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Guide to Lisbon: The Best Places to Eat, Stay and Explore

3 minute read 22 February 2024
Yellow vintage tram on the street in Lisbon, Portugal. Famous travel destination
Written by: Gilbert Ott

Portugal is the travel gift that keeps on giving. That’s right, don’t just stop in Lisbon! A trip to Portugal is a perfect opportunity to fly into Porto, catch the train to Lisbon, and stop at all the great spots along the way.

Nope, this country is not a one-look destination and instead brings as many stunning, rural getaways as it does exciting city breaks. Even a trip to Lisbon requires more than one angle for full enjoyment – hint, Cascais! There’s also great points availability to get there, so let’s point you to all the best this fabulous city has to offer. to a great Lisbon hotel

The Emerald House: A cute boutique hotel with local art and a buzzing bar, but also part of a leading loyalty program? Sweet! This Curio by Hilton boutique hotel is stunning inside and out, with prices that won’t make your eyes water.

For something a little more upscale, with even more design focus, The Ivens is the hottest hotel (and bar) in town right now, and is a part of Marriott Bonvoy, allowing you to use points too. to a great Lisbon bar

How about a stellar mixology bar within a great bar? Spain’s Barcelona took all the top spots on the 50 best bar list, but Red Frog in Lisbon, tucked inside Monkey Mash, is having none of it! to a great Lisbon meal

As if the views, art and laid back culture weren’t enough of a draw, Portuguese food is outstanding. For a fun, eclectic view of local delights, Sr Lisboa is a cute spot, with amusing staff and beautifully presented dishes catering to all tastes. And yes, they have the octopus and cod Portugal is famous for! 

If you’re in a hurry, the Time Out Market will satisfy most cravings, all under one roof. Many of Lisbon’s best spots have secondary locations within the market. to a great Portugal travel tip

Once in Portugal, remember you are now just a short flight away from some of TAP Air’s unique and wildly under appreciated destinations in Africa. Availability is often wide open to Madeira, the Azores, Cape Verde, Sao Tome, Principe, and – a little further afield – Mozambique! to a great Portugal award flight

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