The port of Lisbon is a magnificent port of call for all cruise ships and offers excellent conditions for cruises around the Western Mediterranean and the North of Europe, transatlantic voyagers from East Coast of the USA and Brazil to Europe; and to the Atlantic islands and North Africa. Lisbon features two cruise terminals located in the historic city center and 11 km from the airport which together with the mild climate, the airlift connecting to several European and American destinations, the great diversity and quality of accommodation, make Lisbon a destination of excellence for cruise tourism. As far as cruise infrastructures is concerned, the port of Lisbon has a new cruise pier that, together with the existing one, offers to cruise companies approximately 1 500 meters of berthing quay. Simultaneous, the port has increased the existing terminal facilities, with 1 293 m2, building two new infrastructures with 500 m2 each.


Amongst Belém’s attractions are the Jerónimos Monastery, the Monument to the Discoveries, the Torre de Belém and the Belém Cultural Centre.
Historic Center
The historical neighborhoods of central Lisbon are perfect for visitors of the Portuguese capital to experience for themselves.
Parque das Nações
The Parque das Nações is the brand of contemporary Lisboa, a place where the city’s inhabitants have fun, enjoy shows, go for a walk, play sport, shop, work and live in quality and harmony.
The World Heritage site of Sintra, is one of Portugal’s most luxurious and romantic towns - that has served as a great source of inspiration for poets and writers.

Press releases

Seatrade Cruise Med 2018, Lisbon - Press Conference

On May 15, the new Cruise Terminal in Lisbon was the venue chosen for the presentation of Seatrade Cruise Med, the largest event for the Mediterranean cruise market and one of the largest in the world in the sector, to be held in the Portuguese capital on 19 and 20 September . During the press conference, Lídia Sequeira, Port of Lisbon President...Read more

Port of Lisbon won the award for the best European Cruise Port

The port of Lisbon has just been awarded, for the second time, for the Europe's Leading Cruise Port, and the city of Lisbon, for the third time, the award for the Europe's Leading Cruise Destination, at the 23rd edition of the "World Travel Awards - Europe", held on September 4, in Sardinia, Italy. Port of Lisbon disputed both awards – Best...Read more

Cruise activity in Lisbon - First quarter of 2015

The cruise activity of the port of Lisbon in 2015 has been reaching very good results. Regarding the variation between the 1st quarters of 2014/2015, the figures are quite promising for 2015, and considering that 2014 was the 4th best year ever of port of Lisbon cruise activity, there was a remarkable growth, calls (6%) and passengers (12%), that...Read more

Lisbon is the best port and cruise destination in Europe

The port of Lisbon won, for the first time, the award for the Best Cruise Port Europe, and the city of Lisbon, the second time, the award for the Best Cruise Destination Europe, which were delivered in Athens, in 02 august, during the 21st World Travel Awards - Europe 2014. In addition to Lisbon were also nominated for both categories the cities...Read more

Port of Lisbon signs the public service concession contract for the cruise activity at the Lisbon Cruise Terminal

On july 17th, 2014, was signed the public service concession contract for the cruise activity at the Lisbon Cruise Terminal between the Port Authority of Lisbon and the consortium involving Global Liman Isletmeleri, A.S, Grupo Sousa – Investimentos SGPS, Ldª., Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, and Creuers del Port de Barcelona, S.A. This contract...Read more