Performing Arts in Lisbon


Culturgest’s experimental and occasionally provocative line-up encompasses exhibitions, dance, poetry, music and theatre.
Stadium in Lisbon

Estádio da Luz

SL Benfica plays at this 65,000-seat stadium in the northwestern Benfica district, which also houses the club's well-done museum (http://museubenfica.slbenfica.pt). It hosted the 2014 Champions League Final and was …
Stadium in Lisbon

Estádio José de Alvalade

This state-of-the-art 50,000-seat football stadium hosts sporting matches. Just north of the university; take the metro to Campo Grande.
Performing Arts in Lagos

Centro Cultural

This is Lagos’ main venue for performances and contemporary-art exhibitions. It's always worth dropping by to see what's on.
Theatre in Ponte de Lima

Teatro Diogo Bernardes

Behind the Museu dos Terceiros, the galleried Teatro Diogo Bernardes, built in 1893, is the pride of the town, with interesting music and theatre performances throughout the year.
Football in Porto

FC Porto

The Estádio do Dragão is home to Primeira Liga heroes FC Porto. It's northeast of the centre, just off the VCI ring road (metro stop Estádio do Dragão).
Performing Arts in Guimarães

Convívio Associação

Started 52 years ago, this creative cultural association – also a jazz school – is still going strong. Its program includes classical music concerts, jazz sessions, exhibits, theatre and workshops. Fridays and Satur…
Performing Arts in Guimarães

São Mamede CAE

This converted old cinema/cultural centre draws a student crowd for its range of events, from performances to film screenings, cheap weekday lunches served at the funky 1st-floor cafe and a loungey wine bar on the t…
Fado in Vila Nova de Gaia

Fado in Porto

Lisbon and Coimbra may be the spiritual home of fado, Portugal's unique brand of melancholic folk music with guitar accompaniment, but you'll find decent performances over a glass of port or two at the Cálem cellars…
Casino in Funchal

Casino da Madeira

Designed by Oscar Niemeyer, the architect behind Brazil's planned capital Brasilia, Madeira's famous casino is a great night out even if you're not a gambler. Follow up the ritzy dinner and show by watching others f…