City Breaks to Lisbon
It is hot in the summer with pretty much guaranteed sunshine from June to September. There are cooling museums to retreat to if the heat gets to you, and it is right on the sea. What more could you ask for from a city break to Lisbon?
Even if you are thinking of having a winter city break to Lisbon, there are many cafes to warm you up and interesting sights to see within the city boundaries as well as a little further out. Lisbon has got it licked as it is only a two or three hour flight from the UK. So what are you waiting for? Hurry up and sort out your city break to Lisbon.
If you fancy entertainment, Lisbon is the place to go. You can salsa, listen to jazz, take in an opera or the ballet on any of the city breaks offered in Lisbon. The variety of entertainment for such a small European capital is extraordinary.
As for festival based city breaks, Lisbon is up to speed with events throughout the year. From the popular Festas da Cidade, a celebration of the city throughout June, to the bullfighting season (April to September), and the Feira da Luz in September which focuses on arts and crafts.
Lisbon will not disappoint with plenty to entertain the family. The zoo has an open-air cable car as well as dolphin shows, while the Knowledge Pavilion has interactive science gadgetry exploring all aspects of science. Children even get the chance to put on a hard hat and help build the Unfinished House.
Street corners and many bars will be playing a soulful type of music during your city break to Lisbon. It is probably fado, the Lisbon version of the Blues, which portrays an expression of longing and sorrow. Fado has been around for 150 years and is often the reason why many people go on city breaks to Lisbon. It is sung by both men and women and is always accompanied by a guitarra, a Portuguese flat-backed instrument like a mandolin, and a viola, an acoustic Spanish guitar. Lisbon has many places where you can enjoy some fado.
Go to Lisbon
Lisbon is the ultimate place to hang out with so many gorgeous streets to wander around and amazing sights all within a short distance of each other. To make your city break to Lisbon even easier, why not book your flights through BudgetAir? The travel agency does all the hard work for you so you can find out the cheapest airline to use that suits your timings with just a click of the mouse. It is enough to make city breaks to Lisbon a must!