Outdoor activities in Lisbon number some excellent sports and leisure options for people of all ages, and there’s no reason for any visitor to slumber indoors. One of the most convenient ways of exploring the city is on two wheels, and at Bike Iberia you can saddle up on a fun-packed guided tour or cycle solo at your own pace. Equally rewarding is discovering the city on foot. Joining a guided walking tour with Time Travellers is a wonderful way to learn more about Lisbon’s history, culture and heritage. A port city, Lisbon is blessed with an attractive coastline. One way of admiring the seascape is to take to the water with Bork Kayak Tours. But if you prefer to be in the water while learning to surf, take to the boards with Lisbon Surf Tours. One of the more unusual outdoor activities is The Real Lisbon Street Art Tour, which takes visitors on a graffiti-daubed journey to admire the work of some the most innovative street artists in Portugal. Feel the need for speed? Once again, Lisbon’s proximity to the ocean provides for an adrenaline-packed powerboat adventure with Megaverde. Similarly, Guincho Adventours specialize in outdoors activities on land and sea, including jeep safaris and horse riding. Kids love zoos, and a day out in the Jardim Zoológico provides hours of entertainment for all the family. Look out for the white tigers! Certainly one of the more novel of tourist activities is the motorbike experience offered by the Side Car Touring Co. Certainly one of the quirkiest outdoor activities is the motorbike experience offered by the Side Car Touring Co. Relax in a vintage sidecar while someone else steers through the city! And if fancy a stroll in the park, head out to Sintra for an intriguing contemporary art exhibition called Point of View that’s set in the verdant grounds of the stunning Palácio Nacional da Pena.
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