Lisbon Travel Guide

The Portuguese capital is constantly recognised as one of the greatest cities in the world. Lisbon will appreal to a wide range of ages and visitors; it can form a cultural trip, a family holiday, a weekend city break, a buzzing nightlife getaway or even a base for a beach holiday.

Our Lisbon travel guide is packed with world-class art museums, a booming restaurant scene, and hotels for every taste and these are just some of the reason why you should visit. Use our Lisbon travel guide to help you plan the best trip ever.


There is a great range of accommodation available in Lisbon and our insider guide on exactly where to stay in Lisbon includes neighbourhood guides to help you choose the best area according to your intesests.

We have selected the best accommodation in each neighbourhood to suit all tastes and budgets so you don’t need to waste your time searching through unsuitable options. You can book for free and pay later when you arrive at your destination. For more details click here.

Where to Eat in Lisbon

Eating Out

5 Places to Try the Best Pastel de Nata

Eating Out

Where to Eat in Lisbon

Getting Around Lisbon

Lisbon has an excellent and inexpensive public transport network. If you plan to do lots of sightseeing and shopping you  can save time and money with a Lisboa Card. 

The card will give you unlimited free access to public transport: metro, buses and trams. Plus free or discounted admission to most of Lisbon’s attractions. Read more here

Lisbon Travel Guide Suggested Reading

The Year of The Death of Ricardo Reis

Dr. Ricardo Reis returns home to Lisbon after a long sojourn in Brazil. The year is 1936 and what’s brought him back is the word that the great poet, Fernando Pessoa, has died. The author, José Saramago was a Portuguese writer and winner of the 1998 Nobel prize in Literature.

My Lisbon: A Cookbook from Portugal’s City of Light

Lisbon native and internationally renowned chef Nuno Mendes takes you to his beloved Lisbon. With luminous photogrphy shot on location this book brings to life Portugal’s magnificent capital city and it’s fabuluos cuisine.

Pereira Maintains

Set in Lisbon in the summer of 1938. This short, beautiful novel tells a tale of reluctant heroism. The Italian writer Tabucchi was an expert on Portuguese literature.