Lisbon

The city's age is a number of historical significance, with archaeological finds dating back to as early as 1200 BC.

Europe • Portugal

Lisbon, the sun-kissed capital of Portugal, is a city steeped in history and brimming with numerical wonders that tell tales of its grandeur and significance. As the westernmost capital of mainland Europe, Lisbon enjoys around 2,799 hours of sunshine per year, making it one of the continent's sunniest capitals.

  • 28 Tram

    Lisbon is also known for its iconic number 28 tram, which meanders through the city's most historic neighborhoods.

  • 2799 Hours of Sun

    Lisbon enjoys around 2,799 hours of sunshine per year, making it one of the continent's sunniest capitals.

  • Since 1255 Capital city

    Lisbon has been the capital of Portugal since its consolidation as a nation-state in the 12th century, specifically since 1255, making it one of the oldest capital cities in Europe.

  • 28

    Tram is a city icon

  • 2799

    sunny hours per year

  • 1255

    Capital of Portugal

Our Top 3 Picks - Tours

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  • Lisbon Small-Group Portuguese Food and Wine Tour

    Why we chose this tour?

    • Top Rated Experience
    • Visit some of the best food purveyors and restaurants in Lisbon
    • Learn about Portugal's food and wine traditions from your local guide
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  • Portuguese Cuisine: 17 Tastings Lisbon Food Tour

    Why we chose this tour?

    • Top Rated Experience
    • Explore NOT ONE, but the 3 of the oldest Lisbon districts, namely the one where OMC founder was born
    • Discover the history and culture of Portugal
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  • Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour

    Why we chose this tour?

    • Learn about Fado (a type of music) and the city's history and culture
    • Walk around Lisbon's oldest district, Alfama, and the elegant Chiado neighborhood
    • Pastry, wine tasting and tapa included
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