Essentials for Visitors

Category: Essentials for Visitors

What visitors to Lisbon need to know


How to Use GIRA, Lisbon’s Only Bike-Sharing Option

July 9, 2018

GIRA works off your phone: download the app, give them your financial details, and you’re ready to bike. This Atlas correspondent was able to do all of that in about 10 minutes. But then the problems began.

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Cooking with Claudia, a Better Martha Stewart for Lisbon

June 29, 2018

In America, Martha Stewart is hailed as the queen of the kitchen, but between the overly-complicated preparation requirements and the ingredients you can’t find anywhere, most cooks looking to her for inspiration give up after the appetizer. Here in Lisboa, there’s a more accessible chef in town who will show you how to have your […]

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Festas de Lisboa 2018: Atlas’ Top Picks and Best Parties

June 1, 2018

This year’s festas de Lisboa are being treated as one big secret, but we’ve done the digging so you can do the partying. Here are the top events around town this year.

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How to Avoid Queues, Lines, and Waiting in General in Lisbon

May 28, 2018

Lisbon is known for long wait times, but only if you don’t plan ahead. The locals know a few tricks to make life move just a little faster here. Avoid long lines, avoid frustration, do more stuff with these tips.

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Techno in Lisbon: An Insider’s Guide

May 25, 2018

Lisbon DJ Van Der suggests the baddest music venues around the city for you to get that techno-fix.

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The No-Nonsense FAQ for the Visitor to Lisbon

May 23, 2018

Are you planning a trip to Lisbon? Do you have questions? We have answers!

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Renting a Car in Portugal: What to Expect and How to Prepare

May 18, 2018

Renting cars here is much like anywhere else, with a few peculiarities such as restrictions on taking the car out of Portugal, where exactly you’ll be picking up the car, how the rental companies in Porgugal handle damage coverage, and a very weird, counter-intuitive and ridiculously overpriced toll system that you’ll have to plan for before you rent.

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