What to do in Lisbon in January 2020

Enjoying the New Years Eve fireworks at Praça do Comércio is a must-have experience in Lisbon in December!

After running around shopping for gifts and the best bacalhau for Christmas Eve’s dinner, Lisboetas slowly return to their daily routines in January. November and December are busy months leading to the holiday season, but Lisbon in January is the quietest. What may seem like a lack of things to do in the Portuguese city […]

What to do in Lisbon in November

Street vendor roasting chestnuts in Lisbon in November

This blog post was originally posted on November 13, 2018 and was updated on October 2, 2019.  Days may be shorter, but the light of Lisbon in November is the brightest and most beautiful of the whole year. Everyone falls in love with the light of Lisbon. We at Devour Lisbon agree that it is unique. […]

Lisbon Tram 28: 9 Things You Need to Know in 2019

Riding an iconic yellow tram is one of the most popular things to do in Lisbon.

The clattering mustard-yellow trams are one of Lisbon’s most iconic symbols. Anyone visiting Lisbon will stop and turn to the sound of a tram squealing its way on the rails through traffic. These antique electric vehicles are the city’s most photographed public transportation and Lisbon tram 28 is the star among them. Before hopping on […]

6 Lisbon Parks & Green Spaces You Have to See

View of Lisbon from Parque Keil do Amaral in Monsanto Florestal Park

They say Portugal is sunny 300 days a year and, in Lisbon, locals flock to parks and gardens any chance they get. Anything can happen at Lisbon parks and gardens. From concerts, art performances and impromptu gatherings of old men playing cards, to seasonal street markets, weddings and kids’ birthday parties. They’re a venue, a […]

How to Be a Good Tourist: Lisbon Edition

The best rooftop bars in Lisbon offer gorgeous views of the city's skyline and São Jorge Castle, pictured here.

Don’t miss the rest of our responsible tourism guides: MADRID | BARCELONA | SAN SEBASTIAN | SEVILLE | ROME There’s a Portuguese saying that roughly translates to “good behavior starts at home.” Being a “good” tourist is not as hard as it sounds: don’t do things in your destination that you wouldn’t do in your own […]

Alfama Neighborhood Guide: Tips on Where to Stay, Eat, and Go!

Colorful houses at the lower side of the Alfama neighborhood, near Campo das Cebolas in Lisbon

No visit to Lisbon is complete without spending a day or a few hours in Alfama. Alfama is the oldest neighborhood in Lisbon, the only that survived the great earthquake of 1755 almost intact. While residents navigate those streets effortlessly, visitors have fun getting lost and exploring each nook. To help you plan your itinerary, […]