As one of Europe’s fast-growing cities, Lisbon hangs in the balance of old and new, grand and charming, historic and forward-thinking.
Here, you can shop at a luxury store in the morning, see 17th century monuments during the day, and take your pick between traditional Fado and house music at night.
We’ve explored much of this coastal European city (plus some of its surrounding areas) and these are the highlights.
Lisbon Travel Guides
It’s tough to prioritize all the great things in a city as vibrant as Lisbon, but if you only have a limited amount of time here, the best places to eat, the sights to see, and places to stay aren’t difficult to find. Immerse yourself in the city’s newfound coffee culture at some design-forward cafés in the Triangle. Plus, one of the best things about Lisbon is its proximity to other outstanding locations for a quick getaway.
→How To Spend a Weekend in Lisbon
→Lisbon’s Best Coffee Shops
→Lisbon’s Easiest Getaway is This Blueberry Farm in Uva Do Monte, Portugal
→Find Out Why Lisbon Is a Top Solo Travel Destination for Women
Where to Stay in Lisbon
While the Bairro Alto and Santos neighborhoods are some of the most popular with tourists, many travelers in the know are looking near the newly popular Triangle neighborhood for chic places to stay. If you’re looking for something more centrally-located but still design-oriented, look no further than our two favorite hotels in Lisbon below.
→A Modern and Minimal Hotel in Lisbon’s Santa Clara 1728
→The Oversized Opulence of Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel
Get Inspired to Travel to Lisbon
Lisbon is an aesthetic marvel of a city. Look no further than the mix of architecture and stunning coastal geography to see our point. It’s no wonder designers and entrepreneurs have made Lisbon a key point of inspiration for their work. Love wine? We think you’ll take an interest in the city’s unique vinho verde culture.