The People’s Guide to Lisbon

The People’s Guide to Lisbon

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Lisbon's Public Steamrooms and Saunas
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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

Living in Lisboa

Lisbon's Public Steamrooms and Saunas
Lisbon's Public Steamrooms and Saunas

Latest Restaurant Reviews

Lisbon Events
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08:00 Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra...
Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra...
Feb 16 @ 08:00 – 18:00
Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra | Alfama | FREE @ Feira da Ladra | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
The biggest and still the best outdoor market in Lisbon, every Tuesday morning and Saturday pretty much all day. “Ladra” means “thief” – while you can get some nice artisanal jewelry, 17th-century tiles, copper pots,[...]
09:00 MARKET | Antiques | Estrela
MARKET | Antiques | Estrela
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 18:00
MARKET | Antiques | Estrela @ Jardim da Estrela
Antiques of all kinds, some crafts and artisanal goods, both edible and wearable, all in a get-away-from-it-all setting. Everyone’s selling antiques in Lisbon these days, and the market held in Jardim da Estrela everything third[...]
09:00 Weekly | MARKET | Used and Antiq...
Weekly | MARKET | Used and Antiq...
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 18:00
Weekly | MARKET | Used and Antique Books | Chiado | FREE @ Feira dos alfarrabistas do Chiado | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Feira dos Alfarrabistas (used book dealer fair) is a great place to break up the monotony of chain stores in Chiado and pick up something truly unique. Most books here are in Portuguese, but there are[...]
09:30 to Feb 16 | HISTORY EXHIBIT | Un...
to Feb 16 | HISTORY EXHIBIT | Un...
Feb 16 @ 09:30 – 19:30
to Feb 16 | HISTORY EXHIBIT | Under the flame of the lamp: Francisco de Holanda and his books | Campo Grande | FREE @ National Library of Portugal | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Francisco de Holanda may not be the most famous name in the world. But, then again, you may have heard of him. He’s not from Holland, in case you’re wondering. He is, however, one of[...]
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Interviews with Lisboetas

History and Customs

  • vasco da gama Vasco da Gama: A Maritime Man- What connects the longest bridge within Europe, a crater on the moon, and a suburb of Cape Town? That’s right, Vasco da Gama, one of the most famous Portuguese explorers and the first European to reach India by sea. Da Gama was born in c.1460 in the city of Sines, where his father was commander […]
  • Restaurante Panorâmico Then and Now- Crumbling, and marked with decades of graffiti, the abandoned Panorámico restaurant looms over Lisbon on a hill in Monsanto Park like a forgotten alien spaceship.
  • Domenico Vandelli, the Luckless Founder of Jardim Botânico da Ajuda- The founder of Jardim Botânico da Ajuda may not be well known, but his influence over the project was immeasurable, and his bad luck a lesson to us all.

Lisbon Street Team

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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