The People’s Guide to Lisbon

The People’s Guide to Lisbon

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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

Lisbon Events
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08:00 Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra...
Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra...
Oct 20 @ 08:00 – 18:00
Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra | Alfama @ 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
Oct 20 @ 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[...]
10:00 to Nov 18 | EXHIBITION | “The Fu...
to Nov 18 | EXHIBITION | “The Fu...
Oct 20 @ 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 Nov 5 | PHOTOGRAPHY AND AUDIO...
to Nov 5 | PHOTOGRAPHY AND AUDIO...
Oct 20 @ 10:00 – 18:00
to Nov 5 | PHOTOGRAPHY AND AUDIO EXHIBIT | "Looking with other eyes" at the Gulbenkian | Praça de Espanha | FREE @ Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” William Shakespeare “I met a blind man who taught me how to see.” Steven Tyler (Aerosmith). Ever wonder[...]
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Interviews with Lisboetas

  • Fábrica da Pólvora: The Explosive New Art Scene in Oeiras - Who would have thought that eight stops from Lisbon’s Rossio station in Barcarena, there’s a city of artist studios that laughs in the face of the co-working space concept, a green space, a killer buffet-style restaurant, an outdoor amphitheater, and an archeological museum all in the same complex?
  • Pessoas of Lisbon: Fau Reis - "No Guild. No Club. No Order."
  • Rama em Flor: Creating Space for Radical Discussion - This summer, Lisbon was home to a glorious celebration of feminism and queer culture sprawled across multiple venues throughout the city, including Zé dos Bois Gallery, Damas, Lounge, and Rua das Gaivotas 6. The community festival brought together international and local artists and activists to present music, talks, films, and discussions, opening up space to […]

History and Customs

  • Ravens and St. Vincent's body St. Vincent’s Day: The Lack of Conspiracies in Portugal - Happy St. Vinny’s Day! Today marks the 843rd anniversary of a very strange voyage involving two ravens and a corpse. By command of King Afonso Henriques, on January 22, 1173, a ship set out to make the 300­-km journey from the southernmost point of Portugal and carry the remains of Saint Vincent the Martyr — […]
  • Alcobaça: Badass Monks and Killer Confections - If you're looking to see what happens when you put monks in charge of education for over 700 years, you might want to pay a visit to Alcobaça, our neighbors 120km to the north. Those monks knew a thing or two about agriculture, shipping, and how to bake their arses off. Located in the district of […]
  • Cristiano Ronaldo: The Portuguese Captain - Most people are pretty familiar with the name Cristiano Ronaldo. However, it’s the world cup so we thought we would take a look at the Portuguese captain.

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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