Portugal’s sunny capital has become a top tourist destination in the last few years, with visitors drawn to its ocean views, lively nightlife and contemporary culture. The city’s picturesque streets are steep, but worth the climb. Walk up to the ruins of Castelo Sao Jorge for a stunning panorama over the city’s rooftops and out over the Atlantic.
Head to the western edge of Europe for old-world charm, winding streets, beautiful food and energetic nightlife.
- At 10.5 miles long, the Lisbon’s Vasco De Gama bridge is the longest bridge in Europe
- The city boasts the oldest bookshop in the world, opened in 1732