Exciting Lisbon Vacations

Many people enjoy traveling to Europe on their vacations. One popular city, for tourists to visit, is Lisbon. This city is the capital of Portugal. It is located on the western coast, along the Atlantic Ocean.  There are many exciting things to see and do while on Lisbon vacations.

The coastline of Lisbon offers visitors and residents a wide variety of things to do. Sunbathing and playing various sports are common past times along the beaches. Swimming, diving, and other water activities are also popular with tourists and residents alike.

English: Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon: St...

There are many places for people to visit and explore in this beautiful city. Lisbon is home to many historical buildings and sites. The castles located here are popular tourist attractions. These places include the Saint George Castle and the Moors Castle.

Castle barbican (low wall in the foreground) i...

Many people enjoy spending part of their Lisbon vacations visiting the museums. The city is home to several museums. Some of the more popular venues include The Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Museu do Fado, and The Sintra‘s Toy Museum.

Museu do Fado (Fadomuseum) in Lissabon (Portugal).

Visitors can also enjoy the aquarium, zoo, and other attractions that can be found throughout the city. There are also numerous parks located in this city. Galleries and theaters also allow individuals to experience the many different forms of art that can be enjoyed in Lisbon.

The city has many different hotels for visitors to choose from. These hotels range from quaint, budget style businesses to five star resorts. Individuals who plan on staying in the city for a longer period of time can also rent apartments on short-term basis. These businesses are located in many different areas around the city. This allows visitors the opportunity to stay near the attractions and venues they intend on visiting.

Lisbon is also home to a wide diversity of restaurants, clubs, shops, and other businesses. Individuals can find a variety of cultural foods and merchandize around the city. Clubs and bars also provide visitors, and residents, with places to go to enjoy the vibrant nightlife.

The coastal city of Lisbon has a lot of exciting things to see and do while on vacation there. The city, and surrounding area, offers visitors many exciting sightseeing opportunities. The beaches, parks, and other outdoor venues also provide many opportunities to enjoy the country.


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