Portugal Day One: Lisbon on Foot

Portugal Day One: Lisbon on Foot, Lisbon, Portugal (B)

After a grueling six hour layover in Philadelphia, two glasses of wine and a 7-hour overnight flight, we finally landed in Lisbon at 8:30AM Monday morning. The airport was easy enough to navigate, the signs herded us like cattle through hallways to immigration, baggage claim, and finally out to the reception area. The tourism booth was straight ahead, where various tour packages were waiting to be purchased.

We opted for the Lisboa card that would grant us 72 hour access to metro, train and tram lines as well as access to museums, discounts and other attractions. For 39 euro plus 10% off student discount, this is a great option to maximize adventure and mobility within the city.

The metro in Lisbon is located within the airport, making it easier to access the city center upon arrival. Not only was access convenient, but the cleanliness of the subway cars and the platforms blew me away. Caricatures, murals, and artistic pieces lined the walls of the tunnels, giving what would normally be a brutalist, ugly hallway the sentiment of an eclectic art gallery. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Portugal Day One: Lisbon on Foot
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Valerie Streif
Read it on Author's Website: https://valerie-michelle.com/2014/06/09/portugal-day-one-lisbon-on-foot/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Praça do Comércio
  • Se a lovely church
  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Stasha
  • Aura.

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