The question that really has no answer. Some people will want to spend the rest of their lives here.
For first time visitors, anywhere from 4-5 days
is enough to take in the city and go on a few day trips.
Lisbon attracts alot of visitors each year especially during the summer months. Try to visit Lisbon either in the spring or fall for lower travel rates and significantly shorter lines at attractions.
On average, backpacking in Lisbon costs about $60 a day.
For the most part, Lisbon is safe to visit. However, as with most big cities, pickpockets can be a problem, so be extra cautious when in touristy areas.
It’s not necessary to know Portuguese
as most people you meet can also speak English.
Don’t be a tacky tourist though, learn some common Portuguese phrases before you go.
Portugal uses the Euro as their currency. One US dollar is worth approximately €0.95.
Portugal is part of the Schengen Agreement which allows open borders between many European countries.
However, if you're traveling for longer than 90 days, you need to be aware of certain restrictions that may affect your trip.
How are you?
Como você está?
Do you speak English?
Você fala inglês?
One beer please
Uma cerveja por favor