05. October 2016, 15:29
Ready for a winter break? Spice up your life in Lisbon
Longing for a winter break in Southern Europe? Explore lovely Lisbon! In December Ryanair – the most efficient European budget airline – takes you there at a low fare. You can book your stay at the luxury Lisboa Carmo Hotel and enjoy their excellent service at the best possible price. The perfect equipment, like air conditioning, minibar and even in-room breakfast, offers you the perfect way to relax after the sightseeing. The resort is located in the heart of the city, a perfect spot to start your city tour! If you ask, you can also get a room with an amazing view over Saint Jorge Castle or Tagus River.
Eventhough December is not the best month for sunbathing, Lisbon is impressive at any time of the year! 3 days is enough to explore this beautiful city and enjoy its special magic together with a Christmas spirit.
One of the most interesting places to visit in the capital of Portugal is Lisbon Oceanarium. This great attraction creates a glimpse into the fascinating underwater world. When booking online you receive a 10% discount and avoid standing in a queue. You can also visit some museums, for example the National Museum of Ancient Art – tickets are also available online. If you’re not a fan of galleries or you just prefer outdoor activities, you can always have a romantic walk along the streets of Lisbon to see twinkling Christmas lights and other sparkling decorations. You’re gonna fall in love with the city!
December offers you also the unique opportunity to try Broast Castelares – special Portuguese cakes made with sweet potatoes. For more excellent food you can visit Le Chat restaurant; not only to try their delights, but also to enjoy an amazing view over the city.
The fastest way to get around Lisbon is by metro, which is modern, clean and punctual. You can use it for free with a Lisboa Card, which also provides discounts or even free admissions to many attractions. You can purchase it online. If you prefer to explore the environment of Lisbon by using your own vehicle, renting a car might be a good option. You can check out HolidayAutos service, which provides an easy, quick and safe booking.
Did you know that Portuguese people have their own Christmas traditions? For example, on Christmas Eve children put some straw or carrots in their shoes as a snack for the camels carrying ‘Pai Natal’ (Santa Claus) and his helpers delivering gifts. Would you like to know more? Visit Portugal!
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