Best bars and restaurants in Graca Lisbon

Perched high above the city, Graca is best known for its miradouros – hilltop viewpoints that offer panoramic views across the city – but its small cobbled streets are also home to an exciting line-up of bars and restaurants that are more than worthy of the uphill trek. What’s more, many of the establishments are frequented mainly by locals rather than tourists, offering a refreshing insight into authentic Lisbon life. Read on to discover the best bars and restaurants in Graca, Lisbon. Cozinha Urbana Sitting…Continue Reading “The best bars and restaurants in Graca, Lisbon”

Pena Palace visiting Sintra from Lisbon

A fairy tale land with hilltop castles, mythical forests and labyrinthine caves, Sintra is a magical town that’s just a 40-minute train ride from Lisbon, making it the perfect destination for a fantastic day trip from the city. While Sintra is worthy of a two-day visit, it can easily be seen in a day. Read on to find out everything you need to know when visiting Sintra from Lisbon. How to get to Sintra from Lisbon: The cheapest and easiest way to get to Sintra…Continue Reading “Visiting Sintra from Lisbon: A guide to everything you need to know”

The Food Temple Lisbon best vegan restaurants

Veganism has recently caught on in Lisbon and there are now a large number of plant-based restaurants all across the city. What’s more, plenty of existing restaurants now have a growing number of vegan dishes on the menu. Read on to discover the best vegan restaurants in Lisbon, all of which are sure to appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike. The Food Temple, Mouraria Hidden within a residential square in the historic Mouraria neighbourhood, The Food Temple draws a nightly crowd thanks to its quirky…Continue Reading “Best vegan restaurants in Lisbon”

How to get from Costa da Caparica from Lisbon

With 30km of uninterrupted sand and a beautiful backdrop of pastel-coloured beach huts, grass-topped sand dunes and understated beach clubs, the Costa da Caparica coastline is home to some of the best beaches near Lisbon. So, if you’re staying in the city centre, read on to find out how to get to Costa da Caparica from Lisbon. And for more information on why you should visit the area, see this blog post. How to get to Costa da Caparica from Lisbon 161 TST Bus One…Continue Reading “How to get to Costa da Caparica from Lisbon”

Best beaches near Lisbon Costa da Caparica

While many visitors to Lisbon tend to head west to enjoy the beaches in Cascais, some of the best beaches near Lisbon can actually be found to the south of the city, on the Costa da Caparica coastline that runs along the Setubal Peninsula. While it may be lesser known to international visitors, this spectacular stretch of sand is popular among the in-the-know Portuguese, and it’s easy to see why. Running for 30km from the town of the same name in the north all the…Continue Reading “The best beaches near Lisbon: Costa da Caparica”