Lisbon Region

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  • Top attractions to visit in Lisbon
    Lisbon Region,  Portugal

    Top attractions to visit in Lisbon

    Lisbon is the largest city in Portugal and the 10th most populated urban area in Europe. Not only is it large, but it is also incredibly old and full of rich culture and history. Many of the top attractions to visit in Lisbon on this list were made during a period when Portugal enjoyed a larger role on the world stage than it does today, and many were created during the country’s golden age of discovery. During this period, the countries large naval fleet was charting previously unknown routes to some of the most essential trading destinations. Here we will look at a few places anyone visiting Lisbon should take…

  • Portugal continua a ser o Melhor Destino do Mundo
    Lisbon Region,  Portugal

    We went sailing in Lisbon on the Tagus River

    We went on a private sailing tour on the Tagus River, in Lisbon. We met our skipper, Nuno, at the Docas de Santo Amaro where he welcomed us on his lovely and cosy “Alchemist”. As we did this sailing tour during the post-lockdown period, Nuno helped us disinfect our hands and shoes before boarding and he’d wear a face mask. These are the protocols by the national Clean and Safe seal. Once we were all comfortably seated, we were ready to set sail. The wind was on point so we were lucky to almost not use the engine.  Nuno has a passion for sailing in his veins and you could…

  • Best boat parties in Lisbon
    Lisbon Region,  Portugal

    The best boat parties in Lisbon

    Lisbon is one of the best city destinations in Europe!. It attracts thousands of curious travellers from all over the world with its multicultural and cosmopolitan flair. Of course, there are also some great parties and festivals in Lisbon, so party people will have loads of options to dance the nights away. This is also one of the reasons why Lisbon is a popular destination for hen and stag parties! But did you know that you can also go on a boat party in Lisbon? Cruising along the Tagus River with Lisbon’s skyline in the background while dancing to the freshest summer tune is a lot of fun! And after…

  • We went on a morning boat trip in Lisbon
    Lisbon Region,  Portugal

    We went on a morning boat trip in Lisbon

    We went on a morning boat trip in Lisbon By Bo, co-founder of SeaBookings, working from Lisbon: When my colleague Lianne was visiting us for a few days in Lisbon, of course, we wanted to go on a sailing trip in Lisbon. We contacted one of our newest tour operators in Lisbon, to grab this opportunity to meet them and their boats in person. We scheduled a morning boat trip in Lisbon, departing from Belém. Most boat tours on the Tagus River in Lisbon depart from Belém. From the city center, you can reach Belém by several means. There are a train, a bus and a tram. Or you can…

  • dolphin watching tour in Setúbal
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    We went on a dolphin watching tour in Setúbal with the family

    By Bo, co-founder of SeaBookings, working from Lisbon: What better birthday present can you give than a day out on a boat? This year, for my mother in law’s birthday, we decided to give a special present: we went on a dolphin watching tour in Setúbal with the family. When we finally found a Saturday where we were all available and the weather forecasts were OK, we booked our dolphin trip in Setúbal for the afternoon. Setúbal is known for its delicious fried squid. And as the dolphin watching tour in Setúbal would depart at 14h30, we’d have time to enjoy some of this local delicacies. We booked a table…

  • Lisbon in Winter
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    3 reasons for a short trip to Lisbon in winter

    Lisbon is probably one of the most booming cities in the south of Europe. No wonder – with the colorful mix of culture, cuisine, sea and sun it’s the perfect destination for a city trip. The fact that you can get cheap flights from pretty much every other European country facilitates it even more! And there’s more! Wanna know what? Here are our top 3 reasons for a short trip to Lisbon in winter! There are fewer crowds at the tourist attractions in Lisbon in Winter The first and probably most obvious one of the top 3 reasons for a short trip to Lisbon in winter is the fact, that there…

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    Sunset sailing trip in Lisbon: the best way to see the city

    We invited our friend, Flávia Mota from the blog “Almost Locals”, to experience our sunset sailing trip in Lisbon. Flávia, from Brazil, shares her experience about the Sunset sailing trip in Lisbon in this article. It’s a great way to get to know the city and enjoy the Tagus River by sunset: There is something magical about sunsets in Lisbon. The (usually amazing) sky gets even prettier in dawn time, changing from blue into shades of orange, pink and purple, before the night arrives. But watching the sun go down in the Portuguese capital is even more special when you do it by the river, on a sunset sailing trip…

  • Autumn in Lisbon
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    Autumn holidays: the best of Lisbon

    Why holidays in Lisbon during the fall? Summer has come to an end. You’ve probably already been on holidays this year, but why not go again? In between summer and Christmas, is a great time to go on holidays, even if it is only for a few days. In this article we will share why we think Portugal is a great holiday destination during autumn. High season in Portugal is, with no doubt during the summer months of June, July and August. September can be quite busy still to. When October arrives, the flow of tourists decreases a lot. In the Algarve, during the months of October and November it…

  • Junggesellinnenabschied in Lissabon
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    The best ideas for your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party in Lisbon

    When SeaBookings talks about the best ideas for your Bachelorette Party in Lisbon it has got to do something with the sea! Or with a river! For your Bachelorette or Bachelor Party in Lisbon you can choose from a lot of different water-related activities, from Boat Tours over SUP all the way to Surfing. Lately, we have been getting a lot of requests for Stag Parties in Lisbon on the sea. That is why we decided to make a list of the best ideas for your Bachelor celebration. We have something for every taste. We have activities for the more active bridal get-together, that would like to do something sporty…

  • Dolphins in Lisbon
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    We went on a boat tour and spotted wild dolphins in Lisbon!

    By Lianne, responsible for the Spanish market and content/translations at SeaBookings. Not only I didn’t know that it was possible to see dolphins in Lisbon, but I also didn’t know how many dolphins you can find around Lisbon, I was really surprised! And we were extra lucky that day because we encountered a minke whale as well. Can you believe it? Well, take a look at the photos and videos we’ve made for you! It was a sunny day in Lisbon and Bo and I decided to do a 7km run from Príncipe Real to the marina where the boat would leave at 9am in the morning. This was a good…