Alfama Quarter, Lisbon

European metropolis where we feel at home

Lisbon, Capital of Portugal:

Lisbon - leading city of tourist destinations in 2018

Europe's Green Capital in 2020

Lisboa is located in the Municipality of Lisbon, District of Lisbon, in the Lisbon Region (Lisbon Metropolitan Area), and in the former Province of Estremadura.

Lisbon, with a view of the 25th of April Bridge and the Tagus River © / Images of Portugal, illustration
Lisbon, with a view of the 25th of April Bridge and the Tagus River © / Images of Portugal, illustration

Two more municipalities (or councils) - Azambuja and Vila Franca de Xira - located in Ribatejo.

District of Lisbon

The District of Lisbon, with 16 municipalities (or municipalities) and 134 parishes, has an area of 2,761 km² and a population of 2,870,770 inhabitants (INE, 2021). It is the 16th district in the country in terms of surface and one of the most populous.

Municipality of Lisbon

The City of Lisbon, in addition to being the Capital of Portugal and capital of the District of Liboa, is also the capital of Municipality of Lisbon.
Find out more: Lisbon Parishes

Visit Lisbon

Every visit to Lisbon must pass by the following attractions:

• the Historic Center

• the Bairro Alto

• the Baixa de Lisboa

• the São Jorge Castle

Chiado, Graça and Madre de Deus, in addition to the iconic ones:

• the Tower of Belém

• the Jeronimos Monastery

• the Landmark of Discoveries

Lisbon and the Tagus River in the background. © / Images of Portugal
Lisbon and the Tagus River in the background. © / Images of Portugal

The fact is that Lisbon welcomes its numerous visitors throughout the year, which is why the city is always being plebiscite by tourists from all over the world.

Discover Lisbon

What to see in Lisbon
There are many and varied tourist attractions of this global city, one of the most visited in Europe and that enchants visitors from all over the world.

What to do in Lisbon
Some activity suggestions for active vacation lovers. More: What to do in Lisbon


In Lisbon, in addition to good restaurants serving international cuisine, visitors will have the opportunity to taste the delights of Portuguese cuisine and gastronomy. In the city there are restaurants that serve the most appetizing specialties. of Portuguese Cuisine.
Find out more: Discovering Lisbon's cuisine

Freguesia das Avenidas Novas, Lisboa © Google Earth Pro
Freguesia of the Avenidas Novas, Lisbon © Google Earth Pro

Study in Lisbon

Studying in Lisbon is the right choice to pursue a successful professional career. The University of Lisbon, with more than 25,000 students, is one of the most important in Europe. Find out more: Lisbon to study.

Work in Lisbon

Lisbon to work (or to do business) is also a good decision for you or your company. In addition to being the largest market for Portugal, offers the best opportunities for qualified professionals or companies looking to expand in the Portuguese market and European. Find out more: Lisbon to work or do business

Lisbon Outskirts

Enjoy your stay in Lisbon and discover unmissable places on the outskirts of the Portuguese capital. From Fatima to Oeiras, passing through Cascais, Caldas da Rainha or Sintra, there are many destinations where you will keep memories of good times.
Find out more: Lisbon Surroundings

Top Cities

Greater Lisbon

In addition to the largest urban agglomeration in the country (Lisbon), Sintra, Cascais, Loures, Almada and Oeiras complete the podium of the Top 5 largest cities in Portugal.

Greater Porto

In the north of the country, in Greater Porto, other important cities are Vila Nova de Gaia, Braga, Matosinhos, Gondomar and Guimarães.

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Main cities