The Sunniest Capital of Europe
A city with Stories to Tell
Enjoying around 260 sunny days per year, Lisbon is known as the city of the ‘seven hills’. Castelo, Graça, Monte, Penha de França, São Pedro de Alcântara, Santa Catarina and Estrela are some of its historic neighbourhoods. Discover the birthplace of Fado, where tradition and centuries of history mingle with the street art and famous art galleries, in a perfect symphony. This is a city famous for its hospitality which will make you feel at home right away. Emerging from 19th century popular music and traditions, Fado is heard at social and festive gatherings. Fado is our music, it is our greatest form of musical expression! A sustainable and feel-good city that constantly invests in improving the urban environment and quality of life. On 21 June 2018 Lisbon was elected European Green Capital 2020 and is the 4th healthiest city in the world in which to live in 2022 according to a study from Money.co.uk.