Lisbon

👥 Population: 505,000

🕑 Time Zone: UTC

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🏠 Where to live
🍏 Groceries
🚈 Getting around
📼 Travel remotely

Lisbon is the largest and capital city of Portugal. Like so many cities in Europe it blends traditional heritage with modern, progressive conveniences. In recent years Lisbon has become a burgeoning tech hub in Europe, and is also a popular destination for people working remotely.

Weather

The weather in Lisbon is mediterranean featuring hot summers and warm to cool, wet winters. Summers are usually 23°C on average and winters are 15°C.

Where to live

Baixa/Chiado: Different districts, next to each other but both good for first timers and popular with tourists.

Bairro Alto: Bohemian, full of vintage shops and street art. Place to go for nightlife.

Belém: Away from the centre, has historic sites, good for families. Near the water.

Useful resources

Idealista

Uniplaces

Casa Sapo

Imovirtual

Housing Anywhere

Hostelworld

Airbnb

Booking.com

Groceries

Markets

Mercado da Ribeira

Mercado 31 de Janeiro

Principe Real Biological Market

Supermarkets

Continente

Minipreco

Pingo Doce

Convenience stores

Minipreço Express

Getting around

From airport

Lisbon Airport

Method: Metro, bus, train, taxi

Within

Lisbon Transport

Methods: Metro, trams, funiculars, buses, commuter train, ferries

Uber available

✅ yes as well as Cabify, Blacklane, MyTaxi, Taxify, Chauffeur Prive, and local taxis

Travel remotely