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    Lisbon - a brief overview

    You could forgive Lisbon for having a bit of an ego these days. As one of the trendiest capital cities in Europe, it gets lauded for everything from its affordability and its waterfront location to its well-preserved looks and its near-constant pleasant temperatures. Sunshine and scenery aren’t all it offers, of course – you’ll also find several millennia of history,

    a compact centre well suited to weekend explorers, a seafood-rich gastronomic scene and a nigh insatiable nightlife. Unfurled across a series of hills and stitched together by a web of atmospheric backstreets, today’s Lisbon has become one of the continent’s top city breaks.

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    Monastery of Jerónimos

    Praca do Imperio
    1400-206 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 362 0034
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    Opening times: Daily 1000-1730 (Oct-May); 1000-1830 (May-Sep)

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site and prime example of the Manueline style of architecture, this huge monastery was built in honour of Vasco da Gama’s voyage to India in the 15th century.

    Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

    Avenida Berna 45A
    1067-001 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 782 3000
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    Opening times: Tues-Sun 1000-1800

    Housing what is considered by some to be one of Europe’s best collections – and set up by the Armenian philanthropist that it’s named after – this excellent gallery contains works by the likes of Renoir, Rembrandt, Van Dyck and Rubens.

    Oceanarium

    Esplanada Dom Carlos I
    1990-005 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 891 7002
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    Opening times: Daily 1000-2000 (summer); 1000-1900 (winter)

    The largest indoor aquarium in Europe, this colossal attraction is a chance to get up close to sharks, barracudas, penguins, eels and all manner of other marine and freshwater creatures. Always a hit with kids.

    Ancient Art Museum

    Rua Janelas Verdes
    1249-017 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 391 2800
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    Opening times: Tues 1400-1800, Wed-Sun 1000-1800

    Containing important European artworks from the Middle Ages onwards, with some superb examples of Portuguese sculpture and painting, this museum is located in a palace that once belonged to local nobility.

    Belem Tower

    Avenida Brasilia
    1400-038 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 362 0034
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    Opening times: Daily 1000-1730 (Oct-May); 1000-1830 (May-Sep)

    The most famous of Lisbon’s landmarks – and sitting close to the Monastery of Jeronimos – this beautiful limestone tower was constructed in the early 16th century. It’s been named one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

    Sao Jorge Castle

    Rua de Santo Cruz do Castelo
    1100-129 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 880 0620
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    Opening times: Daily 0900-1800 (Nov-Feb); 0900-2100 (Mar-Oct)

    A familiar sight on the skyline above the old neighbourhood of Alfama, this Moorish castle was largely constructed in the mid-11th century as a stronghold for the power of the day.

    Tile Museum

    Rua de Madre de Deus 4
    1900-312 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 810 0340
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    Opening times: Tues-Sun 1000-1800

    Showcasing a huge number of the traditional Portuguese tiles known as azulejos, this museum is housed in a former convent. Some of the wall panels on display date back hundreds of years.

    Castle of the Moors

    Castelo dos Mouros
    2710 Sintra
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 923 7300
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    Opening times: Daily 0930-2000

    Located out of town in Sintra (around half an hour from Lisbon proper), this hilltop castle is a striking remnant from the medieval age, and well worth a day trip from the city.

    Design & Fashion Museum (MUDE)

    Rua Augusta 24
    1100-053 Lisbon
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 888 6117
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    Opening times: Tues-Sun 1000-1800

    Still relatively new, this is a celebration of 20th-century design in all its myriad forms, with design objects and fashion items from well-known names across the world, among them Philippe Starck and Arne Jacobsen.

    Pena Palace

    Estrada da Pena
    2710-609 Sintra
    Portugal
    Tel: +351 21 923 7300
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    Opening times: Daily 0945-1900

    Another attraction in the Sintra district – and another that’s been named one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal – this Romanticist palace is a jaw-dropping attraction sat high on a hilltop.

