Quarantine is over in almost every country and we are all resuming our lives, attempting to go back to normal. But nowadays, “normal” is not the same as it was 3 months ago. Things have changed, and we believe that each one of us is trying to learn how to deal with this new life.
And as we all know, travelling was one of the most affected activities. If before the pandemic travelling had become easy and simple, now things got a little bit more complicated: starting from the part where you chose your destination, until the moment you arrive. It got harder to make plans, but at the same time requires you to think in advance in a lot of variables that you didn’t need before. I guess that most of can relate with that, right?
For this reason, we wanted to share with you a bit of our experience on what has been happening in Lisbon, in the last few weeks, with travelers, restaurants, businesses, and the life in the city in general.
To start, if you are planning to visit Lisbon (and I believe this is similar with all the destinations) the best thing to do is check the status of the borders. Check if you are allowed to travel with no restrictions, if you need to do a COVID-19 test, or need to quarantine. For the European Union you can check the https://reopen.europa.eu. In Portugal you can visit www.sef.pt our Foreign and border services and www.dgs.pt to get an update on the epidemiological situation. Also, check your airline or travel agency the conditions for changes or updates in your flight, so you will not lose your money in case of last-minute cancellations.
If you are all set and good to go, now we can tell you what the feedback is we are having from travelers about the trip itself:
Besides all this, Lisbon is full of possibilities and you can enjoy it even with the restrictions. The city is still not that busy, so it might be a good time to visit places that usually would be crowded, or just walk around the city. Maybe you will be lucky enough to find plenty of seats in the iconic 28 tram! You can also enjoy all the viewpoints in Lisbon and the big variety of parks, if you prefer outdoor activities.
And of course, you cannot miss the best experience in Lisbon: our free walking tours!!! Our local guides will show you our beautiful city, always giving you our proud perspective! You will be able to enjoy the small groups, the less busy streets. At the same time, learn about our history, culture, way of living… After our tour, you will be able to explore the city by yourself and experience it like a local!
People that have joined our tours so far, gave us a positive feedback about felling safe here in Lisbon, in our tours and about their overall experience in the city.
We are accepting reservations (book here) for our free tours every day at 10 am and 4:30 pm. If you prefer, you can book a private tour.
Check more information about our tours and activities here and the temporary safety measures we have implemented in our tours for the safety of our participants, guides and community. Contact us if you have any question!
The Lisbon Chill Out Team