LISBON HEN ACTIVITIES
Lisbon is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and enjoys a unique mix of merging the old and the new. The city is eclectic in style and radiates an old world charm. Although Lisbon is quite small in comparison to other European capital cities Lisbon is still full of things to do like dance classes, yacht hire, cocktail making and much much more.
So whether you are planning an awesome Lisbon Hen Do or just visiting with friends and family for a weekend break, Pink Monkey Stag and Hen Ltd can help you plan your Epic Lisbon Hen Weekend break activities.
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Drinking In Lisbon
Lisbon is the hippest city in Europe, review after after are now stating the city rivals the likes of lisbon hen do barsBarcelona. Over the last two Lisbon has blossomed into cosmopolitan hub adding more and more bars into the compact City here is our guide to the best areas to drink?
Bairro Alto is at the heart of Lisbon, these cute cobbled streets are jammed packed with compact bars your hen party do not have to walk miles for the next drink. Bairro Alto kicks off around 11am and the bars close at a respectable 2am, after midnight the small street slowly become filled with revelers looking for a great time. Lisbon ain’t the UK so do not expect to rammed into a bar, you drink Lisbon style out in the open air. Grab a cheap cocktail in a plastic glass and mingle, mingle, mingle.
Principal Real is the trendy area in Lisbon, if your hen do are dedicated hipsters then Principal Real is your one and only choice. Bar hop between stylish cocktail bars, gay bars and bars with amazing views of Lisbon.
Alfama is the picturesque old town In Lisbon. The bars here are stylish and of course the area is renowned for its famous Fado restaurants. Here you will also find the famous Lux nightclub.
Cais Do Sodre where you will end your hen night of debauchery. Once the seedy area of Lisbon Cais Do Sodre has grown into the a cool spot with a great hub of bars and restaurants, but don’t head there too early. After the bars in Bairro Alto close at 2am, Lisbon locals then walk down the steep hill to finish their night in Cais. This small area known as the Pink Street boasts bars that are open until 4am and clubs that are open until 8am, perfect for the hen party that wants to party hard!
Roof Top Bars Lisbon now has a plethora of trendy rooftop bars with outstanding views of Lisbon. Whether you are looking for a late night party Lisbon rooftop bar or chilled out afternoon spot to sip sangria and top up your tan, Lisbon definitely has it covered! Check out the Lisbon Blog for our recommendations.
Lisbon is still lacking on the Karaoke scene with only one private Karaoke room in the whole of the city but you can still find the odd night here are there where you can showcase your talents or lack off 🙂 Check out the Lisbon Blog for our recommendations.
Within Bairro Alto you have small restaurants with tables outside on the cobbled streets, these restaurants are mainly for the tourists and the price tag and quality reflects this.
Principal Real has a new trendy restaurant opening seemingly every week, here you will eat with the locals (often footballers and TV stars), Lisbon is built on seven hills and you are spoilt for choice with many restaurants offering amazing vistas of the beautiful city of Lisbon.
Commerico Square is wonderful location for Al Fresco dining.
Your hen party group can expect pay between £35 to £45 for a great value three course meal including drinks but a little warning you will be charged for everything you eat on the table, do not assume the bread, butter and olives are free. A great Lisbon Hen Activities
Lisbon Locals eat very late in comparison to the UK and restaurants tend to be fully booked after 9pm so booked prior to 8.30pm to secure a table for your large hen group.
The small cobbled streets of Lisbon awaken during Carnival with excited party goers. The city holds a number of free events across the city, the highlight is the Carnival Parade on Shrove Tuesday, featuring dazzling costumes, samba bands and floats on show in down town Lisbon.
1st to 30th June The best time, by far, to be in Lisbon for your hen weekend is during June where you can experience the Festas de Lisboa (Lisbon Festivities) For the whole of the month the city comes alive with festivities. The neighbourhoods of Alfama and Bairro Alto are colourfully decorated for the occasion. There are free concerts and free street parties are available throughout the city, locals and visitors alike feast on freshly-grilled sardines and enjoy the non stop festivities around the city!
