A guide through Lisbon

Lisbon might not be a city, which is on everybody´s bucket ist. Nonetheless you should definitely think about visiting this astonishing place at least once in your life. Lisbon combines historical areas and relaxing holiday in an unique way.

In addition, the city is not too touristic, hence you can still have a real cultural and authentic experience, while discovering the various neighbourhoods. Besides some amazing castles and beaches, the city offers the the most delicious food, especially the fresh and tasty sea food platters is fresh and tasty. An original and well recommended dessert in Portugal is  „Pasteis de Nata“. These are little cakes made of puff pastry and filled with pudding. You can find the best ones in town at „Manteigaria“  at the Praca Luis de Camoes.

April is the only month in the year that can be a slightly rainy, but for the rest of the year you will not miss out the brilliant sun.

The Praca de Comercio is one of the moste important places in Lisbon.
The Praca de Comercio is one of the most important places in Lisbon. The big archway symbolises the entry to Downtown Lisbon.
There you can see the Tejo, which is the biggest river in lisbon. It is about 3km wide and a nice place to go for a swim.
Here you can see the Tejo, which is the biggest river in Lisbon. It is about 3km wide and a nice place to go for a swim.
Lisbon is known for it´s small beautiful alleys.
Lisbon is known for it´s small beautiful alleyways.
If you look up and down once in while, you can see creative street art all over the city.
If you look up and down once in while, you can see creative street art all over the city.
The Basilica de Estrela is definately worth a visit. It was built in 1790, and dedicated to Queen Maria I of Portugal.
The Basilica de Estrela is definitely worth a visit. It was built in 1790, and dedicated to Queen Maria I of Portugal.
The Sao Jorge Castle is a Moorish Castle from the 12th century. It is based all the way up a hill, but it is worth a visit.
The Sao Jorge Castle is a Moorish Castle from the 12th century. It is situated all the way up a hill, but it is well worth a visit.
Portgual is famous for their Pasteis de Nata, which is a little cake filed with pudding. You can get the best ones at Manteigaria.
Portgual is famous for their Pasteis de Nata, which is a little cake filed with pudding. You can get the best ones at Manteigaria.
Perfect after an exhausting morning of sightseeing.
Perfect after an exhausting morning of sightseeing.
Sangria is not always served in a bucket with straws. The actual one is served in a whine glass with fresh mint.
Sangria is not always served in a bucket with straws. The actual one is served in a wine glass with fresh mint.

Von Julia Lehrter

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