The city of Lisbon is the largest city and also the capital of Portugal. It’s location on the western Iberian Peninsula, with the waters of River Tagus and the Atlantic Ocean enveloping it and lending it an indisputable charm and pleasing topography, provides one of the best reasons why tourists choose to flock to this city. If you are thinking of booking airfares and heading to the shores of Lisbon this vacation, then the city won’t disappoint you.
With the honor of being the seventh-most-visited-city in the Southern part of Europe, Lisbon is a great destination and gives you ample reason to come and stay here and fall in love with the place.
If you have managed to book cheap flights to Lisbon this May, then you can think of sampling the local festivities and events and adding them onto your itinerary. If you love music and sports, then May is a fantastic month for you to pack your bags and grab the cheap flight tickets. The month kicks off with the SL Benfica Liga Sagres Football Season to be held at the Estádio da Luz and continues throughout the month. Making your holiday more melodious are the musical events, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Gulbenkian Choir and the Rock in Rio. If you have a penchant for classical music then nothing can come close to the Orchestra and Choir lined up to be held till May 18th this year in Lisbon. Let the soloists serenade you and the conductors spellbound you this vacation as you lose yourself to these mellifluous strains coming out of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. But if you admire and relish music of a different kind then Rock in Rio it is for you. Lend your ears to soul, blue and rock. Some of the star attractions of the event are Metallica, and Bruce Springsteen. So grab your tickets and book your flight to Lisbon now. There is also a Lisbon Book Fair for the pleasure of the bibliophiles.
If you are planning to vacation at Lisbon in June then the events you can plan your trip around to are National Ballet of Portugal, IndieLisboa-the film festival, Festival Silêncio! - a slam poetry and spoken word contest, Festas de Lisboa- a heritage festival that celebrates the days of the Saints and culminates into a city wide party on the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, Fado Festival- the Mecca for undiscovered Fado music interpreters and Almada International Theater Festival.
July brings forth more events for you to take pleasure from. The ones that must not be missed are Festival in the Square, Delta-Tejo Festival, Lisbon Pride and the International Handicrafts Fair. These events provide adequate reason to you to forget all worries and become one with the locals. The entire capital is bedecked and everyone is seen having a fantastic time. So what’s holding you back?
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