An unforgettable stop on any European cruise, with its Gothic cathedrals, medieval castle, and quaint village neighborhoods, Lisbon is Portugal's feature attraction and has been the country's capital since 1147. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets of this city at your own leisurely pace, stopping along the way at a remarkable museum or 1930's era patio caf.
Castelo de Sao Jorge This fortress, sitting atop the site of Lisbon’s founding settlement, was home to Visigoths, Romans and Moors. There’s a lot of history and beauty here.
Manueline architecture There’s no better place to do just that than Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, which is also a monument to Portuguese identity that houses the tombs of Henry the Navigator and Vasco de Gama.
Sintra A summer retreat of Portuguese kings from the 13th to 19th century, Sintra is a lovely retreat for cruise guests as well, with its tree-lined parks, sculpture gardens, exotic palaces and remarkable antique collections.