Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal. a lively and multicultural place. Pre World War I wooden trams clank up steep gradients, past mosaic pavements and Art Nouveau cafés, and the medieval, village-like quarter of Alfama hangs below the city's castle.

Modern Lisbon has kept an easy-going pace and boasts a vibrant, cosmopolitan identity from large communities of Africans and Asians. In 1994, Lisbon was European City of Culture, while in 1998 the city hosted the last great Expo of the millennium.

There are few monuments and little art in Lisbon, largely due to the 1755 earthquake. There is one building from Portugal's golden age – the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos at Belém – that is the equal of any monument in the country. More modern developments include the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian museum complex and the Tómas Taveira's amazing postmodernist shopping centre at Amoreiras.

Things to See & Do

* Arco Triunful de rua Augusta - old section
* National Coach Museum
* St. George's Castle
* Jerónimos Monastery
* Alfama

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Portuguese
Land Area – 87 sq km’s
Population – 720,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time –GMT/UTC plus 0 hours
International Country Telephone Code – +351 (Portugal)

Port Location – Ships dock at the port of Lisbon close to the downtown area and about 9 km's from the old section of Lisbon. The ship is also quite close to the Lisbon International airport (about 15 euro by taxi) for those either embarking or debarking in Lisbon.

Transport Links - Foreign and domestic flights land at Lisbon's Aeroporto de Lisboa about 6.5km from the heart of the city. Most international rail passengers from Madrid and Paris arrive at the Estação da Santa Apolónia, Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, the major terminal. International motorists must arrive through Spain, the only nation connected to Portugal by road. Buses from all over Portugal, including the Algarve, arrive at the Rodoviária da Arco do Cego.

Public transportation is inexpensive but inadequate at times. Most of the city can be covered on foot.

