Lisbon

  • 1 May Bank Holiday: Top 5 European city breaks
    With not one but two May bank holidays coming up, if there's a time in the year to take a short city break, it's now. But where to jet off...

  • 2 Fall in love with Lisbon: Everything Portugal's star city has to offer…
    Lisbon's overwhelming charm lies in its customs and rich history. Recognised for its unique Fado music tradition and delectable taste in Portuguese pastry, the spectacular hilltop vistas and seaside views...

  • 3 A family festival for chocoholics
    If you're a chocoholic, why not join the 200,000 fans of the sweet delight who are expected to converge on the small Portuguese town of Obidos this month for the...

  • 4 The 'Portuguese Riviera'
    Near the mouth of the Tagus, the coastal road known as the Estrada Marginal tacks back and forth across the train tracks, zigzagging between pine forest and flower-filled fields from...

  • 5 'Fado', the music of Lisbon
    The music of a country is one of the keys to its culture; Argentina has the tango, Spain has flamenco, and Portugal has fado. It's a musical form that draws...

  • 6 Lisbon, capital of decorative arts
    An exceptional collection of 150 pieces of jewellery, porcelain, ceramics, glass, painting, sculpture and furniture have been brought together in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation under the name Art Deco, 1925...



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