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Ready your wallet: shopping centers to reopen!

Almost all shopping centers in Portugal reopened on June 1st, when the third phase of deconfinement was initiated due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, in the Council of Ministers it was decided that the establishments of Greater Lisbon would remain closed — after all…
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Portugal beaches: a guide to the new rules

Portuguese Health Authorities have rolled out the definitive list of beach ‘do’s and dont’s for this extraordinary virus-blighted summer and the rules are not as strict as people had been fearing. The Navy will watch unsupervised beaches “to avoid situations…
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Gulbenkian art centre to close in August

The building that houses the Modern Art Collection of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon is to close in August, for about a year and a half to two years. According to the director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Penelope Curtis, in a statement to Lusa, the…
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Shopping Centers will only open on June 1st

Last Thursday, April 30, Prime Minister António Costa announced the measures that will be taken after the end of the third state of emergency. What had already been speculated has been confirmed: shopping centres and larger stores (more than 400 sqm) will only open in a…
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Central Lisbon introduces car restrictions

Traffic access to the downtown Baixa-Chiado area of central Lisbon, will be exclusively for residents, drivers with car signs and authorized vehicles, between 6:30am and 12am, from the summer, announced the city hall. From July/August a car sign/sticker will be necessary…
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Coronavirus

At the time of this writing Portugal has confirmed 13 cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Travelling to Portugal and worried? We got you covered. Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases…
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Visiting Lisbon on a budget? We’ve got you covered!

With summer season officially in full swing, thousands worldwide are flocking over to Lisbon for their dream summer vacation. Pristine coastlines and architectural marvels await, but that certainly doesn’t mean that you’ll have to cough out copious amounts for a good…
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3 Cathedrals in Lisbon you can't miss!

While Lisbon is thriving with all of the architectural landmarks and truly captivating sunsets, one cannot forget the cathedrals that it has to offer. Lisbon’s historical attachment to Catholicism has transformed the city in ways one cannot imagine. The prestigious walls…
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Top Five Reasons to Visit Lisbon!

Lisbon, Portugal is a beautiful and vibrant city that offers something for everyone, blending a long and rich cultural history with the modern sensibilities of a progressive, international center. From exciting nightlife and gorgeous beaches to quaint neighborhoods and…