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Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon offers all its visitors fantastic sights, stunning landmarks and much more besides, and it's what you’d expect from this charming, warm and very friendly city. Call us today about our flights, holidays or short city breaks at the best available rates if you're thinking of visiting this amazing city.

Lisbon is Portugal’s capital city and it’s also its largest city. The Portuguese capital of Lisbon is situated at the mouth of the Tagus River and it is the westernmost capital of a mainland European country. The westernmost part of Lisbon is occupied by the Parque Florestal de Monsanto (Monsanto Forest Park).

Lisbon as a holiday destination is one of the oldest cities in the world, and for your chance to see it, check out our super deals on flights, holidays and city breaks to Lisbon from Ireland. It is also the oldest city in Western Europe, which predates other modern European capitals, including Paris, Rome and London by hundreds of years.

Lisbon has two sites that are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. They are Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery. Belem is a very famous place to visit. as many of the great Portuguese explorers set off on their voyages of discovery from here. Belem is the place where Vasco de Gama set off for India in 1497 and where Pedro Aivares Cabral departed for Brazil in 1499.

Belém is also the home of a former Royal Residence and it is here that you will find the 17th-18th Century Belém National Palace, which is the former Royal residence, now the home to the President of Portugal as well as Ajuda Palace. Construction on this began in 1802 but it was never completed. To see this stunning royal residence, why not get in contact with us today and book that flight, holiday or city break to Lisbon from Ireland.

Torre de Belém is Belém’s most famous tower. The tower was built late in the reign of Dom Manuel (1515-1520) as a fortified lighthouse, to guard the entrance to the port.

The other historical building in Belém that you are definitely advised to visit is the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. In the centre of Belém you will find the Praça do Império. They are gardens centred upon a large fountain that was laid out during the Second World War. Belém is one of the most visited Lisbonite districts.

A trip to Bairro Alto should also be on the cards during your Lisbon holiday. After a day of exploring Lisbon from top to bottom, you have to hit Bairro Alto, where you will find dozens of bars and restaurants that line narrow streets with punk, reggae and hip-hop. There are also so many nightclubs located all over town that you have pay at least one of them a visit so don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes. Check out our amazing deals on cheap flights and holidays to Lisbon from Ireland at very reasonable rates.   

Bairro Alto is made up of a multi-cultural society and so much entertainment to boot, and we can offer cheap Lisbon holidays and flights from Ireland.

For all of you who enjoy to shop, Lisbon is without a shadow of a doubt the city for you to visit. Chiado is the traditional shopping area of Lisbon where you will find old and new commercial establishments side by side. They are located on Carmo and Garrett Street.  You will find a large number of theatres and museums in Chiado.

Luis de Camoes Square is the centre of activity and life in Chiado District. You have to see this magnificent square that is very photogenic.

Estrela is definitely worth seeing during your Portuguese excursion. Lisbon’s main attraction is the Baroque-Neoclassical Estrela Basilica. The giant dome on the top of the church is located on a hill in what was at the time the western part of Lisbon and it can be viewed from great distances.

Sao Bento Palace, which is the seat of the Parliament of Portugal and the official residences of the Portuguese Prime Minister and the President of the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal are also located here.

Holidays to Lisbon is important for any tourist where you will be able to sample the Lisbon delights, the Lisbon way of life and learn about their intriguing and complex history.

If you’d like to visit other parts of Portugal, we can offer cheap Algarve flights and holidays, or you could plan a Barcelona holiday during your stay in Lisbon.

For cheap holidays, flights and short city breaks to Lisbon from Dublin, Cork and Shannon, call us today.

 


Information & Facts

Activities

Lisbon by Segway

Lisbon Bike Tour

Climate

Lisbon has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm to hot summers. The average annual temperature is 21.5 °C during the day and 13.5 °C  at night. Average annual temperature of the sea is 17.5 °C.

Eating Out

Eating and drinking is one of the pleasures of a visit to Lisbon or Portugal in general. Stopping at one of the legendary cafes in Lisbon is mandatory, and there is a variety of restaurants that specialise in everything from traditional Portuguese cuisine, to international or contemporary, to vegetarian; from the Michelin-starred, to the trendy, found throughout the city, and particularly in Bairro Alto.

Getting Around

Lisbon's variety of transportation contributes to its unique charm. Old trams and turn-of-the-century elevators explore the oldest quarters, and the modern subway lines are decorated with contemporary art. Central Lisbon is compact enough to explore on foot, and most sights in Baixa, Bairro Alto and Alfama are within walking distance.

