A yellow tram steers through a busy street in Lisbon

Lisbon City Guide

From sundowners on a rooftop to the beautiful boutique hotels, discover our insider guide to Lisbon, written by residents of the city

Colourful tiled facades, narrow winding streets, rumbling trams and captivating viewpoints (miradouros) overlooking terracotta rooftops and the sparkling Tagus river. It’s no wonder Lisbon attracts tens of thousands of digital nomads each year and is considered one of the best places to live in Europe.


Lisbon’s hotel scene spans luxury stays in sherbert-toned townhouses, smart hostels with lively social spaces, and apartment-style properties.


From salted cod and grilled sardines at a quintessential quiosque to tasca restaurants, explore where to eat in Lisbon.

"To visit Lisbon now is to walk the tightrope between old and new. Yet there are still many points of connection which bridge the gulf between local and tourist"

A local writer shares her view on Lisbon

Bars & nightlife

Rooftop DJs, speakeasy-style cellars and parties that spill onto cobblestone side street – these are the best bars in Lisbon, and what music to look out for.

Art galleries & museums

Lisbon’s cultural tapestry weaves together world-class museums and art galleries.


The best places for remote working in Lisbon include specialist cafes and designated co-working spaces.


When to visit


Getting to Lisbon


Getting Around


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