Christmas markets in Lisbon in 2019

When will the Christmas markets be arranged in Lisbon in 2019? Where are the Christmas markets? Here you will find all the information you need about this years Christmas markets in Lisbon!

The goal of this article is mainly to give you information about the dates and the location of this years Christmas markets. For more detailed information about the Lisbon Christmas markets, check this site. Lisbon is getting better and better at celebrating Christmas with nice Christmas markets, so here you have the most crucial information about the Christmas markets in Lisbon in 2019.

Lisbon Christmas markets 2019

Wonderland Lisbon 2019

The most famous Christmas market in Lisbon in the so-called Wonderland. This is located near the metro stop Parque, and it is the biggest and nicest in the capital. Here you will find stands where you can buy drinks and food, and there will also be activities for children including an ice-rink and a Ferris wheel.

Dates for Wonderland Lisboa in 2019: not announced yet!

You can meet Santa in Wonderland Lisboa before Christmas
You can meet Santa in Wonderland Lisboa before Christmas

The Rossio Christmas Market

At the Rossio square, you will find another Christmas market. It doesn’t have set dates, because there is a market here mostly all year round. But, as the Christmas spirit arrives, so the Rossio square market is turning into a Christmas market, something that normally happens at the start of December. Here you can buy souvenirs and handicrafts, but also lots of things to drink and eat.

The Obidos Christmas Village 2019

The most famous Christmas village in Portugal is located in Obidos, approximately 90 kilometers from Lisbon. Here you can enjoy everything you expect from a Christmas market, in a beautiful environment just next to an old fortress.

Obidos Christmas Village dates: November 29th, 2019 – January 5th, 2020

Obidos is a small village that turns into a Christmas village before Christmas.
Obidos is a small village that turns into a Christmas village before Christmas.

We hope you will have a wonderful time at the Christmas markets in Lisbon. If you need help getting from the airport to your hotel in Lisbon, let one of our drivers pick you up and bring you safely to the hotel with set prices.

The taxi drivers in Lisbon doesn’t have the best rumor (for a reason), and that is why arranging with a pre-booked taxi with a set price is a smart thing to do!

Merry Christmas and enjoy Lisbon!

Christmas markets in Lisbon in 2016

Are you coming to Lisbon before Christmas? Are you in the mood for some fantastic Christmas market shopping? What to do in Lisbon?

You might be surprised to hear that Lisbon is not that much of a Christmas market city. There are lots of concerts in churches all around the city, but the traditional Christmas markets as we know them from cities like Vienna, Lubeck and Prague can not be found in Lisbon. There is however one place that is perfect for those arriving with children, and that is the Christmas park in Parque Eduardo VII. Here you can find a Christmas village with lots of events made for children and it has a nice Christmas atmosphere to it.

You should also be aware of the fact that Lisbon is a city with lots of delicious pastry. That is why you should prepare for eating lots of snacks and good cakes when you come to Lisbon before Christmas.

There are no Christmas markets in Lisbon like this one (picture from Budapest)
There are no Christmas markets in Lisbon like this one (picture from Budapest)

What about the Christmas markets in Lisbon?

If you really want to enjoy a good Christmas market then you should travel to another destination like Vienna or maybe Budapest. But, if you simply will be happy if you can go shopping, then you can read more about shopping in Lisbon right here.

You can also read more about other activities and programs in Lisbon here in our Lisbon Guide.

We wish you a Merry Christmas no matter where you decide to go before Christmas to do this years Christmas shopping!

Can Portugal beat Poland tonight?

You might find it strange that a Lisbon Guide writes about football, but if you knew the people of Portugal you would for sure understand that Portugal loves football, and when Ronaldo and Portugal is playing a quarter final in Euro 2016 the entire nation pays attention.

That is why we look very much forward to watch the match between Portugal and Poland tonight. According to bookmakers Portugal are the favorites to win the match, but most people also agree that Poland has a good chance. That is why lots of football fans actually consider tonight’s match to be a battle between Ronaldo and Lewandowski. The team that has a shining star tonight will win the battle.

If you are in the mood for watching the match between Portugal and Poland tonight then you can find instructions both in England and in Portuguese on on how it is done.

Now we are already biting our nails, but we hope that in 5 hours from now Portugal will be the first team to qualify for the semi-finals in Euro 2016. If you are a fan of Portugal cheer together with us and the best way to do so is to go out into the streets of Lisbon and find a place to watch the match together with locals and foreigners cheering for Portugal together!

Euro 2016 in Lisbon

Portugal is one of the big outsiders in Euro 2016, but the people in Portugal believe their nation can make it all the way to the top. That is why you can watch Euro 2016 almost anywhere in Lisbon, but here are some advises from us!

Portugal was really lucky when the groups were drawn in Paris in December 2016. They ended up in what many people believe to be the easiest group consisting of Iceland, Hungary and Austria. Ronaldo and the rest of the team is expected to win all three group stage matches and easily get on to the knockout stage.

In Portugal RTP will broadcast the Euro 2016 and if you want to watch RTP online then these are instructions written for you! Notice that the article is written in Portuguese, so if you do not understand this beautiful language then the follow instructions might serve you better telling you how to watch Euro 2016 online.

Most people will however want to watch the European Championship out together with the crowds, and here are some sports bars and pubs and other places where you can watch Euro 2016 in Lisbon.

Where to watch Euro 2016 in Lisbon

Hennessy’s – Cais do sodré 32-38, 1200-450 Lisboa

This is an Irish pub located by Cais do sodre, and it is for sure among the most popular bars and pubs in Lisbon. It has all the drinks you expect an Irish pub to have and they of course have big screens as well where you can watch all the matches you consider important during the European Championship. A full Euro 2016 can be found here.

Football Park – Parque Eduardo VII

This is a place that normally features a big screen outdoors where people simply can come together to watch football and drink and enjoy the nice summer temperatures we can expect in Lisbon in June and July. Since its outdoors it is also completely free.

IMPORTANT: It seems as if this place want be used anyway, but instead you can watch Euro 2016 in Lisbon at the following place(s): Terreiro do Paço and Alameda (check the comment beneath and please write a comment if you have further insight on the subject)

Real Sports Bar – Av. Luís Bívar 67, 1069-146 Lisboa

This Sports Bar is a part of a very nice hotel and that means that it is not a tired and bad looking pub, but a really nice looking place where you can easily grab some very nice bites of food while watching all your favorite Euro 2016 matches. Reserving a place might be smart and do not forget to tell them that you want to watch Euro 2016!

These are some suggestions to where you can watch the European Championship matches in Lisbon. Enjoy the city and if you have some spare time, do not forget to enjoy a beautiful river cruise while in town.


Portugal – Denmark (Euro 2016 qualification)

Denmark PortugalOn October 8th at 20.45 it is time for a very interesting football match between Portgual and Denmark in Lisbon. This is a very important match for both teams, as they will want to grab three points in this match. Whichever team wins this match will raise their chances of qualifying to the Euro 2016 a whole lot.

The match between Portgual and Denmark will be played at Estadio da Luz, and if you want to buy tickets for the match you can do so at WorldTicketShop.

Do not forget to read around here in our Lisbon Guide for more information about attractions and recommended activities in Lisbon to enjoy as you come and visit the city.

For more information on watching this and other football events online, we recommend visiting