Kids Attractions

Colombo Amusement Park

Museu de Marinha (Maritime Museum)

Oceanario de Lisbon

Vasco de Gama Aquarium - Great attraction for children

Language

Portuguese

Money

Euro

Nightlife

Lisbon is fast gaining a strong reputation as one of Europe's trendiest cities, and the Portuguese capital is an established favourite with the international DJ set. Lisbon attracts young Brits, Italians and Spaniards who visit this bustling city specifically for its nightlife.

If clubbing isn’t your scene, why not visit some of the city’s beautiful old theatres, especially Dona Maria II National Theatre, which presents experimental contemporary works and classical plays and for all of you who like your opera, you will be able to visit the Sao Carlos Theatre.

An evening spent at a Fado House is one way to experience some local Lisbon flavour. They range from marvellous restaurants to downmarket taverns with live Fado performers. May Fado Houses have lost their authenticity and are clearly targeted towards tourists. You will still find some genuine Fado establishments in Alfama and Lapa. Fado is a must see for any first-time visitor to Lisbon and it still remains a lively part of the city’s culture.

Restaurants

Lisbon boasts a wide range of wonderful restaurants that are sure to suit most tastes and budgets, from traditional Portuguese to international cuisine.

Many Lisbon restaurants have striking interiors such as Tavares Rico, Casa do Alentejo and Cervejaria Trindade, others have stylish contemporary décor as is the case with the trendyBica do Sapato and Alcantara Cafe.

And in a city known for its hilltop vistas, many offer superb views as you eat, like Tagide and Via Graca. And don't forget that Lisbon also has some of the best-value eateries of any European city along with sophisticated, more expensive restaurants.

The Bairro Alto district of the Portuguese capital has the largest cluster of top restaurants while Docas and Parque das Nacoes offer some international options for the more unadventurous palates.

For those of you who are vegetarian, Lisbon have some amazing choices, including Jardim dos Sentidos with its photogenic garden and Terra, which offers varied dishes as well as an excellent selection for vegans.

 

Shopping

Shopping in Lisbon is a memorable experience. Discover traditional shops, antique dealers, flea markets and bookstores. Or stick with modernity by going to the shopping malls and stores selling the latest trends in Portuguese and international fashion. And wherever you shop, the good news is that you’ll definitely get value for money.

For traditional shops, head to the Baixa and Chiado districts, where outlets still retain much of their original architecture and all the charm of 19th-century shopping. Casa das Velas do Loreto, Chapelaria Azevedo or Luvaria Ulisses are just some of the shops that you cannot afford to miss.

Sightseeing

Belém Tower

Parque das Nações

The Castle of São Jorge: Is a Moorish Castle, which occupies a commanding hilltop that overlooks the historic centre of Lisbon.

Lisbon Oceanarium

Pena National Palace

25 de Abril Bridge: Is a suspension bridge, which connects the city of Lisbon to the municipality of Almada on the left bank of the Tejo River.

