If you are looking for new places to travel in Europe, Time out London just brought us a unique list that puts aside the same old capitals and help us to discover the diversity of the continent. From historic places to regions where nature is simply stunning to fresh cities filled with rhythm – you choose what’s best for you. And if you are planning the so waited New Year’s luxury escapes, there’s plenty to choose from and spend a different european experience.
As Portuguese and Portugal lovers, Luxevile Team is proud to see that the beautiful city of Lisbon is part of this list, as a city that still has a lot to offer. Time Out London says that “There’s always been an infinite number of reasons to visit Europe’s most westerly capital” and this year you have even more, besides the well known cultural and culinary charm of the city.
Actually, Time Out was the responsible for the renovation of the traditional Mercado da Ribeira, the local market, now converted into an unmissable gourmet spot in the city. With around 30 renowned food spots and some of the most acclaimed chefs in the country, this is truly a place where you can enjoy your luxury escapes.
And for all luxury lifestyle aficionados, Lisbon is truly the place to be. The city offers you some of the best places for exclusive shopping and unique Michelin stars restaurants – actually, 2015 Michelin’s edition has awarded 14 restaurants in Portugal with a total of 17 starts mainly in the regions of Lisbon and Algarve.
And if you need some relaxing time during your luxury escapes, Lisbon has some of the most exclusive hidden gems for you. The region of Algarve for exemple is within a short distance and there you can enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe and the best golfcourses and golf resorts in the country.
What more do you need for the perfect luxury escapes?
Find out the other 9 cities that were selected by Time Out London as the places to be this year.
1. Reykjavik, Iceland
2. Gozo, Malta
3. Riga, Latvia
4. Split, Croatia
5. Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden
6. Tbilisi, Georgia
7. Kraków, Poland
8. Costa Brava, Spain
9. Stuttgart, Germany