Lisbon travel tips

In Lisbon, use public transportation during the week and travel by car, if necessary, on the weekends Lisbon is not a dangerous city but take care of your wallets and camera equipment. And careful with any bargains at the street of dodgy stores. For example, void buying oficial expensive photography equipment on a store that also sells luggage bags Make copies of your official documents and keep them with you, leave the originals in your hotel safe Lisbon is the city of the seven hills, lots of steep hill and stairs, thus wear confortable shoes Any doubts? ...

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Black Rooster, "Galo de Barcelos" legend

One of the most recognizable symbols of Portuguese Culture is the “Galo de Barcelos”, the Back Rooster figurine. The traditional figure can be found in many forms like Postcards, Magnets, Clay figurines and usually comes in black color adorned with colorful arrangements. His story is part of the Portuguese folklore where in a certain day, in city of Barcelos, appeared, following a streak of robberies, a Galician who became suspicious. The authorities decided to arrest him and, despite their oaths of innocence, nobody believed that he was simple a pilgrim on its way to S. ...

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Airport To City Center via Subway

The Subway is by far the cheapest and comfortable way to reach you destination from Lisbon Airport, if you prefer a taxi don’t forget the check out the taxi travel costs calculator first. The new map of the Metro/Subway network: Lisbon Airport to City Center (Subway Network Map) Or click here to download the PDF Click next to check the Subway/Metro Fares, schedules and other useful information. Or the special Subway/Metro trip planner to help you find your way. ...

Best Free Lisbon iPhone, iPad, iPod Apps

Following is a list of the must have iPhone Apps for any Lisbon tourist. It’s recommended to open these apps after their installation so that they can download the necessary data and be available when without a Internet connection. Metro Lisboa – The Lisbon Subway system official App. Multi Metro – Another iPhone,iPad, iPod app for the Lisbon Subway. Lisbon Guide – This app offers a set of built-in tours along with their description and photos, besides it includes a very usefull fully working map showing the several landmarks and the actual position. ...