About Lisboa

A place where ancient history blends seamlessly with vibrant modernity, creating a tapestry of colors and emotions

Lisbon is a friendly and cosmopolitan city by tradition. Spread across seven hills overlooking the majestic Tagus River, Lisbon is a key business centre and a historical capital of unusual character and charm. Its ever growing offer of world class venues, hotels and other attractive features make it a popular choice for major international events.

Lisbon is a multicultural city modelled by 1000 years of cultural influences and its rich maritime past, which mingle with modern trends and life style creating intricate and spectacular contrasts. Thanks to its close proximity to Cascais, the world heritage of Sintra and the Arrábida amazing nature, Lisbon is also a “Resort City”.

In 2015 the city received the prime European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) label and in 2017 it was selected by the prestigious design magazine Wallpaper as the best city in the world. Moreover, Lisbon is blessed with a mild, sunny climate and offers world-class gastronomy choices.

It will be a great pleasure and honor to welcoming you to this charming city in 2024.

Awards and distinctions:

• Recognized by ICCA in 2019 with the 2 nd position worldwide as one of the best cities to hold International Association’s conferences and congresses (International Congress and Convention Association www.iccaworld.org)

• Awarded by WTA (World Travel Awards) as:

World's Leading City Destination 2018

World's Leading City Break Destination 2019

Europe´s Leading City Tourist Board 2019

Europe´s Leading City Tourist Board 2020

World's Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2022

Europe's Leading City Break Destination 2022

Europe's Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2022

• Lisboa was awarded as the European Green Capital in 2020

• Lisboa has 900 hectares of diversified forest Monsanto park is known as the lung of the city of Lisboa There's also plenty of gardens, botanical and public parks