Our Lisbon Family Vacation

We went on a Lisbon family vacation in May and had a great trip. The weather was warm, but not unbearable yet!

Where to Eat:

Time Out Market was a fabulous place to grab a sampling of the city’s best restaurants. It’s definitely worth visiting for a meal or snack.

How to Get Around:

Tram 28 is a great way to see the city. The earlier you can go the better to avoid lines. We folded down our stroller and it was fine since crowds weren’t bad yet. I have heard that early or late is the best way to do tram.

Tips and Advice:

We had to travel with a double umbrella stroller which was somewhat difficult. The city has a lot of narrow streets and is extremely hilly. If you can avoid the need for a stroller, or take a travel single stroller, it will make navigating much easier. 

Favorite Activities: 

  • Belem – spend an afternoon here and visit the Jerónimos Monastery.
  • Cascais – This is a resort town reachable by public transportation and known for its sandy beaches and busy marina. 
  • The Castle of St. George – Visit to see some of the oldest architecture in Lisbon.
  • Alfama – This neighborhood has plenty to do and is worth exploring.

If you have been considering taking a Lisbon family vacation, I definitely recommend it. There is so much to see and do and the kids will love it as much as the adults!

by Dana Arnold

Popular Reads
A family of five stands on a sandy beach on a sunny day in Turks and Caicos.
Best Beaches® Turks and Caicos Review By A UK Family

Beaches Turks and Caicos may not seem like a typical vacation destination for a UK family to review, but trust Read more

Mother and daughter walking a horse on the beach at sunset on Amelia Island.
Florida Beaches For Families: A Guide To The Sunshine State’s Best Coastal Spots By Region

For generations, Florida beaches have been a top destination for families looking to escape the colder northern climates. With over Read more

beaches-turks-family-sunset-beach
Review: Beaches Turks & Caicos

Families Who Love To Travel contributor Tareah Gray describes her fantastic experience vacationing at Beaches Turks and Caicos with family.

A young boy wearing binoculars looks out over a scenic view in Julia, California.
How to Plan a Family Visit to Julian, California with Kids: Things To Do, Restaurants, & More

If you are looking for a quaint small-town getaway, plan your next family vacation to Julian! From gem-mining to camping, Read more

Thanks for reading!

Love our content?

Stay in the know by subscribing to our weekly newsletter.

Immerse yourself in a world of limitless exploration by joining us on Instagram at families.love.travel.

Join our vibrant Facebook community, "Families Who Love to Travel," (where family travelers like you can ask for advice and share tips with other families!).

Plus, you can read our latest articles by following our Facebook page.

Shop for Family Travel Memorabilia on Shop Families Love Travel.

Latest Articles

Child hiking trail through Yellowstone National park.

How to Plan a Yellowstone National Park Family Vacation

Everyone knows that Yellowstone National Park makes for a classic family vacation. Strolling the boardwalks...

Read More...
A family of five stands on a sandy beach on a sunny day in Turks and Caicos.

Best Beaches® Turks and Caicos Review By A UK Family

Beaches Turks and Caicos may not seem like a typical vacation destination for a UK...

Read More...
Three children swimming in blue water in Cayman Islands.

All About the Cayman Islands With Kids: Important Information You Need to Know

If you’re traveling to the Cayman Islands with kids, there’s some important information you need...

Read More...

Travel Gift Ideas

National Park With Kids

Family Travel Tips

A mom holds her infant son on an airplane.

Use These 10 Tips For Your Baby’s First Flight

Families Who Love To Travel contributor Meghan Oaks provides her 10 best tips for your...

Read More...
A young boy plays with legos on his airplane tray table during a flight.

18 Exciting Travel Toys For Young Kids That Will Keep Them Entertained The Whole Trip

When you're planning a family vacation, it's important to pack travel toys that will keep...

Read More...
Baby girl with floral headband chewing on string of wooden cheese toy

6 Best Travel Toys for Toddlers on a Road Trip

What are the best travel toys for toddlers? With help from our Facebook community, Families...

Read More...

Families Who Love to Contribute

Our contributors are dedicated to sharing some of the best tips for traveling with children! Often parents recounting first-hand experiences, contributors of Families Love Travel present a unique view on the destinations they’ve visited, the cultures they’ve been immersed in, and the memories that have prevailed to tell the story. We open our platform to anyone interested in contributing to our website (and welcome suggestions on how to make vacationing with kids all the more smoother!) Families Love Travel’s growing community could not be possible without each and every one of you.