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Travel plan - Lisbon - Sintra - Pena palace -Monterio - Estroil - Cascais - Colaris - Lisbon What is advisable - C... Read more

Srini May 27, 2018 answer

I am planning side trips from Lisbon in October 2019. Can anyone suggest nice places to stay in Elvas and in Tomar, f... Read more

Susan May 23, 2018 answer

Hello! I will live in that neighbourhood for a year. I will cook a lot, but I am sure that sometimes I will try some ... Read more

Agnes May 20, 2018 answer

Hello, I’m in Lisbon from tue-fri, what are the best places to go to dance kizomba and/or bachata? Any suggestions ar... Read more

Sophia May 15, 2018 answer

HI! im turning 25 and will travel to Lisaboa with 10 girls for celebrating! Need help with tips for a good restaura... Read more

Bea May 13, 2018 answer

Hi. My husband and I are arriving in Lisbon on the 21 June at 10.30 hours at airport. We will be departing on the 23 ... Read more

ria May 4, 2018 answer

I would like to set up birthday for my girlfirend in lisbon upon the day we arrive by 24th May. She is getting 30 an... Read more

Yavar May 4, 2018 answer

I read somewhere about safety issues On Libbon trams, notably #28, “even abandoned by locals”. Is that true?

Thuy April 29, 2018 answer

Hi, I am looking for local place/ buffet for a lunch to a group of 40 people in Lisbon in Baixa or Alfama, any rec... Read more

Bartek April 17, 2018 answer

Hi all, I have got a job offer in Lisbon. In the beginning 1000€ will be paid per month. I wonder if that could be en... Read more

Ozlem April 14, 2018 answer

Can you suggest areas and hotels under €85?

Adam April 8, 2018 answer

I am a solo traveller ... please suggest the best places to listen to traditional fado ... what one would have to pay... Read more

s. April 8, 2018 answer

Dear Local Guides, we are five Ladies planning a City trip for 4 days to Lisbon in November. As None of us was in Li... Read more

Elke April 8, 2018 answer

Hi, i would like to know where to go on 13rd to enjoy festivities in Lisbon ? And if there is any music festival on 2... Read more

Xavier April 2, 2018 answer

Bom dia :) http://www.ipma.pt/en/otempo/prev.localidade.hora/ Is IPMA weather forecast generally correct? (Of... Read more

Leslie March 20, 2018 answer

Where can I check the upcoming jazz events in Lisbon?

Mikita March 18, 2018 answer

but I want to travel around other cities that are chilled out maybe seasides anything thats away from the city crowd ... Read more

Melissa Mae March 17, 2018 answer

I am staying in cascais in july and looking to go to quunta regalia one day and cabo de roca another. I have illnesse... Read more

Deb March 16, 2018 answer

Bom dia :) I was interested in Azulejos and I checked several places to see Portuguese Azulejos in Lisbon: - Fr... Read more

Leslie March 15, 2018 answer

I’ll visit Lisbon with my friends on that week, and I saw its a national holiday.

Anna March 12, 2018 answer

Hi all, I am crazy about textiles and different fabrics, anyone know a great fabric shop in Lisbon? Please let me kno... Read more

Lynn March 10, 2018 answer

My wife and I would like to take a private tour (only two of us),of Sintra from Lisbon ?We are senior citizens and wo... Read more

prasad March 10, 2018 answer

Bom dia I happen to know zomato app. Do Portuguese mostly use zomato app? Usually Trip advisor or Google maps usu... Read more

Leslie March 6, 2018 answer

Hello Dear, I am planning to go to Lisbon this fall, and I wonder where restaurants are popular with locals. I enjoy... Read more

Leslie March 4, 2018 answer

We just did thevCalouste Gulbenkian museum and it was wonderful.

dori March 4, 2018 answer

I'm staying in Lisbon in June 2018 and I'm wondering where the best location or part of town to stay in for nightlife... Read more

Phillip March 2, 2018 answer

We are Plint, a small publisher in the Netherlands. And we try to bring art and poetry together in a way that it is a... Read more

Lisette February 27, 2018 answer

Hello! My friends and me are going to stay at the apartment in the Alfama neighborhood, so do you guys have some advi... Read more

Hi locals! Two traveling Aussies looking to experince some Carnival fun. From what I can see most towns have somethi... Read more

Ren February 7, 2018 answer

Hello, I would like to take 8 friends out for a drink (beer, wine, coffee) inside Lisbon (during the week). I am sear... Read more

Ana January 28, 2018 answer

I’m bringing a group of 22 guys (from UK, Germany and Australia) to Lisbon on 24 Feb Are there any good restaurants... Read more

Ben January 21, 2018 answer

Hi! We're coming to Lisbon for the first time and we have two and a half day to see the city. So we would like to k... Read more

