Lisbon Port is the main port in the city of Lisbon, nicknamed ‘The Pearl of the Iberian Peninsula’. With over 20 centuries of history, the city offers a fascinating mix of both the ancient and the modern. Today, the city of Lisbon is home to a rich culture, diverse architecture, fantastic cuisine, excellent shopping destinations and dozens of must-see historical sites. The port of Lisbon is the busiest port in the Atlantic coast of Europe. More than 250,000 cruise passengers visit Lisbon each year. It has recently been named as Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination. The port is also a popular departure port for several European cruise itineraries. If you are planning to visit Lisbon either as a destination or as an embarkation port for other European destinations, here are some important facts that you need to know.
1. What’s the Cruise Port Address?Administração do Porto de Lisboa, S.A. Rua da Junqueira, 94
1349-026 Lisboa, Portugal 2. What’s the Cruise Port Phone Number?
(351) 210 312 700
3. What’s the Cruise Port Parking Like?
There is a free parking garage adjacent to the pier.
4. How do You get to the Cruise Port?
The Lisbon cruise terminal is approximately 15 to 20 minutes away from the airport. There are cabs available both at the cruise port and the airport. If you prefer to rent a car, take the second circular from the airport. Take the Alcantara exit at Norte-Sul and drive directly to the port.
5. What Cruise Lines use the Port?
- Azamara Cruises
- Cunard Line
- Windstar Cruises
- Crystal Cruises
- Silversea Cruises
- Royal Caribbean International
- Holland America Line
- Disney Cruise Line
- P and O International
- Norwegian Cruise Line
- MSC Cruise
- Lindblad Expeditions
- Celebrity Cruises
- Cruise and Maritime Voyages
- Peter Deilmann Cruises
- Louis Cruise Lines
- Seabourn Cruise Line
- Voyages of Discovery
- Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
- Sea Cloud Cruises
- Costa Cruises
- Swan Hellenic
- Princess Cruises
- Classic International Cruises
- Star Clippers
- Oceania Cruises
- Thomson Cruises
- Compagnie Des Isles Du Ponant
- Regent Seven Seas Cruises
6. What is the Nearest Airport to the Cruise Port?
The Lisbon International Airport (Portela Airport) is located a mere 15 minutes away from the cruise terminal.
7. What Attractions are Near the Cruise Port?
The cruise port is adjacent to several of Lisbon’s top attractions such as the Oceanario (one of the largest aquariums in the world) and the Maritime Museum. The ancient Castelo de Sao Jorge, considered as the cradle of Lisbon, offers a sweeping view of the Targus River and the scenic Alfama district. The final resting place of the legendary voyager Vasco de Gama is a popular attraction for visitors. You can also take the taxi, tram, train or bus to get to Lisbon’s historic Baixa, Chiado and Bairro Alto districts.
8. What Hotels are Near the Cruise Port?
Two of the nearest hotels include the Hotel Mundial and the Aparthotel VIP Eden (both a kilometer away from the cruise port). The Hotel Aviz, a favorite of many celebrities past and present, is only 2 kilometers away from the port. Other hotels include the Hotel Real Palacio, Hotel Roma, Hotel Real Parque, Hotel Residencial Florescente, and the Holiday Inn.
9. What Restaurants and Shops Are Near the Cruise Port?
There are several good restaurants adjacent to the Lisbon port of call. Casa Nostra is an excellent Italian restaurant serving homemade pastas. For modern, spicy cuisine, head for the trendy Alcantara Cafe. The Espalha Basas serves exquisite seafood dishes. For shopping, the Centro Colombo and the Amoreiras Shopping Centre offers a wide array of products including the must-buy Portuguese port wine. The best ones are sold at Napoleao in Baixa. Guests can also get great discounts in more than 200 shops by getting a Lisboa shopping card, available in the tourist offices and tourists.
10. Are Ships Docked at the Port, or are Passengers Ferried from the Port to the Ship?
Ships dock directly at the port on any of three cruise terminals: Alcântara Terminal, the Rocha Conde de Óbidos Terminal and the Santa Apolónia Terminal.