Author(s): Marco Polo Travel Publishing Staff
Explore Lisbon with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful Portuguese city has to offer...
Lisbon offers visitors a warm, open and relaxed welcome. The Portuguese city enjoys a majestic setting on the mouth of the Tejo. Imbued with the charm of times gone by, Portugal's capital pulsates with life. Take a stroll through picturesque narrow streets and up and down steep steps and be enchanted by quaint nooks and crannies and magical squares. This practical guide book, small enough to slip into your pocket, takes you to magnificent palaces and monasteries bearing witness to the splendour of colonial times; but also to a nostalgic city on the south-western edge of Europe which is dynamic, modern and cosmopolitan...This is Lisbon!
Your Marco Polo Lisbon Pocket Guide includes:
- Insider Tips - we show you the hidden gems and little-known secrets that offer a real insight into the city. Discover where you can bump into the seven dwarves in the Sintra forests and where fado lovers get together.
- Best of - find the best things to do for free, the best 'only in' Lisbon experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.
- Sightseeing - all the top sights are organised by area of the city so you can easily plan your trip.
- Discovery Tours - specially tailored tours will get you to the heart of Lisbon. Experience all of Lisbon's unique character with these personal tours.
- Lisbon in full-colour - Marco Polo Pocket Guide Lisbon includes full-colour photos throughout the guide bringing the region to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.
- Touring App - download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again!
- Street Atlas and pull-out map - we've included a detailed street atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.
- Useful Portuguese phrases - the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.
Trust Marco Polo Lisbon Pocket Guide to show you around this fabulous Portuguese city. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Lisbon has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.