1. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Archaeologists have found evidence that suggests that the city has been inhabited since prehistoric ages. 

    2. Lisbon is well known for its vibrant nightlife, but there are still plenty of hidden treasures to discover. You need to visit one of the hidden bars, also known as speakeasy bars. We recommend the red frog speakeasy, the entrance is located behind a hotdog stand in the Bairro Alto district.

    3. The oldest bookstore in the world, Bertrand bookstore, is located in Lisbon and has been open since 1732.

    4. Pastéis da nata is a dessert loved by locals and tourists. It’s a must try when in Portugal! Even though the pastries are made all over the country, only 3 people in the world know the original recipe. It’s one of the worlds most top secret recipes.

    5. Lisbon is known as the “city of light” because of the sunlight it receives.  The city reportedly has around 290 sun days per year. If you’re ready to catch a tan, this is the right spot for you!