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Take a deep breath and let yourself be dazzled by the fabulous view over the city. There are many ways to enjoy a sunset in the capital, and they are all very special. Follow these tips to discover the best spots for a drink and a relaxing moment in Lisbon.
1. Jardim da Estrela (Estrela Park), an oasis in the heart of Lisbon
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Jardim da Estrela is one of Lisbon’s most emblematic parks. Located in the charming neighborhood that gives it its name, it is rich in natural and architectural elements. Highlights include the central lake, where you can relax to the sound of tranquil waters, and the central bandstand, built of wrought iron, an iconic landmark of the garden and frequent stage for open-air concerts.
Upon entering, you are greeted by a lush green setting, with extensive areas of perfectly manicured grass. It is an invitation to find a comfortable place to spread a towel, have a picnic, open a bottle of Mandriola, or simply lie back and enjoy the sun.
2. Miradouro Senhora do Monte, a breathtaking view
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Situated at the highest point of Lisbon, Senhora do Monte viewpoint (Miradouro) is a peaceful place with a breathtaking view over the city. You can admire the Tejo River, São Jorge Castle and the surrounding hills. The viewpoint has a large paved area, with benches to sit and enjoy the view without haste.
It is one of the best spots to enjoy the sunset in Lisbon, when the sky turns into a vibrant palette of colors. In addition, this viewpoint also has great historical and religious importance, with a beautiful chapel. The ideal place to relax, enjoy the beauty of the city and savor your glass of Mandriola.
3. Park Eduardo VII, an extensive garden
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Park Eduardo VII is one of the largest and most emblematic parks in Lisbon, at the top of Avenida da Liberdade. With a wide extension and well-kept gardens, it is one of the best spots to have a drink outside and enjoy nature. The pathways are wide and wooded, inviting you to enjoy the sun or have a picnic with friends and family. The central belvedere stands out – from there you can admire the Tejo River, Chiado and the Bridge April 25th .
This park is also known for its events and fairs, being a nice meeting point for locals and visitors, full of vitality and good energy. Perfect for exploring, relaxing, toasting life with a glass of Mandriola, and enjoying memorable moments.
4. Lisbon Botanical Garden, exotic and quiet
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Lisbon Botanical Garden is a hidden treasure in the heart of the city. Located in the historic Ajuda neighborhood, it offers you a unique experience of immersion in nature, full of exotic flora, serene trails and a peaceful atmosphere to appreciate the natural beauty at every step.
Highlights include the central lake, with water lilies and other aquatic plants, where you can relax to the sound of the water. Strategically placed seats and several resting areas invite you to relax, read a book, open a bottle of Mandriola, and soak up the serenity.
5. Miradouro da Graça, the pearl of Alfama
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Miradouro da Graça is a lovely place to relax. When you reach the top, you are rewarded with a magnificent view that stretches from the historic Alfama area to the Tejo River, with São Jorge Castle majestically in the background.
The Miradouro da Graça has landscaped areas and well positioned seats that provide you with maximum comfort. It is a perfect place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view. The peaceful and calm atmosphere creates a perfect environment for moments of introspection, meditation or simply to enjoy a moment of tranquility, well accompanied by your glass of Mandriola.
6. Gulbenkian garden, large gardens
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The Gulbenkian Garden is an oasis of tranquility in the middle of the city’s hustle and bustle. Located near the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, it offers large green spaces, serene lakes and a wide variety of botanical species. One of its strong points is the central lake, which reflects the beauty of the trees and creates a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. You can sit on the banks of the lake, watch the ducks, or simply enjoy the calm provided by the water.
The tree-lined, manicured paths invite you to take a leisurely stroll, while the benches scattered throughout the garden offer perfect places to sit, relax, and enjoy the lush surrounding landscape while you toast with a glass of Mandriola.
7. Miradouro das Portas do Sol, to relax to the sound of fado
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Situated in the heart of the picturesque Alfama neighborhood, Miradouro das Portas do Sol is one of the best spots for an al fresco drink. Upon arriving at the viewpoint, you are greeted with a panoramic view that stretches from charming Alfama to the Tejo River, with a unique view of the neighborhood’s rooftops, churches, and winding streets.
Here there is a large terrace with several benches and seating areas. It is a perfect place to relax, soak up the unique atmosphere of Alfama, and admire the stunning scenery. The tranquility of the viewpoint is complemented by the sound of the seagulls flying over the river and the fado melodies echoing from the nearby houses, while you savor your glass of Mandriola.
8. Príncipe Real Garden, the place to replenish good energies
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Príncipe Real Garden is a lush green oasis in the historic neighborhood of the same name in Lisbon. This charming place is ideal for relaxing and enjoying the tranquility, while appreciating the surrounding natural beauty. The highlight of the garden is the imposing, century-old Cedar-do-Buçaco, a tree over 20 meters tall that provides refreshing shade on hot summer days. This place hosts several events, such as craft fairs and exhibitions, which gives the garden a lively and vibrant atmosphere.
You can take a leisurely stroll, choose a nice place to sit and relax in the middle of nature. The garden’s serene atmosphere makes it a perfect refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city, offering a peaceful environment in which to read a book, have a picnic, or simply enjoy the scenery while enjoying your glass of Mandriola.
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Now that you know these 8 best spots to have a drink outdoors in Lisbon, it’s time to make a roadmap and try it out. Choose a company, set a day, enjoy the beautiful late afternoon sun and toast life with a refreshing glass of Mandriola.[seccao_slider] => Array ( [slideshow] => ) [article_text_2] => [showmap] => Não )