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Your comprehensive guide to the best things to do in Lisbon

The 10 best things to do in Belém
Things to do

The 10 best things to do in Belém

Don't just go there for the custard tarts (pastéis de nata) - but definitely try the custard tarts! Belém is almost an epicenter of museums, which deserve to be visited before or after a beautiful meal in the best restaurants in the area. Just follow our suggestions for the best things to do in Belém and you won't miss out on anything. Recommended: Top 10 things to do in Alfama

10 tips for surviving in Lisbon
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10 tips for surviving in Lisbon

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 our best tips to avoid tourist traps.

The best places to watch sports in Lisbon
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The best places to watch sports in Lisbon

The list below has it all. There are more fancy restaurants and bars (it may seem strange, but even when watching football you can lift your pinkie), others with more sauce (literally sauce, where it is almost certain that you will get a mustard stain). Having said that, we believe that in the list that follows you will find one (probably more) that will fill your measures. Then, just hope that your team doesn't disappoint - and if they do, you are already in the right place to drown your surrows.  Recommended: The best places to watch the World Cup outside in Lisbon

The 7 most instagrammable places in Lisbon
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The 7 most instagrammable places in Lisbon

If you can't live without updating your Instagram feed, follow our route through the most instagrammable places in Lisbon. From museums to trendy restaurants, these are the best - and easiest - places to just go inside and *click*. Think we missed any? Send us your suggestions to leitores@timeout.com and help us choose the best places to photograph in Lisbon. Recommended: The best viewpoints in Lisbon

Along the river: seven things to do near the river in Lisbon
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Along the river: seven things to do near the river in Lisbon

If we can give you a piece of friendly advice, it would be to hop on a boat: the city looks even more beautiful from the other bank. And believe us: there's plenty to enjoy. Rent a bike and skip the hills (yes, it's possible), drink a mojito with your feet in the water (or almost), get a selfie in an incredible elevator, and spend a night facing Lisbon. The Tagus is full of possibilities, but we'll leave you with seven ideas of things to do near the river in Lisbon.   Recommended: Tourist Survival Guide

Things to do: area guides

Things to do in Alfama
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Things to do in Alfama

The views, the people and the streets. Alfama was once the whole city of Lisbon, and although the city grew, it remained the heart of the capital. Get ready to get lost in its picturesque streets and meet its deepest and most well kept secrets. Recommended: Top 10 things to do around Graça and Castelo

Things to do in Mouraria and Intendente
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Things to do in Mouraria and Intendente

If on one hand it’s the place where typical fado was born, on the other it takes in more than 50 nationalities. What you get out of this is a powerful mix of sounds, flavours, and cultures. Recommended: 10 things to do in Baixa and Sé

Things to do around Graça and Castelo
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Things to do around Graça and Castelo

Play detective and search for little villas, eat fresh fish and have a toast with sparkling sangria, you'll fit right in. Afterwards, walk around the neibourghood and visit one of the most famous Lisbon Castle and take it all in - this is as typically Portuguese as it gets. Don't get lost and make sure you cover the list with all the top 10 things to do around Graça and Castelo.

Things to do in Baixa and Sé
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Things to do in Baixa and Sé

With many restaurants to try from - don't fall for the tourist traps that will try to seduce you each step of the way - and many typical stores and streets to lose yourself in, both Baixa and Sé are worth a whole day (or more) of exploring. Bring comfortable shoes and hit the streets. When the day is done, grab a seat at a bar, watch the game (whichever one is on) and you'll get why Baixa is one of the best places in Lisbon for a late afternoon drink. Recommended: Top 10 things to do in Chiado

Things to do in Príncipe Real
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Things to do in Príncipe Real

If we translate the name of this neighbourhood it literally means Royal Prince. With restaurants, bars, stores, and art galleries everywhere,
 this neighbourhood is clearly attempting a rise to the throne. Hang in the coolest bars, shop at the dopest stores or just go for a bite. Here is all you need to know to explore Príncipe Real.  It’s the neighbourhood with the most alternative shops, colourful fun nights and the hottest restaurants. There’s a lot to see and do and the offer is varied and does not disappoint. If you’re here for the food than be ready to taste a bit of every corner of the world.  Recommended: 101 things to do in Lisbon

Things to do in Chiado
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Things to do in Chiado

Families, celebrities, tourists, divas, intellectuals or fools: everyone strolls around the most famous and dearest of neighbourhoods. All roads lead to Chiado. Take a walk on the city's red carpet and release your inner Prima-Donna. We promise it's okay, just go with it.  

