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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

Situated directly on the popular street Avenida de Roma in the exclusive Alvalade district, this hotel is close to a variety of theatres and restaurants. The Roma Metro Station is just 5 minutes away, providing easy access to all areas of the city. Attractions such as the Gulbenkian Museum, Campo Pequeno..
SANA Capitol Hotel

This modern hotel is conveniently located in the centre of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, just a short walk from the business district and the historic centre with its famous attractions such as Praça do Rossio Square. The delightful park Eduardo VII, Praça do Marquês de Pombal Square, Gulbenkian..
Residencial Caravela

This charming residencial is centrally located just behind Avenida de liberdade and close to the main attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.No restaurantTraditional-style building.Small size leading to a small seating area.This residencial enjoys a very good location, within easy access to the..
Residencial Mozambique

This residencial is located near Marques de Pombal in the heart of Lisbon close to the main places of interest, restaurants and bars.Restaurant is available only for breakfast.Traditional style buildingSmall size leading to a cosy seating area.This residencial enjoys a wonderful location, in the heart..
Roma Hotel Lisbon - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM

Located on one of lisbon's main avenues, avenida de roma, which is an important residential and shopping area, hotel roma provides a range of exclusive, high-quality services that are unique in a unit of this category. It is close to the international airport, to the underground and train stations, this..
Roma Hotel Lisbon

Located on one of lisbon's main avenues, avenida de roma, which is an important residential and shopping area, hotel roma provides a range of exclusive, high-quality services that are unique in a unit of this category. It is close to the international airport, to the underground and train stations, this..
Saboia Estoril

Completely renovated in 2008.
Roma Hotel

Located on the popular shopping street Avenida de Roma, this city hotel is situated in the centre of Lisbon. Public transport network, restaurants and shopping venues are just a stone's throw from the hotel. The nearest bars are 500 m away and there are nightclubs located 3 km away. The sea and the beach..
Saboia Estoril Hotel

The 3 star hotel saboia estoril is located right at the heart of the estoril coast, in a nice and quite location. Strategically situated less than a mile from the estoril casino, 20 minutes by train to lisbon centre and only 500 meters from the nearest beach. Why asking for more!. Boasting elegant and..
Roma (I)

This 3 star hotel is located in the city centre of Lisbon and was established in 1971. It is a short drive away from the Museum and the nearest station is Roma.
SANA Capitol Hotel (ex Sana Capitol )

SANA Capitol Hotel is a new hotel, built in 2008, located in the centre of Lisbon. With an irreverent and urban design, SANA Capitol Hotel offers a unique atmosphere, allied to extreme comfort and peace. Near Marquês de Pombal, an area with excellent accessibility whether by car, or public transport,..
Residencial Avenida Park

## Overview This hotel enjoys a fantastic location and is the ideal choice for a short break in the city. ## Location The Avenida Parque is ideally located in the city centre, by the main park in Lisbon, the Eduardo VII, the famous Marques de Pombal and the city`s main avenue, the Avenida de Liberdade...
Residencial Joao XXI

Within walking distance from Avenida da Liberdade and Marques de Pombal. Residencial Joao XXI is located within walking distance of trendy Avenida da Liberdade (800 m) , the historical Marques de Pombal and the famous Baixa of Lisbon (1,8 km). The hotel has a 24h reception, a breakfast service, TV lounge,..
Saboia

This 6-storey hotel comprises a total of 48 pleasant rooms and features a comfortable lounge, a snack bar, an air-conditioned restaurant, function rooms and a public Internet terminal. The room and laundry services may be taken advantage of and those arriving by car may make use of the private car park..
Roma (I) (Min Stay)

This 3 star hotel is located in the city centre of Lisbon and was established in 1971. It is a short drive away from the Museum and the nearest station is Roma.
Sana Capitol Classic Hotel

Located in the heart of Lisbon Old Quarter, this modern hotel is just a few minutes walk from Marques de Pombal Square. Each room has a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The rooms at the SANA Capitol Hotel have stylish decor and modern furnishings. They include a minibar and a modern, private bathroom...
Roma (Room Only)

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.
Residencial Florescente

Property Location With a stay at Residencial Florescente, you'll be centrally located in Lisbon, steps from Lisbon Coliseum and Restauradores Square. This hotel is within close proximity of Foz Palace and Ascensor da Gloria. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 68 air-conditioned rooms featuring..
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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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