Lisbon is known as ‘City of the 7 hills. Atop one of them sits St. Jorge’s Castle with a breathtaking view over the capital.
To get an authentic feel of Lisbon, we suggest walking through the picturesque neighbourhoods like Graça, Alfama and Mouraria, where Fado (typical nostalgic Portuguese music) echoes in the streets. Bus: Nº 37 (Praça da Figueira) Tram: Nº 28E
SINTRA Located just 31 km from Lisbon, Sintra is the perfect city to discover the past of this country. Its main tourist attractions, such as the National Palace, the Palace of Pena and the Castle of the Moors, offer to visitors a pleasant mix of the Portuguese history.
On the other side of the Tagus River stands the grand Cristo Rei (similar to Brazil's, only smaller). The statue of Christ with open arms stands over 80 meters in height and is considered one of the best sites to oversee Lisbon.
Train: Roma / Areeiro Station (Exit – Almada) Ferry boat: Cais de Sodré Station Bus: Nº 52 / 53 Praça José Fontana (Exit – Portagem / Centro Sul)
Just outside of Lisbon you will discover the beautiful beaches of Cascais. An irresistible location during the summer months for beach and water sport enthusiasts.
Train: Cais do Sodré Station (Exit – Cascais)
COSTA DE CAPRICIA
If you're looking for beaches on a larger scale, then Caparica's 16km's of coastline is a “must”.
Train: Roma / Areeiro Station (Exit – Pragal) Ferry boat: Belém (Exit – Trafaria) Bus: Nº 52 / 53 (Centro Sul)