As the oldest city in Western Europe, Lisbon, in Portugal, is steeped in history. It’s also one of the most affordable capitals in Europe, so you’re sure to get good value for money on a cheap holiday to Lisbon.

The Santa Justa lift is a practical necessity in a city full of hills like Lisbon, but this Neo-Gothic tower is striking and worth taking the time to see. Or, you can take a stroll around Alfama, the city’s oldest district.

Be sure to head to São Jorge Castle whose medieval fortifications shape the skyline of the district.

Belém Tower is a medieval masterpiece standing strong on the Tagus River. While you’re in Belem, check out the nearby Jerónimos Monastery, a lasting reminder of the church’s historic power in Portugal.

No one can miss the visit to Sintra and Cascais.

You can request a tailor made tour to Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais.

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