This week in Lisbon: Week 31

by Lisboeta

Get ready for a new a new week, full of new stuff to do around the city!

With high temperatures giving a break during the week (yes only during the week…), it’s the ideal time to get off the beach for a while.

Tourism of Lisbon released new incentives to promote the return of tourism to Portugal’s capital. Discounts on trips on Carristur, museums, wineries and more. In a year in all atypical, the tourism region of Lisbon is encouraging the Portuguese to discover the city. And it does it in the most desirable way: with campaigns, supported by promotions.

Discounts on boat trips through the Tagus or on land through the hills of the city, meals at special prices in restaurants and wineries and free entrances to exhibitions are just some of the incentives that the Lisbon Region has just added to the offers of the campaign “Encontrei Lisboa”, promoted by the Regional Tourism Entity of the Lisbon Region (ERT-RL) in collaboration with the Lisbon Tourism Association.

From July 16 to August 8 you will be able to see the exhibition “Bairro Arte” & “Correnteza Housing, in the Circle of Arquitetura, in Dafundo. This is a project from the Municipality of Oeiras that showcases a project research work of two groups of integrated master’s students of the Faculty of Architecture and Arts of the Lusíada University of Lisbon. To be seen from 2 PM to 7 PM, near Algés market.

A new “post-pandemic” reopening. Convento dos Capuchos to reopen this Saturday, August 1st. The monument that was originally closed not due the pandemic but due to restoration works will finally reopen. Among the interventions that were made in the buildings outside the main building, are the Terreiro da Fonte, the Chapel of the Lord in the Garden, the Bread Oven, the Fresco House, the Hortas Tank, and the House of the Alguidares. In the main building, the restoration of the convent’s roofs, the restoration of the Guardian’s Cell, and the execution of the interior infrastructures were completed

The entrance price to Convento dos Capuchos is 7€ for adults; and €5.50 for children over six years old, or seniors. The monument is open every day between 9 am and 6:30 pm, with the last entrance taking place at 6 pm.

Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa) and Church Tower have also reopen to groups visitation. The visiting hours are from 10 am to 6 pm, in both, and the last entry is at 17:00. To make the visit, it is necessary to use mask, as well as disinfect hands at the beginning and at the end — available at the entrances, access to the exhibition halls, and in the shops.

lisbon cathedral

Visits must be pre-booked. You can book by email [email protected], and by email (+351) 915 750 601 and (+351) 916 690 114.

And finally and as it’s tradition every week, a new music festival confirmation: The Strokes and Faith No More are confirmed for NOS Alive 2021.

Have a nice week!

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