Lisbon, the stunning capital city of Portugal, nestled by the riverside, hides treasures of history, is expressed in original artistic creations, and finds a very unique spirit, wich cannot be found anywhere else, characteristics that make the Portuguese capital as a unique city.
Lisbon is famous for its hospitality and the family-like way it welcomes visitors. It is nestled in colorful neighborhoods full of personality, rich in monuments of a unique architecture, viewpoints, typical neighborhood, riverside area, Fado houses, parks and gardens. Lisbon offers several possibilities to discover visit and enjoy the vast patrimony natural, historical and cultural city.
It is the European capital with more hours of sun, arriving at the average 9 hours. Lisbon has long hot summers, pleasant spring/autumn season and even in the winter the sun shines for several days and the temperature rarely drops below 15ºC.
The gastronomy of Lisbon is very influenced by its proximity to the sea. So the typically Lisbon specialties are the codfish fritters and the sardines roasted in the bread (mainly in the feast of th Popular Saints that takes place during the month of June). The most famous pastry in Lisbon is the traditional Pastel de Belém.