Host City: Lisboa

Lisboa is the capital of Portugal and lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. It is the westernmost city in continental Europe. Lisboa offers a wide variety of options to the visitor, including beaches, countryside, mountains and areas of historical interest only a few kilometres away from the city centre.


Voltage: 220/380 volts at a frequency of 50 Hertz. All sockets follow European standards. To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with an adapter plug.


The unit of currency in Portugal is the Euro (€).

Working Hours

Buses: Every day - 24 hours.

Underground: Every day 6.30 a.m. - 1 a.m.

Banks: Mon-Fri. 8.30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Shopping Centres: Every day 10 a.m. - 12 midnight

Shops: Mon -Fri. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Embassies: Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Post Offices: Mon. - Fri. 8.30 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Pharmacies: Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 7 p. m. also: 24 hour (night) service

Meal times: Lunch: 12 mid-day - 2 p.m.; Dinner: 8 p.m. - 10 p.m


Lisbon has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm to hot summers. The average temperature in May is 20 °C (68 °F): 25 °C (77 °F) during the day and 15 °C (59 °F) at night. Average annual temperature of the sea is 17.5 °C (63.5 °F).

For more information visit the website: Turismo de Lisboa