If you are wondering what to do in Lisbon with kids, don’t miss my Tapsylicious itinerary of Lisbon tailored to families with children!
Lisbon, with its colored houses and its tradition of explorers, is the perfect destination for a family travel! Moreover, the continuous blue sky and bright sun will be the cherry on top of your travel to Lisbon with kids!
DAY ONE IN LISBON WITH KIDS
Start your first day in Lisbon with a bang: the Tapsy Tour of Lisbon! You will experience an original and engaging way to discover the best highlights of Lisbon with kids: Belém Tower, the Monument of Discoveries, the Alfama, the tram Number 28 and the Cathedral.
Belém Tower was built to protect the city from pirates and is now of the most iconic symbols of Lisbon!
MONUMENT OF DISCOVERIES
This monument, representing a ship full of explorers, was created to celebrate the important Portuguese discoveries of the Age of Exploration.
With its pastel colored houses, this old district of Lisbon is one of the most beautiful and characteristic places in Lisbon!
TRAM NUMBER 28
If you visit Lisbon with kids, you can’t miss this picturesque yellow tram, which over the years has become one of the symbols of the city!
Builtin the 12th century over the foundations of an old mosque, the Cathedral of Lisbon is the most ancient church in town.
DAY TWO IN LISBON WITH KIDS
CHURCH OF SANTA ENGRÁCIA
The Church of Santa Engrácia in 1916 was converted in the National Pantheon and it is famous, above all, for its impressive cupola!
SÃO JORGE CASTLE
Built in Medieval times to protect the city from the attacks of enemies, this castle is one of the most famous touristic attractions in Lisbon.
PEDRO IV SQUARE
Don’t forget to stop at Pedro IV Square in your visit of Lisbon with kids. Popularly known as Rossio Square, it has been one of the main squares in Middle Ages and the setting of important celebrations and popular revolts!
SANTA JUSTA ELEVATOR
To see Lisbon with kids from a different point of view, get on this elevator and enjoy the amazing view of the city!
CARMO CONVENT RUINS
The uncovered roof of this amazing former Roman Catholic convent will show you the destructive power of the 1755 earthquake.
TIME OUT MARKET
Stop here for a tasty break that will satisfy the tastes of the whole family!
DAY THREE IN LISBON WITH KIDS
PALACE OF THE MARQUISES OF FRONTEIRA
With its gardens and façades decorated with colored azulejos representing battles and monkeys playing trumpets, this palace will be a true wonder for families visiting Lisbon with kids!
ÁGUAS LIVRES AQUEDUCT
Take the bus 758, 701 or 702 to admire this 14km aqueduct built in the XVIII century to bring drinking water to the city.
If you visit Lisbon with kids, you can’t miss this majestic Gothic style UNESCO World Heritage Site!