The Belém National Palace

Lisbon Zoo

Carmo Convent

Chiado Museum: Art Museum

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Roma (Minimum 3 Nights)
Unrated
Hotel Roma is a modern 3-star hotel offering friendly accommodation in the heart of Lisbon. Highlights include an onsite restaurant, gift shop, hair salon and free Wi-Fi.
Solar do Castelo
Unrated
This hotel is a small mansion built within the Castle of São Jorge walls, on the site of the former Alcaçova Palace. The historical building from 1765 comprises 2 floors and a mansard, an inner courtyard with a small garden and some medieval remains such as the cistern. There is a lobby with 24-hour..
Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade (Superior)
Unrated
Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade is a modern 5-star property offering upmarket accommodation in the heart of Lisbon. Highlights include fine dining, free Wi-Fi, elegant contemporary decor, a gym and an excellent location close to Praca dos Restauradores.
Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade (Luxury)
Unrated
Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade is a modern 5-star property offering upmarket accommodation in the heart of Lisbon. Highlights include fine dining, free Wi-Fi, elegant contemporary decor, a gym and an excellent location close to Praca dos Restauradores.
Santa Maria Hotel
Unrated
4 star accommodationsGreat combination for business and pleasureIdeal accommodations for a vacation getawayAccessible to many local attractionsPrime location Event facilitiesAccommodations172 guestroomsComfortable rooms Conveniently located in FatimaRestaurants & LoungesOnsite restaurantFull service..
Riviera Carcavelos
Unrated
Opened in 2000, this hotel comprises a total of 130 rooms spread over 4 floors of which 115 are double rooms and 15 are suites. Guests are offered the use of a spacious lobby area with lifts, a hire safe, a currency exchange desk and a 24-hour reception service. In addition, there are several lounge..
SANA CLASSIC EXECUTIVE
Unrated
Located in the new commercial district of the city, the hotel is 15 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from the city centre being served by the Saldanha underground station and various bus routes. Nearby sights are Park Eduardo VII, Gulbenkian Foundation and many museums.The rooms are not too spacious,..
Sana Reno Hotel
Unrated
The superior 3-star sana classic reno hotel is excellent for a relaxing stay in lisbon. Its central location enables guests to easily explore this fantastic capital. The historic old town, bairro alto and the old castle are just a few stops away on the metro and the calouste gulbenkian foundation, parque..
SANTA JUSTA LISBOA
Unrated
The hotel boasts 55 comfortable and spacious rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning and heating, room service, minibar and safe. It also features the 'Elevador' cafeteria, Internet corner and parking, together with concierge and 24/7 reception service.
SANA CAPITOL
Unrated
Surrounded by an elegant and sophiticated atmospehre and urban environment and decoration where vibrant colours and natural light are of great importance, the establishment offers 59 comfortable rooms as well as services and amenities such as restaurant, bar and Internet access, where clients may spend..
Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade (Superior/ Minimum 3 Nights)
Unrated
Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade is a modern 5-star property offering upmarket accommodation in the heart of Lisbon. Highlights include fine dining, free Wi-Fi, elegant contemporary decor, a gym and an excellent location close to Praca dos Restauradores.
SOFITEL LISBOA
Unrated
Rooms. 208 rooms with bathroom, hairdryer, radio, modem, TV, air conditioning, minibar and telephone. Facilities: also offers garage, conference rooms, laundry service, rooms service. Establishment for disabled people.
Residential Caravela
Unrated
Simple 3 star hotel, located 1 km from the city centre and only 8 km from the airport. The Residential Caravela Hotel is centrally located, close to the famous Avenida da Liberdade and within walking distance to Lisbons main attractions. The hotel facilities include lounge, bar, laundry and parking (extra..
Sana Metropolitan Hotel
Unrated
Set in the heart of Lisbons financial district.(4 km from the city centre) The Sana Metropolitan Hotel is a modern property, conveniently located in the new financial district of Lisbon, with quick and easy access to the city s airport.There are twelve multi purpose function rooms for banquets, meetings..
Sana Malhoa Hotel
Unrated
Between Sete Rios and Praca de Espanha, 10 min from the airport. The 4 star Sana Malhoa Park hotel is located between Sete Rios y Praca de Espanha, just a short walk from shopping and approximately 7 km from the airport. Hotel facilities include front desk, fitness center, parking, laundry/dry cleaning..
Sana Reno Hotel - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
Unrated
The superior 3-star sana classic reno hotel is excellent for a relaxing stay in lisbon. Its central location enables guests to easily explore this fantastic capital. The historic old town, bairro alto and the old castle are just a few stops away on the metro and the calouste gulbenkian foundation, parque..
SANA REX Hotel - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
Unrated
Situated directly opposite the parque eduardo vii, the charming 3-star sana classic rex hotel is ideal for shopping and sightseeing in this wonderful city. The historic old town, castle, and 'bairro alto' where lisbon's many cafes, bars and restaurants are located, is just a short journey by either..
Sana Malhoa - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
Unrated
The brand new 4* sana malhoa park hotel opened its doors in april 2004, becoming the 6th central lisbon hotel for the sana hotel chain. Located just north of the old town in a popular area, the property is in a great location for exploring the city and is a short taxi ride from the airport. The nearby..
Solar dos Mouros
Unrated
Set in Lisboa , this property is the perfect base for both business and holiday travel. Hotel was built in 2002. Hotel was completely renovated in 2014. The property consists of 12 rooms. The property consists of 6 double rooms and 6 suites. Located in the city centre, the Hotel allows easy access to..
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Lisbon, the White City

Portugal's capital city of Lisbon offers all its visitors fantastic sights, stunning landmarks and much more besides, and it's what you'd expect from this charming, warm and very friendly city. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world. Lisbon has two sites that are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery. Belem is a very famous place to visit, as many of the great Portuguese explorers set off on their voyages of discovery from here. A trip to Bairro Alto should also be on the cards during your Lisbon holiday. There you will find dozens of bars and restaurants that line narrow streets with punk, reggae and hip-hop. Sample the Lisbon delights, the Lisbon way of life and learn about their intriguing and complex history. Club Travel -- Irish travel agents specialising in holidays and city breaks to Lisbon and cheap flights. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ for competitions, updates and last minute holiday deals to Lisbon.

 

 

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