Lisbon Travel Guide & Holiday Packages

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, one of the oldest cities in the world, and the second-oldest European capital city (after Athens), predating other modern European capitals by centuries.

Fun Facts About Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal's sunny capital, is a blend of old-world beauty and contemporary energy. Its streets, lined with traditional Fado music venues and historic sites like the Belem Tower, tell the city's rich history. The iconic tram rides add to Lisbon's picturesque charm, taking visitors and locals alike through its colourful and lively neighbourhoods.

The city's historical significance is evident in its well-preserved monuments and buildings. Belem Tower, a symbol of Portugal's Age of Discovery, stands majestically by the Tagus River, drawing visitors from around the world. Lisbon's cultural scene is vibrant, with modern art galleries and trendy cafes coexisting alongside traditional artisan shops and historic eateries.

What sets Lisbon apart is its stunning geography. Built on seven hills, the city offers panoramic views of the Tagus River and the Atlantic Ocean. These viewpoints, known as Miradouros, provide perfect spots for photography enthusiasts and romantic sunsets. The city's unique landscape makes it a delightful place to explore, revealing new surprises and vistas around every corner. Experience this vibrant city in all its glory with our meticulously curated Lisbon, Portugal holiday packages.

Lisbon, Portugal Holiday Packages

Our Lisbon holiday packages are tailored to showcase the city's best. From historic explorations to culinary adventures, each package is designed to provide an immersive Lisbon experience.

Helpful Information

When to visit

Lisbon has generally hot dry summers, pleasant springs and autumns, and mild, but possibly wet winters. The best time of year to visit Lisbon is in the late spring (May-June) when the days are bright and sunny, but the temperatures are not so high. The peak season is between June and August, and if you visit at this time of year, you should expect the city to feel crowded. The weather is suitable for spending time on the beach from May until the end of September.

There can be a significant amount of rain during the winter months (November - February), but the city offers many activities for a wet day. Lisbon attracts visitors year-round, and tourist attractions remain open for the whole year.

What is Lisbon, Portugal known for?

Famous for its historic neighbourhoods, iconic yellow trams, Fado music and delicious pastries like Pastéis de Belém, Lisbon's charm lies in its rich history and vibrant culture.

Are there any luxury holiday packages available with upscale accommodation and services?

For those seeking indulgence, our luxury holiday packages offer stays in top-tier hotels, private guided tours and exclusive access to renowned restaurants and cultural experiences.

Are there any adventure sports or outdoor activity packages offered in Lisbon, Portugal?

Enjoy Lisbon’s adventurous side with activities like surfing lessons at Cascais, hiking Sintra’s mystical hills or bike tours along the Tagus River.

Are there any special events or festivals included in holiday packages?

Absolutely! Depending on your preferred travel date, you can have the opportunity to take part in some of Lisbon’s lively festivals like the Carnival or the popular Santo António celebrations.

Are there any wellness or spa-focused holiday packages available?

Lisbon offers plenty of opportunities to unwind. We can tailor your Lisbon itinerary to include spa days, yoga sessions and relaxation in Lisbon’s serene settings, perfect for rejuvenation amidst city exploration.

When is the best time to visit Lisbon, Portugal?

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) offer comfortable weather, fewer tourists and pleasant conditions for exploring the city's streets and landmarks.

What are the top attractions in Lisbon, Portugal?

Key attractions include the Jerónimos Monastery, Belem Tower, Sao Jorge Castle and exploring the historic Alfama district, along with enjoying stunning views from Miradouros.

Are there any special honeymoon packages available for Lisbon, Portugal?

Our Lisbon honeymoon packages can be arranged to include romantic experiences like sunset river cruises, private tours of historical sites and dining in intimate settings, perfect for celebrating love.

Are there family-friendly holiday packages with activities for kids?

Our family-friendly packages can be customised to include kid-friendly tours, visits to attractions like Lisbon’s Oceanarium and interactive museums and activities like tram rides, ensuring fun for all ages.

Can I customise a holiday package to include specific activities or experiences?

Tailor your Lisbon trip with customisable options like adding specific tours, choosing accommodations, and even including nearby destinations like Porto and Algarve for a more personalised experience.

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