Since I’ve lived in Lisbon for nearly a full year now, so I can offer some first-hand information on the best time to visit. For tips on places to see in Lisbon, be sure to check my city guide!
Visiting Lisbon in winter
Is it the best time to visit Portugal? No, objectively speaking, it’s not. If you want to visit Lisbon and get the most out of it, you should wait at least for the spring.
However, can it be a good time to visit? Sure! The month of January in particular is great for visitors from Northern Europe who want to kick off the new year with a city trip in a mild climate.
December and January may get quite rainy and cold, but there are also fewer tourists, which makes it easier to have a more personal and unhurried experience. You may actually get onto Tram 28 without queuing for ages!
Rainy days are very likely but there are countless museums and historical buildings you can visit, not to…
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