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Lisbon Vacation for Families

Make a Lisbon vacation for families your next amazing adventure! As the capital of Portugal, this colorful city is full of culture and history; from ancient ruins to engaging museums and beautiful scenery. Portuguese culture also holds family in high regard, so it’s unsurprising Lisbon is a wonderful city for a kid-friendly vacation! Before you go, however, there’s some planning you should do first. Consult our list of Lisbon: Important Information for tips on currency exchange, social customs, and more things to know before visiting Lisbon as a family. Then, if you’re searching for somewhere to stay during your Lisbon vacation, families will love these kid-friendly Lisbon hotels. Between apartment-style accommodations and upscale luxury hotels, you’ll feel like royalty in this Portuguese city! Lisbon is also a great place to plan an extended stay as a family, as seen in our helpful Three-Week Portugal Itinerary With Kids. 

A Lisbon vacation also promises families lots of things to do. In fact, you’ll find some amazing things to do in Lisbon with kids! Children of all ages will love attractions like the Lisbon Zoo or the Lisbon Aquarium. Or, visit the Lisbon Science Museum, and the Electricity Museum, which features interactive exhibits. Everyone in the family will enjoy trips to the National Tile Museum and Castelo de Saõ Jorge (St. George’s Castle), as well as a ride on Tram 28. If the weather is nice, maybe embark on a day trip to the beautiful Lisbon suburb of Belem, located along the Tragus River.  When it’s time for a snack, stop by Pasteis de Belem for their world-famous custard tarts. Then, maybe take a ride on one of Lisbon’s Cable Cars to enjoy lovely views. Whenever take your Lisbon vacation for families, your memories here will last a lifetime!



A dad carrying his son on his back in a yellow backpack walks up a flight of outdoor stairs in Lisbon.

Best Hotels in Lisbon for Families (All Parent-Recommended)

What are the best places to stay in Lisbon with kids? As one of the most family-friendly cities in Portugal, this gorgeous destination truly has it all! In case you’re not sure where to start planning your stay, we’ve compiled everything you’ll need to know.

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