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    Country overview

    Long considered primarily a haven for sunseekers and golfers, Portugal is also one of Europe’s unspoilt gems when you take the chance to dig a little deeper. This land of traditional villages and vibrant cities has a charming countryside strewn with historical treasures and a wide assortment of

    World Heritage sites – natural and cultural wonders that offer a window into this once great seafaring nation. Take in the prehistoric drawings at Foz Coa or 15th-century sea port at Angra do Heroísmo, alongside the other designated sites around the country that zip you back in time.

    Geography

    Portugal juts out into the Atlantic in the far southwest of Europe otherwise known as the Iberian Peninsula. The only country it shares a border with is neighbour Spain to the north and the east, with the Atlantic Ocean hugging its 800km (500-mile) coastline to the south and west. It has a land mass of 89,000 sq km (34,400 sq miles) with the Portuguese islands of the Azores and Madeira boosting that by another 3,100 sq km (1,200 sq miles). The Azores lie around 1,100km (700 miles) west of Lisbon, while Madeira sits just north of the Canary Islands to the west of Morocco.

    Outside the large urban areas, the countryside is a great deal more rural and sparse than in many other European countries. Portugal is crossed by several rivers which have their origin in Spain. These flow from east to west out into the Atlantic or north to south, the main rivers being the Minho and Douro in the north, and the Tagus and Guadiana in the south.

    Portugal possesses a high plain of varying height intersected by deep valleys.

    The north of the country is rugged, mountainous and dotted with vineyards. The high northern point of the Serra da Estrela proves a popular area for skiing, while Serra de São Mamede further south on the Spanish border is a hiking favourite.

    After the stunning slopes of the central regions, the vast plains of the Alentejo region stretch south of Lisbon, with a range of mountains dividing the Alentejo from the Algarve, whose wide sandy beaches and attractive bays run along the south coast.

    Over half the country is used for agriculture, though the soil is much richer for cultivation in the greener north. The capital, Lisbon, sits about two-thirds down the west coast. Porto is also situated on the coast in the northwest of the country. Smaller Faro nestles on the southern end of the country, its airport a busy hub for Algarve sunseekers and swathes of golfers looking for year-round sun. Braga, Coimbra and Setubal are also near the coast and rivers.

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    General knowledge

    Population: 10799270

    Population Density(per sq km): 117

    Capital: Lisbon.

    Language

    European Portuguese is spoken in Portugal with different dialects throughout the country. Açoriano, Alentejano, Algarvio, Baixo-Beirão, Beirão, Estremenho and Madeirense are spoken in the central regions and south, with Alto-Minhoto, Nortenho and Transmontano in the northern parts. Barranquenho, Minderico and Mirandese are either spoken rarely or in a concentrated area like Barrancos and Miranda do Douro.

    Brazilian Portuguese and languages native to Cape Verde, Ukraine, Angola, Guinea, the UK and Romania are also spoken widely due to the larger immigration of people from these particular places, along with other mostly European countries. Spanish can be understood and spoken in those areas nearer the Portuguese border.

    Currency

    Euro (EUR; symbol €) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of €500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of €2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

    Electricity

    230 volts AC, 50Hz. Continental two-pin plugs are in use.

    General business opening hours

    Mon-Fri 0900-1300 and 1500-1900.

    Public holidays

    Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

    2014

    New Year’s Day: 01. January 2014
    Good Friday: 18. April 2014
    Easter Sunday: 20. April 2014
    Freedom Day: 25. April 2014
    Labour Day: 01. May 2014
    Portugal Day: 10. June 2014
    Corpus Christi: 19. June 2014
    Assumption: 15. August 2014
    Republic Day: 05. October 2014
    All Saints’ Day: 01. November 2014
    Restoration of Independence Day: 01. December 2014
    Immaculate Conception: 08. December 2014
    Christmas Day: 25. December 2014

