The People’s Guide to Lisbon

The People’s Guide to Lisbon

Featured Articles

Lisbon According to Ginjinha Sem Rival's Nuno Gonçalo Lourenço
Lisbonne Que Faire: The Top Spots to Get Frenched in Lisbon
Anthony Bourdain’s Trip to Lisbon Bite by Bite
What to See, Do, and Eat in Ericeira: The Prettiest Town on Portugal’s Central Coast
Mercado da Ribeira and TimeOut Market — exploring the great divide under one roof.
TimeOut and Ribeira: The Lisbon Market With a Split Personality
Watch how those sardines get from the sea to the grill.
Collecting the Catch: The Fishermen of Fonte da Telha
How To Become a Legal Resident in Portugal

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…

Featured November Events

THROWBACK PARTY | Hip Hop and R&B of the '00s | Cais do Sodré | 15€
THROWBACK PARTY | Hip Hop and R&B of the '00s | Cais do Sodré | 15€
MUSIC | Beats and Vibes Session #1 with Nelsoniq | Picoas | FREE
MUSIC | Beats and Vibes Session #1 with Nelsoniq | Picoas | FREE
PARTY | Back to the '80s (and early '90s) | Picoas | 6€
PARTY | Back to the '80s (and early '90s) | Picoas | 6€
to Nov 23 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | Across Space by Gonzalo Ramírez | Marques de Pombal | FREE
to Nov 23 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | Across Space by Gonzalo Ramírez | Marques de Pombal | FREE
MUSIC | Boda de Kambas | Intendente | FREE
MUSIC | Boda de Kambas | Intendente | FREE
MULTIMEDIA PARTY | CICLO #1.1: No Free Lunches | Intendente | 3-6€
MULTIMEDIA PARTY | CICLO #1.1: No Free Lunches | Intendente | 3-6€
to Nov 30 | ART EXHIBIT | Desvio by Cláudia Salgueiro | São Bento | FREE
to Nov 30 | ART EXHIBIT | Desvio by Cláudia Salgueiro | São Bento | FREE
to Nov 10 | FESTIVAL | Veganário Fest 2019 | Anjos | FREE
to Nov 10 | FESTIVAL | Veganário Fest 2019 | Anjos | FREE
PARTY | Festa de Halloween: Spooky Swing Tones | Braço de Prata | 7,50€
PARTY | Festa de Halloween: Spooky Swing Tones | Braço de Prata | 7,50€
to Nov 3 | HALLOWEEN MARKET | Street Fest Alameda | Alameda | FREE
to Nov 3 | HALLOWEEN MARKET | Street Fest Alameda | Alameda | FREE
to Nov 17 | GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT | Crossed Looks | Chiado | FREE
to Nov 17 | GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT | Crossed Looks | Chiado | FREE
AFTERPARTY | Brunch Electronik Halloween Afterparty | Cais do Sodré | 5-12€
AFTERPARTY | Brunch Electronik Halloween Afterparty | Cais do Sodré | 5-12€
FREE FOOD | Free Vegan Pastel de Natas on World Vegan Day | Chiado | FREE
FREE FOOD | Free Vegan Pastel de Natas on World Vegan Day | Chiado | FREE
PARTY | Brunch Electronik In The City: Special Halloween Party | Alcantara | 15-50€
PARTY | Brunch Electronik In The City: Special Halloween Party | Alcantara | 15-50€
to Nov 9 | ARTIST SPACE OPENING | Trailer by MONO: Opening Party and Exhibition | Intendente | FREE
to Nov 9 | ARTIST SPACE OPENING | Trailer by MONO: Opening Party and Exhibition | Intendente | FREE
to NOV 10 | CONFERENCE+ | The Ethical Assembly | Beato | Free - €35
to NOV 10 | CONFERENCE+ | The Ethical Assembly | Beato | Free - €35
to Nov 16 | ART EXHIBIT AND INAUGURATION | Wasted Rita's Solo Show | Braço de Prata | FREE
to Nov 16 | ART EXHIBIT AND INAUGURATION | Wasted Rita's Solo Show | Braço de Prata | FREE
to Nov 17 | PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL | Imago Lisboa Photo Festival 2019 | FREE
to Nov 17 | PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL | Imago Lisboa Photo Festival 2019 | FREE
to Nov 19 | MUSEUM CONCERTS | Temporada de Música em São Roque | Baixa | 3€
to Nov 19 | MUSEUM CONCERTS | Temporada de Música em São Roque | Baixa | 3€
MUSIC | Balkanália at BUS | Intendente | FREE - 1,50€
MUSIC | Balkanália at BUS | Intendente | FREE - 1,50€

