Lisbon is the hottest travel destination for millennials in 2019. We asked 20-somethings for their best travel tips - from fairy-tale castles to buzzing nightlife, here's what they said.
- Lisbon, Portugal, is the most popular travel destination for millennials, according to travel-planning site müvTravel.
- Millennials love Lisbon for its architecture and neighborhoods that charm by day and buzz at night.
- Located on the coast, Lisbon is also in proximity to beaches and resort towns for a day trip.
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Millennials spend more on travel than any other age group.
And the place currently sparking the most wanderlust? Lisbon, Portugal.It's the most popular travel destination for millennials, according to travel-planning site müvTravel, which created its Top 30 Millennial Travel Destinations for 2019 list by analyzing the most popular bucket-list destinations of müvTravel's millennial users. According to the site, millennials are most interested in places that offer "memorable and original moments," as well as "activities that focus on sustainable and personalized local experiences."
Lisbon's charm can be chalked up to its traditional architecture and cobblestone streets, but it also has a buzzing nightlife. Millennials have said they love the city for its close proximity to nearby destinations, like the resort town of Sintra and several beaches, which make for the ultimate day trips.
Business Insider spoke to two millennials who have visited Portugal's capital city over the past few years to get a sense of how they spent their time there.
Below, see what it's like to visit Lisbon as a millennial.
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