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✓ Tapada das Necessidades

Hidden park for curious explorers

Formerly desolate garden characterised by its abandoned circular glasshouse recently turned into renovated, appealing park again. If you are into quiet places where tourists rarely happen to go, you might like it!

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✓ Jardim do Torel

Secret pool with city view

Honestly, this is a place I have never been to. But having found its stunning pictures on the internet, its  one of the ones on my list – and I suggest you put it on yours too.

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Ascensor da Bica in Lisbon

✓ Ascensor da Bica

The funicular from all the postcards

Two typical old-school cabins passing one another in a steep hill – that’s the highlight of this charming narrow street with river view in the distance.

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✓ Costa da Caparica

Endless beach, surfing for everyone

No experience or any surfing equipment needed, just come to the beach and try. You will definitely love it!

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✓ Palácio Nacional de Queluz

Palace full of light, gardens filled with sun

„Que luz!“ („What a light!“) marveled Queen Mary I. back in time, being astonished by the brightness of the palace. And yes, the play of sunlight all around contributes a lot to atmosphere of this trip place.

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View at lighthouse with ocean at Cabo da Roca

✓ Cabo da Roca

Place for amazing coastline hikes

The most western point of Europe is worth visiting not just because its geographic significance – follow paths around and enjoy truly scenic, breathtaking views from high above the sea!

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Closer look at Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon

✓ Ponte Vasco da Gama

The incredibly loooooooooong bridge

With its full length of 17 kilometres, this majestic construction is the longest bridge in the whole Europe. And it’s definitely worth closer look.

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Elevador de Santa Justa (Santa Justa Elevator)

✓ Elevador de Santa Justa

Access the top completely without waiting!

The Santa Justa Elevator offers one of the nicest views over Lisbon – and using a simple trick,  you can save a lot of time and money!

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Tower of Belém (Torre de Belém)

✓ Torre de Belém

Have a picnic with monumental background

Just after a 15 minute stroll from the Belém Monastery, you can reach one of the most iconic Lisbon attractions – the Tower of Belém and its surrounding park, just perfect for a short chill.

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Taste the anonas! (custard apple)

✓ Anonas (custard apple)

Taste it, love it!

Unless you ever visited Central America or Southeast Asia, you probably dont know this delicious fruit. Try it in Portugal!

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✓ Igreja de São Domingos

The church with special charm and history

Entering this church brings you to a space very different from what you would expect. And there is a story behind. More of them actually.

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✓ Sculptures by Bordallo II

Follow traces of extraordinary artist

Amazing installations made of trash are spread on many places around Lisbon. How many can you find?

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✓ Miradouro de Santa Luzia

Relax with a book or just enjoy the moment

Stylish portuguese tiles all around, blue sky, blossoming flowers and grapes growing over your head, sometimes even music performers… The atmosphere at this view point is just perfect.

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Dragon decorated stick from the collection of Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

✓ Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

See the treasures of the past

Art masterpieces from different times of human history creating a wonderful collection presented in a nice setting – thats the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

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✓ Museu Coleção Berardo

Get super close to famous modern art

Do you want to see work of Picasso, Mondrian or Dalí for free? Berardo Collection is a museum which  gives you the chance any time you come around!

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✓ Galerias Romanas

Have a look into Lisbon's underground

Opening only for a few days a year, underground Galerias Romanas are trully hidden attraction of Lisbon. Here is how to get inside!

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Dolphins in the Lisbon Zoo

✓ Jardim Zoológico

Enjoy nice feeding shows at Lisbon zoo

Having a free afternoon? Take a friend and plan your visit of the Lisbon Zoo – enjoyable shows, beautiful animals and a cable car are waiting for you!

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Gulbenkian Park in Lisbon during sunny day

✓ Gulbenkian Park

A place to take your lunch box to

Having a lunch break in this nice garden is such a relaxing activity that soon after the first try,  you will find yourself heading to this place again.

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Feira da Ladra market at Graca in Lisbon

✓ Feira da Ladra

Experience traditional flea market

In a nice setting near National Pantheon, a big market takes place every Saturday and Tuesday. If you are looking for truly local souvenirs, have a look also there!

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Café in Sintra near Lisbon, offering Mazagran iced coffee

✓ Mazagran coffee

Have a sip of refreshing iced drink

Ever heard of Mazagran? Try this extraordinary blend of coffee and lime juice if you find it on the menu of any portuguese cafeteria!

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Little streets in Óbidos town in Portugal

✓ Óbidos

Stop by for the genuine Ginjinha

Tiny medieval town of Óbidos offers a nice walk on top of its city walls and a sip of delicious local cherry liquor. Don’t miss it!

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Beautiful architecture of Coimbra University in Portugal

✓ Coimbra

The town of university life

Visit one of the oldest universities in the world and observe craziness of portuguese student traditions in their full intensity.

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Typical souvenier - portuguese piri-piri sauce

✓ Piri-piri sauce

Bring home delicious spicy kick

Surprisingly distinctive from regular chili sauces, tasty, extremely cheap and easy to pack. This highly typical Portuguese flavoring should make it to your luggage too!

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Almendres Cromlech - megalithic stones near Évora

✓ Almendres Cromlech

Monument with energy

Drive through the countryside near Évora to discover this impressive place with megalithic stones that has been there for thousands of years.

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T-shirt store Typographia in Lisbon

✓ Typographia shop

Discover trendy local t-shirts

Get yourself (or your friends) a fashionable t-shirt with a touch of Portugal. Typographia is the right place to get one :)

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