The Afar Guide to
Lisbon

Lisbon is full of charm and friendly people. The best way to get to know this picturesque City of Seven Hills is to stroll up and down its streets, entering into narrow alleys of historic neighborhoods like Alfama. Follow the sounds of Fado and you might find an old tavern full of locals drinking the sweet liqueur Ginginha. When it's time to eat, look for a tasca, a cheap restaurant with homemade food.

Essential Lisbon Facts to

know before you go

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Rita AlvesLisbon Local Expert

Rita Alves was born in Lisbon and deeply loves the city. She has traveled to five continents and wants to continue to explore the world. In addition to serving as the AFAR Local Expert for Lisbon, she also contributes to the Like a Local Guide and writes The Tern Blog.