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Planning to visit Lisbon in Portugal for a holiday or city break? If so, this site can help. provides you with all the information and web links you are likely to need, including flights to Lisbon from the UK, Lisbon hotels and accommodation options, what to see and do in Lisbon as well as other useful Lisbon guides and resources. All gathered here in one place - simple really, but hopefully useful.


Lisbon skyline at night


How to Get There? Flights to Lisbon from the UK

Bristish Airways and TAP Air Portugal fly from London to Lisbon Airport. easyJet flies there from London Gatwick, Luton, Bristol, Liverpool and Edinburgh airports.

To find the best flight deals to Lisbon from the UK (including stop-overs), use flight search engines such as those from, Skyscanner or

If you want to hire a car from Lisbon airport, try for good deals.



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Where to Stay? LISBON HOTELS, B&Bs and Hostel Accommodation

- good selection of Lisbon city-centre hotels, from budget to 5-star

- Use the search box below from to compare prices and find the best hotel deals


- Lisbon hostels for backpackers


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Why visit Lisbon? LISBON SIGHTS & ATTRACTIONS - What to See & Do

Take a tram up one of Lisbon’s hills to reach Castelo de Sao Jorge (Castle of St George) and enjoy the views of Lisbon.

Be sure to check out Belem Tower by the waterfront and also the Jeronimons Monastery, resting place of Vasco da Gama.

Parque das Naçoes (Nations Park - the former Expo 98 site) has lots of shops, bars, restaurants and one of the world’s largest aquariums - the Oceanario.

There are lots of museums to visit including the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga.

Alternatively, just wander through the historical quarters and enjoy some Sangria and Fado (traditional music).

A good day-trip from Lisbon is the nearby World Heritage town of Sintra, just 50 minutes away by train.

Lonely Planet’s list of sights and attractions in Lisbon provides further details on what to see and do in Lisbon while you are there.


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Extras: MORE INFO, Resources & Useful Websites for LISBON

Lisbon is Portugal’s largest city and capital, with a population of around 550,000 people.

For a zoomable map of Lisbon, click HERE.

For the latest weather forecast, see the BBC’s Lisbon Weather guide.

Plenty more information on Lisbon for visitors can be found at the official Lisbon Tourist Board website and also Wikitravel’s Lisbon Travel Guide.




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