Romantic Lisbon

With its Miradouros (watchtowers), cobbled squares and kiosks where you can enjoy a Portuguese speciality with a glass of wine, Lisbon is the romantic city par excellence. We have selected the most romantic places in Lisbon, do you know them?

Miradouro de Santa Luzia

Site well known to tourists but its charm remains intact.

viewpoint of santa luzia with colonnade of Virginia creeper bushes and rosebushes low wall in azulejos

São Jorge Castle

The castle offers the best view of the city in a wooded area. With its medieval towers, you can remake the scenes from Romeo and Juliet.

seen on the Freguesia district of Castelo with the Saint-Georges castle

Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcãntara viewpoint

A must-see site in Lisbon.

viewpoint over the city of Lisbon and in the foreground the garden of the São Pedro de Alcãntara viewpoint.

the Tower of Belem

The mythical tower of Belém faces the mouth of the ocean, where the sun disappears on the horizon.

the tower of Belém with a sunset in the background

the roof of MAAT

The roof of the museum of architecture is built to have a viewpoint on the Tagus, located between the bridge of 25 April and the Tower of Belem.

seen from the roof of the Lisbon Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology on the Tagus and the bridge of April 25

Miradouro da Graça

It is located in front of the church Nossa Senhora da Graça. Its real name is the Sophia viewpoint of Mello Breyner Andersen.

seen overlooking Lisbon from Mello Breyner Andersen's Sophia viewpoint in Graça

Miradouro das Portas do Sol

Close to the watchtower of Santa Luzia, it has the advantage of having a kiosk with a terrace to "toast to love".

seen on the district of Alfama, the Tagus and a palm tree


Rooftops are incredible in Lisbon, they give a magnificent view of the city and are perfect for a date (see the article on rooftops).

seen on the rooftops of Lisbon rooftop

the garden of the Calouste-Gulbenkian museum

The museum with its romantic works such as the statue of Diana resonates with the garden. The cosy green spaces are certainly romantic (see the article on Museums).

Calouste Gulbenkian museum room with a statue of the Roman goddess Diana overlooking the green and flowery museum garden

the terrace of the Torel Palace Hotel

One of the most chic terraces in Lisbon offers us a unique panorama.

on the terrace of the Torel palace, its Mediterranean garden and the swimming pool.

bonus: restaurant Ponte Final

On the other bank of the Tagus river in Almada in the district of Cacilhas you have a full view of Lisbon.

view of the city of Lisbon from the left bank of the Tagus river restaurant tables set up on the river banks

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