Lisbon

👥 Population: 505,000

🕑 Time Zone: UTC

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🚈 Getting around
🧭 Where to live
🏠 Temporary accommodation
🍏 Groceries
📼 Travel remotely
👩‍💻 Work space

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.

Getting around

Uber available

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

From airport

Lisbon Airport

Train: With Metro it takes 20 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at €1.95.

Car rentals: Car rental options

Within

Lisbon Transport

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

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.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between €800 and €1,200 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between €1,100 and €1,800 per month.

Groceries

Markets

Mercado da Ribeira

Mercado 31 de Janeiro

Principe Real Biological Market

Supermarkets

Continente

Minipreco

Pingo Doce

Convenience stores

Minipreço Express

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

Liberdade 229

Prices are from €279 per month plus tax.