Lisbon is the largest and the capital town of Portugal, it is located close to the Atlantic Ocean on hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo.
The western part of the city owns the Monsanto Forest Park, a protected forest with a interesting ecosystem.
Lisbon is rich in points of natural and cultural interest. Walking around the city you will find many architecture styles, here you can find romanesque, gothic, manueline, baroque, modern and postmodern buildings. The city presents also many historical and suggestive boulevards, as Avenida da Liberdade.
Worth visiting are the National Museum of Ancient Art, that presents art collection from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century, the National Azulejo Museum, dedicated to the azulejo, a particular technique to painting, the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, shows collections of ancient and modern art and the many others.
During your trip in Lisbon you have also to visit the Belém Tower, a fortified tower, and Jerónimos Monastery, now part in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In addition Lisbon is surrounded by a large number of beautiful and sandy beaches with a crystal clear sea, here you can enjoy every kinds of water activities.
Lisbon is the perfect destination for those wanting to discover the life of an important european capital city, its relevant history and its beautiful beaches where relaxing. Thanks to its versatility, Lisbon is capable of seducing even the most restrained visitor.