This guide to travel to Lisbon, will help you prepare your getaway to a city full of unforgettable corners and that makes you fall in love with all the travelers who visit it.
In Lisbon, known as the city of the 7 hills, you can enjoy the city while walking through decadent and romantic neighborhoods like Alfama, watch the sunset from one of its magnificent viewpoints, tastings Belém pastís, you travel the city in an old tram or you hear the melancholic chant of the fado in some traditional tavern, among many other things.
Based on the experience of our trip to Lisbon in 4 days, we have made this selection of 10 essential tips for traveling to Lisbon.We start!
1. What is the best time?
Although it's always a good time to travel to LisbonThe best season is the spring and autumn seasons, when temperatures are pleasant and prices are more affordable.
In summer, temperatures soar to 35 degrees, at the same rate that the number of tourists and hotel prices rise.
The winters, although the temperatures are not so low, are usually rainy, the hours of light are scarcer and the prices are lower.
2. Entry requirements
The citizens of Spain and all the countries of the European Union do not need any type of visa to travel to Lisbon, they just have to show their ID or Passport. To know the entry requirements, if you are from another country, it is advisable to check with the Portuguese Embassy or look at the page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of your country.
Another of the almost mandatory documents if you are from the European Union, is the European Health Card, which covers any medical setbacks. If you are from another country or want a broader coverage that includes services such as repatriation, we recommend you take out the best possible travel insurance.
We always travel insured with Mondo, with whom we carry a totally adequate insurance to the needs that we will have on the trip. Hiring your insurance here with Mondo, just for being a Street Travelers reader, you have a 5% discount.
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