient and modern art, including the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, the Design Museum, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Coach Museum, the Berardo Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and the Carmo Archaeological Museum.
City breaks in Lisbon can be as pre-planned or spontaneous as you like. One of the most pleasant things to do is simply wander Lisbon’s cobble-stoned pavements and see where they take you. Explore the colourful 18th century downtown squares, dip into narrow lanes awash with Art Nouveau cafés, or lose yourself in the labyrinthine medieval jungle of the Alfama district.
Lisbon’s nightlife centres around Bairro Alto, where you can find a diverse range of restaurants, bars, and a range of music options from traditional Portuguese music to jazz or electronica. If you want to do some serious partying, there are venues dotted all over town, with everything from riverside docks to 18th century mansions that have been transformed into extravagent nightclubs where the fun continues until dawn.
Centro Commercial Colombo is the biggest shopping mall on the Iberian Peninsula. For a more authentic shopping experience, head to the flea market at the Campo de Santa Clara.
If you want to get out to the coast, head south to Troia – a peninsula boasting miles of unexplored beaches. Lisbon holidays offer lots to discover.
From historic splendour to bohemian chic and everything in between, breaks in Lisbon have it all so why wait? Book today with easyJet holidays and get away for less.