Thursday January 9th 2020 | Lisbon

Lisbon in January

Surely you already know that the city has no dates

Lisbon in January

Do you know Lisbon? In this case, surely you already know that the city has no dates, that it has a history of its own and that it surprises you again at each time of the year.

Have you decided to travel in January? Once Christmas is over in Lisbon, you have chosen a very good time to enjoy its streets, its monuments and the best prices throughout the year.

Take advantage of it! We will give you a series of recommendations.

January is one of the cheapest months to visit Lisbon. Both planes and hotels offer the best deals of the year.

Lisbon in January: chosen as the best destination

It’s not a made-up sentence. Lisbon has been chosen in 2019 as the best destination in Europe for a city break, and it has received the award for best cruise port for the fourth consecutive year.

And the weather? Obviously, Lisbon is not a destination to enjoy the sun in winter, but it has become one of the cities in Europe where tourists will have the best winter weather of all European capitals. The temperature is mild, but it is winter and the weather is always unpredictable. Keep this in mind when preparing your suitcase.

Trip in January: what to see in Lisbon?
If you have chosen January to visit Lisbon, think, first of all, that your plans should be flexible.

We can give you some advice, but the best option is to put yourself in the hands of our guides on a free tour through Lisbon. It is the best alternative for a short trip and they will reveal many secrets, and give you a lot of tips about the city. Check the itineraries!

Lisbon in January: some options
Here are some recommendations to write down in your agenda. But think that you should adapt your visit to the time you have. Let yourself be advised in the city by guides and informants, it is the best option.

Tram number 28
It is one of the tourist attractions of the city par excellence. In Lisbon, the old trams from the first half of the 20th century are part of public transport.

The number 28 crosses the narrow streets of the city through the Alfama, Baixa and Chiado areas. It is a very practical option to get to know in a picturesque and unique way the central Lisbon.

Returning from Lisbon without having circulated on the number 28 is unforgivable.

·       Lisbon Oceanarium

·       Calouste Gulenkian Museum

·       Fado Museum

·       Amalia Rodrigues House Museum

·       National Museum of the Azulejo

·       National Coach Museum

·       Jerónimos Monastery

·       Belém Tower

·       São Jorge Castle

·       Santa Justa Lift

·       Fado

·       Bairro Alto

·       Cais do Sodré

If you leave the city
·       Cascais

·       Sintra

·       Bacalhau (cod)

·       Pastel de Nata

·       Coffee

·       Bolo Rei

Lisbon in January: shopping tourism

Once the Christmas holiday rush is over, January is one of the cheapest months to travel to Lisbon. Flights, hotels and restaurants offer the best deals in this time of low season.

Lisbon is a destination that has become famous for its shopping tourism. The Portuguese are lovers of shopping and the city has several high-class shopping areas. Remember that you are in sales season. Take a walk around Avenida da Liberdade and enjoy the best brands. Another unforgivable destination is Chiado with its large shopping malls: food courts, fashion stores, children's areas ... It's worth it.

Traveling to Lisbon out of season is also ideal to go through the small shops and enjoy the traditional commerce of the city. There are many and good ones. If you are interested, our guides can advise you on the best areas.

Lisbon offers more and more innovations. Let its streets and its people give a different feeling to your trip and enjoy. We can guide you. And your stay will be more than just a visit.

We are waiting for you!

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