Moving to Lisbon

with kids

Jan 31 2023

Moving to Lisbon can be an exciting and enriching experience. To make the process smoother, it’s important to research and plan ahead for things like housing, employment, visas, language, and cultural differences. It’s also a good idea to connect with locals and expat communities to get insights and advice on living in Lisbon.

Moving to Lisbon with kids can be a great opportunity for them to experience a new culture and learn a new language. When moving with kids, it’s important to plan ahead and consider things like schooling options, healthcare, and housing that meet the needs of your family. Researching family-friendly neighborhoods, activities, and amenities can also help ease the transition for both you and your kids. Additionally, connecting with other expat families and locals can provide valuable support and information.

Lisbon offers a variety of activities that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. Here are some of the best things to do with kids in Lisbon:

  1. Visit the Oceanarium: The Oceanarium is one of the largest aquariums in Europe and offers a unique experience of sea life from all over the world.

  2. Visit the Pavilion of Knowledge: The Pavilion of Knowledge is an interactive science and technology museum, fit for kids and adults.
  3. Explore the Belem Tower: The Belem Tower is a historical monument that is both educational and fun for kids.

  4. Ride the Tram 28: This iconic tram is a must-do when visiting Lisbon and is a fun way to see the city’s sights.

  5. Wander around the Alfama District: The narrow streets and colourful houses of the Alfama District offer a charming atmosphere that kids will love.

  6. Picnic in the parks: Lisbon has several parks and gardens that are perfect for a family picnic or an afternoon of playtime.

  7. Visit the Lisbon Zoo: The Lisbon Zoo is home to a variety of animals and offers a fun and educational experience for the whole family.

  8. Take a boat tour: A boat tour along the Tagus River provides a unique perspective of Lisbon’s landmarks and scenery.

  9. Learn to surf: Lisbon’s nearby beaches offer the opportunity to learn to surf or to simply play in the sand and surf.

  10. Learn to climb at Escala25: Climbing at Escala 25 with kids can be a fun and engaging activity for families. The gym offers a range of climbing options suitable for different ages and skill levels, including bouldering and top-rope climbing.

These are just a few of the many things to do with kids in Lisbon.

The Lisboan International School represents an extraordinary opportunity to offer families in Lisbon and surrounding areas, an outstanding international education focussed on the whole child.

Our purpose as educators is to enable our children to thrive, whether at university or in the world. To do so, they need to be equipped with the skills and the ambition to succeed in life in the mid-21st Century.

Our goal is to turn out expressive, self-confident, and critically minded individuals, with a solid foundation to flourish in higher education and beyond.

If you would like to learn more about the Lisboan International School, do not hesitate to contact our admissions team.

Feb 14 2023
You are invited to attend one of our information sessions to take place in February and March.