Urban handicrafts meet residential neighbourhood in this Lisbon market, where it’s worth spending some time. Discover a different bairro from those in the tourist guides.
In one of Lisbon’s oldest residential neighbourhoods, you’ll find the Benfica handicrafts market. Because it’s not just home to a world famous football club; it’s also a neighbourhood full of life and commerce. On the first Saturday of every month, it gets more interesting, with the holding of this special market. Near Nilo patisserie on the Estrada de Benfica you’ll find artisans, artists and small producers selling all kinds of things connected to their areas. Patchwork, crochet, rag bags and ceramics are just some of the examples of what you can find in this calm and tree-lined area of Benfica beside the church. Discover how people live outside the centre of the city and take a unique souvenir of Lisbon home with you.