Narrow cobbled streets to wide boulevards, ancient craft quarters against shopping streets with expensive boutiques and brand shops, the big city to small fishing villages with sandy beaches – contrasts on contrasts in the capital of Portugal. All the more intriguing as harmoniously meet in Lisbon Old and Modern.
With hot summers and mild winters Lisbon is well worth a visit all year round. The sights of the city and its beautiful surroundings are ideal for long inquiries. With a Sixt car hire in Lisbon the most beautiful places of Portugal are only a short distance away and at a coastal tour the south, you decide when and where is stopped.
The hiring of your rental car upon arrival at Lisbon airport happens quickly and easily. The collection and return of rental cars can be done 24 hours a day, so you are 100% flexible in planning your vacation. Sixt offers a wide range of different vehicle models. Small but perfectly formed as the Peugeot 107, a little more spacious as the Opel Astra or fast and luxurious as the Audi A6 – You decide which car is right for you.
As an alternative to renting at the airport is also possible to pick up the rental car at the city office. Unlimited mileage, third party liability and comprehensive insurance included with deductible, of course with Sixt.
It is built on seven hills city scores with its splendid location as well as the many historic and modern buildings.
Worth seeing is the Ponte Vasco da Gama is, with 17 kilometers of the longest bridge of the continent, leading to the other district. Take the six-lane highway from the center over the bridge to the Christo Rei statue. From the base of the statue there is a wonderful view of the city.
Not to be missed is also the location high above the center of Lisbon Castelo de Sao Jorge. The fortress thrilled with the beautiful gardens and the breathtaking view of the capital of Portugal.
Also worth a visit are the Torre Belem directly at the harbor entrance, the Campo Pequeno, where in the summer take place exciting bullfights or the white Basilica da Estrela.
Again and again popular is the ride with the tram number 28, which is a truly exciting experience with its spectacular route through narrow alleys and curves.
Lisbon is worth both the drive to the north and to the south. Along the Atlantic coast or on the motorway is about in just a few hours to the south coast of the country, where waiting in the Algarve more than 100 beaches.
It is worthwhile to visit the town of Silves, the former capital of the Moorish empire. The main attraction of the picturesque town, the scores with narrow streets and well-preserved old buildings, is the imposing Castle of the Moors. The castle impresses with its stunning location overlooking the city and the numerous towers.