The weekend is there. Find out what you can see in Lisbon and Porto

The Christmas month is there and there are cultural tassels that you can enjoy these days in Lisbon and Porto.

There is much to discover these days 14, 15 and 16 December, with Christmas to focus attention.

Discover some of the markets that are already taking place on land ‘alfacinhas’ and in the city of Invicta, but also discover concerts for different tastes, exhibitions and events for the little one.

The list, as you want, is diverse – and friendly to the wallet, as it could not be.

Check out, then, some of the offers for this December weekend. And do not forget that on Sunday there are museums and monuments waiting for your free visit.


Wonderland Lisboa

Until January 1, Eduardo VII Park has Wonderland Lisboa. There are Ferris wheel, ice rings, decorations and ‘all things Christmas’ to discover, with Christmas saying ‘Gift’ right in the heart of the capital.

It’s Christmas at the Alvalade Market

The Alvalade Market will be once again in celebration. It is already in its 5th edition and takes place between December 7 and 16, at Avenida da Igreja, an artery where visitors of all ages can find artisans and merchants from all over the country. Learn everything here.

Photography, my favourite trip

The Municipal Archive of Lisbon has a new exhibition: ‘Photography, my favourite trip’ has records by Helena Corrêa de Barros, a photographic collection with travel images collected between 1947 and 1972 that the family donated to the Archive so that we can all to see.

Meeting at Chiado with José Mário Branco

‘Songs Chosen’ brings us back to José Mário Branco, a prominent figure of the national song in the last decades. The Fnac announces that this Friday, December 14, at 6:30 pm, there will be a Meeting with José Mário Branco for the launch of ‘ Selected Songs’.

Yoga at Quinta das Conchas

Until February, on Sunday mornings, at 10:30 a.m., there is Free Yoga to experience at Quinta das Conchas, one of the largest green spaces in the capital. It is the ideal opportunity to discover this ancient practice, outdoors and in good company. Learn more here.


Meeting with Richard Zimler at Fnac

Richard Zimler has long chosen Portugal. The writer has a new book, ‘The 10 Mirrors of Benjamin Zarco’, and there is a meeting scheduled for this Friday, at 6.30 pm, at the Fnac de Sta. Catarina, at the ‘heart’ of Invicta

There is Christmas in Porto …

This year’s Invicta’s Christmas program includes numerous attractions, from the Fantasy Square to the two ice rinks, music from different trends and genres, markets, street animation with humour, children’s stories and much more to enjoy up to 6 of January. It should be noted that the city’s Christmas Tree is located in General Humberto Delgado Square. Look for more details here.

… and in Matosinhos

Until January 6, Matosinhos has FAMA – Handicrafts Fair, Santa’s House, Christmas Parade. There are dynamic lightings in front of the municipal councils, a renovated handicraft fair and the animation of Brito Capelo Street among the bets of the Matosinhos City Council to boost the traditional trade in this holiday season. This without forgetting the Christmas Parade and the Santa’s Little House. More details here.

Portobello … Porto Belo

Every Saturday, the historic and world-famous London market of Portobello has a version to think about the ‘relax’ at Invicta. Here is Porto Bello, which has several benches. Purchases will have to be paid with the effort of the wallet, the ride not for that.

Good weekend and good cultural offerings!

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