Lisbon is one of the top travel destinations

Portugal has emerged as one of the most popular destinations in Europe. 

Lisbon is one of the prettiest world capitals and has something to offer for every visitor. Old plazas, glorious food scenes, hilltop location with great view spots, museums, and cathedrals.

Lisbon’s symbol is a once red and green streetcar still used as a public transportation in Lisbon.

Lisbon is known for its miradouros – the city viewpoints.

The city is founded on hills and hundreds of twisting streets bring you to the stairs leading to the lookout points. 

What can be more Instagram perfect than vibrantly colored buildings that you see on every step in Lisbon?

Sintra: the fairy-tale location

Just a 40-minute train ride from Lisbon, and you time travel to the glorious past of Portugal. Sintra is a UNESCO site recognized for its original palaces, castles and lush gardens.

Best time to visit Portugal

Portugal is an all-year-round travel destination

Summer is Portugal’s peak tourist season. More and more travelers opt for autumn and winter. There are fantastic deals on airfare, tours 

and lodging and the temperature is mild and pleasant.
The sea is warmest in autumn. However, most Portuguese consider it to be too cold to swim anytime before or after “swimming season” (Summer)

The fall and winter are an excellent time to explore Portugal because the temperatures are mild. There’s fantastic value to be found on airfare, hotels and tours. Lisbon is known as Europe’s most budget-friendly capital. Due to the city’s compact geography, you can easily explore it over the weekend. Porto is just as attractive, with the most instagrammable locations and plenty of Unesco World Heritage sights.

Europe’s cleanest beaches 

Europe’s cleanest beaches are also located in Portugal( with 1793 kilometres of coastline it’s easy to imagine). The country regularly gets beaches awards. You don’t have to travel too far from the capital. The Lisbon area has some fantastic resorts of Estoril and Cascais.

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