10 top tips for your Lisbon visit
A city steeped in history, Lisbon is a cultural wonder and it's well worth spending a good solid day investigating all of its many facets, but where do you even start and how do you get around the Portuguese capital? Here are some hints and tips on how survive the wonderful city and all it has to offer.
Insiders’ guides to Lisbon
How to spend 48 hours in Lisbon
Spending a weekend anywhere in the world is always a challenge, time constraints mean you have to be pretty sharp to be able to squeeze everything in without overdoing it. Here we present a guide to the eats, drinks and tourist hotpots in lovely Lisbon, where it's so easy to lose yourself in its evocative streets.
Gay Lisbon guide
Príncipe Real, Lisbon's gayest neighbourhood has bars for all tastes (and fetishes). From encounters with bears to drag shows, through dark rooms and events where the dress code is no clothes at all to message parties for those who have had enough of Grindr, here is your guide to gay Lisbon.
The best of Lisbon
The best shops in Lisbon
So you've landed in the Portuguese capital, checked in to your accommodation, seen the main sights and now you want to spend some of those hard-earned Euros, but where? Lisbon's shopping is second to none, with everything from quirky little stores selling traditional trinkets right up to more contemporary boutiques and swish stores that stock all the latest fashion, technology and gadgets.
The best places to see Fado music in Lisbon
Fado, meaning 'fate', was born in the 1800s. It's a mournful form of music based around the notion of longing – in fact, they say fado is a window into the soul of the Portuguese. Fado singers perform with such passion that, regardless of whether you understand the language, will have you weeping uncontrollably into your porto.
The best Lisbon attractions
With so many top Lisbon attractions to tick off, your city sightseeing checklist could get very long indeed. That’s why we've put together this list of the city’s essential sights – here you’ll find architectural wonders, spectacular palaces and the best lookout points in Lisbon.
The best places in Lisbon to see street art
At some point in the last years, Lisbon's graffiti artists upped their collective game. Now, pieces that once would've been cited as vandalism and whitewashed are worshiped as modern day masterpieces. Check out the work of some of Lisbon's most famous street artists with this tour. And in case you’re the street art fan type, there’s even this app where you can find more than 160 pieces to see across the city.