The best activities to do in December in Lisbon
The best activities to do in December in Lisbon
In December, Lisbon prepares for Christmas: the streets light up, the centre is filled with craft fairs, cultural activities for children and the smell of Bolo Rei and roasted chestnuts.
Visiting Lisbon in December is a great idea. The city is preparing for Christmas: the streets are lit up, the centre is filled with craft fairs, cultural activities for children and the smell of Bolo Rei and roasted chestnuts. It is the perfect time to enjoy the charm of the corners that make the Portuguese capital a unique destination.
In Lisbon there is always a lot to see, and despite being a colder and rainier month than usual in the area, the mild climate allows you to enjoy all the activities to do in December in Lisbon.
Activities to do in December in Lisbon

1. Let yourself be impressed by the lighting of the city
Lisbon is a city with a unique charm. Whichever date you go, it is a delight to walk through its sloping streets and be dazzled by the views it offers, and if you visit the city in December, this unique setting will be filled with lights.
In December, the Portuguese capital lights up, and it does so in a mix of partying and creativity: there are decorations for all tastes. Above all, it is worth strolling through the most emblematic neighbourhoods, such as the Alfama neighbourhood, to enjoy this view of the city that is only available a few weeks a year.

2. Discover the Christmas markets of Lisbon
December in Lisbon is the perfect time to walk around the city. The streets are filled with lights and roasted chestnut stalls. In addition, there are several typical Christmas markets that you cannot miss: first, because they are in emblematic places in the centre of Lisbon and you will pass by them throughout your tour, and second, because they are full of little treasures.
They are the perfect way to visit the city and be captivated by the Christmas spirit that takes over Lisbon throughout the month of December.

3. Visit the Christmas fair
At the beginning of December, the Christmas Fair takes place in Lisbon, with tastings of products and crafts. It is a fair organized to prepare and enjoy the approaching Christmas, so there you will find gifts of all kinds: gastronomic products, books, decoration and fashion.
The Fair also has space for rest and for the little ones to have fun. If you are in Lisbon on those dates, it is the perfect way to prepare your holiday.

Where to stay? Residencial Florescente

Residencial Florescente belongs to a family group with 87 years of history in the hotel sector. It is one of the oldest hotels in the historic area of Lisbon, located on Rua Portas de Santo Antão, in the heart of the historic centre, known as the "Portuguese Broadway" for its theatres and concert halls.
If you stay at Residencial Florescente you can explore the entire historic centre of the city on foot or by metro and train.
The proximity to the client, to whom a more differentiated and familiar service is offered, is one of the strongest values of the brand. The rooms are equipped with TV, air conditioning, hairdryer, amenities, safe, coffee maker and balcony.
You can also dine at the Bistro 99 restaurant and enjoy the buffet breakfast and free WiFi.Book now and experience the best activities to do in December in Lisbon.