Lisbon is the charming capital city of Portugal. With a population of over 2.7 Million residents, it is one of the historic masterpiece cities in the world. Lisbon is a vibrant place that is renowned for their perfect holiday climate and magnificent architecture. Touristic attractions include the gorgeous Jeronimos Monastery, the São Jorge Castle and Torre de Belem.
Cheap flights to Lisbon are now available for a limited period of time, so be prepared to be blown away by the beauty of this extraordinary city. Lisbon is home to Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), which is a 15-minute drive from the city centre of Lisbon. Lisbon Portela Airport serves a multitude of airlines-including TAAG, Iberia and British Airways. Popular international flights departure from Johannesburg and Cape Town. Flight duration from Johannesburg to Lisbon is approximately 12 hours and 15 minutes.
Why visit Lisbon
- Arts & Culture The 16th century Jerónimos monastery is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is also symbolically linked to one of the most important moments of national recollection.
- Sightseeing The Belém Tower is the medieval landmark fortified tower that is located on a tiny river island and surrounded by breathe-taking estuary views.
- Portuguese Flavours Home to port wines which are the best in the world and places like Café Martinho sa Arcada- the oldest café in the city offering the most delectable delights.
Best time to visit Lisbon
With mild climates, Lisbon is the best holiday destination any time of the year. This city is known for receiving 3000 hours of sunlight every year and temperatures usually reach highs of 30 degrees during their hottest month, namely July. The coldest month is in January, and the wettest month is in November. If you are looking for a less crowded holiday, then you should avoid visiting Lisbon between June and August – as this is peak-season.