The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this culturally vibrant and enchanting maritime city. Explore the maze of narrow lanes in historic Alfama, soak up views of the city from the Castelo de Sao Jorge, or admire spectacular palaces and scenery in Sintra: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters.
Discover Europe’s capital of cool.
Whether you want to explore the jumbled streets of Alfama, take in the fantastic views from Castelo de SÃ£o Jorge, or sample the city’s iconic custard tarts at BelÃ©m, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Lisbon has to offer.
As one of the world’s oldest cities, Lisbon’s colourful buildings and stately museums exude history and tradition. But Lisbon also has a well-deserved reputation for European cool thanks to its vibrant neighbourhoods, contemporary galleries, and cutting-edge cuisine.
Our newly updated guide brings Lisbon to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city’s iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We’ve also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak.
our pick of Lisbon’s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy
expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
colour-coded chapters to every part of part of Lisbon, from Alfama to Baixa, Bairro Alto to BelÃ©m
our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go.
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