Everything You Need to Know for a Perfect Day Trip to Setúbal

A day trip to Setúbal is the perfect chance to explore the city's myriad beautiful plazas.

A day trip to Setúbal will give you a taste of the southern Portugal vibe just an hour outside of Lisbon.  Some people may know Setúbal as the birthplace of 18th-century poet Bocage and world-famous soccer coach José Mourinho (the self-proclaimed “special one” who coached major league teams like Porto Futebol Clube, Real Madrid, and […]

How to Plan the Perfect Sintra Day Trip From Lisbon

You have to see Pena Palace on a Sintra day trip.

If you’re visiting Lisbon, don’t miss the magical town hidden right in its backyard. It’s full of majestic gardens, panoramic views and castles straight out of a fairytale. Lisbon is Portugal’s capital and hub of tourist activity, and there’s no doubt that the city itself has plenty to offer. But if you’re here for more […]

Day Trip to Cabo da Roca: 6 Things You Shouldn’t Miss

A day trip to Cabo da Roca allows you to take in stunning natural surroundings at the westernmost point in continental Europe.

Planning a day trip to Cabo da Roca? Set on the edge of Sintra’s National Park, this prominent cape offers spectacular sea views that you don’t want to miss. Portugal has a long coast lined with beaches, and in between them, you can find lots of cliffs jutting out into the Atlantic. Cabo da Roca […]

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 […]

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 […]