Lisbon, the city of the seven hills, is an obligatory destination because its variety of offers and activities. We have created this itinerary of 4 days to help you visit easily the city:
We start the itinerary in the historical city centre, walking along the typical Portuguese cobbled sidewalks. Admire the Pombaline architecture, completely rebuilt after the earthquake that devastated the city in 1755. Starting in the Rossio walk along the district of Chiado, where you will absorb the antique culture with streets full of centenary shops next to modern commercial chains. If you cross the Augusta Street you will see the magnificent arch, a historic milestone decorated with the theme of Portuguese discoveries.
If you have got enough time enjoy the view of Lisbon from the Santa Justa Lift, designed by a disciple of Gustav Eiffel. At the end of the day, we suggest you have a cocktail in Praça do Comércio with amazing views of the Tagus River. The sunset in this place is magic, we guarantee!
Spend a day in Belém, one of the most beautiful and popular neighbourhoods in Lisbon with an excellent view over the Tagus. Let yourself be dazzled by the numerous museums and monuments in this place; almost all linked to the Portuguese discoveries, like the Monument of the Discoveries, the Belem Tower or the Jerónimos Monastery. Also, you cannot miss to taste a typical sweet here, the pastéis de Belém
Visit one of the most typical and historical districts of Lisbon: the Alfama. Here you will know a bit of all that represents the city. Starting from the Saint George Castle and its stunning views, passing by the perfect viewpoints to relax (like the Viewpoint of Saint Lucy or the Viewpoint of the Sun Door) until end in the community lifestyle of the familiar neighbourhoods, you cannot miss this visit. Also, do not forget to see a Fado concert an obligatory parade for all lovers of the musical and traditional Portuguese panorama.
Take a walk through the Nations Park, always with the Tagus in the background. There you will enjoy a cable car ride and a lunch in one of the many restaurants in the riverbank. If you have got enough time, we recommend you a visit to the Lisbon Oceanarium, the largest in Europe. Here you can find more than eight thousand different species. If you are looking for leisure, in this district you can find the Lisbon Casino and the Vasco da Gama shopping centre.