About Lisbon Nightlife
Nightlife in Lisbon centres around its trend-setting clubs and live music venues. There are late bars aplenty and all sorts of restaurants, including famed fado houses.
In fact, the Portuguese capital comes alive after dark.
The city is one of Europe’s liveliest party hubs, and Lisbon lets its hair down with panache.
The young and the fashionable are spoilt for choice. A plethora of chic and funky nightclubs cater for the style conscious, where looks count for everything and the drinks are served tall.
For others, it’s all about the music. Lisbon is a fixture on the international concert circuit and regularly hosts some of the industry’s biggest acts in state-of-the-art arenas. Historic halls and elegant theatres cater for the more classically inclined.
There’s a hip street scene, where dozens of informal, late night bars host anything from Indie guitar bands to jazz quartets. This is great pub-crawl territory for a relatively inexpensive sojourn, where an evening out can last all night!
Fado – the Portuguese “blues” – is performed over dinner in hushed surroundings: head for the African and Brazilian dance clubs for a more rhythmic soundtrack and steamy choreography.
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Paul Bernhardt cut his teeth as a press photographer in England before leaving the UK to settle in Portugal, where he has lived for over a decade, and where he started to focus on more travel-related topics. He has journeyed the length and breadth of his adopted homeland and its islands, interacting with locals and photographing a fascinating range of... Read More
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