Lisbon, the only European capital Atlantic

Situated in a magnificent geographic location, Lisbon is an important port of call for all cruise ship and offers excellent conditions for cruises around the Western Mediterranean and the North of Europe, transatlantic voyagers from East Coast of the USA and Brazil to Europe; and to the Atlantic island and North Africa.

The sea approach to the city of Lisbon is a magical experience for cruise passengers. From the moment the ship enters the Tagus estuary, passengers will be enchanted by the first glimpse of the city and its riverside landmarks.

Lisbon features four cruise terminals located in the historic city center and 11 km from the airport which together with the mild climate, the airlift connecting to several European and American destinations, the great diversity and quality of accommodation, make Lisbon a destination of excellence for cruise tourism.

As far as cruise infrastructures is concerned, the port of Lisbon has a new cruise pier that, together with the existing one, offers to cruise companies more than 2300 meters of berthing.

Lisbon, modern and cosmopolitan, is famous for its unique light but also for the mild climate that allows wonderful walks to the city. It is a city that does not forget its traditions and live them with pride – fado and popular festivals are important examples. Full of charm, Lisbon offers many opportunities for tourists that visit the city, from a rich cultural offer and World Heritage monuments to shops, restaurants and sports facilities, many of them easily accessible from the port.

The Historic neighborhoods of Alfama, Bairro Alto and Baixa Pombalina located in the heart of the city are also mandatory destination for anyone who is visiting the capital of Portugal.

Nearby Lisbon there are several tourist destinations also worth visiting: Sintra and Évora, two Unesco’s World Heritage sites, Estoril/Cascais, Óbidos, Costa Azul or Fátima near to three key monuments classified World Heritage: Alcobaça Monastery, Batalha Monastery and the Convent of Christ, which once was home to Templars.

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