- By Kevin
- On Dec 5, 2017
- Travel Tips
This Lisbon travel tips&guides will detail the most popular free or inexpensive things to do while on holiday to Lisbon.The perfect first family vacation to Lisbon.
Alfama and Baixa
The Alfama and Baixa districts are next to each other but are different in every conceivable way,and make for a great introduction to the capital for new tourists.Baixa was completely rebuilt after the devastating 1755 earthquake and is grand,with magnificent plazas and wide shop-lined avenues.Alfama was historically the deprived district of Lisbon,where sailors and dockworkers lived in squalor amongst the maze of narrow streets that wind up from the docks to the castle.There is a lot to see in both districts and during the day there will be a lot of hills to walk up.
•The ancient castle of Lisbon
•A ride on the number 28 tram
•The mighty fortified Lisbon Se Cathedral
•The wonderful view from the Miradouro de Santa Luzia,which overlooks the roofs of Alfama and the cooling waters of the Estuary
•Saint Anthony Church the birth place of the patron saint of Lisbon