Santos is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. Take in the natural beauty of the riverfront and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Book a hotel in Santos and start exploring everything in and around Lisbon.
Sightseeing around Santos
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Stroll the halls at Puppet Museum, Regimento de Sapadores Bombeiros Museum, or National Museum of Ancient Art. You can buy tickets to live performances at A Barraca Theater, Sao Luis Municipal Theater, and National Theater of Sao Carlos. Monuments like Estrela Basilica, Fernando Pessoa Statue, and Church of Sao Roque honor the area. Santa Catarina Viewpoint, Bica Lift, and Camoes Square are some of the notable landmarks. Hours of family fun are waiting at Glória Lift, Tapada das Necessidades Park, and Ascensor da Gloria.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Estrela Garden, Principe Real Square, and Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara. Explore nature at Estuario do Tejo Natural Reserve and Boca do Inferno. Armazens do Chiado Mall, Lisbon Coliseum, or Torel Garden will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
Some of the area's most popular sights are Castle of Sao Jorge, Santa Justa Elevator, and Rossio Square. You can also check out Geological Museum, Fado in Chiado, and Amalia Rodrigues House Museum.
Getting around Santos
Ready to get out and explore the city? Cais do Sodre Metro Station is the closest metro station. If you want to venture out of town, Lisbon Santos Station is the closest train station. You can also catch a ride at Lisbon Cais do Sodre Station. Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.
Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado) is the closest major airport, 4.6 miles (7.4 km) from Santos.