Edited by Elodi Troskie
When I first moved to Lisbon, it didn’t take me long to fall in love with the beautiful capital of Portugal. Lisbon is colorful, inviting, and culturally diverse, with a fascinating history and lively art and cultural scene, perhaps as a result. This is one of the safest and most affordable cities in Europe, making it one of the best destinations for solo travelers.
When I first moved to Lisbon, it was a solo mission, but the city welcomes you with both arms wide open. Having come here by myself, I’ve got a few tips to share with anyone looking for a solo trip to Portugal. Here’s my solo travel guide to Lisbon along with a few suggestions for the best things to do in Lisbon alone.