Hanna-Mari January 9, 2018 answer

hi I'm looking for a recording studio in Lisboa. not a big one, an Home studio or a little one. can you please sugges... Read more

alessandro January 3, 2018 answer

I want to organise 2 trips on sperate days cabo de roca and surrounding area and quinta regalia on another day. I hav... Read more

Deb January 3, 2018 answer

Hi everybody ! With my partner, we're coming for the first time in Lisboa between christmas and news eve. What would ... Read more

Anne-Claire December 19, 2017 answer

Hello, I'm a yoga teacher with a yoga studio in Santos. I teach in english and french. The studio is nice, bright, wi... Read more

florence December 14, 2017 answer

I was wandering if someone could list me the most well-known old neighborhoods in Lisbon and each of their different ... Read more

Gabrielle December 14, 2017 answer

What would you recommend for a couple going on a 4-days trip to Lisbon in february? :)

Signe December 12, 2017 answer

Good morning. Looking for an "authentic" New Year's Eve Party. We are staying on Rua do Arsenal, just down from Pra... Read more

Tim December 7, 2017 answer

Boa Noite! Dou you have any good suggestions for a good Jazz bar/club/live? I've been to Hot Club and it's good bu... Read more

Irene December 3, 2017 answer

Hello! I've lived in Lisbon for more than one year now and I still have not gone to any FADO. Shame on me. The reason... Read more

Irene December 3, 2017 answer

Bom Dia! Do you know of any unique old fashioned herbal apothecaries in Lisbon? Less interested in manufacture... Read more

BN November 29, 2017 answer

Guys ! Have you ever heard about kabanosy ? It is typical polish sausage. Do you know the place where I could find it... Read more

Iga November 26, 2017 answer

Where we can find a local and cheap resturant that serves sea food, polvo to be precise? It s prefrebable to be in ... Read more

Miodrag November 25, 2017 answer

What can I can visit, try or do in this short amount of time? Where to go on Sunday night?

Ture November 19, 2017 answer

Could you tell me the avg beer price because the price of the beer varies drastically from place to place? The highes... Read more

Miodrag November 2, 2017 answer

I am a freelancer and staying one month in Lisbon. I was wondering if there is a place (appart from bars and caffes) ... Read more

Miodrag October 31, 2017 answer

We don't like to do the "tourist things"! Thanks

Tess October 21, 2017 answer

Hi, I am coming to Lisbon to attend WebSummit in november. I am organizing a networking event with 30+ danes, but i ... Read more

Lars October 15, 2017 answer

Hi I am coming to Lisbon and with my interest in crystals (gemstones) I would like to find a shop that has a large se... Read more

Mari October 14, 2017 answer

Most beautifull undiscoverd historical places in the city?

Danielle October 1, 2017 answer

Near CHunch bells, locals feel, non tourist area and Good central walking location. Thanks chef Ed

Edwin September 26, 2017 answer

Could you recommend me some places where indie and experimental music are played/performed? Thanks

Slobodan September 15, 2017 answer

Hello ! I need help for a good area/neighborhood and not too expensive (hotels / airbnb apartments) to stay for touri... Read more

Elli September 12, 2017 answer

Is there any place name for night life fun in Baxia Chiado region? Thank you

Eyup September 11, 2017 answer

Hi, we are now in Lisboa and want to go by bus to Porto on wednesday. I can not find the address of the bus station b... Read more

Mia September 11, 2017 answer

Hej! I just started at KU (CSS Campus) and was hoping to find a nice cosy (and mostly quiet) place to do school wor... Read more

Alyssa September 7, 2017 answer

I'm travelling to Parede from 16 september untill 2nd of October to visit my girlfriend. As I can not sleep at her ho... Read more

peter August 30, 2017 answer

Hi, are there any bachata or salsa party in Lisbon from 7.9-13.09 thanks

Mia August 27, 2017 answer

We're trying to furnish an apartment in France. Is there an area in Lisbon where we can find consignment or antique s... Read more

Bonnie August 26, 2017 answer

Hi We are 2couples 50+ and fit and have 3 full days in Lisbon and would like suggestions on what to do. Keen to do a ... Read more

Caroline August 24, 2017 answer

Hi We are 4 people with 5 bags and hand luggage and do you suggest getting cabs or hiring a van from hotel to airport... Read more

Caroline August 24, 2017 answer

What would you recommend that a tourist do in Lisbon if they only have about 24 hours in Lisbon spanning a Saturday n... Read more

Phil August 18, 2017 answer

My girlfriend and I are planning a trip for NYE and were looking at places and things to do. We would very much like ... Read more

