São João is already all over the city, but everything is concentrated on the night of 23 to 24. Two years later, the party returns to the city's streets, with a programme to cater all tastes. It is therefore advisable to use public transport for better mobility of people and vehicles. There will be some traffic restrictions, including on the Luiz I Bridge.


Casa da Música

Road closure:

- Rua Ofélia Diogo da Costa, on the section between Avenida da Boavista and Rua dos Vanzeleres, from 3 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th;

- Rua de Cinco de Outubro, on the section between Praça de Mouzinho de Albuquerque and Rua de Domingos Sequeira, from 9 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th;

- Rua dos Vanzeleres, on the section between Rua de Quinze de Novembro and Rua de Cinco de Outubro, from 9 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th;

- Rua Helena Sá Costa, from 9 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th.


No stopping or parking

- Rua de Quinze de Novembro, on the section between Avenida da Boavista and nº 70, from 8 am on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th;

- Rua Ofélia Diogo da Costa, on the section between Avenida da Boavista and Rua dos Vanzeleres, from 3 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th;

- Rua de Cinco de Outubro, on the section between Praça de Mouzinho de Albuquerque and Rua de Domingos Sequeira, from 3 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th;

- Rua dos Vanzeleres, on the section between Rua de Quinze de Novembro and Rua de Cinco de Outubro, from 3 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th.


Cordoaria

Road closure – from 3 am to 6 am on the 24th:

- Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, south side, on the section between Travessa de S. Bento and Rua de S. Filipe Nery;

Forbidden to park - from 2 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th:

- Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, south side, on the section between n.º 170 and Rua de S. Filipe Nery;

- Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, south side, on the section between n.º 1 and Travessa de S. Bento;


One-way streets:

- Rua de S. Bento da Vitória, south/north bound - from 3 am to 6 am on the 24th;

- Rua do Professor Vicente José de Carvalho, on the section between Rua do Carmo and Rua da Restauração, south/north – from 8:30 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th;


Road narrowing:

- Rua da Restauração, south side, between Rua Doutor Alberto Aires Gouveia and Campos Mártires da Pátria – from 8:30 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th


City Centre

Traffic prohibited within the area delimited by the following streets – from 8 pm on the 23rd to 3 am on the 24th:

- Rua de D. Pedro V;

- Rua da Piedade;

- Praça da Galiza;

- Rua da Torrinha;

- Rua de Aníbal Cunha;

- Rua de Sacadura Cabral;

- Rua de Álvares Cabral;

- Praça da República;

- Rua de Gonçalo Cristóvão;

- Rua de Santa Catarina;

- Rua da Escola Normal;

- Rua de D. João IV;

- Rua de S. Vítor;

- Alameda Basílio Teles, including from Rua de D. Pedro V to the Cais das Pedras Viaduct;

- Cais das Pedras Viaduct, included;

- Rua de Monchique, included;

- Rua Nova da Alfândega, included;

- Rua da Reboleira, included;

- Cais da Ribeira, included;

- Avenida Gustavo Eiffel, included;

- Avenida Paiva Couceiro, included.


If there are major traffic constraints in the surroundings of Infante Bridge, the Police may close it.


No stopping or parking – from 2 pm on the 23rd to 6 am on the 24th:

- Avenida dos Aliados, in the section in front of Nº. 266 and with an extension of approximately 10 meters;

- Praça do General Humberto Delgado, west side;

- Rua do Dr. António Luís Gomes, west side of the street;

- Rua do Estevão, on both sides, between Rua do Bonjardim and Praça da Trindade;

- Rua da Trindade, on the section between n.º 23 and n.º 75;

- Rua de Fernandes Tomás, on the section between Rua do Bonjardim and Rua da Trindade;

- Rua de Alferes Malheiro, on both sides, on the section between Rua de Camões and Rua do Almada;

- Rua do Dr. Ricardo Jorge, on the section between Praça da Trindade and Rua do Almada;

- Rua dos Heróis e dos Mártires de Angola, on the section between n.º 59 and n.º 81;

- Rua de Camões, on both sides, on the section between Rua de Alferes Malheiro and Rua de Gonçalo Cristóvão;

- Rua de Ramalho Ortigão, on both sides, on the section between Avenida dos Aliados and Rua do Almada;

- Rua de Guilherme da Costa Carvalho, on the section between Rua de Rodrigues Sampaio and Rua do Bonjardim;

- Rua de Rodrigues Sampaio, on the section between Rua do Bonjardim and Rua de Guilherme da Costa Carvalho;

- Largo da Lapa, north side and both sides of the east street, to create a BUS corridor;

- Rua de Alexandre Herculano, on the section between Rua do Duque de Loulé and nº 221 (relocation of STCP bus stops/ support time).


Luiz I Bridge

- Closed to foot traffic on the lower deck of the Luiz I Bridge, from 7 pm on the 23rd to 7:30 am on the 24th;

- Closed to foot traffic on the upper deck of the Luiz I Bridge, from 11 pm on the 23rd and until it is safe to reopen (estimated to be around 3 am on the 24th);

- Metro suspended on the upper deck of Luiz I Bridge, from 11:45 pm on the 23rd and until it is safe to reopen.


The alternative for foot traffic between both banks should be done through the Infante Bridge.

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    Last updated 2022-06-21