more Lisbon stag do info
Lisbon’s a terrific place for golf-seekers - from world-class golf courses to heaps of golfing facilities there’s something for every golfer. Alongside excellent golf is the sun, sea and sand that will make your Lisbon stag do go with a swing, as well as excellent shark fishing (yes, shark fishing!) to be done. With traditional Lisbon trams ferrying people around day and night, the atmosphere’s alive, the setting’s striking and the city’s a top stag do destination.
Well worth a visit is the Tower of Belém, which was constructed in 1514 and in various stages through history was a customs office, a jail and a lighthouse. Also check out the River Tagus’ estuary - at 14km wide it’s said to be large enough to contain all the warships in the world. Lisbon’s Vasco da Gama Bridge is the longest bridge in Europe and the world record for the largest dining table was set when 15,000 people were served lunch on the bridge!
Another fact for any footy fans is that the Benfica football club was in the Guinness Book of Records in 2006 for being the widely supported football club, with around 14 million worldwide fans and over 160,000 registered paying supporters. The Largest Human Logo was also made in Lisbon of 34,000 people, forming part of Portugal’s successful bid to host the Euro 2004 soccer championships.
On top of all of that there are plenty of activities to do on your Lisbon stag weekend. Begin Saturday with paintball at the best venue in the city, and follow it up with some go karting to keep the adrenaline pumping. Fill the afternoon with a high ropes course and start the evening with some wine tasting. For your big Lisbon stag night start off in a top casino before we organise a guided pub crawl around the best bars in the city. Then it’s on to guestlist nightclubbing - VIP entry and queue jump to the best clubs in Lisbon. On Sunday make the most of your last few hours with a round of golf.
No matter what you decide to do, if you’re celebrating a stag weekend in Lisbon, you’re guaranteed a quality time.
when to go to Lisbon
Lisbon has one of the mildest climates in Europe and tends to be sunny throughout the year.
In November there’s the International Automobile Show for any petrol heads, then in December there’s the annual Lisbon Marathon. Also in December is the Musidancas Festival and New Year celebrations. In January there’s the Winter Festival with art and music, as well as the International Travel Show. May sees the Rock in Rio Festival starting, with international bands playing on three stages.
The Lisbon Half Marathon in March is one of the most attended events of its kind in the world. In April the ‘Lisbon Fish and Flavours’ festival takes to the streets with delicious gourmet seafood and August until May is the Sporting Lisbon Liga Sagres Football Season.
Every Tuesday and Thursday in the city there’s the huge Thieves’ Market, selling a bit of everything.