“Portugal is Lisbon, the rest is landscape”. The aphorism is outdated, but Lisbon remains the center of everything. Tourism too!
Of course, Lisbon dominates everyone’s interests, but lisbon district has, more or less close to the capital, plenty of reasons to extend any planned visit by several days,«.
Highlights in the Lisbon district:
In addition to the indispensable Lisbon-Sintra-Cascais triangle, a trip to Mafra and Ericeira is rewarding, and, whether on the Estoril coast or on the west coast, many other stops are recommended.