Port Overview

Cruise Date Nights
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-06-11 10
Gil Eanes, (POI_ETE) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-06-18 7
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-06-18 10
Harmony V, Glories of Spain ex Lisbon to Malaga 2020-06-18 7
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-06-25 10
Spirit, ex Lisbon to Greenwich 2020-06-25 10
Spirit, ex Lisbon to Copenhagen 2020-06-25 22
Amalia Rodrigues, (POI_ETE) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-06-30 7
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-02 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-03 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-04 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-05 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-07 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-09 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-10 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-11 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-12 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-14 9
Europa 2, Andalusia & the Balearic Islands ex Lisbon to Mallorca 2020-07-14 8
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-16 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-17 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-18 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-19 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-21 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-23 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-24 9
Harmony V, Glories of Spain ex Lisbon to Malaga 2020-07-24 7
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-25 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-26 9
Whisper, ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-07-27 7
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-28 9
Miguel Torga, (POI_ETE) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-29 7
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-30 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-07-31 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-01 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-02 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-04 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-06 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-07 9
Amalia Rodrigues, (POI_ETE) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-07 7
Harmony V, Glories of Spain ex Lisbon to Malaga 2020-08-07 7
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-08 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-09 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-11 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-13 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-14 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-15 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-16 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-18 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-20 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-21 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-22 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-23 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-25 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-27 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-28 9
Wind Surf, Enchantment Of The Western Med Cruise ex Lisbon to Rome 2020-08-28 15
Wind Surf, Spanish Symphony Cruise ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-08-28 8
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-29 9
Sea Cloud Spirit, Western Mediterranean ex Lisbon to Rome 2020-08-29 13
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-30 9
Amalia Rodrigues, (POI_ETE) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-08-31 7
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-01 9
Silver Moon, ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-09-03 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-03 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-04 9
Harmony V, Glories of Spain ex Lisbon to Malaga 2020-09-04 7
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-05 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-06 9
Sirena, Vineyards & Vignettes ex Lisbon to London 2020-09-07 7
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-08 9
Infinity, Best of Spain & Portugal ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-09-09 10
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-10 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-11 9
Pursuit, Iberia Intensive ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-09-11 8
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-12 9
Gil Eanes, (POI) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-13 7
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-13 9
Shadow, ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-09-13 11
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-15 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-17 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-18 9
Harmony V, Glories of Spain ex Lisbon to Malaga 2020-09-18 7
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-19 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-20 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-24 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-24 10
Europa 2, Across the Atlantic with Freedom ex Lisbon to New York 2020-09-24 12
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-25 9
Spirit, ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-09-25 12
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-26 9
Ovation, Iberian & Riviera Autumn ex Lisbon to Monte Carlo 2020-09-26 7
Ovation, Autumn Isles ex Lisbon to Athens 2020-09-26 14
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-27 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-09-29 9
Infinity, Best of Spain & Portugal ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-09-29 10
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-01 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-02 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-03 9
Splendida, Portugal Spain France Italy Morocco ex Lisbon Return 2020-10-03 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-04 9
Sirena, Canaries to Catalonia ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2020-10-04 10
Sirena, Iberia & Coastal Gems ex Lisbon to Monte Carlo 2020-10-04 17
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-06 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-08 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-09 9
Miguel Torga, (POI) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-09 7
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-10 9
Le Dumont D'Urville, Canary Islands & Cape Verde ex Lisbon to Dakar 2020-10-11 10
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-11 9
Splendida, Portugal Spain France Italy Morocco ex Lisbon Return 2020-10-12 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-13 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-15 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-16 9
Riviera, Villages & Vineyards ex Lisbon to Rome 2020-10-16 12
Riviera, Atlantic Silhouettes ex Lisbon to Miami 2020-10-16 28
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-17 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-18 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-20 9
Miguel Torga, (POI) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-21 7
Splendida, Portugal Spain France Italy Morocco ex Lisbon Return 2020-10-21 9
Royal Clipper, Westbound Transatlantic Cruise ex Lisbon to Bridgetown 2020-10-22 16
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-22 10
Le Lyrial, Ocean Voyage ex Lisbon to Montevideo 2020-10-23 17
