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NOS Alive (formerly Optimus Alive) first took place in 2007. The festival has quickly become one of the most popular festivals in the world, with huge acts since its creation, like Pearl Jam, Rage Against the Machine and Depeche Mode.
In addition to astonishing lineups, the Portuguese festival is famous for its incredible atmosphere. Under the sun of Lisbon, NOS Alive delivers a wide variety of food, from sushi to local dishes, delicious hamburgers with the best meat of Alentejo, and vegetarian options, among others. Last but not least, the soulful crowd of all ages and varied nationalities makes this event a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to the festival?
By plane: Lisbon Airport is only a ten-minute drive away from the festival area. You can take a bus (lines 22, 44, 783, 705) or a taxi from the airport. If you would like to go to the festival campsite first, please make sure to take line 783 and transfer at the Rotunda do Relogio or line 705 and transfer at Oriente. From both stops, take line 750 and stop at Algés for Lisboa Camping. The campsite is linked to NOS Alive by shuttle bus from 12 to 14 July from 2:30pm to 4:45am, every twenty minutes.
By underground: take the Green line, stop at Cais Do Sodré, transfer to suburban train CP Linha Cascais, stop at Algés.
By car: the Alegro Alfragide offers exclusive parking spaces for people with a valid ticket for NOS Alive. Free buses run every 30 minutes from 4pm to 3am.
For more information, visit the official website.
Where should I stay?
Lisboa Camping is one of the best festival campsites in Europe. Imagine a four star camping ground in the woods with a pool, a restaurant area, a bathhouse, tennis courts and everything you need in the camping market. This beautiful place is located in Monsanto, five minutes by car from the fesitval area. You can stay there for three, four or five nights if you want to enjoy tourism in Lisbon after the festival.
If you don’t want to camp, you can find hostels near Algés, for example in Santos where trains are very frequent.
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