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Portuguese Wine Tasting

By Viator, September 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 331 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Portugal is renowned for its wines and fortified port wines. Tours head off from Lisbon to the surrounding vineyards and wineries, where you can see how the wines are made, get a feel for the ...  Read more

16 Reasons to Live It Up in Lisbon

By Viator, June 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1247 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is a thriving cosmopolitan city spread over seven hills on the country's Atlantic coast. Home to excellent museums and top-quality restaurants, it's also perfectly ...  Read more

Best Day Trips from Lisbon

By Viator, June 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 314 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lisbon is a dream to explore; just hop on Tram 28 or hire an e-bike to scale the city?s seven hills with ease. If time permits, there?s so much to see outside the city as well, from royal palaces to ...  Read more

Fado By Night

By Viator, June 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 128 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Fado is Portugal?s proud musical tradition. The often mournful melodies and lyrics of fado tell tragic stories of the sea and the hardships of life lived by the poor. Fado is linked to the ...  Read more

Flavors of Lisbon

By Viator, June 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 145 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Eating and drinking is done with a passion in Lisbon, from the local bars selling tots of port and the cafés offering breakfast of bica (espresso) or galão ? coffee served with lashings ...  Read more

Alentejo Wine Region

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 115 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Alentejo wine region sprawls across southern Portugal from the Spanish border to the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic coast, curling round Lisbon and touching on the Algarve in the south. These ...  Read more

Lisbon UNESCO Sights

By Viator, May 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 72 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lovely Lisbon has two UNESCO World Heritage listed sights; the landmark Belém Tower is the symbol of Portugal?s 16th-century maritime power and perches on the Tagus River. It was completed in ...  Read more

3 Days in Lisbon: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7056 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lisbon  is a city to get lost in, wandering steep, narrow streets lined with tiled buildings, and discovering hidden bars and cafes. Day 1: History, Hills & Local Flavor Start at Rossio and ...  Read more

Baixa: Lisbon's Lower Town

By Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012

The main shopping district of Lisbon is Baixa , the downtown area which is literally down, being the flat part of the city between the hills on either side. Baixa runs from the river at ...  Read more

Exploring the Ribeira

By Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012

Ribeira, meaning river, is the area alongside the Tagus (Tejo) River in Lisbon . Being an important port city for centuries, the riverside is where so much of Lisbon life developed and still ...  Read more

Sao Vicente de Fora

By Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012

Just near Castelo de São Jorge, the castle on top of the hill in the Alfama district in Lisbon , is the impressive 17th century monastery and church of São Vincente de Fora. The ...  Read more

Recommended Restaurants

By Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012

Lisbon is a city of flavors with its little cafes, bars and restaurants that can stun you with just how good their food is. I think the secret is in the personal approach ? these are not big ...  Read more

Christmas in Lisbon

By Philippa Burne, UK, December 2011

This is a particularly family-focused time in Portugal with a big meal on Christmas Eve, gifts exchanging, then on to Midnight Mass. On Christmas Eve the generations of the family gather together in ...  Read more

Jeronimos Monastery

By Philippa Burne, UK, June 2011

Churches are designed to strike awe into the hearts and minds of those who enter them, to bring them to a belief in God, of whatever conviction. I?ve always known this but mostly I?ve ended up in ...  Read more

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