Lisbon: your new love

Lisbon: an incredible city in the middle of Portugal. The capital. The city of everything: amazing people, amazing food, beaches, places to visit, places to go and enjoy the view, to relax, to listen some music...

Lisbon is the capital of one of the best countries in the world: Portugal. Lisbon is one of the best cities in the world, one of the biggest and best tourist attractions not only in Europe but also in the world. Portugal and Lisbon are known for their landscape and architectural beauty, for the friendliness of its people and for its fantastic gastronomy. Not only in Lisbon, but from north to south the people are fantastic and any help the tourist needs, will always find someone who can help. We are a welcoming people and we like people to feel at home, whether they are from the north or the south of the world, from the east or from the west. We have fantastic, beautiful landscapes. They are attraction for any tourist. After more than half a known Europe, I can almost certainly say that Lisbon and Portugal are ahead of most European cities and countries. Nothing reaches the heels of our gastronomy, not even French or Italian. Nothing comes close to the beauty of our Portugal. We have wonderful cities and our Portugal is a great attraction. Come and visit our country, because I am sure you will not regret it. For all the countries where I've been, all the people I've met have always told me about Lisbon, Porto, Algarve, Portugal ... Tourists love our cities, they love our country. I will go and make known a little of Lisbon, the main tourist attractions that can visit. Anything you need, I will be available to clarify, just send a message.

It doesn't matter if it'll be raining or not, you'll always have something to do. 

1 - Parque Eduardo VII: the biggest park in city center where you can enjoy the view.

How can you go there? It's simple. The best way is to get a tram. 

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Parque" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Parque" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Parque" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Parque" (direction Santa Apolónia). 

2 - Praça do Comércio/Terreio do Paço: beautiful place to enjoy very good food and to enjoy the sea and the other side of the river. You can check "Arco da Rua Augusta". Is very interesting and beautiful for who appreciate architechture :) 
How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction Santa Apolónia). 

3 - Sé de Lisboa: the most famous church in Lisbon. You can go inside and appreciate the beauty. 
How can you go there?

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction Santa Apolónia). 

From Terreiro do Paço/Praça do Comércio: you can walk till "Sé de Lisboa" for less than 10 minutes.

4 - Castelo de São Jorge: an incredible castle with an amazing view. You can enjoy that view and appreciate the river and the other side of the city. You can walk inside the castle, have a lunch or just sit there and enjoy. That's one of the biggest attractions in Lisbon. The entrance costs 8,5€ and the schedule is: between november 1st and february 28th: 9am to 6pm. Between march 1st and october 31th: 9am to 9pm.

And you can go here to check more informations: http://castelodesaojorge.pt/en/

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Terreiro do Paço" (direction Santa Apolónia). 

From Terreiro do Paço/Praça do Comércio: you can walk till "Castelo de São Jorge" for 15 minutes more or less. You need to cross "Sé de Lisboa", so it's very close. 

5 - Baixa/Chiado/Rossio: extremely good place to walk around and to do some shopping, to take a coffee or eat an ice cream. During the summer you can enjoy street art and some artists. You can appreciate the buildings and buy some "souvenirs". 

How can you go there?

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia). 

6 - Bairro Alto: the most famous place to go out at night, have some drinks and have some fun with friends. There are a lot of bars, discos and little restaurants.

How can you go there?

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia). 

After Baixa-Chiado you can walk till "Bairro Alto", it's very close.

7 - Alfama: one of the most famous streets in Lisbon, definitely you need to go there and enjoy "Sardinha assada", "caldo verde" and "vinho tinto", specially during "Santos Populares" on the beginning of june. 

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia)

After Baixa-Chiado you can walk till there "Alfama", it's very close, even to "Bairro Alto". 

8 - Elevador de Santa Justa: really good place to enjoy the view of Lisbon and it's around "Baixa-Chiado", so it's easier to get there with the instructions that I wrote before. However, I can write it again, just to make sure :) 

It'll cost you 1,50€ but after that you can go to the terrace and enjoy a good wine ;)

From the airport: get the tram from "Airport" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then, change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "S. Sebastião". Then change the line (blue) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction to "Santa Apolónia). 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia). 

9 - Mosteiro dos Jerónimos: that's one of the most important attractions to the tourists and to everyone who likes architecture. 
Tickets: 10€ but if you want to go to "Torre de Belém", you can buy both for 12€. If you want to go to "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos", "Torre de Belém" and "Museu Nacional de Arqueologia" you can buy all for 16€. "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos" + "Torre de Belém" + "Museu Nacional de Arqueologia" + "Museu de Arte Popular" + "Museu Nacional de Etnologia" + "Museu dos Coches" 25€

Schedule: between october and april 10am to 5.30pm. Between may and september 10am to 6.30pm. It's closed on modays and on january 1st, sunday easter, may 1st, june 13th and december 25th. 

For more informations: http://www.mosteirojeronimos.gov.pt/en/

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Alameda". Change the line to green line and go direction to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 

From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "Alameda". Then change the line (green) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (green line) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém".

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (green line) and get out on "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém".

10 - Torre de Belém: an amazing building to go upstairs and enjoy the view, the beauty of Lisbon and the river, the other side of the bridge. 

Tickets: 6€ but if you want to go to "Torre de Belém", you can buy both for 12€. If you want to go to "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos", "Torre de Belém" and "Museu Nacional de Arqueologia" you can buy all for 16€. "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos" + "Torre de Belém" + "Museu Nacional de Arqueologia" + "Museu de Arte Popular" + "Museu Nacional de Etnologia" + "Museu dos Coches" 25€. 

Schedule: between october and april 10am to 5.30pm. Between may and september 10am to 6.30pm. It's closed on modays and on january 1st, sunday easter, may 1st, june 13th and december 25th.

