Lisbon and Outlet Tour, a tour divided in between Lisbon and a visit to the biggest European Outlet in the region of Alcochete 30 kilometers south of Lisbon, for him and her…
Hotel / Apartment, Lisbon
Lisboa, according to some historians the pre-Romanic designation of the city would be Olissipo this name would derive from “Allis-Ubo” that means in Phoenician “Porto Seguro”, many attribute the foundation of Lisbon to the hero of the “Odisseia” of Homer, Ulysses or Odysseus.
According to Solinus would have been inspired by the work of Strabo would be Ulysses the founder of a city in the Iberian Peninsula with the name of Olissipo. The Arabs later called the city of AL – LIXBÛNÂ or AL – USHBONA.
Lisbon and Outlet Tour
Freeport Lisbon Fashion Outlet located about thirty minutes driving from Lisbon, in a small village called Alcochete, offers various types of shops including luxury brands such as Carolina Herrera, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Armani, Trussardi, Purificacion Garcia, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger.
With options to suit all tastes and budgets and a diversity type of shops such as decoration, furniture, clothing, footwear, perfume, among others.
There are some facilities available as a children’s area, a place for family, wheelchairs, car wash and even a convention center, as well as a dining square with Italian restaurants, gourmet and traditional Portuguese restaurants.
Lisbon was practically devastated by the earthquake of 1755, the largest ever recorded in Europe, so it was necessary to design a new city with the first anti-seismic constructions, drawn with a set of straight and perpendicular streets organized around an axis the central part of Rua Augusta.
In these streets were given the names of the various crafts of the time and artisans of that time among them; cobblers, corraliros, of gold.
“Baixa de Lisboa” is also known for the monumentality of its buildings, which represent a new social order that values the merchant and financial class. To test the resilience of these buildings to a new earthquake used troops marching inside buildings.
Belem the region that personifies the epic of the Portuguese Discoveries with several monuments classified Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity by Unesco such as the Jerónimos Monastery and Torre de Belém of the Manueline style in an urban set unique in the world and also, more modern the Monument of the Discoveries and the Plaza do Imperio complete the sense of grandeur of the times of the Great Portuguese Empire. Wander through the elements that tell the story
All this in a pleasant place next to the Tagus River with green spaces and unique atmosphere with marinas and sailing clubs and still a cycle path where the pure air of the sea competes with the beauty of the view.
You will not want to miss the Pastels of Bethlehem, this secret and magical recipe that makes us smile.
The Vasco da Gama Bridge, inaugurated on March 29, 1998, considered the longest bridge in Europe and the ninth most extensive in the world, with more than 17 kilometers, and 12 kilometers are on the waters of the Tagus estuary.
In its construction it was necessary to take special care with the environmental impact, as it crosses the Tagus Estuary Natural Park, an important European-wide area for feeding and nesting waterfowl.
With over 75,000m² and considered the largest in Europe, the Freeport Outlet is only 30 meters from Lisbon, crossing the beautiful Vasco da Gama bridge (coming from Lisbon).
An authentic outdoor mall, the same concept as the famous American outlets for all generations with shops in different areas, from decoration, furniture, clothing, footwear, perfumery, among others with discounts that can reach 70% of that 70% . It also offers a wing with several types of restaurants.