In December, thousands of colorful lights decorate Lisbon. Portuguese people love ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, celebrating Christmas with a lot of X-mas kitsch. Everywhere you look you see blinking neon lights, Christmas markets and decorated shops.
Rua da Prata, in December…….
If you are a Christmas hater, maybe it’s a better idea to visit this fascinating city some other time of the year 😉
National Theatre Teatro Nacional Doña Maria II.
Christmas time in Lisbon is similar to everywhere else in the world, except that the decorations has a higher kitsch factor.
lingerie shop close to one of my favorite restaurants in Lisbon, RAMIRO
Hermes, Largo do Chiado 9.
In Portugal people really love Christmas window dressing with animals!
Of course, children love it!
Creative Christmas decoration 🙂
Christmas decoration made from recycled Nespresso caps
A creative idea to make some money at Christmas time……
Benetton shop Lisbon, window dressing, Rua Garrett
The shrinked sweaters of Benetton 😉
Restaurant “Tentações (Temptations) de Goa”.
Tentações de Goa”, Rua S. Pedro Mártir, nº 23. Open for lunch from 12:00, dinner from 19:00 – 00:00. Closed on Sundays and Holidays. Vegetarian friendly.
Lisbon giant Christmas tree Praça do Comércio
NEW YEAR: on the night of December 31, Lisbon is one big street party! Live music and a fantastic fireworks display at the famous square Praça do Comércio will be filled on the night of December 31st with concerts by Portuguese bands . Cultural agenda Lisbon
According to the Portuguese tradition, twelve wishes are made to the sound of the twelve bell tolls, toasting with champaign to the new year.
HAPPY NEW YEAR! FELIZ ANO NOVO!