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    Lisbon: Football fever

    A scarlet vortex of whirling scarves, SL Benfica’s Estádio da Luz is a monument to the beautiful game, and the perfect place to get to know the locals Read More»

  • Mercado da Ribeira, Lisbon. Image: Alamy

    Food: Lisbon

    From cheap and cheerful to refined, Portugal’s capital is a foodie mecca Read More»

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    I heart my city: Lisbon

    As part of our March cover story, we asked a selection of writers from around the globe which cities have stolen their hearts Read More»

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    Portugal: The open road

    Follow the historic Camino Portugués route from Lisbon to the Spanish holy city of Santiago de Compostela for some classic Iberian scenery. But expect an occasional battering by the elements Read More»

  • Pena Palace, Lisbon, Portugal. Image: Turismo de Portugal

    Family travel: Lisbon

    The Portuguese capital is one of Europe’s most atmospheric cities, and with beaches, surfing breaks and romantic castles just 25 minutes away, it’s a serious alternative to the Algarve Read More»