CHALLENGELISBOA – 5 Travel Tips You Should Not Miss

If you love triathlon and travelling CHALLENGELISBOA is the perfect opportunity to have a mix of both! CHALLENGELISBOA has grown over the past 3 years and is facing the biggest competition open to the professional, beginners and the whole family.

Top 5 Travel Tips:

LX Factory

Enjoy this young and fresh hipster neighborhood in an old industrial district with artists presenting their work in old warehouses and alternative cafes, second hand shops and designer studios. Feel the vibe of the young generation of Lissabon and get inspiration from spectacular street art in the streets.

Aqueduto das Águas Livres

Visit the ancient aqueduct Aqueduto das Aguas Livres which is one of the worlds largest aqueducts and was build in the 18th century. It ranges on a length of 19 km and reaches from the cities Queluz to Caneças and connects with the neighborhood Campolide in Lisboa. It plays a crucial role in the water supply of the whole city and is always worth it to visit.

Christo Rei Statue

Sitting enthroned 113 meters above the sea the Cristo Rei Statue is one of portugals highest buildings and offers a spectacular panoramic view over Lisboa. The statue is a copy of the statue of the one in Rio de Janeiro and not less awe-inspiring. With a total high of 103 Meters the statue is one of the highest in the world.

Portuguese Cuisine in the Casa dal India

Enjoy the typical mediterranean cuisine of Lisboa in the Casa dal India. The freshest swordfish, gilthead and the warm and welcoming atmosphere in this small restaurant will give you the best impression of the life of the locals.

Belem District

A must do is a walk through the Belem district of Lisboa. You can see the old monastery Mosteiro dos Jerónimos which belongs to the world cultural heritage, visit the grave of famous navigator Vasco da Gama. For a snack you need to try the Confeitaría de Belém, a delicious creme tartlet and if you are heading to the waterfront you should visit the fortified tower Torre de Belém, which was build to defend the river outfall.