For more information: http://www.torrebelem.gov.pt/en/

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Alameda". Change the line to green line and go direction to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 

From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "Alameda". Then change the line (green) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (green line) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém".

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (green line) and get out on "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém".

11 - Padrão dos Descobrimentos: near "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos" and "Torre de Belém" is a good place to visit too and to enjoy the view. Important to understand the history of Portugal. 

Tickets: 5€. 

Schedule: march to september 10am to 7pm. Closed on mondays during march. 

October to february 10am to 6pm. Tuesday to Sunday. 

Closed on december 25th, january 1st and may 1st. 

For more information: http://www.padraodosdescobrimentos.pt/en/

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Alameda". Change the line to green line and go direction to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 

From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "Alameda". Then change the line (green) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (green line) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém".

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (green line) and get out on "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 

YOU NEED TO GO TO "PASTÉIS DE BELÉM" AND TRY IT. IT'S NOT POSSIBLE TO LEAVE BELÉM OR LISBON WITHOUT TRY THAT. 

12 - Museu Nacional dos Coches: it's a cultural museum and part of the history of Portugal. There you can check a lot of cars from XIV to XIX century. 

Tickets: 8€. "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos" + "Torre de Belém" + "Museu Nacional de Arqueologia" + "Museu de Arte Popular" + "Museu Nacional de Etnologia" + "Museu dos Coches" 25€. 

Schedule: 10am to 6pm between tuesday to sunday. 

For more information: http://museudoscoches.gov.pt/en/homepage/

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Alameda". Change the line to green line and go direction to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 

From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente": get the tram in "Oriente" (pink line) and go to "Alameda". Then change the line (green) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (green line) and go to "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém".

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "Baixa-Chiado" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (green line) and get out on "Cais do Sodré". Get out and get the train direction to "Cascais". Get out on "Belém". 

13 - Parque e Palácio Nacional da Pena : it's a huge and very interesting palace in "Sintra". architecure from XIX century it's one of the most important places to visit. 

Tickets: 14€ for adults and 12.50 to young people. 

Schedule till october 28th:

Schedule of Park: 9.30am to 8pm

Schedule of Palace: 9.45am to 7pm. 

For more information: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt/en/

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Oriente". Get a train on "Oriente", direction "Sintra" - "linha da Azambuja". 

From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente":  Get a train on "Oriente", direction "Sintra" - "linha da Azambuja".
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (pink line) and go to "Oriente" (direction airport). Get a train on "Oriente", direction "Sintra" - "linha da Azambuja".

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (pink line) and get out on "Oriente" (direction airport). Get a train on "Oriente", direction "Sintra" - "linha da Azambuja".

In "Sintra" you can visit a lot of another places: 

Check here the tickets and schedules: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt/en/parks-and-monuments/

14 - Parque das Nações: here you can visit some places like "Torre Vasco da Gama", "Oceanário de Lisboa"...and you can enjoy the ocean, you can have a nice meal or a drink and walk around, checking our culture and gastronomy. You have "Vasco da Gama", a shopping center, if you want to do some shopping. 

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Oriente".  

From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (pink line) and go to "Oriente" (direction airport). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (pink line) and get out on "Oriente" (direction airport). 

15 - Torre Vasco da Gama: it's an incredible tower with 140 meters. On the top you have a restaurant. While you're having a very nice meal and drinking a good wine, you can enjoy the beauty of Lisbon, the ocean. It's the biggest building in Portugal. Around that tower, you have a 5-stars-hotel.  

For more information: https://www.visitlisboa.com/see-do/heritage-culture/only-lisbon/vasco-da-gama-tower

How to go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Oriente".  

From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (pink line) and go to "Oriente" (direction airport). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (pink line) and get out on "Oriente" (direction airport). 

16 - Oceanário de Lisboa: it's one of the biggest attractions in Lisbon for who like the ocean, the sea and the fishes. 

Tickets: 

0-3 years old: free

4-12 years old: between 10€ and 12€ 

13-64 years old: between 15€ and 18€ 

+65 years old: between 10€ and 12€

Schedule during summer: 10am to 8pm

Schedule during winter: 10am to 7pm

On december 25th: 1pm to 6pm

On january 1st: 12pm to 6pm. 

For more information: https://www.oceanario.pt/en

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "Oriente".  

From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). Then change the line (pink line) and go to "Oriente" (direction airport). 

From Train Station/Bus Station in "Sete Rios": get the tram in "Jardim Zoológico" (blue line) and go to "S. Sebastião" (direction Santa Apolónia). Change the line (pink line) and get out on "Oriente" (direction airport). 

17 - Jardim Zoológico de Lisboa: extremely good attraction to everyone who like animals. You can check a lot of animals, take some pictures and enjoy your time with family. This is a good place for kids. 

Tickets: 

0-2 years old: free

3-12 years old: 14,50€

13-64 years old: 20,50€

+65 years old: 16€

Schedule between march 21th and september 20th: 10am to 8pm

Schedule between september 21th and march 20th: 10am to 6pm. 

For more information: https://www.zoo.pt/site/index_en.php

How can you go there? 

From the airport: get the tram on "Airport" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "S. Sebastião". Change the line (blue line, direction Santa Apolónia) and get out on "Jardim Zoológico".

From Bus Station/Train Station in "Oriente":  get the tram on "Oriente" (pink line, direction to S.Sebastião) and get out on "S. Sebastião". Change the line (blue line, direction Santa Apolónia) and get out on "Jardim Zoológico".
From Train Station in "Santa Apolónia": get the tram from "Santa Apolónia" (blue line) and go to "Jardim Zoológico" (direction Amadora Este/Reboleira). 


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