Lisbon is the charismatic and vibrant capital city of Portugal, and it is Europe’s second oldest capital city (after Athens). Built on seven hillsides overlooking the Tajo river, which in this city breathtaking views and sunsets are assured.
Lisbon is a city that makes you want to go exploring, and it was home to world’s greater explores, like Vasco da Gama, Magellan…
The city is relatively small but with so much to see, from the Roman Lisbon, to medieval village-style neighborhoods, World Heritage monuments, a bohemian nightlife, Lisbon has one of the world’s greatest natural harbors which attracted different cultures during centuries leaving their heritage in this magnificent city, the city of Fado, and of course the city of the art of tile painting.
There are many ways in which you can explore the city: on foot, by the vintage trams, on a sidecar motorbike, on a private van…but our private guides will give you the best insight.
In Lisbon you will also be able to taste delicious food, where the Bacalhau is the king. Did you know that there are thousand ways to cook it??!! Also, you can’t miss the pasteis de nata, a pastry which has been a food icon in the city for centuries.
The perfect city escape for one day trip from Lisbon are the UNESCO world heritage cultural landscape of Sintra and the traditional fishing village of Cascais.
Cascais is a charming fishing village located on the Lisbon’s coastline. This elegant and sophisticated traditional village was the destination picked by the old European royalty during the summer season. Cascais is the perfect city escape during the hottest days of the year, here you can swim or surf in the Atlantic Ocean, or relax by the calm beaches surrounded by dunes and pine trees.
Sintra is a marvelous UNESCO world heritage site for its cultural landscape, hidden in the pine covered hills we find amazing and extravagant palaces with 19th century Romanticism architecture style such as the Pena Palace or Quinta da Regaleira.