Lisbon for visitors

Things to do in Lisbon: it doesn't hurt to ask
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Things to do in Lisbon: it doesn't hurt to ask

We asked the city’s tourist offices for the most strange questions. Here are some of them. And just to make sure there is no doubt, our team has answered them all.

Have fun in Lisbon without spending a cent
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Have fun in Lisbon without spending a cent

If you are running low on cash or just want to spend the least possible, you will find this list of free activities in Lisbon very helpful. Don't miss out on the fun and we wish you the best holidays.

The best Lisbon attractions
Attractions

The best Lisbon attractions

Follow our guide to the top Lisbon attractions, landmarks and sightseeing spots you’d be mad to miss

10 top tips for your Lisbon visit
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10 top tips for your Lisbon visit

If it's your first time in the city, here are some tips on how to have a smooth ride

How to spend 48 hours in Lisbon
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How to spend 48 hours in Lisbon

You've got two days to immerse yourself in the Portuguese capital and its broad range of cultural offerings... go!

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Time Out Lisbon Market Tour & Cooking Class

Time Out Lisbon Market Tour & Cooking Class

Begin your day going to the local market.  Participate in a cooking class and then enjoy the lunch you have prepared. End the day with a light tour of Lisbon.

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Small Group Day Trip to Sintra & Cascais

Small Group Day Trip to Sintra & Cascais

Experience the natural and historical beauty on a small-group day trip from Lisbon. 

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Belém Small Group Walking tour

Belém Small Group Walking tour

Explore Belém and gain insight into Portugal’s rich maritime heritage. 

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NYE Cruise in Lisbon on the Tagus River

NYE Cruise in Lisbon on the Tagus River

Enjoy this memorable day on board and watch the fireworks from the best spot in town!

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Lisbon Waterfront Bike Tour

Lisbon Waterfront Bike Tour

In the Lisbon Waterfront Bike Tour, is a pleasant easy going bike ride.

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The best getaways from Lisbon
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The best getaways from Lisbon

Portugal is a small piece of land which makes everything near comparing to big countries like the United States or Brazil. But although we’re a tiny rectangle in western Europe there is a lot to see within this small area. So if you are in Lisbon or are planning to come here, you should definitely consider to leave the city for two or three days. And, believe us, there are loads of great options which makes it hard to choose. With that in mind, we’ve selected for you the best getaways from Lisbon. Pick one!

The best Lisbon museums
Museums

The best Lisbon museums

Looking for a fix of culture but not a clue where to start? Here are ten of the top museums in Lisbon

The best outdoor activities in Lisbon for kids
Kids

The best outdoor activities in Lisbon for kids

Take the little'uns on an adventure with our guide to the best outdoor activities for kids

The best shops in Lisbon
Shopping

The best shops in Lisbon

Spend, spend, spend at these top Lisbon shops

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The 13 best things to do in Whitby
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The 13 best things to do in Whitby

Head to the Yorkshire coast for fish, chips and Gothic history with our guide to the best things to do in Whitby.

The 10 best things to do in Weymouth
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The 10 best things to do in Weymouth

Head to this Dorset coastal town for natural wonders, cute shops and an incredible old fort.

The 13 best things to do in Scarborough
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The 13 best things to do in Scarborough

Scarborough is a perfect slice of modern British seaside.

The 11 best things to do in Moscow
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The 11 best things to do in Moscow

Looking to explore Russia’s ancient capital? Check out our guide to the very best things to do in Moscow.

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