Fransua August 12, 2017 answer

Dear people of Lisbon I love history and I am interested the Andalusian times Any good places in Lisbon? Thanks in... Read more

traveling with 6 soccer playing teens and want to play and eat where the locals are - not the tourists. any ideas? th... Read more

katie August 1, 2017 answer

Hey everyone :) I am goung to travel Lisbon in September. I have 2 days to spend in there. I am open for any recommen... Read more

Eyup August 1, 2017 answer

There is (or was) a small bakery in Bairro Alto where you could get sausage in a bread out of the door. It only opene... Read more

Stephan July 24, 2017 answer

HI , best tip to park a car in Lisbon ( free, cheap, central ..or not ? ) ? thank you

Thibaut July 19, 2017 answer

Hi. Does anyone have any advice on fairly cheap breakfast/brunch places and lunch buffet-restaurants? Thank you.

David July 16, 2017 answer

Hi. Does anyone have any advice on fairly cheap breakfast/brunch places and lunch buffet-restaurants? Thank you.

David July 16, 2017 answer

Hello :) Im looking for a cheap restarurant or bar to eat a dinner and lunch near to the Pensao Sao Joao da Praça. Th... Read more

Is there a pool open by night where to have a drink and a bath? :)

Marta July 13, 2017 answer

Me and my girlfriend are going to Lisbon next friday for five days straight, (then off to Barcelona). Anyway.. Do YOU... Read more

David July 12, 2017 answer

I'm going to Lisboa this week and I'll be with two friends who really enjoy live brazilian music (like samba). I've ... Read more

Benoît July 9, 2017 answer

Tomorrow (Sunday) we are looking for a steakhouse or something that serves big pieces of meat with good drinks. Does ... Read more

Axel June 24, 2017 answer

Tomorrow (Sunday) we are looking for a steakhouse or something that serves big pieces of meat with good drinks. Does ... Read more

Axel June 24, 2017 answer

Is this something we can do using public transportation? Are there tours going there? We've some on Viator but they... Read more

David June 19, 2017 answer

I've read that Carcavaleos is one of the best day trip beaches. But we would need towels , chairs w umbrellas, things... Read more

Melissa June 17, 2017 answer

I'm studying the Festival programm now, and realise that this deserves a separate topic. The variety is so big, and t... Read more

Elena June 10, 2017 answer

I and my boyfriend are staying in Bari for 7days. Im considering to drive to Lecce and explore many beaches as posibl... Read more

I and my boyfriend are staying in Bari for 7days. Im considering to drive to Lecce and explore many beaches as posibl... Read more

We are old-school travellers and prefer our boarding passes to be printed out. Where can we do it in Lisbon? Any pub... Read more

Elena June 9, 2017 answer

Are bookings necessary?

Anthony June 9, 2017 answer

Hi! I am aware that there is a big celebration of the St. Anthony’s day on 12th and 13th of June, but are there go... Read more

Elena June 9, 2017 answer

Hello everyone! I like fishing (not on a boat). Is there anyone who likes fishing or know someone who can fish with m... Read more

Yentl June 2, 2017 answer

Hello friends! My mother is visiting me in Lisboa. I want to take her to experience Sintra one day, but I'm worrie... Read more

Irene June 1, 2017 answer

Olá! What is the best way to get from Lisbon to Cabo da Roca by public transport? Obrigada! :)

Elena May 23, 2017 answer

What are your favourite working cafés? I'm looking for a place with free (and fast) WiFi, good coffee and preferably ... Read more

Torunn May 21, 2017 answer

Hello, I will be in Lisbon in July and I am looking for a special/typical restaurant where they play Fado. Any sugge... Read more

Emma May 14, 2017 answer

Hello, I will be visiting Lisbon on July 3rd for 3 nights and want to make it interesting for my 11 years old son. A... Read more

Emma May 7, 2017 answer

ola! I am working on a project with my boyfriend that requires Armature wire but we've not had any luck finding any ... Read more

M April 26, 2017 answer

First of all I'd like to say thank you for the people who create this amazing website I rally liked it I have few q... Read more

Nader April 26, 2017 answer

Hi! We are visiting Lisbon in a few days and we are staying at Bairro Alto. When arriving from airport I can see we s... Read more

Maria April 1, 2017 answer

Hi there, can anybody tell us where we can watch some football play? But its Polish national team playing with Monten... Read more

Mariam March 26, 2017 answer

Hi all, we are getting married on a Saturday in October outside of Lisbon but all the guests are staying in Lisbon fo... Read more

Where can you dance salsa and bachata in Lisbon?

