Sightseeing in Lisbon
The Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower, and St. Georges Castle to name a few. The city is full of culture and has a thriving food scene with Michelin star restaurants such as Belcanto, Feitoria, and Eleven.
LISBON AND RUNNING
Running in Lisbon is nothing less than extraordinary. The mild climate and the beautiful scenery, makes Lisbon a perfect city. It is relatively flat and you can have some great running stretches along the sea side and the lagoon. Guests that are unsure where to run, or if they want to be guaranteed the best running experience in Lisbon, there is the option of booking a running tour in which you run with a local guide, who shows you all the sights of the city while also sharing local insights and anecdotes. There are also many running races in the city. You can check out a full list of 2019 running races here.
The art and history is to die for in this city. There are a lot of parks, fun zones, theatres, restaurant and even some dance clubs that are very famous. Some of the beautiful sights in Lisbon are
- Jeronimos Monastery
- Belem Tower
- St. Georges Castle
- Calouste Gulbenkain Museum
- Madre de Deus Convent
- Sao Roque Church and the Chapel of St. John the Baptist
- Lisbon Oceanarium
St. Georges Castle
St. Georges Castle is one of the major attractions in Lisbon. The hill where St. Georges Castle is located provides a birds eye view of Lisbon and the museum in the Castelo de São Jorge is one of the best in the whole of Portugal. The entire St. Georges castle a marvel of architectural geniality and the sturdy walls and ceilings of this castle has existed since the Stone Age.
Jeronimos Monastery is one of the Lisbon main sightseeing attractions. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is nothing less than stunning while also boasting years of history. Jerónimos monastery is one of the great landmarks that exist in Portugal making it significant in the art and cultural history of Lisbon.
Lisbon Oceanarium is one of the finest and biggest Aquariums in Europe. It is a great place for families to visit and the presentation of sealife is second tonone. The layout is divided into four zones representing the four different sides of ocean each containing the relevant sea creatures and spectacular birds.
Restaurants in Lisbon
Lisbon has a thriving and interesting food scene. From local eatiries to Michelin star restuarnats. It is one of the best locations in Portugal to enjoy seafood and with the pleasant climate there is not excuse not to find a restaurant in the sun and sip a glass of white wine while enjoying fish caught that same day. In addition to the local restaurants Lisbon has some impressive Michelin star restaurants making the entire food scene varied and something for every taste. Below are some of our favourite restaurants:
- Adega Tia Matilde
- Clube do Peixe