Lisbon is the 7. Th best European city for shopping in international travel

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Lisbon is the seventh European city best positioned to purchase when traveling internationally, according to the index of the Global Blue company in the 'free shop' (shops in ports, airports and borders, without incidence of local taxes).

The Portuguese capital comes ahead of cities such as Amsterdam, Milan and Vienna, a new research program of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the 'City Index Globe Shopper - Europe', whose findings were released, and is sponsored by Blue Global, a company international Specialty shopping worldwide.

The best results of the Portuguese city there were in the category of 'Culture and Climate ", thanks to the average number of sunshine hours per day in Lisbon, which allowed him to reach the first place.

The lowest scores were in the Portuguese capital in the category 'Hotels and Transport, due to limited road and rail access to the city center, thus lowering their classification.

London comes first, followed by Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Berlin.

The EIU evaluates the attractiveness of 33 major European cities for shopping in international travel, based on 38 criteria divided into five categories: trade, price, convenience, hotels and transport, Culture and Climate.