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Many people know Lisbon from the classic trams that take you up the steep passages in the city center. However, Lisbon is much more than just these trams! You will find many beautifully colored buildings, good restaurants, the beach and countless terraces. Not unimportant, the weather is pleasant in the Portuguese capital for a large part of the year.

Search for cheap Transavia flights from Amsterdam to Lisbon and book your city trip for the coming holiday period! In this article you will find some tips for the sights that you should not miss during your city trip.

Tips for your relaxing Lisbon city trip

1 - On the road with the iconic tram 28

The yellow trams in the center of Lisbon were already mentioned in the introduction to this article. The most popular is tram 28, which takes you past several beautiful neighborhoods of Lisbon: Graca, Baixa and Alfama. Not only is a ride on the tram a great experience, it is also a financially attractive way to get to know the city. You only pay three euros for a ticket on tram 28, and it doesn't matter where you get off.

2 - Get out and stroll through Alfama

You can get off in Alfama, which is the oldest district in Lisbon. The district is characterized by its picturesque, authentic appearance. The district is also rich in restaurants and cozy cafés, where you have the opportunity to process all the impressions so far while enjoying a snack and a drink. If you are lucky, you will hear the typical Portuguese fado music coming from the speakers.

3 - Pastéis de Belém

During your coffee break, be surprised by the fine taste of Pastéis de Belém, a typical Portuguese delicacy. There is a good chance that the pastry will be offered as Pastéis de Nata; there is only one bakery that can call the pastry Pastéis de Belém. You can easily make Pastéis de Nata yourself. Also nice for when you're back home and want to have a nice meal.

The recipe 👉 Pastéis de nata, simple and super tasty Portuguese mini tarts

4 - You can find souvenirs for home at the Portuguese flea market

Are you staying in Lisbon on Tuesday or Saturday? Then don't forget to include a visit to the Portuguese flea market, which bears the name Feira da Ladra, in your planning. The market offers you a wealth of knick-knacks and vintage items that would not look out of place in a Dutch interior. You may find some nice souvenirs that will always remind you of your city trip to Lisbon at home! The market starts on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 9:00 am. Don't be late, the most beautiful items may already be gone.

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