So get on early at Martim Moniz to avoid a packed tram and potentially a wooden seat. Enjoy the narrow, twisting alleyways and views.
Alfama's medieval lanes lead south to the sea. Try out the Lisbon Cathedral, an impressive 12th-century church.
Fado, a Portuguese music style with traditional guitar and melancholy vocals, is famous in Alfama. Music outshines red wine and seafood dish.
Explore the square, then Baixa's main strip, the shop-lined Rua Augusta. The neo-Gothic Elevador de Santa Justa connects the Baixa quarter to the Bairro Alto.
Lunchtime at Maria Peixeira includes octopus and bacalhau. Calouste Gulbenkian, a private museum of ancient Egyptian and Greek artifacts.
Cheap bars, live music, and jazz clubs await after supper. North of Principe Real, the scene calms.
Start your morning at Torre de Belém, monument to Portuguese sailing that appears to float on the Tagus River.
After seeing late-Gothic splendor, head around the block to Pastéis de Belém for egg custard pies, another Lisbon must.
Tram 15 takes 25 minutes to Cais do Sodré, a beachy party zone. Before dinner, go along the sea at Time Out Market Lisboa, a food hall.