Yes, Lisbon is worth visiting, but be prepared for lots of other people to think so too! I learned a thing or two about what to do in Lisbon, what not to miss, what Lisbon is known for and some awesome stuff about the city and Portugal as a whole while I was there.
Is Lisbon worth traveling to?
Lisbon (or Lisboa) is the Capital of Portugal and has a population of over 500,000. It’s worth visiting because it’s a vibrant, lively, colorful, cultural and an inexpensive city with over 3 million visitors a year. Visit the Alfama district and consider day trips to Porto, Coimbra, and Sintra.
Is Lisbon a pretty city?
Magnificently sited on a series of hills running down to the grand Tagus River, Lisbon is one of the world’s most scenic cities. Beautiful unexpected views are found at every turn down its colorful, picturesque streets, and especially from strategically-placed viewpoints or terraces at the top of each hill.
Is Lisbon a walkable city?
Lisbon is a walkable city, but with lots of hills, taking public transportation will save your feet and its fun taking the vintage trolleys around the city!
What is the best month to visit Lisbon?
The best time to visit Lisbon is either from March to May or September to October, because the weather is still warm, hotel rates are cheaper and there are fewer crowds than in summer. In those seasons, you might also be able to squeeze in a few beach days. The summer sees hot temperatures and crowded shores.
Is Porto or Lisbon better to visit?
Porto: Porto’s smaller size means it’s easy to walk around and feel like you’ve covered a lot of ground in just a few days. … Lisbon: While there is plenty to explore here, Lisbon is much more spread out than Porto, and it’s a bit tougher to tackle solely on foot.
Is Lisbon a diverse city?
While there is an expat community in Lisbon, it is not as multicultural a place as many other expat hubs or state capitals. Still, Lisbon is home to various communities of Eastern European expats as well as a larger number of people with roots in former Portuguese colonies.
Where is the nightlife in Lisbon?
The Bairro Alto district and surrounding area is considered one of the two biggest hot spot for nightlife in Lisbon in these days, with more than 100 bars and restaurants in a small neighbourhood. The other big Lisbon area for nightlife is Cais do Sodré.