    2015

    New Year’s Day: 01. January 2015
    Good Friday: 03. April 2015
    Easter Sunday: 05. April 2015
    Freedom Day: 25. April 2015
    Labour Day: 01. May 2015
    Corpus Christi: 04. June 2015
    Portugal Day: 10. June 2015
    Assumption: 15. August 2015
    Republic Day: 05. October 2015
    All Saints’ Day: 01. November 2015
    Restoration of Independence Day: 01. December 2015
    Immaculate Conception: 08. December 2015
    Christmas Day: 25. December 2015

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    Getting around

    Public transport

    A lot of the more central sights are easily explored on foot, but for those who need to use public transport, there are trams, buses and a metro system to keep things easy. The metro is clean and efficient, with many of the stations decorated with eye-catching artworks.

    Taxis

    The majority of Lisbon’s taxis are cream-coloured Mercedes, and have a reputation for being cheaper than comparable taxis in many other European capitals. You can either hail one on the street or find one outside a train station or main square. A company that’s good to try is Rádio Táxis (tel: +351 021 936 2113).

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    Nightlife lives up to its name in Lisbon, with many places staying open until at least 2am (and often far longer) -

    take your pick from traditional fado clubs, quirkily fashionable bars and everything in between.

    Dona Maria II National Theatre

    Praça Dom Pedro IV
    1100-201 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    A gorgeous neoclassical arts venue with a diverse programme of events.

    The Wine Spot

    Calçada Nova de São Francisco 10
    1200-300 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    An elegant new wine bar in a courtyard, with a drinks list for all budgets.

    Pavilhão Chinês

    Rua Dom Pedro V 89
    1250-093 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Stuffed full of curios, paintings and memorabilia, this trendy 1900s-style bar is one of Lisbon’s most unique.

    Lux-Frágil

    Av. Infante D. Henrique, Armazém A
    Cais da Pedra a Sta. Apolónia
    PT-1950-376 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Part-owned by John Malkovich, this club has long been seen as one of the hottest nights out in town.

    Senhor Vinho

    Rua do Meio à Lapa 18
    1200 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Among the best places in Lisbon to catch a quality fado performance.

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    Restaurants in Lisbon
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    The city’s location means that seafood plays a starring role in local cuisine, but there are plenty of other local specialities to sample too, from suckling pig to egg tarts.

    Tapas bar, taverna or Michelin-starred gastro-palace, you’ll be well served.

    Restaurante Eleven

    Rua Marquês de Fronteira
    1070-051 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Price: Expensive

    A Michelin-starred restaurant with hillside views over the city.

    Restaurante Tavares

    Rua da Misericórdia 37
    1200-270 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Price: Expensive

    An opulent choice, serving gourmet Portuguese cuisine.

    Enoteca de Belém

    Travessa Marta Pinto 10
    1300-390 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Price: Moderate

    A wine bar with excellent, creative food at reasonable prices.

    Restaurante Tágide

    Largo da Academia Nacional de Belas Artes 18-20
    1200-005 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Price: Moderate

    A great place to try traditional local fare, in a charming historical house.

    Pastéis de Belém

    Rua de Belém 84-92
    1300-085 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Price: Budget

    Widely considered the best place in Lisbon to try Portugal’s famous egg tarts.

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    Estoril Music Festival

    5 July – 26 August 2014

    Venue: Various venues in and around Estoril.

    With an exciting music programme that ranges from classical to modern jazz, this summer event takes place in various venues in and around Estoril in Lisbon. The festival dates back to 1975 but has broadened its horizons in recent years to include orchestral and choral concerts as well as numerous outdoor performances and chamber recitals. Musicians, soloists and orchestras from all over the world attend this popular festival. There are also a number of masterclasses and workshops.

    Rock N Roll Marathon

    4 – 5 October 2014
    Website

    The race starts from the city of Cascais, heading east along the coast to Lisbon, runners following Marginal Road parallel to the Atlantic Ocean.

