The Riverside

Lisbon wouldn’t be Lisbon without the River Tagus and the ferries, cruise ships, cargo ships and the sailboats and frigates which cross it every day. There are tourists who have just docked in the port; alfacinhas (locals) doing exercise or out for a walk; and the people coming and going from one side of the river to the other, all making up the many different cities of Lisbon rolled into one.

The Tagus is a constant presence and responsible for the mythical light which illuminates the city and brightens the life of those who live in it. It’s where people go to have a coffee, sunbathe in the outdoor cafés, enjoy a drink, have lunch with a riverside view and, for braver souls, go for a sail.
Water sports are hugely important in the city’s river life: every weekend the river fills with young novice sailors in their Lasers, Optimists and 420s, alongside larger cruising sailboats. It’s true that many sailors prefer the atmosphere aboard to actually hoisting the sails, but on regatta days the Tagus fills with boats of all sizes and styles in a spectacle that is truly unforgettable.

The sea air also inspires all the other sportsmen and women who run, cycle and walk day and night beside the deep waters running into the Atlantic. The Tagus is also host to several major international events, such as the Tall Ships Races – which provides a unique view of the world’s largest sailing ships – and the Volvo Ocean Race – where you can meet the crews and yachts in this impressive round-the-world race.

If you’d like to get a unique view of the city, hire one of the many boats and catamarans to sail along the river, or catch the mythical cacilheiro, the ferry which links Lisbon to Cacilhas. These are special ways to discover Lisbon. And if you bring your trainers, you can walk for miles beside the river in total safety and with an impressive view.

99 results

Sightseeing in horse cars in Belém.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 290 reviews

Rent a Boat is a new and promising company for organizing short and long-term boat trips for everyone.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 390 reviews

We serve with pleasure. An excellent service reinforced by a menu that feeds the senses and friendship.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 2646 reviews

Our restaurant with Tejo river view is specialized in codfish starters and main courses.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 311 reviews

One of Lisbon’s gastronomic landmarks, its cuisine rooted in Portuguese tradition, built on the choice of ingredients, flawless execution and abundance of flavour.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 113 reviews

One of Lisbon’s latest must-visit places. This river beach, with its broad steps, attracts locals and tourists in search of hot sun tempered by the breeze of the river.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 29 reviews

Sea Sky Portugal Charter is a Grupo Siroco company specialized in catamaran charters and aims to offer unforgettable moments aboard.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 77 reviews

Seaventy organizes private events on all types of boats and operates regular tours through its historic ship "Evora Boat".

SEAVIEW is a nautical events company based in Portugal, with a wide range of vessels in its portfolio in order to meet all the specific needs of each event.

Sitgo is not the conventional Segway tour. We can do all you expect, and more.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 625 reviews

Where Everything Happens - From the best food to the best events, allow yourself to be overwhelmed by the atmosphere and the perfect combination between location, style and service

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 767 reviews

Discover the best perspective of Lisbon on board of a luxurious sailing yacht.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 929 reviews

The Nations Park Gondola Lift is endowed with 40 closed cabins with capacity for 8. The trip lasts 8 to 12 minutes on a course of 1230 meters over the Tagus River where we see a breathtaking panorama of the Nations Park.

With 20 years of experience, the largest fleet of identical sailboats and a highly professional team we are the ideal partner for all nautical activities 365 days a year.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 4465 reviews

With a stunning view of the River Tagus and Parque das Nações, this star hotel reflects all the dynamism, technology, art and friendliness of today's Lisbon.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 34644 reviews

UNESCO World Heritage, a cornerstone of Portuguese identity and an icon of a country historically moulded by its proximity to the ocean and its maritime discoveries of new worlds.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 264 reviews

Climb up Lisbon’s tallest skyscraper for the view of the river. The Torre Vasco da Gama honours the old mariners and the city’s ties to the river in a wonderful setting.

Together with your enterprise or partnership, we organize any type of event aboard our Ships.

TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 14 reviews

Come and watch the city view from the River! Embark on a memorable ride on our boats and have fun while enjoying a unique experience!