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||You can reserve a hotel in Lisbon or you can make discount airport transportation reservations.|
The city operates a bus and a tram that travel around Lisbon and surrounding areas. In order to ride the bus, you must have a reloadable card. Riding a bike is also a great idea; Lisbon has been working to improve bike lanes to keep riders out of harms-way. You can even get bikes delivered to your hotel if you decide to rent one. Just like bikes scooters are a very popular way to get around, they are low cost and require less man-power than a bike does. Renting a car is one option that no one would recommend that has been to Lisbon; unless you like sitting in traffic jams and don’t mind the high priced parking.
Take a 10-minute ferry ride to Cacilhas. There are a few sites in Cacilhas to keep you busy for a while. The lighthouse, Church of Our Lady of Good Success Bom Sucesso , and if you visit on November 1st you can take part in the annual celebration of the Patroness. Don’t forget to see the Cristo Rei. Have lunch at O Farol a seafood restaurant with fresh fish and seafood direct from the sea.
Lisbon Airport Hotels
About Lisbon Airport
Lisbon Portela Airport (Aeroporto de Lisboa) abbreviated LIS is located in the capital of Portugal Lisbon and takes the rest of its name from the neighboring parish of Portela. The airport serves about 16 million passengers each year. Lisbon itself has a population of more than 500,000; it also ranks number 11 in terms of urban population in the European Union. Lisbon’s affluence in entertainment, media, arts, and tourism makes it globally recognized.
Things to know about LIS
The Lisboa Ask Me Center or the visitor center, located PÇ do Comercio; they will happily provide advice, brochure, and maps. There are also Ask Me kiosks around the Rossio district and the airport manned by a live person. The staff are multilingual and can help you with just about any question you have about Lisbon.
Since Lisbon is close to the ocean you can expect the weather to change at any moment; so have an umbrella handy and a jacket or even an overcoat near.
Thing to Do in Lisbon