PLACES AROUND LISBON THAT YOU MAY WANT TO SEE
Lisbon has plenty to see, but if you have some time left, or stay a few more days ...
there are a few places close to Lisbon that you may want to visit. Some of them have nice beaches, others are very cosy towns, one of them is a must see. They are all within one hour travelling distance from the venue.
The links associated with the legend, give more information about the places, about how to reach them from Lisbon, and show pictures of each of them.
QUELUZ - the palace
The palace was commissioned in 1747 but was only finished in 1760.
The Palace, has been compared with Versailles because of its façades and French-style gardens.
Nowadays the Palace is the official residence of foreign personalities who are received by the Portuguese State.
It is also used for concerts exhibitions and pageants.
from central Lisbon: | 18 min | 20 min |
Placing your mouse over each picture a magnified version pops-out
National Palace of Queluz
Throne room Ambassadors room Music room
Queen's apartment Lantern room Tiles room - Mangas corridor
View of the gardens View of the gardens View of the gardens