Lisbon practice, know

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Identity Card:
  • People 545 000 hab .

  • Country Portugal

  • Language Portuguese

  • Demonym: Lisbonnin, Lisboners or Lisbon.

  • agglomeration of the Population 2245000 hab.

    • Currency Euro

    • Payment Cards credit card Visa or Mastercard widely accepted .

    • Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro

    • Restaurants
      Cheap : less than € 8 / person
      Average : 10to-15 € / person
      Premium . more than 30 € / person.

    • accommodation
      Cheap : around 10-20 euros / night (mainly hostels in dormitory). Average : 40 to 60 euros / night (2-3 stars, more or less well located for a double room). Premium : from 90-100 euros / night .


      How to get there?

      • By Air: Lisbon Airport is the largest in Portugal, is located 7km from the city and connected downtown by Metro red line. (15 minutes). Companies TAP, Swiss Air, Air France, KLM, Alitalia and easyJet serve the airport from Paris .

      • By bus: It is possible to travel to Lisbon via the Eurolines bus from any large city in France, or to use the Rede Expresso company from Porto.

      • By train: There are Madrid-Lisbon routes and Irun-Lisbon (night trains in particular), as well as trains from Coimbra and Porto .

        On site:

        • Car Heavy traffic and little respected rules of conduct, it is best to leave your car in the car park and take public transport .

        • Bus and tram : There are 5 lines of Eletrico, fairly old trams operating in the city center, the yellow trams provide public transport and the red tourist service.

        • Metro : There are 4 subway lines and 4 lines of commuter trains .

          • Tips Think to bring the European Health Insurance Card, the request must be made to your insurance fund at least disease 15 days before departure.

            • Crime and pickpocketing : Lisbon is a relatively safe city, there are however some areas where we must be careful, especially at night, in districts of Alfama, Baixa, the Castle of Sao Jorge and the Bairro Alto. On weekends, the meat soûles off the streets and you could mess, plus it is a lot of petty crime and certainly many pickpockets.

              • Climate oceanic climate with mild, wet winters and hot summers.

              • Average temperatures 25 & deg; C in summer and 10 & deg; C in winter .

              • Best time to reach : The spring and summer are usually warm and sunny, two excellent time to get to Lisbon.

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