Say hello to spring in Lisbon

Say hello to spring in Lisbon

February is just a minor stop in the way to sunny, happy spring, with its scents and flowers and warm days full of entertainment. As we approach the end of February, let’s all say hello to spring in Lisbon!

Mid-February around the world brings flowers and candy and red heart-shaped boxes and balloons for Valentine’s Day on February 14th. Lisbon is no exception. The capital city of Portugal turns into a capital of love, as its restaurants, bars and clubs are flooded by lovers eager to celebrate their affection.

February is also the month of Carnivals in Portugal. With celebrations mainly centered around Madeira Island and the Algarve (the Loule Festival has a centenary tradition), Lisbon nevertheless has its share of street parties, confetti, parades and music. Silly rather than professional dances are in store along with masked parties and glee. Parque Nacoes is the focal point and the date is February 17th.

March brings about more than spring and the sense of rebirth. There are many events to look forward to, mainly concerts and the March 22nd Half Marathon which starts in Almada and finishes in Belem. 25.000 runners of different levels of ability will run along the Tagus River.

Among the artists that will be performing in concerts in Lisbon this month of March 2015 we must mention the Scorpions (March 10th), Boyce Avenue (March 14th) and Beyonce (26th and 27th of March). If you are a football fan, you can go to a Benfica match.

Moreover, if you travel an hour from Lisbon to Obidos, you can participate in the 13th edition of the International Chocolate Festival held between April 16th and May 3rd.

Spring is the best time to travel to Lisbon and see it in full bloom and once you are there, you might need a Lisbon tour or a Lisbon airport transfer to cater for your transport needs.

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