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It's no secret: it's perfectly possible to get lost in Lisbon’s typical streets and neighborhoods for days and not even realize how much time has gone by. But now that summer is fast approaching, don’t forget that Portugal’s capital is only two minutes away from the coast, with fantastic dunes and beaches. So, if you feel like a change of scenery and working on your tan, we suggest these 5 neighboring beaches: they’re not two, but 30 minutes away from Lisbon, and each one is perfect for a day well spent by the sea and taking a good dip in the ocean...

We favor walking tours with strategic stops to enjoy local culture, to tell and listen to the stories and customs of each neighborhood, to savor local tidbits and immerse ourselves in the authenticity of every corner in Lisbon. With the arrival of June, we have even more reasons to get outside and go for a stroll, this time in a joyful atmosphere with the typical Santo António festivities.

Let’s go outside!
There may be more than a hundred festivities organized and spread throughout the city in honor of our dear Santo António (a matchmaker, and so much more!) and choosing which one to attend depends on so many factors: location, type of party, food, music, duration or so many other attractions that the different programs of the popular festivities propose...

Closely linked to the ancient pagan feasts that celebrated the beginning of spring, Easter also symbolizes rebirth, reunion and renewal. From the impressive processions to the deep cleaning of homes, from fasting during Lent to the overflowing tables of Easter Sunday, this is a unique celebration in our country.

The role of food during Easter
With a strong connection to food, the Easter season begins on Ash Wednesday with a fast that lasts for 40 days, where the consumption of meat is avoided on Fridays...