    Lisbon Carnival

    21 – 22 February 2015

    Venue: Focal point is Parque Nações.

    Street parties and parades featuring during this annual event, which occurs in Rossio and features some of the best Portuguese music and artists. Expect confetti, masks, music, silly dance and good humor with a parade that runs in downtown.

    Half Marathon

    22 March 2015
    Website

    Starts Almada and ends Belém.

    Portugal Open

    25 April – 3 May 2015 (To be confirmed)
    Website

    Tennis tournament.

    Festas da Lisboa (Lisbon Festival)

    1 – 30 June 2015 (To be confirmed)
    Website

    Venue: Various venues.

    Street entertainment, festivals, cinema, music and theatre, parades and folk festivities are just some of the highlights of this summer event taking place in historic districts, along Avenida da Liberdade, and other major streets. Locals dance, listen to Fado, eat grilled sardines and drink. It is also traditional to hold a collective wedding ceremony where the brides are known as “Brides of Santo António”.

    Festas dos Santos Populares (Festivals of the Saints)

    1 – 30 June 2015 (To be confirmed)

    Venue: Throughout the city, particularly Avenida de Liberdade on the opening day.

    This festival takes place throughout the city, with decorations in the streets. The feast of Saint Anthony festival is celebrated mainly in the Alfama district and on the Avenida da Liberdade where there is a huge parade. The festival consists of singing and dancing, food and drinks, lanterns and streamers. Fado music can be heard and copious amounts of grilled sardines are eaten. The festival of São Pedro at the end of the month consists of street celebrations and a boat procession on the Tagus River.

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    The quality of Lisbon’s hotel scene is indicative of the city’s popularity, with a very strong range of luxury properties

    to choose from and a substantial spread of places to stay for those on a budget.

    Altis Belem Hotel & Spa

    Doca do Bom Sucesso
    1400-038 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Category: Expensive

    A five-star design property with a top-quality restaurant and a spa.

    LX Boutique Hotel

    Rua Alecrim 12
    1200-017 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Category: Moderate

    A great boutique stay with river views, close to the nightspots of Bairro Alto.

    Britania Hotel

    Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 17
    1150-278 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Category: Moderate

    A small but beautiful art deco property in the historic centre.

    Pensao Estacao Central

    Calçada do Carmo 17
    1200-090 Lisbon
    Portugal
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    Category: Budget

    A friendly, well-priced option near lots of restaurants and bars.

     

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    Climate and best time to visit Lisbon

    Regularly billed as offering year-round sunshine – a claim that isn’t far off the truth – Lisbon is essentially somewhere that can be enjoyed regardless of the season. Things can get a little too hot in August, when various restaurants and bars close and locals escape the city heat, but for most of the period between March and October you can expect enjoyably balmy temperatures. Those who like to travel on their stomachs would do well to note the annual occurrence of The Feast of St Anthony, taking place on 12 June and marked by an all-night street fair and the eating of copious numbers of grilled sardines.

    Climate & best time to visit Portugal

    Not surprisingly, considering its close proximity to northern Africa, Portugal is one of the warmest European countries with an average temperature of 15°C (55°F) in the north and 18°C (64°F) in the south, while the Azores and Madeira are wetter and hotter respectively off the coast. It can become rainy and windy during autumn and winter, but spring and summer see temperatures soar to as high as 40°C (104°F) around the interior and 35°C (95°F) in the north.

    The northwest has mild winters with high levels of rainfall, and fairly short summers. The northeast experiences longer winters and hot summers. In the south, summers (May to October) are warm with very little rain except in early spring and autumn. Snow will fall in the north, but melts quickly.

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    Phone calls & Internet

    Telephone/Mobile Telephone

    Dialing Code: +351

    Telephone

    There are call boxes in most villages and all towns; there are also public telephones in many cafés and bars, from which you can make international calls. Internet cafés in the main tourist areas are usually set up for Skype.

