❤️‍🔥 A romantic break in Lisbon

Lisbon is an enchanting city where cobbled streets and red tiles blend harmoniously.
The colourful walls of the houses line the hills and the majestic monuments are the pride of the inhabitants.
The lush gardens and panoramic views of the River Tagus invite contemplation.
The sounds of Portuguese guitar and the aromas of traditional cuisine seduce the senses.
Lisbon, the city of love, where you can lose yourself in its narrow streets and meet your soul mate.

Álvaro de Campos by Fernando Pessoa

In this article we present:

Travel Solutions – Lisbon and Surroundings


The most practical, economical and quickest options are and will remain taxis, Uber and Bolt (after walking, of course 😅 ). But you can also read this article about public and alternative transport solutions.

Walks, visits and activities in and around Lisbon

Here are some things to do and see, but if you don’t want to leave your accommodation, we won’t hold it against you.

Romantic Boat Trip – on the River Tagus 🕊️

Le meilleur site pour vos réservations de croisière à Lisbonne. O melhor sítio para as suas reservas de cruzeiros em Lisboa. The best site for your Lisbon cruise bookings.

Whether private or group, during the day, in the late morning or at sunset, a boat trip on the Tejo is always a success. Make yourself comfortable and glide along the water to discover the city’s banks.

Group excursions from €25 per person
Sailboat charter from €180 with white wine and snacks

Discover Lisbon’s historic districts 💋

Visiting Lisbon is a pleasure. It’s impossible not to plan at least one day to get lost in the historic districts and discover

  • The charm and history of the Alfama,
  • Mouraria and its Fado, ….

You can consult our file on the city’s must-see neighbourhoods.

Book a private tour on foot, by tuk-tuk or sidecar with one of our guides who are passionate about the city.

It’s a good idea to make this appointment at the beginning of your stay, so that you can benefit from as much good advice as possible.

Discover Sintra

Sintra is a town out of a fairy tale.
It is, quite simply, the most magical and romantic place we know.
Whether it’s its history, the beauty of its palaces, the atmosphere of its town centre or the energy that emanates from its lush vegetation and seafront, Sintra and its surrounding area are a must for your itinerary.

Its centre is easily accessible by train from Rossio station in the centre of Lisbon.
And to discover its palaces, such as the Palácio Nacional da Pena, one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal, or Monserrate (pictured here), you’ll need to opt for transport.

Here’s the contact information for Antonio guide, who has a 2-seater tuktuk: +351966769443
Or have a look at our itineraries from Lisbon with driver/guide.

Where to see the sunset / have an aperitif in Lisbon 🥂

Miradouros in the city

Miradouro Santa Luzia Sunrise

The city has a number of viewpoints where it is pleasant to take time to contemplate.
These “miradouros” have their own special qualities.


The city of 7 hills has dozens of rooftops, each with its own style and atmosphere. We’ll let you make your choice by browsing the article above.

Dinner for two – Lisbon and surroundings 👩🏻‍❤️‍💋‍👨🏻

Of course, the choice of restaurants here is really down to individual tastes and budgets.
Here are a few suggestions, but the easiest way is to consult our Restaurants section, where you’ll find addresses to suit your taste.

Ponto Final – Almada

On the other side of the river, you have a magnificent view of Lisbon.
This restaurant, which serves typical Portuguese fish dishes, has a terrace right on the quayside.
It’s a great place to enjoy the view of the 25th April Bridge, and even better to watch the sunset.
A victim of its own success, you’ll need to book in advance or arrive early to take your time…
Combines very well with a visit to Cristo Rei.

Approximate price: €35 and €50 for two people
🕐Tuesday to Sunday 12.30 – 16.00 / 19.00 – 23.00
📍 R. do Ginjal 72, 2800-285 Almada

Silk Japanese Restaurant – Bairro Alto

Fancy a Japanese meal with a breathtaking 300-degree view of the city? Then this is the place for you. You’ll be enchanted by the cosy atmosphere, illuminated by the lights of the city.

Recommended price: €60 to €80 for two
🕐 Tuesday to Thursday 7pm-1am | Friday, Saturday 7pm-4am
📍Edifício Espaço Chiado, R. da Misericórdia 14, 1200-273 Lisboa

Gastronomic dinner and sensory explosion


Lisbon is home to some of the world’s most famous chefs. If you’re in the mood for a complete experience where all your senses will be on fire, this is the place to be in Lisbon.

Where to spend the night in Lisbon 🪩

There’s no shortage of places to go at night in Lisbon, whether it’s for a drink, live music or dancing.
You can choose to wander the streets of Bairro Alto and Pink Street, stopping off at places that appeal to you for their atmosphere. Or go straight to one or more of the venues in our selection:

Pensão do amor

An emblematic bar in the heart of Pink Street.
It used to be a brothel when Lisbon was still a major port.
Despite its age, it has managed to preserve all its history, which can still be read on the walls.
With no less than 8 rooms, you’ll have the pleasure of strolling through a burlesque and baroque atmosphere, with an erotic bookshop, a fortune-telling room, a sex shop, varied and colourful shows and an indoor/outdoor bar with the most aphrodisiac cocktails (around €10).
We recommend a visit during the week when the evenings are quieter, as it’s not uncommon to have to elbow your way into the bar at weekends.

🕐 Sunday to Wednesday 7pm-3am | Thursday to Saturday 7pm-4am
📍R. do Alecrim 19, 1200-292 Lisboa

Bar Foxtrot

At 38 years old, Bar Foxtrot is one of the oldest bars in the city and one of its best-kept secrets.

We’re going to share the address with you, but shuuutttt! Don’t tell anyone!

With its Art Deco atmosphere, atmospheric music, terrace for warm nights and fireplace for cooler ones, this is the ideal place for couples to meet for a delicious cocktail, their speciality. To give you an idea, here’s their menu.
It’s just a stone’s throw from the Assemblée de la République.

🕐 Closed on Sundays / open the rest of the week from 18:00 to 2:00.
📍Tv. Santa Teresa 28, 1200-405 Lisboa

Dance Salsa, Bachata or Kizomba

Salsa. A Spanish word meaning figuratively: charming – spicy is both a musical genre and a dance for couples.

Dances for two are an opportunity to develop your physical synchronicity in a rhythmic, fluid exchange.

The Top floor of Parques das Naçoes is one of the best places to do this. Make the most of it before or after a programme on the quayside.

Dance the Forró

Forró is a popular genre of music and dance that originated in northeastern Brazil. Forró dances are events where you can dance and listen to live music, and are very popular in Lisbon.

It is characterised by a fast and lively rhythm, with simple but dynamic basic steps that are easy for beginners to learn. It is performed by groups of local musicians playing live or by DJs.

Several groups and collectives organise this type of event in the city, either outdoors in squares, Rua da Liberdade, Miradouros, or in halls and clubs.
We’ve left you the link to this Whatsapp group where all these events are shared.

Upcoming events and concerts

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We hope you’ve found this article useful. Don’t hesitate to check out the following article:🏨 Charming hotels in Lisbon
If you would like a tailor-made programme or to make a marriage proposal, please contact us!

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