5 best things about a Lisbon wedding

Looking to celebrate your wedding in one of Europe’s oldest and most beautiful cities? Then look no further than Lisbon.

5 best things about a Lisbon wedding

And if you needed any more convincing, check out this list of the five best things about a Lisbon wedding below.

  1. The venues

5 best things about a Lisbon wedding

From tile-covered buildings clinging to steep hillsides to palaces and stunning beachside mansions, the city of Lisbon and surrounding towns of Cascais and Sintra offer an incredible range of architecture

  1. The sunshine

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OK, so the sun doesn’t always shine in Lisbon but for most of the year, you stand a pretty good chance of nice weather. And when the sun has got his hat on, the light here is just incredible – especially at sunset.

  1. The food

5 best things about a Lisbon wedding

Lisbon’s position right on the coast means it’s also home to some of the best seafood in the world. Combine this with a wealth of traditional dishes, cutting edge cuisine and fresh ingredients and you’ve got a wedding feast to remember.

  1. The drink

5 best things about a Lisbon wedding

Port, some of the world’s finest wines – red, white and green (try it if you haven’t yet) – plus a burgeoning craft beer movement mean you’ll be spoilt for choice of what to serve your guests. And there’s a big choice of liqueurs and spirits for later on in the evening too.

  1. The beaches

5 best things about a Lisbon wedding

Lisbon is one of few European capitals that’s actually close to proper beaches. With plenty of venues sat right next to the sand, you can have you dream beach wedding a lot closer to home than you might think.