LISBON - EASTERN LISBON
BIKE OR PEDAL KART RIDE
Tejobike (218 919 333) is a bike and pedal kart-renting company, which provides an amusing and pleasant way to roam around this wonderful area. Near the Pavilhão Atlântico (Winter: weekdays 12 am – 6 pm, weekends and public holidays 10 am – 6.30 pm; Summer: 10 am – 6 pm) and the Oceanário (only weekends and holidays). €2,50 for half an hour, bike; €6 one hour, pedal kart.
CABLE CAR RIDE ON THE PARQUE DAS NAÇÕES
Stretching more than a whole kilometre and 20 meters above the ground, a ride in this cable car will give you a fantastic and embracing panorama of the Park and the river (Mondays to Fridays: 11 am – 7 pm. Weekends: 10 am – 8 pm. €3).
DISCOVER THE GARDENS
You can also rest for a while in the many incredible gardens of the Parque das Nações. Going from west to east, you can go through the four gardens: the Jardim do Cabeço das Rolas (“Pigeon Mound garden”), with several grassy platforms; the Jardins de Água (“Water gardens”), in which water is the main feature; the Garcia da Orta gardens, in which you can observe varied, exotic species; and the Parque do Tejo, close to the Vasco da Gama bridge, and walk along the side of the Tagus..
DISCOVER THE SCULPTURES OF THE PARQUE DAS NAÇÕES
There are wonderful urban sculptures in this area. Take a walk in the area and discover them one by one.
This is a 45m ride that goes by the Pavilhão Atlântico, the Oceanário, the Pavilhão de Portugal and the Garcia de Orta Gardens. (it leaves every hour, from 10 am to 6 pm. Adults €2,50; children €1,50).