Lisbon; transcontinental country
Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, recognized as an alpha-level global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education and tourism.
Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the second-oldest European capital city (after Athens), predating other modern European capitals by centuries.
As a holiday destination, Lisbon offers a rich and varied history, a buzzing nightlife and is blessed with a glorious year-round climate. The city has a welcoming and liberal atmosphere, while still embracing its deep-rooted heritage and extensive history.