    Mobile Telephone

    Roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone companies and coverage exists across the whole country, but you can buy a cheap phone on arrival.

    Internet

    There are internet cafés in all urban areas, and some rural ones, while post offices offer web facilities. Wi-Fi access is available in various hotels and public buildings.

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    Shopping in Lisbon
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    Key Areas

    Downtown Lisbon, known as Baixa, is the main hub for souvenir-shopping – seek out old-fashioned shops selling everything from cotton and perfume to retro keepsakes. Elsewhere, Rua Dom Pedro V has some great independent outlets and the Chiado district has shopping options aplenty.

    Markets

    The city’s main flea market, Feira da Ladra, takes place on Tuesdays and Saturdays in the Alfama neighbourhood – you’ll find everything from traditional tiles to vinyl records, and it’s a good place to hone your haggling skills. For a colourful array of fresh produce, the Mercado da Ribeira is a large daily market with fruit, flowers and more.

    Shopping Centres

    The huge Centro Colombo (Avenida Lusíada) is one of the largest malls in Europe, also playing home to an array of places to eat and a multiplex cinema. Elsewhere, Amoreiras (Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco) is where to head for premium brands such as Hugo Boss, Mont Blanc and Apple.

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    Traveller etiquette

    Social Conventions

    Portugal is a fascinating mix of culture and folklore, depending on what part of the country you are visiting. Traditional ranchos folclóricos folklore, which is often illustrated with dance and song, tends to dominate the smaller towns and villages, with art and drama bigger in the larger towns and cities.

    The Portuguese are warm, hospitable people who revel in exhibitions, films, crafts, concerts, plays, café culture and also shopping malls (to combat the summer heat!).

    The summer festival season is a particularly pleasant experience, with football and bull fighting also enjoyed, along with the traditional religious activities that cater for the majority Catholic population.

    Casual wear is widely acceptable, but you shouldn’t wear beach clothing in towns. Smoking has been prohibited in public indoor spaces since 2008 and the ban includes cinemas, theatres, buses and most restaurants.

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    Health

    Main emergency number: 112

    Food & Drink

    You can drink tap water in major cities and towns, although you should be cautious in small villages. Thankfully, bottled water is widely available but if it’s not then any questionable water should be boiled for five minutes or treated with iodine. Salads and fruit are safe to eat anywhere in Portugal. Take care with shellfish such as cooked mussels that have not opened properly and avoid undercooked meat, particularly minced meat. Ice cream is fine, unless it has been melted and refrozen.

    Other Risks

    You will be treated on the same basis as a Portuguese resident, but you might have to make a patient contribution to the cost of your care. If you have to make such a payment, you may be able to seek reimbursement for this cost when you are back in the UK if you are not able to do so in Portugal. It is important that you ensure you are treated by a state healthcare provider, as you will not be covered for private healthcare. You should be particularly careful if the healthcare arrangements have been made by a hotel or travel representative. There are state health centres throughout the country (generally open from 0800 to 2000) where you can receive treatment for minor ailments and injuries, and major emergency hospitals in large towns which remain open throughout the night.

    Even though pharmacies are well stocked, take a decent supply of medication with you, and be aware pharmacies are usually closed for two hours over lunchtime. Carry a legible prescription with you to show that you legally use the medication. If you wear glasses, take a spare pair and your prescription just in case you need to get new glasses made up quickly.

    Be sure to take the usual precautions against sunburn and sunstroke, as the sun in Portugal can be blisteringly hot in the height of summer: wear high-factor sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses, and drink plenty of water.

    Vaccination against hepatitis B is sometimes recommended.

    Contractual physician of Lufthansa

    Rui Manuel C. Dr. Pombal
    UCS Integrated Health Care
    Aeroporto de Lisboa
    Edif 35
    1800 Lisboa
    Portugal
    Tel. +351-21-8436305

    Please note that Lufthansa accepts no responsibility for the treatment nor will it bear the cost of any treatment.

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