Anca March 10, 2017 answer

I just today noticed that there is Bocelli's concert on 25th March at MEO Arena. In the booklet "Follow me Lisboa" th... Read more

Marketta March 9, 2017 answer

Hello, I will be visiting my BF in April and I'd like to surprise him with a unique experience that fits his interest... Read more

M March 3, 2017 answer

My husband and I are looking to take a day trip on Sunday. Is there anything to do or see in Peniche? We have already... Read more

Lori March 2, 2017 answer

I'm looking for recommendations for a fun restaurant that can seat a large group.... I think around 20-25 people. Are... Read more

Lori February 24, 2017 answer

Hi Lisbon Locals! I would like to try to live in Lisbon. Where do I look if I want to find apartments for 2-3 months ... Read more

Mari February 17, 2017 answer

I dined there in 2011, and look crazy but happy, which is pretty accurate. It was awesome, a recommendation from our ... Read more

Katija February 17, 2017 answer

ACTUALLY I WILL BE COMING TO LISBON FOR COUPLE OF DAYS ONLY IN MARCH . AND WANT TO SEE AS MUCH AS I CAN . DONT WANT T... Read more

Mamoona February 7, 2017 answer

Kreuzberg in Berlin is know for its anti capitalist character, is there such an area in Lisbon?

kAte February 1, 2017 answer

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I am planning to move for 5 months in Lisbon. I found a room in Graca, near the Travessa de São Vincente, 22 - Graça.... Read more

Where can we drink the best caipirinhas in Lisbon ? If they could also be cheap in that place, it would be great ;)

Mathilde December 28, 2016 answer

Hello friends! My mom is visiting me in Lisbon, and she really wants to eat sardines. I've heard that it's not the ri... Read more

Irene December 19, 2016 answer

Where do the fireworks take place at New Years Eve and where would be the best viewing point? Also is there a restaur... Read more

Helen December 15, 2016 answer

I am visiting my brother in Lisbon during NYE and want to give him a combined birthday/christmas gift. What activiti... Read more

Tobias December 14, 2016 answer

My daughter and I will be arriving Lisbon on 25 December at 17:45 and are staying at the Turin Saldanha Hotel. Can y... Read more

Douglas December 7, 2016 answer

Any recommendations for a dinner at Largo do Carmo area? Some place that has great food and good wine selection. Any... Read more

Santa December 1, 2016 answer

I'm in Lisbon for another 3 days. Any recommendations on hangouts, live music, bars, food, etc.

Greg December 1, 2016 answer

Hi! I just moved here one month ago, and have not had time to really explore restaurants yet. My dad is visiting m... Read more

Irene November 27, 2016 answer

The DATE SHOULD BE WEDNESDAY 7th December (NOT Wed. 8th)

Hello I am a man from Scotland and I have approx. 3.5 hours free in the afternoon of Wed 8th December before I watch... Read more

Can I take my dogs on public transport - buses and ferries? My partner and I plan to stay next week at a campsite on... Read more

Catherine November 13, 2016 answer

Hi! We will be visiting in december and have the luck to celebrate NYE in Lisbon! I am travelling with a friend. An... Read more

Evy November 5, 2016 answer

Hey, I booked a weekend in Lisbon for my 18th birthday with my friends (6 girls in total) can someone tell me which n... Read more

Charlotte November 2, 2016 answer

Hi, can you recommend a Chinese restaurant that serves dim sum. Thanks

Lucy November 1, 2016 answer

Hey, I'll celebrate my 30th birthday at Lisbon and can you help me with some advise for interesting activities for t... Read more

Vasil October 24, 2016 answer

I was thinking I might like to go out of Lisbon for a bit to Porto, Braga, Coimbras and maybe an old Celtic village. ... Read more

Kevin September 22, 2016 answer

Is it frowned upon to order a double cappuccino "to-go" in a cafe with good espresso? Its seems like I never see peop... Read more

Kevin September 15, 2016 answer

I am interested to know about: - Is there any public transport to the nearest beaches? - Best spots to see the suns... Read more

Frank September 10, 2016 answer

Many places do not have good cappuccino and outside seating. I like KaffeeHause, but would like more options like th... Read more

Kevin September 8, 2016 answer

Hi, its my boyfriends 30th birthday when we are in Lisbon and I would like to book a nice meal for the occasion. Some... Read more

Dee September 8, 2016 answer

Where I'm from in US, you can buy 85% dark chocolate like 'Endangered Species' (fair trade, not owned by conglomerate... Read more

Kevin September 7, 2016 answer

What neighborhood would you recommend for three 30-something travelers to stay in? We won't have a car, so looking fo... Read more

Jen August 23, 2016 answer

What are the best pubs/bars in lisbon for beer drinkers???

al August 21, 2016 answer

Dear friends, I would like to ask you about things to do in Lisbon; What will you suggest in doing and seeing i... Read more

Keti July 29, 2016 answer

We are a group of six young adults and coming to Lisbon for a week on 26.7-3.8.2016. My boyfriend turns 35 on the 2nd... Read more

Sisko July 7, 2016 answer

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