Lisbon Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Lisbon in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Lisbon in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Lisbon itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Lisbon.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Lisbon for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Lisbon
  • Staying in Lisbon and wondering how to spend 2 days in Lisbon with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Lisbon
  • Want to create Lisbon itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Lisbon

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Lisbon

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Lisbon. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Lisbon as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Lisbon.

2 Days in Lisbon - Perfect Weekend Guide

On 1st November 1755, Lisbon shook under the tremors of a massive earthquake followed by a devastating tsunami. Today, upon visiting the city, it is hard to believe that Lisbon ever suffered at the hands of a natural disaster. While the city is historically rich, it does not lack in showcasing its modern side through many of its skyscrapers. Visit its quaint districts and you will be transported back in time. With a plethora of fine dining restaurants, this city can take you on a delicious gastronomic journey. If you are planning to spend 2 days in Lisbon, then honestly, you will have to hurry through the city to take in all that it has to offer. Here is an ideal itinerary, using which you will be able to make the most of your time.

How to spend 2 days in Lisbon?

Day 1 In Lisbon 

Start off your 48 hours in Lisbon by exploring the heart of the city. The Baixa district and Alfama are centrally located close to each other in Lisbon. First, visit the Baixa district where your first stop would be the Santa Justa Lift which dates back to the 18th century. Then make your way to the huge Rossio Square which is a famous meeting place amongst locals and tourists alike. The square has many good restaurants and cafes. Then you may visit the Commercial Square which not only offers you panoramic views but also serves as an important transport hub. Let your last stops in the Baixa district be the pink Foz Palace and the art deco Eden theater. Then move on to explore the Alfama District. This is a quaint area which effectively makes you step back in time. Navigate through the narrow streets of this district by riding the yellow tram. Make a stop at the Lisbon Castle from where you can treat your eyes to panoramic views of the Baixa district. Then hurry towards the Saint Anthony Cathedral. End your day on a high note by watching the sunset from Miradouro de Santa Luzia. This is an observation deck offering picturesque vistas of the entire city and river Tagus.

Day 2 In Lisbon

On your second and last day in Lisbon, start off early morning by visiting the Belem district which has a number of parks and monuments. This district runs along the banks of River Tagus. You must first visit the beautiful Jeronimos monastery which is a stunning piece of architecture exhibiting different styles. Then stop at the Berardo Collection Museum which has an extensive collection of modern and contemporary art. Then you can admire the stunning Discovery Monument which represents Portuguese Age of Discovery in the 15th and 16th century. If time permits, you may visit the Parks of Nations in Lisbon. This huge park has many features. You must take a ride on the cable car which offers views of the 15 kilometers long Vasco da Gama bridge. Also, a place that deserves your visit to the Park of Nations is the Lisbon Oceanarium which has four huge tanks housing many aquatic animals. End your day by having a delicious Portuguese dinner at any of the numerous restaurants in the park.

With this Lisbon itinerary of 2 days in hand, you will surely get to explore the entire city in limited time.

Tours and Activities in Lisbon for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Lisbon

Best Hotels in Lisbon for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Lisbon itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Lisbon. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Lisbon.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Lisbon. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Lisbon.

What Next?

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