Lisboa | Wise Pilgrim Guidebooks for the Camino de Santiago
To Santiago: 
611.60
Altitude: 
15

Lisbon is the largest city along the Camino Portugués and only a few others compare to its size and sprawl and splendor. The city itself is full of award winning hostels and countless hotels for you to spend your first night in.

By European standards, it is a small capital and is easy to get around thanks to a quality metro and tram system; but truth be told the best way is to set off on foot and explore. The exception to this would be to visit the Belém District (Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery) which is best reached by tram 15.

Notice: 

Before you set off be certain to pick up a pilgrim’s credencial if you have not already done so. It can be found at the Basílica dos Mártires and the Sé Cathedral. This accordion-fold booklet is your passport to the camino and will become your most cherished souvenir of the trip. It is a...

Fiesta: 

It is Saint Anthony of Padua that brings the Portugues out to the streets, every June on the 13th.

The Road: 

The way from the Sé Cathedral is straightforward and well-marked, with the first arrow being located on the lower right of the facade. Between here and the Parque you will pass a few notable waymarks, including the Museu Nacional do Azulejo. A large portion of this city walking can be...

History: 

Lisbon has been a populated harbor since the Phoenician times, but it was the Romans that made the biggest impact. The area was incorporated into the Roman region of Lusitania, an area which covered the whole southwest of the Iberian Peninsula, following the defeat of Hannibal. The network of...

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Services
ATM: 
Yes
Bar: 
Yes
Grocery: 
Yes
Pharmacy: 
Yes
Medical Center: 
Yes
Correos: 
Yes
Train: 
Yes
Bus: 
Yes
Bus Terminal: 
Yes
Photo in Lisboa on the Camino de Santiago
Accommodation in Lisboa