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Christmas in Portugal!

Christmas trip without the kids to Lisbon, Portugal with an nearly 1-day layover in London on the way.

Why Lisbon?

  • The weather is among the warmest in Europe that time of year
  • We expect to see some interesting Christmas traditions
  • Neither of us has been there



London Layover

London Layover
Our quick 21 hour layover in London still left us plenty of time to see some key sites.
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Around Lisbon

Around Lisbon
Shots around Lisbon which was nicely decorated for the holidays. A very pleasant city.
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Carmo and Puppet Museums

Carmo and Puppet Museums
The amazing Carmo Architectural Museum and the creepy Puppet Museum were are two first stops in Lisbon
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Sintra and nearby

Sintra and nearby 
We visited the amazing Pena Palace at Sintra as well as the coast nearby.
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Highlights of Lisbon Tour

Highlights of Lisbon Tour 
Our guide took us for a half day tour of Lison on Christmas Eve. We focussed on the things that were a bit further from our hotel and would be closed for Christmas.
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Around Lisbon - Day 2

Around Lisbon - Day 2
As much of Lisbon shuts down for Christmas Day we decided to spend the day just walking around and exploring various neighborhoods.
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Fatima, Nazare and Obidos

Fatima, Nazare and Obidos 
Our last day with our guide Anselmo was the longest day visiting the pilgramage site of Fatima, the coastal town of Nazare and Medieval village of Obidos.
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Last day in Lisbon

Last day in Lisbon
Our last day in Lisbon we just walked around and explored, and ran into some really cool stuff that's not highlighted in the tourist guides.
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