Essentials for Visitors

Lisbon According to Ginjinha Sem Rival's Nuno Gonçalo Lourenço
Lisbon According to Ginjinha Sem Rival's Nuno Gonçalo Lourenço
Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves
Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves
Anthony Bourdain’s Trip to Lisbon Bite by Bite
Anthony Bourdain’s Trip to Lisbon Bite by Bite
What to See, Do, and Eat in Ericeira: The Prettiest Town on Portugal’s Central Coast
What to See, Do, and Eat in Ericeira: The Prettiest Town on Portugal’s Central Coast
TimeOut and Ribeira: The Lisbon Market With a Split Personality Mercado da Ribeira and TimeOut Market — exploring the great divide under one roof.
TimeOut and Ribeira: The Lisbon Market With a Split Personality
What's On in Lisbon in August
What's On in Lisbon in August
What’s on in Lisbon in July
What’s on in Lisbon in July
Hot and Hungry: Where to Get Ice Cream in Lisbon
Hot and Hungry: Where to Get Ice Cream in Lisbon
Is Lisbon Safe? You've Asked, We've Answered
Is Lisbon Safe? You've Asked, We've Answered
When the Saints Go Marching: Santo António Day Explained
When the Saints Go Marching: Santo António Day Explained
What to Expect in June: Festas de Lisboa 2019
What to Expect in June: Festas de Lisboa 2019
Portugal’s Public Wi-Fi. Aka the White Elephants
Portugal’s Public Wi-Fi. Aka the White Elephants

Living in Lisboa

Portugal’s Public Wi-Fi. Aka the White Elephants
Portugal’s Public Wi-Fi. Aka the White Elephants
Things Hard to Get in Lisbon — and Where to Find Them
Things Hard to Get in Lisbon — and Where to Find Them

Latest Restaurant Reviews

Anthony Bourdain’s Trip to Lisbon Bite by Bite
Anthony Bourdain’s Trip to Lisbon Bite by Bite
Lisbon Events
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09:00 to Nov 23 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | ...
to Nov 23 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | ...
Nov 22 @ 09:00 – 19:30
to Nov 23 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | Across Space by Gonzalo Ramírez | Marques de Pombal | FREE @ Instituto Cervantes de Lisboa | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Gonzalo Ramírez is an artist from Uruguay. He makes sculptures. His new show is entitled “Do outro lado do espaço” (“Across space,” roughly). Spanish-language school Instituto Cervantes de Lisboa, hosts of Gonzalo’s new show, describe[...]
10:00 to Dec 15 | ART EXHIBIT | Are yo...
to Dec 15 | ART EXHIBIT | Are yo...
Nov 22 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Dec 15 | ART EXHIBIT | Are you a Tourist? | Belém | 6€ @ Padrão dos Descobrimentos | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Are you a tourist? No, seriously. Are rent and petty theft going up because of you? When you walk around Lisbon and see the increasing “Tourists F.ck Off” graffiti and stickers, do you ask yourself,[...]
10:00 to Dec 31 | EXHIBIT | “Among Din...
to Dec 31 | EXHIBIT | “Among Din...
Nov 22 @ 10:00 – 17:00
to Dec 31 | EXHIBIT | "Among Dinosaurs" | Príncipe Real | 5€ @ Museu de Historia Natural e da Ciência | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
As you probably already know, dinosaurs once roamed the Earth— but did you know that they roamed around Portugal? The Museum of Natural History is taking an intensive look at different types of dinosaur fossils[...]
10:00 to Dec14 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT |...
to Dec14 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT |...
Nov 22 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Dec14 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT | Lisbon On Film | Chiado | FREE @ Livraria Ferin | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
There’s no doubt about it: Lisbon is a very photogenic city. Which is why its ever-increasing selfie-taking population remains a mystery… Lisbon Analogue Photography is self-described as “a group of photographers in love with analog[...]
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History and Customs

Lisbon Street Team

Trips outside Lisbon

Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves
Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves
Hiking Around the Santuário da Peninha in Sintra
Hiking Around the Santuário da Peninha in Sintra

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