Lisbon is one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities in Western Europe.
A city full of authenticity where old customs and ancient history intermix with cultural entertainment and hi-tech innovation.
According to CNN, Lisbon is the 'coolest' city in Europe. It praised the nightlife, as well as the "fascinating streets" of the historic districts. The proximity to fantastic beaches is also identified as a major asset, as is the gastronomy.
“Lisbon is the San Francisco of Europe. (...) The city strategy on this regard is to make Lisbon move beyond its known identity and its objective is to be one of the most creative and innovative cities in Europe”. - Startup Europe
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Pastéis de Belém
Our delicious treasure
The crisp pastry nests are filled with custard cream, baked at 200°C for that perfect golden crust, then lightly dusted with cinnamon. Admire azulejos in the vaulted rooms or devour a still-warm tart at the counter and try to guess the secret ingredient. Eat it in Belém
Meet fado in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon
Catch a glimpse of the more traditional side of Lisbon before it too is gentrified. With narrow lanes of residential houses and grocery stores, it has a distinct village atmosphere; you can quickly feel like an intruder if you take a wrong turn into someone's backyard.
"Castelo São Jorge"
Find more about our medieval story
Saint George's Castle can be seen from almost everywhere in the city. Its oldest parts date from the 6th century, when it was fortified by the Romans, Visigoths, and eventually the Moors. Prepare yourself for one of the most breathtaking views of Lisbon.
Discover our entrepreneurial and creative Hub
An urban fragment, kept hidden for years, is now returned to the city in the form of LXFactory. A creative island occupied by corporations and professionals of the industry serves also has stage for a diverse set of happenings related to fashion, publicity, communication, fine arts, architecture, music, etc., attracting numerous visitors to rediscover Alcântara through an engaged dynamics.
Relax in Príncipe Real and find the trendiest spots of the city
It's where you find independent boutiques and some of the trendiest spots for a drink or meal at any time of the day, especially on Rua Dom Pedro V and around Praça das Flores.