Situated in the Iberian Peninsula where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Tagus River, Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon is known for its seafood, wine, fado music, and classic yellow cable cars. Its hilly landscape and waterfront location make for a breathtaking cityscape, and the friendly locals make you feel right at home.
At Christmastime, the glimmer of the Eternal City grows brighter and more magical.
There are clear benefits to visiting cities in their off-seasons -- fewer tourists, lower prices, and a better sense of what life in the town is really like. When the weather turns cold, this Campanian town is enchanting in a whole new way. Here’s how to spend a winter weekend in Sorrento.
Walking through the pristine streets of Vienna gives you the feeling of being part of a centuries-old high society.
Walking through Monterosso al Mare, it’s hard not to feel like a local. Between the heavenly food, the pleasing sights and the genuine townspeople, the Ligurian way of life is easy to settle into.
From unique hilltop views to enchanting day trips, here’s where to dig deeper into the splendor of the Eternal City.