Facing the roaring ocean, the capital city of Portugal maintains the essence of Europe without losing its own spirit. The trendy city-life goes perfectly with the magnificent monasteries, museums and cathedrals. And if you follow the aroma of Lisbon’s art and literature, you will find yourself somewhere in its rejuvenating countryside. Alfama and Bairro Alto are two such examples that showcase the best of Lisbon’s art, history, culture and cuisine.Major highways in Lisbon
Free / Cheap Activities in Lisbon
- The highway A1 connects Lisbon in north to Porto in south.
- A8 is another significant Portuguese highway that runs from Lisbon to Leiria.
- Get acquainted with traditional Portuguese music called Fado at Cine Theatro Gymnasium with its ‘Fado In Chiado’ show that takes place on a daily basis.
- Alfama lets you rediscover yourself by getting lost in the labyrinth of its alleys and streets. The prime attractions of this oldest district of Lisbon are Lisbon Cathedral, Castle of São Jorge and Santa Luzia scenic view point.