Things to Do in Lisbon
Lisbon is one of the few cities in the world, offering a unique natural setting. The presence of the Tagus river accompanies us throughout the visit, the discovery of the riverfront and its port area, and streets full of history of its people and most significant events that shaped the "face" of this city. Under a sky almost always blue, the light of Lisbon will coloring roofs, streets, houses, windows and green places in a variety of shades and colors which have been chosen as reasons for filming and photo shoots.
Being a city built on hills, the various viewpoints, installed at the highest points, can use up stunning views. Especially the St. George's Castle, where we reached the ferries on their journey to the south bank, the bridge April 25, the Rossio, the Convent do Carmo, Bairro Alto, the Eduardo VII Park and other parts of the city. Alongside the ancient city with a very rich heritage, Lisbon is also a modern city that has been renovated in new cultural and leisure proposals.
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Explore the flavors of Lisbon, ancient and modern city where cross-tastes and smells of many cuisines. Weekenders especially enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine, which includes snacks (codfish cakes, vegetable garden of fish, cod fritters, green eggs ...) which have more flavor when sat in a neighborhood tavern to enjoy a meal. Together with the Portuguese repast elect wine, or Portugal was not a country of great wine tradition, and there are wines suitable for every dish.
A city is also known by its gastronomy and parochial traditions. In June, in the districts of Alfama, Bairro Alto, Bica and Grace, smells like grilled sardines, celebrates it Saint Anthony and other popular saints. The animation and snack, washed down, go hand in hand until dawn. In the autumn the scent of roasted chestnuts spreads through the streets and eat them "takeout" is a pleasure.
Lisbon offers numerous places where we can enjoy the gastronomic specialties, from the most luxurious, with contemporary cuisine, famous chefs and fusion cuisine to the characteristic tavern neighborhood, past the small restaurant where the intense smell of spices transport us to faraway places.
Get a coffee or sit on a terrace and delight in our pastry, which features the famous pastel de Belém or cream puffs, and drink a waterspout is an act of worship in Lisbon. Drinking a ginjinha, with or without them, or enjoy a pirate in typical houses in Lower specialty is an indispensable ritual for many Alfacinhas.
One of the gems of Lisbon, Fado is part of UNESCO's list of Intangible Heritage. And do you know why? Go to a traditional fado house and also find the answer in other attractions.
Lisbon, city of history and culture, constantly moving between lanes and alleys up the river to the castle and accompanying the Tagus. Art and culture occupy a prominent place in the Lisbon agenda, those who are interested in culture have at their disposal a very rich religious and civil heritage with a large number of museums, churches, monasteries and palaces. Visit the museums and cultural heritage of Lisbon and get to know the elements of identity and differentiation of the Portuguese people.