5 activities to do on the Lisbon coast

Lisbon is a city full of life that deserves to be explored by you to the last detail! There are always activities to do in the city, new places to discover, parties taking place and new restaurants to visit.

If you love to watch the river, the Lisbon coast is the perfect place to enjoy your holidays in the Portuguese capital. And if you think that by the Tagus river there are not much more activities to do, except eat in one of the many restaurants of the Alcântara docks or ride a scooter, you’re totally wrong!

Find out 5 activities to do on the Lisbon coast that will make your vacations much more exciting!

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Why hold your company’s summer events aboard a tour boat?


Hot days are here to stay and can be used by your business for a variety of purposes!

For example, you can give your employees a different day by hosting teambuilding events and workshops, as well as hosting an event dedicated to your customers and partners, such as business meetings, new product presentations, incentives and congresses, or even a wine tasting event. This may also be a good time to hold that media meeting you’ve been wanting to hold for so long, by organizing an unique press conference.

In fact, summer is the best time of year to host corporate events, as the hot days are perfect for socializing and there is no risk that the event will be ruined by the weather.

If your business is in Lisbon and you want to make your summer events truly creative and unforgettable, there’s nothing like organizing them aboard a sailboat. Here’s why!

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Lisbon on the other side of the river: What to do?

Although the Portuguese capital – Lisbon – includes a geographical area only in the north area of the Tagus river, the truth is the Lisbon Metropolitan Area encompasses several municipalities on both sides of the river.

In the south of the Tagus river, you find a quieter lifestyle than in the city of Lisbon, conducive to a greater sense of peace and tranquility, greater contact with nature and magnificent views of the Portuguese capital.

If you are tired of spending your holidays in busy cities, find out what to do in Lisbon on the other side of the river!

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5 ideas to enjoy the summer in Lisbon!

Temperatures are increasing and many are already taking a vacation to enjoy the hot days. If you are planning to visit Lisbon this summer, but do not know what to do in the Portuguese capital, we’ll give you a hand!

Although Lisbon is only a few kilometers away from fantastic beaches, there is no lack of city activities to enjoy your summer in Lisbon.

Get to know 5 ideas to make the most of the Portuguese capital during the summer!

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Leão Holandês Captain distinguished with a Vote of Praise by the Lisbon City Council!

Dirk Willem Gesink, captain of Leão Holandês and founder of the company Gesink Naútica, to which Leão Holandês sailboat belongs, was recently distinguished by the Lisbon City Council with a Vote of Praise, for its pioneering and huge contribution to maritime tourism in Portugal.

Dirk Gesink was the first to bring Nautic Tourism to Lisbon, over 30 years ago, and is now unanimously distinguished for having revolutionized maritime tourism in the Portuguese capital, placing it on a par with other European capitals. The public Vote of Praise to Dirk Willem Gesink also aimed to distinguish the important work he develops in the maritime industry in Lisbon and the magnificent contribution that he has made in publicizing the city.

The Vote of Praise award took place aboard Leão Holandês, on the Dutch Portuguese Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Sailing Trip, being handed by Ambassador Nienke Trooster and initiative taker, Thomas Hall de Beuvink.

The event was also supported by Gesink Turismo Náutico, Central Cervejas, serving beers and Luso refreshments to guests, Ana Borba Catering (owner of Pastanaga restaurant, in Santos), responsible for the delicious food at the event, and Sérgio Neves and Helena Martins, responsible for the music on board!

We sincerely congratulate Dirk Gesink and all his crew for receiving this distinction!

Which are the best museums in Lisbon?

Lisbon is full of stories to tell. The cultural heritage of the Portuguese capital is distributed among its numerous museums dedicated to art, science, the discoveries and even to characteristic elements of Portugal such as the Portuguese tile.

Some of Lisbon’s museums are relatively new, with light and modern architectural lines, while the more classic ones take you on a journey through time. However, if you are going to visit Lisbon for only a few days, it is impossible to visit all the museums in the city. For this reason, we have gathered the 5 best museums in Lisbon that you cannot miss!

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Discover an unforgettable nightlife in Lisbon! 3 fun activities you can’t miss

The nightlife in Lisbon is to be enjoyed to the fullest! From the historic districts of the city to the Tagus river, everything can be availed to carry out fun activities and fraternize, while getting to know the Portuguese capital.

Since Lisbon is one of the safest European capitals, you can stroll around and enjoy the night until dawn, starting as soon as the sun goes down.

Lisbon nights are lively, especially at weekends, so you can take advantage of your holidays in Lisbon to get to know the city at night. To help you, we’ll tell you 3 fun activities to do in Lisbon that will make your night even more special!

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What to do in Alcântara? 4 outdoor activities!

Alcântara is one of the most visited places in Lisbon and one of the most developed ones in recent years, offering an extensive list of outdoor activities.

During the week or at the weekend, there is a huge range of choice when the question is “What to do in Alcântara?“. With the Tagus river right next to it, there is nothing better than to enjoy this area of the Portuguese capital for funny outdoor activities!

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3 tours in Lisbon by the river that you cannot miss!

Lisbon is a city full of life and places to discover! One of the most important areas of the city is undoubtedly the waterfront area, including Belém and the Alcântara docks.

On the waterfront, tours in Lisbon become even more special and, as such, this place attracts thousands of Portuguese and tourists throughout the year. Discover some of the waterfront tours that you cannot miss if you are planning to visit the Portuguese capital!

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Places to organize outdoor events in Lisbon: find out where to organize yours!

Spring has arrived and brought with it the perfect time of the year to organize your corporate event in Lisbon! The good weather of the Portuguese capital is inviting not only to a greater attendance of guests but also allows you to hold your event outdoors, one of the greatest reasons for events success.

In fact, one of the best tips for organizing events is to do it outdoors, as it conveys an image of informality and gives your guests a perfect contact with nature.

Thus, spring and summer months are ideal to introduce new products or services in an original and appealing way, or even to organize press conferences, giving a special touch to the contact you have with the media.

If you are planning an event, but do not know places to organize events in Lisbon, do not panic! Meet 3 perfect locations to hold your event.

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