More about Lisbon, Portugal

Making your way along the gorgeous hillsides that provide picturesque views of Rio Tejo, you’ll wonder why you haven’t visited the seaside paradise of Lisbon before. Luxurious palaces, quaint villages, and al fresco dining awaits you in Portugal’s alluring capital. Travel with Collette to discover how Lisbon provides the perfect passport to European delights.

Why visit Lisbon


Lace up a pair of comfortable walking shoes as we explore some of the exciting attractions offered in Lisbon. Sway to the spellbinding songs about the Rio Tejo at a Fado performance. Ascend a historic tower or palace for sweeping views of the city. Appreciate the culture found in one of Lisbon’s museums. We anticipate you’ll be charmed by these local highlights.

Top Villages & Regions

While the city of Lisbon is brimming with a multitude of treasures to explore, we recommend heading outside the city limits to visit charming nearby villages and regions. From the sandy beaches of Cascais to the exotic green spaces of Sintra, these nearby destinations add to the allure of Lisbon and Portugal.


Foodies will marvel in the diversity of Lisbon’s culinary scene. From innovative Portuguese dishes found at Michelin-starred restaurants to classic cuisine served up at a neighbourhood casta, you’ll love the accessibility and taste that makes up this city’s culinary landscape. Here are a few delectable delights we recommend taking a bite (or sip) of in Lisbon.