If you’re dreaming about your next trip to Europe, come and discover Lisbon at the World Firefighters Games 2022, a historical city full of stories to tell, where the sun shines 290 days a year and the temperature rarely drops below 15oC.
A city where you feel safe wandering around day or night, where the cuisine is dedicated to creating over a thousand ways to cook the beloved bacalhau (salted cod), and where you’ll find hotels and restaurants to suit every taste, budget, and requirement.
Discover Lisbon, a city full of authenticity where old customs and ancient history intermix with cultural entertainment and hi-tech innovation. Lisbon is ageless, but it loves company, as you’ll find out if you meet someone and ask them to explain, with lots of gestures and repetition, where the best place is to listen to Fado. After all, Lisbon is famous for its hospitality and the family-like way it welcomes visitors.
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HOW to get to lisbon
When flying to the World Firefighters Games 2022 land at the Lisbon international airport which is just a mere 7 km from the center of the city. Served by the main international airlines and just 3 hours away from the main European capitals, it is very easy to reach.
If you need assistance while booking your flights, stay tuned to the WFG22 official travel services.
It is just as easy to reach the center of the city. National and international trains arrive every day at Santa Apolónia station, which is very close to all the traditional neighborhoods and Terreiro do Paço.
But if you would like to add a unique architectural experience to your arrival, get off at Gare do Oriente, whose Calatrava-designed lines impress even those who see it every day.
Those arriving by sea have one of the best views of Lisbon – from the river – and can moor in 3 different places, all near the center.
If you come by cruise ship, you can dock at Alcântara, Rocha Conde de Óbidos or Santa Apolónia.
If you arrive by yacht, there are several marinas as you sail up the river.
The best ways to enter Lisbon are via the A1 and A2, which both have national and international connections along their course.
The landscape is beautiful and mobility around the region compensates for the long hours of driving. After all, there is more to Lisbon than just the city.