Known for tiled facades, hilltop views, hip vibe, and amazing egg tarts, Lisbon is one of Europe's most charming cities. Here are the most iconic things to do in Lisbon to add to your itinerary!


Lisbon’s many hills mean that there are many miradouros, or viewpoints, scattered throughout the city. Admiring a view and hanging out at a few of them is some of the best free things to do in Lisbon!

Praca do Comercio

Lisbon's largest and oldest public square is surrounded by restaurants, cafes, shops, and the famous Rua Augusta arch. 


Lisbon's oldest district is full of charming cobblestoned streets, pretty facades. Add plenty of time for aimless wandering on your Lisbon itinerary.


The historic Belem neighborhood is home to some of the top things to do in Lisbon, including the Monument to the Discoveries, and the Torre de Belem.

Jerominos Monastery

Also in Belem, the Jerominos Monastery is not to be missed. Featuring stunning architectural details, it is a shining example of the Manueline style.

Pasteis de Nata

You cannot leave Lisbon without trying at least one one pastel de nata, a custardy egg tart. Find the best in the city at Pasteis de Belem and Mantegaria.


Located just outside of Lisbon, the fairytale town of Sintra is full of extravagant castles, palaces, and monuments. A day trip here is a must on your Lisbon itinerary!

Time Out Market

Sample food from some of Lisbon's top eateries at this award-winning food hall. The 26 vendors here are all hand-selected by the editors of Time Out magazine.

LX Factory

This hip open-air shopping center has lots of cool restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and specialty stores, which are super fun to browse through, as well as vibrant street art.