Lisbon

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Lisbon

Lisbon is one of those gems in Southern Europe, where one can vividly experience the mix of modern Europe and its deep rooted past as one of the world's most important trading hubs. A great city for a weekend escape right by the sea...

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Pestana Palace Hotel
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Bairro Alto

Stay

Pestana Palace Hotel

A stunning 5-star boutique hotel, the Pestana Palace Hotel is a National Monument. Located by the river in one of the 7 hills of Lisbon, it's also very close to the impressive Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Padrão dos Descobrimentos and Torre de Belém.

Address

R. Jau 54, 1300-312 Lisboa, Portugal

Bairro Alto

Known as one of best boutique hotels in Europe, the Bairro Alto Hotel is a charming gem in downtown Lisbon. It has a relaxed yet elegant vibe and one of the best views of the river Tejo. If you stay there, don't miss the stunning views of the old town from the rooftop terrace!

Address

Praça Luís de Camões 2, 1200-243 Lisboa, Portugal

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Belcanto
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Furnas Guincho

Eat

Belcanto

Certainly one of the best restaurants in Lisbon, Belcanto is in the hands of chef José Avillez and has a Michellin star. It reinvents traditional Portuguese dishes by adding a very modern flare. Try the fish dish "à la Jack Pollock", an explosion for the senses...

Address

Largo de São Carlos 10, 1200-410 Lisboa, Portugal

Furnas Guincho

For those who want to spend a relaxing afternoon, restaurant Furnas do Guincho is the place. Located just 30 minutes away from the city centre by the ocean, they serve the most delicious fresh seafood. Try the "percebes" as a starter, an absolute must...

Address

Guincho, 2750-642 Cascais, Portugal

Pasteis de Belém

Pasteis de Belém is THE place to try the renowned custard tarts, without a doubt the best in town. Grab a full box and enjoy the sunset while walking along the Tejo river.

Address

R. Belém 84-92, 1300-085 Lisboa, Portugal

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The Lisbon Tramway
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Colourful Streets

See

Palácio da Ajuda

Renowned artist Joana Vasconcelos has her iconic pieces on display at the exuberant Palácio da Ajuda, just up the hill from Belém. This clash between contemporary art and historic opulence are definitely worth a visit, the exhibition is on until the 25th of August.

Address

Largo Ajuda 1349-021, Lisboa, Portugal

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Evening light

Shop

A vida Portuguesa

If you are looking for souvenirs that are out of the ordinary, there is no better place than "A vida Portuguesa". Founded by a journalist who wanted to bring back the traditional artisan products. You will find from beautiful ceramic work by Bordallo Pinheiroto to yummy gourmet food, all beautifully wrapped.

Address

R. Anchieta 11, 1200-023 Lisboa, Portugal

Secret Lisbon

Monsanto Forest Park

Get lost in Monsanto Forest Park and enjoy the views of the river while being surrounded by effervescent nature...

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Lisbon, Portugal

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