A Love Letter to Lisbon: City of the Sea

A love letter to Lisbon, city of the sea, where the Praça do Comércio (pictured) sits right at sea level.

This post is part of our Love Letter series: first-person accounts of what we love about Lisbon. In Lisbon, the sea suffuses every aspect of local life—especially when it comes to cuisine.  When I first caught sight of Lisbon, I could barely keep my eyes open. I was fresh off an overnight transatlantic flight, and […]

A Love Letter to Lisbon: Graça Neighborhood

Looking for a nice viewpoint in Lisbon? The Miradouro Senhora do Monte in Graça has one of the best views in town!

This post is part of our Love Letter series: first-person accounts of what we love about Lisbon. Photo Credit: cityodes, Text Overlay: Devour Lisbon Food Tours Coming from the seaside town of Cascais, Lisbon felt like a foreign land at times. I never even heard of Graça before I moved here and it would have probably […]

How to Live Lisbon Nightlife like a Local

The "pink street" of Cais do Sodré, one of the hearts of Lisbon nightlife

When night falls, Portugal’s capital comes to life. Lisbon is a city of contrasts. It’s one of the things we love about it. Streets that are quaint and sleepy during the day become buzzing and crowded once the sun goes down. And make no mistake: Lisbon nightlife is fast making a name for itself as […]

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Lisbon

Tram 28 in Lisbon

Sunshine, great food and welcoming locals are enough reasons to pack your bags to Lisbon in a heartbeat. The Portuguese capital is also a destination that’s easy to plan for. Nevertheless, there some things you need to know before you travel to Lisbon. At Devour Lisbon we put together the ten must-knows to plan the […]

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 | PARIS 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 […]

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, […]

Our Top 5 Day Trips from Lisbon: The Places You Need to See

  Discover picture-perfect palaces, fabled fishing villages and beautiful beaches within easy reach of Europe’s coolest capital. There’s no doubt that Portugal’s biggest city is chock full of cultural treasures. But let’s face it: the labyrinthine streets of the sunshine capital are teeming with more tourists than ever before. There’s never been a better time […]

Ultimate Guide to Bairro Alto: Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink!

Glória lift going up to Bairro Alto Lisbon from Restauradores at night

Everyone in Lisbon has a different story about this neighborhood, but they’ll all agree that Bairro Alto has some of the best bars in Lisbon. A quiet residential neighborhood by day and bar hopping destination by night, Bairro Alto in Lisbon is a well-known area of the city. Its alternative entertainment vibe from the 1980s […]

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