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Key information about Lisbon

Population

517,000

Country
Portugal
Money
Currency
EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Exchange rate
1 USD = 0.83 EUR
ATM fees

1 EUR - 5 EUR per withdrawal (plus your own bank's fees)

Credit cards

Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX)

Tipping

5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars

Airport
Main airport

Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS)

Airport to city center

Taxi (~20 EUR), Uber (~12 EUR), Aerobus (~4 EUR)

Other options

Porto (OPO) - Portugal's second largest city is only 4 hours away by train

Transportation
Taxi apps

Uber, FreeNow

Public transportation

Metro: 1.50 EUR per ride
Tram: 1.50 EUR per ride, 3 EUR if purchased on board
Bus: 1.50 EUR per ride, 2 EUR if purchased on board

Getting around

A green Viva Viagem card can be topped up and used for discounted rates on all public transportation, can be purchased at ticket offices or station machines

SIM card
Best options

Vodafone

Expected cost

20 EUR for 5GB of data valid for 1 month

How to buy

Vodafone kiosk at the airport, official stores in the city. 5 minutes needed.

Language
Official language(s)

Portuguese

Level of English

Very high

Food
Tap water

Drinkable

Overall cuisine

Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries

Local food specialities

Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana

Eat like a local

Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants

Vegetarian / vegan options

401 listings on Happy Cow

Food delivery apps

UberEats, Glovo

Supermarkets

Minipreco: Standard supermarket, several locations, average prices
Continente: Standard supermarket, several locations, average prices, online shopping available
Spar: Standard supermarket, several locations, average prices, online shopping available
Pingo Doce: Standard supermarket, several locations, average prices
El Corte Inglรฉs: Gourmet supermarket, higher prices
Local markets: Several around the city, good deals on fruits, vegetables, spices, cheese, bread, meat, fish, seafood and desserts