LISBON, PORTUGAL


Getting There: Overnight Bus

Accommodation: Home Hostel
Rating: 10/10
Reason: This hostel is the winner of best hostel in Europe year after year and it does not disappoint.

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Baixa Chiado Area

This is the main centre in Lisbon - full of shops and restaurants. 

Bairro Alto Area

This is a great spot to bar hop. You have so many options - cocktail bars, clubs and dance bars - that you can chose from in this lively area of Lisbon! 

Barrio De Castelo Area

This area is great for dinner restaurants and shops. 

Alfama Area

This area of Lisbon offers beautiful views of the water and the city and has many different dining options. We loved coming here for dinner! 

Jardín Botánico de la Universidad de Lisboa (Botanical Gardens) Rua da Escola Politécnica 54, 1250-102 Lisboa, Portugal

Before entering the tropical gardens check out the fresh farmers market, shops and cafes around! 

Feira da Ladre Market, Campo de Santa Clara, 1100-472 Lisboa, Portugal

Major flea market, open Tues & Sat, with an eclectic mix of housewares, clothing, antiques & media.

Elevador Santa JustaR. do Ouro, 1150-060 Lisboa, Portugal

The Santa Justa Lift, also called Carmo Lift, is an elevator in Lisbon. Instead of taking the lift you can walk up without waiting and have a beautiful view from above! 

Sintra Castle, Lisbon

Take a quick train to Sintra for a magical day trip. The medieval castle grounds are beautiful - if you're lucky you might also get to experience the medieval market festival, which happens randomly throughout the year. 

Sintra, Lisbon

Capricia Beach , Lisbon

Capricia Beach, Lisbon

Take a day bus to this beautiful beach and enjoy a day of sunshine by the water!