Lisbon (or "Lisboa" as it is known in Portuguese is the capital city of Portugal. It is also Portugal's largest city and the seat of the Portuguese government. Lisbon is a major tourist attraction and is, in fact, Southern Europe's seventh most visited city. The climate in Lisbon is marvelous and this historical city enjoys Europe's warmest Winters and longest Summers. Situated on the River Tagus, Lisbon is blessed with wonderful architecture and many points of cultural interest. Visitors to Lisbon and the Lisbon Coast are always spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do and see, which makes the city and surrounding area a fantastic holiday destination and centre for buy-to-let investment.