About Lisbon

About Lisbon

Lisbon, the city of light and romance. The (almost) constant sunshine and the wide River Tagus transforms Lisbon into a mirror of a thousand colours, highlighting the city’s unique architecture and beauty. There are so many things to see and do in Lisbon that we are sure you will enjoy your stay.

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with a population of 552,700 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km². Lisbon is recognised as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education and tourism. It is one of the major economic centres on the continent, with a growing financial sector and one of the largest container ports on Europe's Atlantic coast.