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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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Vip Executive Madrid
Unrated
Built in 1998 and renovated in 2004, the hotel offers 86 rooms over 6-floors, of which 24 are singles, 60 are doubles and 2 are suitable for disabled guests. The hotel has a lobby with a 24-hour reception, business centre, a breakfast room, reading area, TV area, 2 lifts and a payable garage. Other available..
York House Hotel
Unrated
The gorgeous, romantic boutique hotel, housed in a converted Carmelite Convent, is one of the few buildings that remained after the 18th century earthquake that destroyed Lisbon. It was last refurbished in 2007 with contemporary lines and timelessness, recreating the elements of 17th century architecture...
Vip Inn Berna Hotel
Unrated
This lovely hotel is ideally situated between the heart of lisbon and its airport with attractions, restaurants and bars all at easy reach. Its 240 rooms have been recently renovated and offer all modern comforts such as air conditioning, satellite television, phone, modem connection and a full bathroom..
VIP Executive Villa Rica Hotel
Unrated
Situated at the new financial center of lisbon close to entrecampos, the 4 stars vip hotel executive villa rica is just a few minutes away from lisbon's international airport and the historical center of lisbon. All rooms are nicely decorated in light colours and all equipped with air-conditioning, telephone,..
York House Hotel
Unrated
The gorgeous, romantic boutique hotel, housed in a converted Carmelite Convent, is one of the few buildings that remained after the 18th century earthquake that destroyed Lisbon. It was last refurbished in 2007 with contemporary lines and timelessness, recreating the elements of 17th century architecture...
VIP Executive Saldanha Hotel
Unrated
Situated in central lisbon, only 100 from picoas tube station, the 4-star vip executive saldanha offers contemporary accommodation in the heart of lisbon. The guestrooms at this central lisbon hotel have been designed with the comfort and convenience of the valued guests foremost in mind. The soundproofed..
VIP SUITES MARQUES
Unrated
Rooms: 84 soundproof suite-style rooms of 52 square meters which include a bedroom and lounge area, bathroom with hairdryer, air conditioning, heating, minibar, kitchenette, satelite and cable TV, Wireless Internet connection, telephone, alarm-clock and safe deposit box. Non-smoking rooms available...
VIP SANTA IRIA
Unrated
Featuring 124 rooms with a bathroom with bathtub, hair dryer, air conditioning, central heating, telephone, Internet, satellite TV, minibar, safe and alarm clock. Disabled rooms available. Facilities include 5 conference/meeting rooms, a lift, garage, car park, concierge, bar, restaurant, breakfast room,..
VIP Executive Suites Marques
Unrated
This hotel is located in the city centre, near Marques de Pombal square and within the most important business area, between the airport and the main railway station. Is is very well connected to all transports. It is an ideal basis for business or pleasure. This hotel offers a high standard as well..
Residencia Mar Dos Acores Hotel

Value for money is what client have when booking the 1 star residential mar dos açores. Situated in central lisbon, near the anjos and picoas subway stations the 1 star residential mar dos acores is the perfect choice for clients on budget. The property offer basic accommodation with sharing facilities..
Afrin (ex Residencial Estoril)

This residential (guest house) is located in the centre of Lisbon, in Areeiro, close to the main tourist attractions, restaurants and bars.All the room are medium in size, and all have private facilities, telephone, television, hair dryer and radio.The hotel offers no restaurant.The building is traditional..
YORK HOUSE
Unrated
The hotel is nestled in a 17th century building, a former convent, with a stone staircase from which we access to a leafy patio. It offers 32 rooms with ensuite bathroom, heating, telephone, wake up clock and hairdryer. The esablishment also features Wi-Fi Internet access thoughout the hotel, bar, restaurant,..
Vip Executive Suites Marqu?s
Unrated
This hotel was built in 1993 and renovated in 2003. It offers 12 floors and a total of 84 rooms. The facilities include a spacious lobby with a lift, a 24-hour reception, a cloakroom and a conference room with Internet access as well as a WLAN access point. There is also a homely bar and a shop. Further..
VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel & Spa - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
Unrated
The fantastic 5 stars htel vip grand lisboa & spa is the perfect choice for clients looking for relaxing moments, as well as business e clients. The vip grand lisboa & spa is strategically situated between the old city centre and the new financial centre of lisbon. Located in the area of campo..
Afrin Lisboa

Situated between the airport and the centre of Lisbon, just 100 m from the train station. The Afrin Lisboa is located just 4 km from both the airport and the centre of Lisbon. The hotel has a 24h reception, TV-room, breakfast service and laundry service. The guestrooms are equipped with air-conditioning,..
Afrin Lisboa (ex Residencial Estoril)

The Afrin Lisboa is located just 4 km from both the airport and the centre of Lisbon. The hotel has a 24h reception, TV-room, breakfast service and laundry service. The guestrooms are equipped with air-conditioning, bathroom/shower, TV and telephone. Address: Av Joao XXI 6, 2, 1000-301 Lisbon, Portu..
Afrin Lisboa

This 2 star hotel is located in the city centre of Lisbon. It is close to the Praca de Londres and the nearest station is Areeiro.
Hotel Capital

Property Location Located in Lisbon (Avenidas Novas), Hotel Capital is minutes from Campo Pequeno Bullring and Hospital Curry Cabral. This hotel is within close proximity of Culturgest and Gulbenkian Museum. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 22 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions...
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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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