Are you planning a romantic escape in Europe to surprise your loved one? Lisbon region is the perfect destination for an holiday or aweekend break full of romance.
Lisbon, the city of seven hills, full of narrow streets and alleys, closed to the Tagus river, is a city made for romance. Tram 28 will take you through Lisbon historical neighbourhoods like Alfama, Mouraria. Nearby you have Church of Santo António who gained fame as the matchmaking saint, protector of young brides, and patron of the lost and found. Mass marriages known as “St. Anthony’s Weddings” are held here during the mid-June St. Anthony’s Day celebrations.
Outside Lisbon you can enjoy the magic of Sintra. Take a ride in a horse and carriage through the historic centre of Sintra. Take a walk through the gardens of Quinta da Regaleira, discovering some of the mysterious symbols of the decorative and leisure structures that can be found everywhere throughout the park. You won’t have truly seen Sintra unless you pay a visit to Portugal’s most romantic palace, the Palácio da Pena. These fantastic palace stands on the top of a hill above the town of Sintra, and on a clear day it can be easily seen from Lisbon and much of its metropolitan area.
Drive to the other side of the Tagus River and take a romantic walk in the Natural park of Serra da Arrábida discovering the mountains and the fantastic beaches around. Admire the wonderful setting of the Convento da Arrábida, visit Palmela and its castle and the fantastic town of Azeitão.
Enjoy your holidays in Lisbon with this routes that were specially made for romance. If you are looking for an accommodation for your romantic holidays or city break in Lisbon, Travelling to Lisbon offers a wide range of apartments in Lisbon historical neighbourhoods and Parque das Nações. Don’t forget to check the special offers! There’s always promotions and last minute accommodations in Lisbon.