7th to 9th July Nos Alive (formally Optimus Alive is one of Portugal’s largest festivals. Set on its capital’s coastline, NOS Alive features the likes of Muse, alt-J and James Blake just a stones throw away from Lisbon’s historical landmarks and buzzing night-life. Previous head liners included Green Day, Depeche Mode, Kings of Leon and Steve Aoki.
The annual tech conference “Websummit” is held annually in Lisbon until 2020.the conference is centered on internet technology and attendees range from Fortune 500 companies to smaller tech companies. Lisbon becomes alive with techie types, the summit is also known as “Glastonbury for geeks”.
Lisbon for Christmas is a wonderful choice, the city lights will enchant and the shops make finding the perfect Xmas gifts easy!
By Bicycle: Bicycle hire in Lisbon is very popular but don’t forget about those seven hills, prepare to huff and puff.
By Metro: The metro system has 5 lines. The trains are frequent and cheap, it runs from 6am to 1am.
By Tram: Lisbon’s old yellow trams rattle around the city and are great for visiting the cities best known attractions.
By Taxi: Taxi’s in Lisbon are very cheap and can be found in abundance, you should not pay any more than 10 euros for anywhere within central Lisbon.
By Motorcycle: Motorcycle is a fantastic way to speed around the centre of Lisbon and avoiding the dreaded traffic. Motorcycles can be hired all over the city.
By Tuk Tuk: Lisbon has a plague! A plague of Tuk Tuks, ok it might not be that epic but as city drivers some days if feels that way. Since 2015 tuk tuks have taken over the centre of Lisbon they can be pre booked or hailed on the street but be warned they are not cheap!
By Scooter: A recent addition in 2018 are the electric scooters that you will see spotted all over the city. Operated by Lime you pay a fee and you can use the undocked scooters all over the city.
Culture In Lisbon
Street Art: Lisbon is famous for its street art, walk down any street and you can find amazing works of art on the side of buildings, they are a true sight to be seen.
Concerts: The Altis Arena based in Parque das Nações is considered one of the best concerts halls in the world.
Celebrities: Lisbon has been inundated with celebrities moving in over the last few year, the most famous has to be Madonna who has lived in the city for a few years from 2016.
Why you should choose Lisbon for your Hen Weekend
Value for money: Lisbon is one of Europes’ most affordable cities and it is officially Western Europe’s least expensive capital, great for your Lisbon Hen Party.
Weather: Lisbon has a very mild climate all year round and in winter temperatures rarely go below 10 degrees during the day. During the summer months you can expect 25 to 30 degrees during the day and around 16 at night.
Beaches: Lisbon has fantastic sandy beaches on its door step, perfect if you want to mix a city break and beach holiday.
Nightlife: Lisbon’s nightlife is one of the best in Europe and the drinks are cheap! The main clubs are Lux and Urban Beach however they are notoriously difficult to enter if you are a large foreign group of tourists, let Pink Monkey Stag and Hen Ltd take the stress out of club entry.
Shopping: Head to Chiado for boutiques and named shops like Zara and H&M located in the streets of Chiado and the small shopping centre “Armazéns do Chiado”. Avenida Liberdade is the street to go to for designer brands but if you fancy something more unique and with a smaller price tag then Principe Real is the area for you.
Men: The Portuguese men have been voted in the top ten most handsome men in the world and ladies we are confident that your heads will turn on your Lisbon Hen Do.
Tips: Ladies do not wear heels on your Lisbon Hen Activities ! Lisbon is built on 7 hills and definitely NOT built for high heels. In Bairro Alto, the main bar area, the paths are steep and built from small cobbles where high heels can and will get stuck. We advise flat shoes or wedges if drinking around Bairro Alto.