On holiday in Lisbon explore the medieval Alfama and Neoclassical Baixa districts. Relax with meia de leite milky coffees on Rossio Square and dine in a Bairro Alto restaurant with live fado folk music. Take a daytrip on your Lisbon holidays to nearby Sintra to see its fantasy palaces.
On your first Lisbon holiday, hop on tram 28 to visit the eighth-century battlements of St George's Castle in the Alfama district. Or go to Belm district to see the intricate Manueline (Portuguese Gothic) architecture of Lisbon's Jeronimos Monastery. On return holidays to Lisbon, see 15th-century religious masterpieces at the National Museum of Ancient Art or learn about the craft of azulejos tiles at Lisbon's National Tile Museum.
Relax in Lisbon's cafes in Baixa and Belm on your Lisbon holiday, and try tasty pasteis de nata custard tarts. Eat Lisbon-style bacalhau codfish with onion, egg and potato in the Bairro Alto and Alfama districts or enjoy seafood and modern Portuguese food in Lisbon's Alcntara docks and ultra-modern Nations Park.
Start your holiday in Lisbon with beers at dusk in an open-air miradouro lookout cafe. Experience a Bairro Alto traditional fado music restaurant at least once on your Lisbon holiday. Go to Lisbon's main clubs around Santa Apolnia, Alcntara and Bairro Alto for memorable nights out on your Lisbon holiday.
Take a train from Lisbon on your holiday to UNESCO-listed Sintra to be amazed by the Moorish and Manueline hilltop Pena Palace and the panoramic view from the walls of eighth-century Moors Castle. Or travel west of Lisbon on your holiday to gamble in Estoril Casino and relax on Estoril Coast's sandy beaches.