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Lisbon is the quintessential European city, with its hilly, winding streets, centuries old architecture, monumental statues, buzzing nightlife and gorgeous natural setting. So, where to stay? There are hundreds of rentals right in the city centre, in the area called Baixa and Rossio, which is the most popular area for tourists. The Bairro Alto offers vacation rental in the heart of the nightlife, best for young partygoers. For shoppers, look no further than the area around Avenida de Liberdade. Culture buffs will be right at home in Belém, with its impressive museums and galleries.Historical rentals in the centre of the action
Lisbon is a land of urban flats that simply brim with character. Typically small with 1 or 2 bedrooms, you can choose from a multitude of historical gems right in the heart of this pulsating city. Look out for rentals high up on the seven hills of Lisbon – the views are eye-watering!
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The area and getting around
In Portugal’s capital, each street has a story to tell and every corner reveals a new secret. The various neighbourhoods of the city bring their own particular vibe and attractions and are all well worthy of your explorative energy. To get orientated, start at Baixa and Rossio, the famous downtown area, home to iconic many of Lisbon’s main landmarks, shopping and dining opportunities.Explore Lisbon’s historic neighbourhoods
For a bohemian vibe and the best Saturday night puissance, head for the windy, hilly neighbourhood of Bairro Alto. The neighbourhood of Alfama is the oldest and most alluring part of the city. It is the apotheosis of narrow, winding medieval alleys in Lisbon and home to must-see landmarks such as Castelo de São Jorge. For modern Lisbon, head to Parque das Nações, built to accommodate Expo ’98, today it stands as a living memory of that event, and there are myriad cool restaurants and bars on the strip along the river awaiting your felicitous presence.
Travellers and activities
Lisbon has an incredible variety of architecture styles scattered around the city that reflect its long and storied history. Take a trip through myriad eras starting at São Jorge Castle, emblematic of the city, it encompasses its history from 48BC as a Roman settlement through to the 10th-century Moorish domination. Then head to Belem Tower, built in 1515, it is a prominent example of Portuguese Manueline architecture, acknowledges the Portuguese maritime discoveries that laid the foundations of our modern world. Visit the 17th century São Roque church, which harks back to the era when Portugal was rich in gold thanks to the ‘voyages of discovery’, and finish of at the Monument to Discoveries, erected in its current form in 1960 during the Salazar dictatorship. Except don’t finish there, because there are scores more fascinating buildings and structures to visit to delight the most hardened of architecture buffs!Lisbon for couples
Portugal’s soulful and romantic capital offers lucky couples beautiful weather, stunning sights, and relaxing, amor inducing surroundings. Why not take a picnic up to the top of one of Lisbon’s seven hills, sip on a glass of cava whilst you both look over the resplendent views of the city? Then head back down into the city from where you can take a romantic sunset cruise on the Tagus River, and after the sun has gone down, why not dine like royalty in the impossibly romantic surroundings of Casa do Alentejo, an old royal palace?!
Lisbon is the oldest city in Western Europe, predating London, Paris and Rome by centuries!
Top 5 travel tips in Lisbon
Discover ‘Lisbon’s lungs’, a huge area of forest next to the city dotted with eucalyptus, oak and pine trees, criss-crossed with trails affording camera-lens-cracking views over the city and beyond.2. Take an iconic tram ride
Lisbon is a city famed for its historic, rattling tram lines and Tram 28 is an iconic route that takes you up steep, cobbled roads into the old Alfama district, dropping you off beneath the gorgeous domes of the Estrela Basilica.3. Head out for the day to Sinta
When in Lisbon be sure to take a day trip to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, a picturesque town that boasts extravagant residences, ancient castles and dazzling scenery. You can make your way to this mystical land of palaces and gardens by train – it is an easy 30-minute ride from Lisbon.4. Immerse yourself in the local sea life
Ranked in the top-5 in Europe, the huge Lisbon Oceanarium houses countless exhibits related to the local marine life. It does a phenomenal job of educating the public on conservation efforts, and the exposition of sharks and stingrays is nothing less than dramatic!5. Find a bakery – any bakery!
For those with a sweet tooth, the need to repent is no more, for Lisbon is your very own Heaven on Earth. From the famous Pastéis de Nata in Belém, to Tartes de Maça, to Travesseiros in nearby Sintra, pinch yourself you will, wake up you won’t!
FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Lisbon
How much do you pay on average for vacation rentals in Lisbon?
The corona crisis heavily impacted holidays in 2020. This destination had an annual average of around CA$198.78 per night.
What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Lisbon?
]If you want to make the most of your money, the cheapest months to visit Lisbon are January (CA$158.25 the average per night for accommodation), February (CA$160.5), and March (CA$173.57).
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Lisbon?
When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Lisbon, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, August, July and April, with average prices per night of CA$229.35, CA$218.95, and CA$215.74, respectively.
Is Lisbon a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Lisbon, as only 52% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
The best months to find available accommodation in Lisbon are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 65.4% of the total in 2020), June (64.5%), and April (61%).
When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Lisbon?
The months with the lowest properties available in Lisbon are, in order, March, February, and October with respective average availability figures of 39.5%, 40.4%, and 47%, based on data collected in 2020.
Are there many vacation rentals in Lisbon?
In Lisbon we offer you an extensive catalogue of around 7600 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 31 local and international providers.
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