Lisbon the capital of Portugal that has best weather in Europe with more than 300 days of sunshine per year
It should be your next city break at least once in a lifetime since it is one of the world's oldest cities
You can feel the antiquity clinging to every corner of Lisbon
Rich and extensive history of Portugal lingers in the Castelo de São Jorge castle. Just don't miss a visit as you can study new things during your holiday. Also, get spectacular sight from any direction through the 25th April Bridge (the longest central span in Europe).
Ticked off your dream vacation by going to places like Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery. Both are declared as the World Heritage Site because of its architecture and gothic beauty. So, do not forget to explore these unique buildings that say a lot about Portugal's history.
Embaixada as the conceptual shopping gallery offers you a variety of Portuguese designers and brands. Also, A Vida Portuguesa is the right place for souvenir shopping since there are a couple of stores providing authentic Portuguese items. Don't forget to buy things here for your beloved relatives.
Eating Pastéis de Nata is a great way to start your day in Lisbon. This is an egg custard tart with caramel on top, a favorite among Portuguese colonies such as Macau and Mozambique. End up your day with a local drink called Aguardente.
This city is littered with historical landmarks of Baroque architecture, castles, and churches. It is also home to many artists and festivals.
Have a wonderful holiday either from March to May or September to October. You can feel the warm atmosphere and find hotels at cheaper costs.
Spend your time staying overnight in a hotel located on a hill overlooking the Tagus River, namely Olissippo Lapa Palace. Or if you want to stay closer to the heart of Lisbon, Almalusa Baixa/Chiado is the perfect option.
Time Out Mercado da Ribeira must be your first stop to fulfill your stomach. It's a collection of 35 shops and restaurants where you can easily find regional specialties food. Or if you want to taste the city's fantastic seafood, go to Cervejaria Ramiro Intendente (they serve you quickly and offer a drink while you queuing).
You can get the nice balanced Portuguese coffee and pastels at Fábrica Coffee Roasters. You should also visit Ler Devagar to experience a different kind of cafe where there are also museums, hairdressers, and bookshop.
Let's have fun at Red Frog, the most favorite bar among locals because of its unique and contemporary concept with bohemian lounge style. Besides, Pensão Amor also can be noted on your list. You can have high-class cocktails and uber-classic drinks while enjoying the dance performance.
Don't miss visiting Miradouro das Portas do Sol to enjoy its stunning view from the red rooftop out to the Tagus River. Another choice is The Lisbon Oceanarium (Oceanário de Lisboa) as the second-largest aquarium in Europe which contains 15,000 creatures.
You won't forget your wonderful experience in Lisbon by heading to Fundação Champalimaud to take the best photos. Another good spot is Convento do Carmo, a romantic gothic church.