The People’s Guide to Lisbon

The People’s Guide to Lisbon

Featured Articles

Buying Local in Lisboa

Things to Do

Events Calendar

There’s a lot going on in Lisbon, but we curate what’s up so you know…

Museums

What are the top places for art, history, puppets, and more? We’ve done the legwork.…

Parks and Gardens

Lisbon’s top outdoor spaces range from miradouros, to green parks and gardens, and yes, cemeteries.…

Shopping

We love Lisbon because it’s a small town wrapped up inside a big city. Prices…

Restaurants

Restaurants, cafes, kiosks, and more, Lisbon's got all kinds of kitchens, and we've reviewed them…

Bars

With incredible vinho and cheap beer everywhere, you'll need a guide to get your drink…

Clubs

Put on your dancing sapatos! Party ’til sunrise like a Lisboeta at one of these…

Golfing

If you judge a course by its par threes, these two courses near Lisbon won’t disappoint…

Biking

It may be hilly and bumpy, but bike lanes are popping up in LX and…

Surfing

Here’s some info on the top three spots to grab a wave and get maps of dozens more surf…

Rock Climbing

There’s tons of climbing around Lisbon, even multi-pitch trad if you…

Essentials for Visitors

Cooking with Claudia, a Better Martha Stewart for Lisbon
Cooking with Claudia, a Better Martha Stewart for Lisbon
Buying Local in Lisboa
Buying Local in Lisboa

Living in Lisboa

Latest Restaurant Reviews

Solar dos Canadianos Simple tasca for local people
Solar dos Canadianos
Lisbon Events
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all-day to Aug 29 | FILM FESTIVAL | “A Y...
to Aug 29 | FILM FESTIVAL | “A Y...
Aug 16 all-day
to Aug 29 | FILM FESTIVAL | "A Year of Cinema(s)" at Medeia Monumental | Saldanha | 5€ @ Medeia Monumental | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Haven’t seen a good trailer or gone to a movie theater in months but still miss that magic moment when the lights go down? No need to fear. A YEAR OF CINEMA(S) at Medeia Filmes[...]
10:00 to Nov 18 | EXHIBITION | “The Fu...
to Nov 18 | EXHIBITION | “The Fu...
Aug 16 @ 10:00 – 18:00
to Nov 18 | EXHIBITION | "The Future Of Lisbon" | Praça do Comércio | 3€ @ Torreão Poente do Praça do Comércio | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
“The future is unwritten.” Joe Strummer. But Lisbon is changing. Fast. Some changes are good, others — not so much. What does the future of Lisbon hold? Will the city manage to keep its character[...]
10:00 to Oct 28 | PAINTING EXHIBIT | “...
to Oct 28 | PAINTING EXHIBIT | “...
Aug 16 @ 10:00 – 18:00
to Oct 28 | PAINTING EXHIBIT | “Explicit: Forbidden Art?” | Santos | 6€ @ Museu da Arte Antiga | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Did the picture on the left bring you here? No need to be ashamed, it’s only art.. Here’s what the organizers say: “Bringing together 70 pieces from its storage rooms – representing masculine and feminine[...]
10:00 to Oct 30 | GEOLOGICAL EXHIBIT |...
to Oct 30 | GEOLOGICAL EXHIBIT |...
Aug 16 @ 10:00 – 18:00
to Oct 30 | GEOLOGICAL EXHIBIT | "The 27 Wonders of the Geological Museum" | Principe Real | FREE to 5€ @ Museu Geologico | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Some say the world has seven wonders, others claim that’s fake news. Whatever the case may be, the Geological Museum is proud to host 27 of its own little old-school marvels. As they put it,[...]
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Interviews with Lisboetas

History and Customs

Lisbon Street Team

  • A Decade of Change: Lisbon’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods Then and Now - It’s hard for many visitors and expats to imagine that Lisbon has a dangerous underbelly, with few venturing outside the progressively hip center. But in the 1970s, neighborhoods on the outskirts of the city started growing — and they quickly gained a reputation for being hotbeds of criminal activity.
  • Resident Superstar DJ Senhor Santos Reports from Lisboa Electronica 2018 - Senhor Santos is an Irishman living on the other side of life and Lisbon (Cacilhas & reppin'). His hobbies include record digging and hiding from the sun, usually at one and the same time. Day 1 After meeting Irish music legend Jerry Fish, we headed to Ministirium, one of the host venues for this year's […]
  • Intendente Part 2: Where the Tramps Dwell - Intendente takes little more than a minute to walk across, but each time its pulse can be felt within seconds, be it good or bad or both.

Trips outside Lisbon

Portugal's Best: Eleven Beaches You Shouldn't Miss
Portugal's Best: Eleven Beaches You Shouldn't Miss
The Portuguese Coastal Route to Santiago de Compostela
The Portuguese Coastal Route to Santiago de Compostela

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