GoLisbon - Lisbon Tourism Guide
HOME TICKETS AND TOURS

FEIRA DA LADRA

Lisbon's Flea Market



Feira da Ladra, Lisbon


Lisbon's flea market is called "Feira da Ladra," often thought to mean "Thieves' Market" (in Portuguese, "ladra" is a woman thief) but it actually derives from "ladro," a bug or a flea found in antiques. A market of this type is thought to have been in place in Lisbon since the 12th Century, and the name "Feira da Ladra" was first mentioned in the 17th Century.

The traders here are perfectly legal, offering everything from junk to unexpected treasures, around the Campo de Santa Clara, a square by the National Pantheon.

The market is held every Tuesday and Saturday, from dawn to the early afternoon. There are small stalls, but many traders simply display their store on a stretched-out blanket.

Hand-made artisan goods, CD's, books, clothes, coins, military objects, antiques and furniture are all on display here, so the occasional bargain is still possible.


Get to the market for free -- ride Lisbon's metro, buses, and trams for FREE with the Lisboa Card.



Visitor's Guide

Where: Campo de Santa Clara, Alfama
How: Tram 28
When: Tuesdays and Saturdays



Attractions Nearby

National Pantheon - Domed church containing tombs of several Portuguese presidents.
São Vicente de Fora Church - A 16th century monastery with an exceptional tiled interior.
Graça Church and Miradouro - A panoramic view to the castle and the city.





Lisbon Travel Planner:


HOTELS

Book your room for free (no booking fees) and pay later at the hotel:

HOTELS SEARCH


APARTMENTS

Central, stylishly furnished, and cheaper than many hotels:

APARTMENTS SEARCH


HOSTELS

Stylish, award-winning budget accommodation in the city center:

HOSTELS SEARCH


AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Skip the long lines for taxis or the hassle of navigating public transportation when you arrive at the airport, and go straight to your hotel:

AIRPORT TRANSFERS


TOURS & TICKETS

Go on a day trip or on an organized tour around Lisbon:

TOURS & TICKETS SEARCH


CAR RENTAL

Planning to travel around Portugal? Save time and look for the best deals here:

CAR RENTAL SEARCH


FREE Lisbon

Lisboa Card

Save time and money: Get FREE or reduced admission to most of Lisbon's attractions and ride the city's metro, buses, and trams for free with the Lisboa Card:

ORDER YOUR CARD


FACEBOOK

Join GoLisbon on Facebook for regular updates on what's happening in the city:

GOLISBON FACEBOOK






Complete Lisbon Travel Guide:


Neighborhoods

Main Streets and Squares

Castles and Palaces

Churches

Monuments

Museums

Modern Architecture and Landmarks

Parks and Gardens

Useful Tips

Eating & Drinking

Accommodation