Don’t want the summer to end? Then Lisbon has it covered!
This beautiful city offers everything from rich history to excellent restaurants and a great nightlife, so be sure to soak up some of the atmosphere as well as the slowly setting summer sun. Stroll through the historic city taking in sights such as the Castelo de Sao Jorge, and if you want to see even more of Lisbon during your stay then take a trip up on the Elevador de Santa Justa, a funicular railroad built in 1892 offering panoramic views over the city.
If you hurry you might still be able to grab yourself tickets to the one of the best festivals of the year as voted by TIME OUT magazine in 2022, MEO Kalorama now back for its second edition. Set to take the stage from the 31st of August for three days at the Parque da Bela Vista, join Arcade Fire, Aphex Twin, Blur, Florence and The Machine and many more as MEO Kalorama returns for its second edition. Get your tickets here and enjoy what will be a “beautiful view”, of some of the best artists on the current festival circuit.
Later in September, the Alfama district will be transformed into a fado stage, with many venues transformed into concert halls, opening their doors to some of the most prominent Portuguese fado artists. The various stages of the Santa Casa Alfama Festival create the feeling that fado can happen in any alley or square... challenging the public to touch the Portuguese soul, wandering through a neighbourhood full of stories of fado and fadistas. With a careful and demanding musical selection, giving space to renowned voices and also to those who guarantee the future of the genre, Santa Casa Alfama is also a Festival with memory and this year honours one of the greatest figures of Portuguese popular culture, Hermínia Silva. From the 29th to 30th of September, don’t miss this opportunity to be part of something memorable, get your tickets here.
Now in its final weeks, there’s still time to immerse yourself in the world of modern masters, Monet and Klimt. Set in Lisbon's breath-taking Reservatório Mãe d'Água, step inside a kaleidoscope of dancing light and colour and become absorbed in 360-degrees of mesmerising art with this state-of-the-art display.
So, what are you waiting for, book your trip to Lisbon today!