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Luxury Lisbon — Experiences,  Lifestyles, Travel


Named the World’s Leading City Break Destination 2019 and 2020 by the World Travel Awards, Lisbon Portugal is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe. The capital of Portugal and its largest city, Lisbon is dramatically set overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus in the western Iberian Peninsula.

As the second-oldest European capital, Lisbon welcomes visitors and residents alike with its vibrant culture, architectural treasures, and warm hospitality. For those exploring Portugal, Lisbon is the perfect base for visiting the nearby coastal resort town of Cascais to the west and the sunny Algarve region to the south. With a temperate Mediterranean climate and plenty of sunshine, Lisbon is a delightful vacation destination that’s perfect for exploration. This enchanting ‘City of Seven Hills’ offers a blend of classic and contemporary design and is renowned for its beautiful architecture and colorfully tiled buildings.

Called “the coolest city in Europe”, there are plenty of things to do in Lisbon. Explore the stunning Castelo de Sao Jorge overlooking the city, search for the best of Lisbon’s famous ‘Pastéis de Belém’ custard pastries, or enjoy a performance of Fado, Portugal’s traditional music.

Travelers have their choice of outstanding accommodations, from top unique boutique hotels to the best luxury hotels and vacation rentals in Lisbon. Visitors and locals alike can enjoy some of the best in traditional Portuguese dishes, as well as award-winning global cuisine. For those traveling internationally, Lisbon Airport is located just a few miles north of the city center and makes Lisbon a convenient stopping point-or destination-for a European or Lisbon holiday.

Whether you’re planning a Lisbon vacation or considering moving to Portugal’s capital, let LuxuryLisbon be your exclusive guide to the best cuisine, accommodations, real estate, and activities in this top destination in Portugal. 

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