Outdoors

Category: Outdoors

Parks, beaches, surfing, climbing, golf and al fresco drinking and dining in and around Lisbon


Nudist Beaches in Portugal, Or How To Stop Paying for Swimwear

August 15, 2018

For fans of full-body tans, Portugal has a plethora of nude beaches to choose from, with something for everyone. What’s more, all Portuguese clothing-optional beaches are great for those who like to keep their swimsuits on, because they’re typically located in more secluded — and, as a result, often cleaner and more beautiful — areas.

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Abandoned Portugal: Some Ruins You Shouldn’t Miss

August 1, 2018

Many beautiful buildings and estates have been left to ruin in Portugal. These dilapidated gems crumble more each day as they wait for some TLC or their ultimate demise, whichever comes first. Here are some we fell in love with.

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The Waterworld of Lisboa

July 29, 2018

In Lisbon you can visit one of the many swimming pools in sports halls, gyms, and rooftops year-round to get more deeply in touch with its favorite of the four elements.

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Golegã’s National Horse Fair

July 4, 2018

We caught the Feira Nacional do Cavalo in Golego and were blown away not only by the horses, but by the riding culture atop them.

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Monsanto’s Hidden Past

July 2, 2018

Monsanto park — the lungs of Lisbon — has a surprising history, and if you were to go back just 100 years, it wouldn’t have been there at all.

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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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Abandoned Portugal: Beja Aquatica

May 22, 2018

The Beja Aquapark was in operation for only three years and has been closed for the last 25. What is left is easily accessible to curious road-trippers and ruin hunters alike.

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