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-23 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-24 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-25 9
Infante Don Henrique, (PLI) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-26 7
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-27 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-29 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-30 9
Splendida, Portugal Spain France Italy Morocco ex Lisbon Return 2020-10-30 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-10-31 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-01 9
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-03 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-05 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-06 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-07 9
Odyssey, Atlantic Odyssey ex Lisbon to Bridgetown 2020-11-07 14
Odyssey, Atlantic & Caribbean Odyssey ex Lisbon to Bridgetown 2020-11-07 21
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-08 9
Splendida, Portugal Spain France Italy ex Lisbon to Genoa 2020-11-08 4
Miguel Torga, (PLI) Lisbon Porto & Douro Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-09 7
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-10 9
Journey, Western Africa Adventure ex Lisbon to Cape Town 2020-11-10 22
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-12 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-13 9
Grandiosa, Portugal & Brazil ex Lisbon to Santos 2020-11-13 13
Grandiosa, Portugal & Brazil ex Lisbon to Salvador 2020-11-13 10
Grandiosa, Portugal & Brazil ex Lisbon to Rio De Janeiro 2020-11-13 12
Quest, Portuguese Quest ex Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro 2020-11-14 16
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-14 9
Voyager, Inspired Iberia & The Ivory Coast ex Lisbon to Cape Town 2020-11-14 24
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-15 9
Infinity, Morocco & Canary Islands ex Lisbon to Miami 2020-11-16 14
Wind Surf, Ocean Crossings ex Lisbon to Philipsburg 2020-11-16 13
Torgil, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-17 9
Sao Gabriel, Portugal Spain & Douro River Valley ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-19 10
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-20 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-21 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-22 9
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-27 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-28 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-11-29 9
Star Legend, Ocean Crossings ex Lisbon to San Juan 2020-11-30 13
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-12-04 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-12-05 9
Osfrid, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-12-06 9
Hemming, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-12-11 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-12-12 9
Helgrim, Portugals Rivers of Gold ex Lisbon to Porto 2020-12-19 9
Quest, Spain Intensive Voyage ex Lisbon to Rome 2021-03-20 12
Journey, Iberia Intensive Voyage ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-09 8
Preziosa, Grand Voyage ex Lisbon to Hamburg 2021-04-10 8
Seaside, Mediterranean ex Lisbon to Genoa 2021-04-11 6
Symphony, Canary Island & Iberian Intrigue ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-13 11
Wind Star, Treasures Of Southern Spain And Morocco ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-13 10
Wind Star, Romance of The West Med ex Lisbon to Rome 2021-04-13 17
Star Pride, Spanish Serenade ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-15 8
LÁustral, Gastronomy Vineyards & Grands Crus ex Lisbon to St Malo 2021-04-17 9
Royal Clipper, Spain & Morocco ex Lisbon to Malaga 2021-04-19 5
Star Legend, Artists & Idols Of Iberia ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-19 10
Silhouette, Portugal, Spain & France Cruise ex Lisbon to Southampton 2021-04-19 11
Sea Cloud II, Journey 2110 ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-21 7
Wind Surf, A Spanish Symphony ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-24 8
Wind Surf, Enchantment of Western Med ex Lisbon to Rome 2021-04-24 15
Shadow, Voyage S210428012 ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-04-28 12
Wind, ex Lisbon to London 2021-05-05 12
Europa 2, Beautiful Facets of Western Europe ex Lisbon to Hamburg 2021-05-09 13
SDI, Voyage 12118 ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-05-11 11
Sea Cloud Spirit, Journey 2115 ex Lisbon to Bilbao 2021-05-18 8
Riviera, Canaries to Catalonia ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-05-24 10
Riviera, Seaside Getaway ex Lisbon to Monte Carlo 2021-05-24 17
Whisper, Transoceanic Cruise ex Lisbon to New York 2021-05-25 12
Europa, Europe's Blossoming Fire Islands ex Lisbon to Hamburg 2021-05-31 16
Sojourn, Vintage Europe ex Lisbon to Amsterdam 2021-06-05 14
Sojourn, Scenic Splendors Of Europe ex Lisbon to Copenhagen 2021-06-05 28
Quest, Wine & Culture Voyage ex Lisbon to Southampton 2021-06-13 11
Cloud, ex Lisbon to Reykjavik 2021-06-16 17
Star Pride, Cruising On The Atlantic Coast ex Lisbon to London 2021-07-04 10
Venture, Pre-Inaurgural Highlights of English Channel ex Lisbon to Greenwich 2021-07-05 10
SDI, Voyage 12126 ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-07-17 7
Europa 2, Idyllic Islands in the Atlantic ex Lisbon Return 2021-07-17 13
Nautica, Coastal Mediterranean ex Lisbon to Rome 2021-07-18 10
Europa 2, Inspiring Cities & Beautiful Beaches ex Lisbon to Mallorca 2021-07-30 8
Silver Moon, ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-08-09 7
Wind Surf, Myths & Masterpieces of the Mediterranean ex Lisbon to Rome 2021-08-16 44
Wind Surf, Spanish Symphony Cruise ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-08-16 8
Wind Surf, Star Collector: From Greek Gods to Gaudi ex Lisbon to Athens 2021-08-16 28
Wind Surf, Star Collector: Flamenco of the Mediterranean ex Lisbon to Athens 2021-08-16 18
Infinity, Best of Spain & Portugal Cruise ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-08-30 10
Journey, Spain Intensive ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-09-08 10
Infinity, Best of Spain & Portugal Cruise ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-09-19 10
Star Legend, Souks & Sherries: Iberia & Morocco ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-09-27 10
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Lisbon Return 2021-09-27 9
Marina, Iberia To Italia ex Lisbon to Venice 2021-10-04 12
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Lisbon Return 2021-10-06 9
Spirit, ex Lisbon Return 2021-10-08 12
Endeavor, Expedition Atlantic Isles ex Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro 2021-10-09 18
Infinity, Best of Spain & Portugal Cruise ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-10-09 10
Wind, ex Lisbon to Dakar 2021-10-12 17
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Lisbon Return 2021-10-15 9
Spirit, ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2021-10-20 10
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Lisbon Return 2021-10-24 10
Silver Dawn, ex Lisbon to Ft Lauderdale 2021-11-02 13
Sojourn, Autumn Atlantic Sojourn ex Lisbon to Miami 2021-11-06 12
Sojourn, Autumn Atlantic & Caribbean Gems ex Lisbon to Miami 2021-11-06 23
Quest, Westward Quest Voyage ex Lisbon to Miami 2021-11-14 12
Spirit, ex Lisbon to Ft Lauderdale 2021-11-28 11
Pursuit, Western Africa Voyage ex Lisbon to Cape Town 2021-11-30 21
Insignia, World Cruise 2022 Sector ex Lisbon to New York 2022-06-14 21
Europa 2, Atlantic Islands & Andalusia ex Lisbon to Malaga 2022-07-05 13
Symphony, Fabled Lands & Vineyards ex Lisbon to London 2022-07-07 12
Symphony, Escape to Espana ex Lisbon to Barcelona 2022-09-19 7
Symphony, Grand Journey: Mediterannean & Holy Lands ex Lisbon to Athens 2022-11-08 21

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