Regions: Lisbon




Wonderful Lisbon

Black Sea Coast

Black Sea Coast

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and it is well-known for its vibrant culture. It is located in the west of the country, right next to the Atlantic Ocean and it makes the most of its connection with the nearby water.


The city is very beautiful and there is lots to see and do, making it very popular with the many tourists who visit every year.


If you are looking for good accommodation then there are some fantastic apartment and villas rentals in Lisbon that cater for parties of various sizes.



Travel To And Around Lisbon

When it comes to travel, many people fly into the Aeroporto da Portela, which is the largest air hub in Portugal.


Golden Sands Resort

Golden Sands Beach Resort

It is also possible to get to Lisbon by train, boat or car, depending on where you are coming from, meaning that it is a very accessible city.


There is also good transport within the city, including trains, buses, taxis, car rental options and a very popular Metro system.


As many of the attractions of the city are in or near the centre, walking around is a great way to see the sites and take in the real culture of this great city.


Just in case that's not enough, you have the traditional tramline in Lisbon called Tram 28, a brilliant way to see the sights of the popular Old Town.



Much To See & Do

Sunny Beach Resort

Sunny Beach Resort

In terms of things to see and do in Lisbon, one must-see attraction is the Cristo Rei. This is a statue that is similar to the famous Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro, and it is located on the opposite bank of the Tejo River


The statue is more than 100 metres tall and so is certainly very impressive.


There is also some great architecture, such as the Castelo de Sao Jorge (the Castle of Saint George).


This is located up one of Lisbon's seven hills and provides great views over the rest of the city, as well as a great experience in the castle itself.


Another must-see attraction during your stay is the Aqueduto das Aguas Livres, which is an historical aqueduct.


It was built in the 17th century and is a fantastic example of engineering. It incorporates the largest stone arch in the world and there is also a Water Museum there, which is well worth a visit.



Culture & History

Some areas of Lisbon still bear the influence of the Moors, who used to occupy it.


Sozopol

Stylish Sozopol at Night

For instance, the Alfama neighbourhood in the Old Town features lots of irregular streets, Moorish influenced construction and buildings very located close together.


This makes it a great place to look around on your stay and soak up some of the history that makes the city what it is.


Belem, which includes a tower and monastery, should also be visited, as should the many museums, art galleries, gardens and parks in the area. There is also great nightlife with lots of fantastic bars, restaurants and clubs.


With so much going on in Lisbon and so many fantastic Lisbon villas to choose from, this city has the makings of a perfect break away. You're sure to love every second of your time there.



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