Lisbon: Our Favourite Things To Do...

This summer, after leaving the UK to embark on an adventure of a lifetime, our first stop was Lisbon. In the 5 weeks we spent here (I say here as we came back and right now I'm sat in our apartment in Alfama) we fell in love with this beautiful city and I would like to share our favourite things to do:

🚃 Ride Tram 28 through the narrow streets of Lisbon⁣⁣⁣⁣

🏖 Take the scenic coastal train for a day trip to Cascais (Head to Praia de Santa Marta (lighthouse) and Parc Marechal Carmona)

🏰 Visit Sintra for Pena Palace, Castle of the Moors, The Quinta da Regaleira, Palacio de Monserrate and the beautiful grounds⁣⁣⁣⁣ of all of the above!

⛴ Hop on a boat to Cacilhas and walk along the river to Ponto Final (amazing street art en route)⁣⁣⁣⁣

🌸 Head to Miradouro Santa Luzia (the most beautiful view point in Lisbon) and enjoy French fries, beer and Ginja⁣⁣⁣⁣ at Miradoura Santa Luzia Restaurante

🍽 Time Out Market for a food & drink bonanza (not so great for vegans!) ⁣⁣⁣⁣

🌅 Miradouro da Senhora Do Monte for undeniably the best views of Lisbon⁣⁣⁣⁣

🌼 Grab @scoopndough donuts for a picnic in Jardim da Graça (beautiful views of the castle)⁣⁣⁣⁣

🍏 Brunch at one of Lisbon's prettiest brunch spots @0botanista @amelialisboacafe @faunafloralisboa ⁣⁣⁣⁣@zenithlisboa @augustolisboapt

🌴 Read a book in Jardim 𝐃a Estrela (the most beautiful tropical garden)⁣⁣⁣⁣


☕️ Enjoy a Coffee morning @fabricacoffeeroasters @cphcoffeelab_lisboa ⁣⁣⁣⁣@bunaportugal @comoba_lisboa


🍹 Evening Drinks @noobai_lx for sunset and watch the lights on the bridge start to twinkle⁣⁣⁣⁣


⭐️ Walk through the grand Praca do Comercio and get a photo under the arch ⁣⁣⁣⁣


💘 Discover the most beautiful street art, everywhere ⁣⁣⁣⁣

💛 Wander aimlessly around the cobbled streets of Alfama


🌅 Head up to Castelo de Sao Jorge for sunset

🍷 Drink with the locals! Our favourite is @taber_nita . Can’t understand a word the owner says but they are so kind and welcoming! ⁣⁣⁣⁣


🏭 LX Factory Super cool industrial/creative area full of independent shops, street art, bars and eateries

We could go on about Lisbon for days but wanted to break down the things we have loved this summer. Hope you find it useful, please do shout if you have any questions or would like more info ♥️

Lisbon - WE ♥️ YOU

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