Lisbon, the westernmost European capital, is located on the seven hills at the mouth of the Tagus River. This makes that the capital of Portugal has a unique character and is very picturesque. Excellent climate and sunny days all over the year makes that Lisbon is popular travel destination. Main attractions of Lisbon consist of numerous terraces with the scenic views of the city, narrow streets of the old town, characteristic houses decorated with the Azulejos tiles, the vintage trams passing trough medieval village-like neighbourhoods, and World Heritage monuments remembering the times of the Portuguese Empire and Age of the Discovery.
The city atmosphere is best felt in its old neighbourhoods, especially in the oldest district Alfama. In a romantic maze of the narrow streets, the laundry is hanging above the heads and the time seems to be passing slowly. People in Lisbon are natural and hospitable, not hurrying, most of their time spend outdoor in the squares and streets of the city. Their daily activity is hanging out in bars and local cafeterias drinking coffee.