10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon

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10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon
10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon

1 – Food and drink

Lisbon is full of great places to eat  delicious of the day seafood and super-fresh beer. Not to miss the number of wines to taste and get lost. If you think you don’t like a wine you will start loving it!

2 – Europe’s greatest climate

More sunshine than any other European city. The intensity of the daylight is unique. Summer is blessed by a breeze blowing from the Atlantic giving Lisbon its natural air-conditioning.

10 reasons to go to lisbon
Saint George Lisbon Castel View
3 – Hills Views

No other city matches Lisbon views. Fully expect panoramic from some of the terrace bars and view points, like Saint George Castle, Saint Luzia view point, Graça or Saint Catherine.

4 – Getting lost is a delight

Lisbon is probably Europe’s second oldest capital, with Athens being the first. It was ruled by Visigogs, Romans, and Arabs before. 1st king D. Afonso Henriques conquered it in 1147. Walking around the narrow streets of ancient neighborhoods (Alfama, Mouraria, Bica or Madragoa) is one of the city’s greatest pleasure.

5 – It has one of the greatest aquariums in the world

The Oceanario at the new district of EXPO or also called Nations Park is Lisbon’s biggest attraction. It as 180,000 cubic feet main tanks holding more than 100 species of big fish.

10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon

6 – A capital, close to several sandy beaches
Reaching a nice beach is easy and not far. By train is 15 to 20 minutes and by car the same. Cascais, Estoril or Carcavelos beach will make your day.

7 – Safety

It’s one of the safest European capitals.

8 – Friendly city

Portuguese are friendly by nature, welcoming all visitors, and open to minorities and alternative lifestyles, you can easily start a conversation,

10 reasons to go to lisbon
9 – Pastel de Nata

The old pastry factory in Belem has been selling the little custard-filled tarts since 1837. To avoid queues, go inside and seat for a cup of tea and a cake.

10 – There are great bars in every corner

In a city that lives late into the night, there are bars on the roof of car parks,  gardens and museums. Nightclubs where you can dance until dawn. A whole neighborhoods of bars is Bairro Alto or Cais do Sodre.

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10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon