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Freeport Outlet Shopping from Lisbon
"If you are passing by Lisbon and have already seen it all or if you are too tired for walking tours or just with no mood for it or simply because you are a shopping maniac why not take a chance at Freeport Outlet? This is an huge open air infrastruture where you can find stores for all tastes and needs. From a Congress Centre and offices to all sorts of handy services Freeport counts with a large area of free parking and lots of restaurants coffee shops and kiosks so that you don't have to worry about a thing.As for the shops you will find kid's
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Lisbon City Sightseeing Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your Lisbon hotel and relax on a comfortable air-conditioned coach as you head to the Alfama district. With your guide wander around the streets of this neighborhood the oldest in Lisbon and the birthplace of Fado Portugal's own musical genre. Stop at a local store to sample Portugal’s famous Port wine.Get back on the coach and continue along the waterfront towards Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio) in the heart of Lisbon. Take in views of the Tagus River one of Lisbon’s oldest churches. When you arrive in Belém see the Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries
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"Sintra
"Meet your local guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your hotel and take in views of the Tagus River from your comfortable coach as you head to the coast of Portugal. When you arrive in Estoril enjoy a short walking tour around this coastal town with your guide. Continue your journey along the Estoril Coast to Cascais Bay and admire the beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. Arrive next at Hell's Mouth cliff (Boca do Inferno) a dramatic cliff where the sea water breaks vigorously and then stop briefly at the nearby Guincho Beach.Cabo da Roca Europe's westernmost point on the Portuguese coast
From EUR58.00

Place Bellecour Tips (14)

Imposing main square

I had seen pictures of this square in preparing for this trip but seeing it in person was quite different. Even filled with people it was just amazingly huge, perhaps even more so because it doesn't...
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GentleSpirit
Oct 13, 2014

Clocher de la Charité

This bell tower is all that remains of an old hospital, L'hôpital de la Charité, which was built in 1633 and enlarged in the eighteenth century in order to serve the poorest people of the region.The...
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Nemorino
Jul 20, 2011

Place Bellecour

This is a large empty square in the center of the peninsula and hence the center of Lyon. When I was there in the spring of 2011 there was some construction work going on, so it may be that the square...
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Nemorino
Jul 20, 2011

At The North of the Place Bellecour

Just to the north of the Place Bellecour at its west end is the Place des Jacobins which has in its center the Dominican's erected in 1888 in memory of four local artists dressed in the styles of...
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hquittner
Dec 22, 2010

Place Bellecour and Louis XIV Statue

This is a large open space in the center of the Presqu'ile from which one can look across the Saone river to the Fourviere Hill. To the north but running north and south are rue de la Republique and...
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hquittner
Dec 10, 2010

Where to buy books about food?

There is a unique shop in Lyon, near Place Bellecour. In Cuisine is a well-know shop for the food lovers who wish to discover a lot about food, taste some tradtional local products and even learn how...
HeleneBilliet
Aug 16, 2010

One of the largest squares in Europe

Place Bellecour is enormously large. I would say: it hurts… when it’s hot in Lyon. Until 13th century is was known as Bella Curia. For a long time it was a marsh area and belonged to rich families of...
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aquatic
Jan 04, 2009

If you have ONLY ONE DAY to spend in Lyon ...

- Go to the tourist office at Place Bellecour or any TCL (public transport) office and grab a free map, so you won't get lost.- Take a walk from place Bellecour to Celestins theatre and Place des...
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Natrix
Sep 08, 2007

Place Bellecour

Located between the Saone and Rhone rivers, this square offers a fantastic view of the Basilica. It was formerly known as the Royal Square and has a statue of Louis XIV on horseback in the center. If...
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rcsparty
Sep 20, 2006

Massive square in the heart of Lyon

Formerly known as the Royal Square, la Place Bellecour is located between the Rhone and the Saone rivers in the Presqu'ile district. In the center of this square (one of the largest in all of Europe)...
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iNorv9
Dec 20, 2005

Place Bellecour

Formerly the Place Royale, located at the heart of the Peninsula, between the Rhoône and the Saône, is one of the largest squares in Europe. In the centre of the square stands Francois Lemot's statue...
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tweetycaro
Mar 23, 2004

Bellecour Square

Bellecour Square is one of Europe's famous public squares. It's marked by a majestic statue of Louis XIV on horseback and is slap bang in the middle of the main shopping and entertainment district....
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keeweechic
Sep 08, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Place Bellecour

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Vieux Lyon - Old Town

This show is a 1 hour fun-filled puppet show (in French). You've never been to Lyon if you've never seen Guignol there. Lyon is the birth place of Guignol, and its a must see for kids and adults...
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Rue Saint-Jean

Rue Saint-Jean is the main axis through Vieux Lyon, and it's always full to the brim with tourists. Some might say that it's too full and too touristy, but I loved its character. There are lots of...
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Lyon

We spent two days in Lyon, discovering the city's highlights and backstreets in which there's also a lot to see. Lyon is famous for its traboules (hidden passageways) as well as its food, both of...
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Traboules - Passageways

No visit to Lyon would be complete without some traboules-hunting! That stated, a reader unfamiliar with Lyon should first find out what traboules are. The short answer is "passages through...
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Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière

I rarely give a tip a nondescript title, but in the case of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière the word "Wow!" is enough to describe it. While it looks pompous, but still rather harmless from the...
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Musee Civilisation Gallo-Romaine - Gallo-Roman Museum

Just to the right of the large Amphitheater is the new museum which was built between 1971-75 by the architect Bernard-Henri Zehrfuss. It is in the form of a descending spiral built into the side...
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Getting to Place Bellecour

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  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 18:00
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  • Saturday 09:00 to 18:00

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