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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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Vincci Baixa
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This hotel's privileged location in the city centre makes it an ideal choice of accommodation for leisure travellers visiting Lisbon, as the most important attractions and high-quality restaurants are within reach. Built in 2008, the establishment comprises 5 storeys housing a total of 66 guest rooms...
Turim Europa
Unrated
Turim Europa Hotel is a friendly 4-star property offering comfortable accommodation near the heart of Lisbon. Highlights include onsite dining, free Wi-Fi and a good location close to Parque Eduardo VII.
Turim Av Liberdade
Unrated
Turim Av Liberdade Hotel is a friendly 4-star property offering comfortable accommodation in the heart of Lisbon. Highlights include free Wi-Fi, onsite dining and a great location steps from Parque Eduardo VII.
Solplay Hotel de Apartamentos
Unrated
The hotel offers accommodation for business and leisure travellers in comfortable studios and suites featuring large balconies with panoramic views of the Tejo estuary and Sintra. Designed to meet a large range of needs, the 7 meeting rooms can be set up for business meetings and events. Ample spaces..
Solplay Hotel De Apartamentos
Unrated
The hotel offers accommodation for business and leisure travellers in comfortable studios and suites featuring large balconies with panoramic views of the Tejo estuary and Sintra. Designed to meet a large range of needs, the 7 meeting rooms can be set up for business meetings and events. Ample spaces..
Tiara Park Atlantic Lisboa Hotel - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
Unrated
Perfectly located in the heart of the city, boasting views of the eduardo vii park, this noble hotel ensures guest an unforgettable stay in portugal's capital. Radiating luxury and sophistication throughout, hotel tiara park atlantic lisboa provides guests with quality service. The hotel's quality and..
Vincci Baixa
Unrated
This city hotel enjoys a privileged location in the centre of Lisbon, in the Baixa shopping and banking district. The establishment's immediate vicinity is home to an array of restaurants, bars, pubs and nightlife spots and public transport links can be found just 150 metres away in the centre of Baixa...
Turim Avenida Liberdade
Unrated
This modern hotel is located near Marques de Pombal in the heart of central Lisbon, close to the main attractions, shops, restaurants, and bars.All the rooms are designed in contemporary style and are fully equipped with direct dial telephone, cable television, mini-bar and safe deposit box.No restaurant..
Tsar Hotel
Unrated
The hotel is located in Almirante Reis, close to downtown.Modern style buildingMedium sizeHotel enjoys a central location , close to the underground station and walking distance to downtown.(c) Donvand Limited 2013
Tivoli Jardim Hotel
Unrated
Located in the centre of the city of Lisbon, this 4 star hotel with its contemporary decoration is an unexpected oasis which meets the most demanding requirements. With welcoming rooms offering exceptional facilities in an intimate atmosphere for both business and leisure travellers, this hotel has a..
Tivoli
Unrated
The hotel is in a prime location in the famous Avenida de liberdade, famous for its designer shops, restaurants and bars .The rooms of the hotel vary in size and all furnished and equipped to the highest standard .Its top restaurant is located on the roof top and, with its open terrace, is one of the..
Tsar Lisboa Hotel
Unrated
This hotel is located 2.5km from Lisbon Cathedral, 3.5km from Eduardo VII Park and 5km from the Palace of the Marquesses of Fronteira. Facilities and services include a restaurant, bar, elevator, parking (extra charge), business center, wireless Internet access, meeting rooms, fitness center and 24-hour..
Tryp Porto Expo
Unrated
Located 2 km from the beach, 4.5 km from Queijo Castle, 4.5 km from Sea Life Porto Aquarium and 6.5 km from Casa de Serralves. Facilities and services include a 24 hrs reception, wireless internet in public areas, elevator, bar, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, sun terrace, meeting..
Vila Gale Palacio Dos Arcos
Unrated
The hotel Vila Galé Palácio dos Arcos is the Vila Galé Group¿s first 5-star hotel in Portugal.This aim of this project is the complete adaptation and restoration of the Palácio dos Arcos into a hotel unit of excellence, with the goal of turning it into a renovated and revitalizing..
Villa Rica
Unrated
Modern building, opened in 2002, located close to Lisboa centre near to Entrecampos, new business area and 150 m from the undergroung. Offers 171 well-equipped rooms with television, phone, air-conditioning,minibar,safe and bathroom. Hotel facilities: 3 restaurant,piano bar,gym,sauna,turkish bath,jacuzzi,swimmingpool..
Tiara Park Atlantic Lisboa Hotel
Unrated
Perfectly located in the heart of the city, boasting views of the eduardo vii park, this noble hotel ensures guest an unforgettable stay in portugal's capital. Radiating luxury and sophistication throughout, hotel tiara park atlantic lisboa provides guests with quality service. The hotel's quality and..
Turim Suisso Atlantico
Unrated
The Suico Atlantico hotel is located in the heart of the centre of Lisbon, close to Praca dos Restauradores and Avenida da Liberdade. The Suico Atlantico hotel is located in the heart of the centre of Lisbon, close to Praca dos Restauradores and Avenida da Liberdade. Easy access by underground, bus or..
Turim Luxe Hotel
Unrated
Luxe Hotel is located 1km from Eduardo VII Park, 2km from both St. George s Castle and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, 4km from Estadio Jose Alvalade and 5km from Lisbon Oceanarium. Hotel amenities include a bar, elevator, 24-hour reception and free wireless Internet access.The rooms are equipped with air..
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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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