Old-soul city with a lively vibe

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, offers memorable tram rides along steep terrain, beautiful crafts and the freshest of seafood

Despite being one of Western Europe's oldest cities, predating Paris and Rome, Lisbon, the capital city of Portgual, does not feel old.

It has many charms: rickety trams, a dynamic creative and design scene, neoclassical architecture and a cuisine of robust flavours and fresh seafood.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 26, 2019, with the headline 'Old-soul city with a lively vibe'. Print Edition | Subscribe