How to Spend a Rainy Day in Lisbon
Due to its proximity to the Atlantic, it’s not always warm winds and sunny skies in Lisbon. When rain clouds burst, you’re likely to experience some consistent showers, so it’s best to plan a day of indoor activities. Here are a few of our top picks for a rainy day in the Portuguese capital.
- Spend a few hours at theLisbon Oceanarium (Oceanário de Lisboa), viewing hundreds of marine species from around the world.
- Ride Lisbon’s historic tramways during ahop-on-hop-off-tram tourthat covers districts such as Alfama, Chiado, and Bairro Alto.
- Catch afado performancein a cozy, candle-lit venue that was made for rainy days.
- Head indoors to sample some of Lisbon’s best culinary offerings duringa food tour or a visit to the Time Out Market.
- Tick off some ofLisbon’s museums, which include the National Tile Museum, Design and Fashion Museum (MUDE), and the National Museum of Ancient Art.
- Take in the sights and stay dry on a themed or hop-on-hop-offbus or boat tour.