New – Apartment 13, in Lisbon

Apartment in Lisbon 13 - Rossio        Amazing Rossio Square view

NEW Apartment in Lisbon 13 – Rossio!

Fabulous apartment in Rossio Square, the most known square in Lisbon!
The perfect mix: location & confort.

 

Holiday accommodations in Lisbon – feel at home in a self-catering apartment

Lisbon’s accommodation mirrors the city’s and region’s general diversity. You simply have to choose the best option for your holidays. From major international hotel chains to little charm hotels, you have a wide range of accommodations at your disposal.

But why don’t you look for an alternative accommodationRenting an apartment in Lisbon allows you to combine the comfort and privacy of home life with an experience of the locals’ way of living. It is an interesting price-quality alternative to hotel rooms!

Visit the capital of light for your holidays and choose an apartment in Lisbon historic centre. Enjoy the charms of the Chiado district, the mecca of traditional and modern shops and the intensive nightlife of Bairro Alto. Stay in Alfama or Mouraria and enjoy the Moorish origins of the neighbourhood by day and the voices of Fado singers at night.

In Belém you have self-catering furnished apartments near two landmark monuments, the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery.

Finally, the eastern section of the city is the up and coming Parque das Nações area, host to the World Exhibition of 1998, where you can rent an apartment and enjoy the newest Lisbon centre of recreation facilities and open air dining and drinking.

Travelling to Lisbon offers the best choice of accommodations in LisbonApartments are the right type of lodging if you are looking for a comfortable and fully furnished place for your holidays in Lisbon.

Spring Holidays in Lisbon, Portugal

Springtime arrives and with it comes Easter and the spring holidays. If you are unsure of where you want to go, and are looking for a great place to go for your next springtime vacation, why not consider Lisbon, Portugal?

Lisbon is thought to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, full of wonderful art and architecture, history and nightlife. Lisbon also has some of the mildest weather throughout Europe, thanks to its Mediterranean climate. In the spring, days are generally mild, or even warm during daytime.

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The Tagus River runs through Portugal’s capital city, and lends a wonderful atmosphere to the metropolis. Dine in one of many lovely restaurants along the banks. The old city is located in the heart of Lisbon, and the city spreads out from there. Alfama is Lisbon’s oldest district, with narrow streets and shops. In Alfama you will come across the Lisbon Cathedral, the St. George Castle, handicraft shops, and Fado Bars.

At night, if you are up for going out and enjoying the nightlife with the local youths, the place to hit is Bairro AltoParque das Nações is also a fantastic place to enjoy the nightlife, with restaurants and the great Lisbon Casino.

Museums, shops, cafes and entertainment galore await the traveller in this stunning Portuguese city.

Combine your Spring holidays in Lisbon with a visit to Sintra and enjoy the natural atmosphere complimented by impressive architecture. Lisbonhas access to beaches so why don’t take a walk near the sea?

When it comes to accommodation in any European capital one thing is for sure: regardless of when you travel, there is always a place available to sleep.

If a hotel is a bit too high for your budget or a bit impersonal, then self-catering apartments in Lisbon will surely be within your price range and much more private. Travelling to Lisbon offers an excellent service rent for apartments in Lisbon. An excellent choice for your holidays in Lisbon.Don’t forget to check the springtime offers on the Last Minute section.

Lisbon voted as Best Destination 2010

For this first edition of the Best Destination 2010, the wonderful city of Lisbon has been selected by european consumers as the most beautiful place to go for a trip or a week.
Euro Consumers Choose Lisbon for Best Destination 2010

For the award selection, the Brussels-based European Consumers’ Association proposed a list of ten cities focusing on quality of life and infrastructure, as well as offering cultural and tourism variety. In addition to Lisbon, other cities on the ballot were Barcelona, London, Copenhagen, Bilbao, Lyon, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague and Helsinki.

For the European Consumers Choice, the vote in Lisbon reflects “a city that was able to preserve all of its soul and offer a point of entry for Tourism without forgetting its social and cultural riches”.

Travel to Lisbon and enjoy city’s everyday life like the locals. Renting an apartment for your holidays allows you to combine the comfort and privacy of home life with an experience of the locals’ way of living. It is an interesting price-quality alternative to hotel rooms! Visit Travelling to Lisbon’s website and see that they offer the best choice of accommodation in Lisbon.

Lisbon Beaches and Surroundings

Portugal rates as one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe especially because its 800 km of coast with many lovelysandy beaches and excellent climate. Lisbon is not exception and you can find it very hard not to visit one of it’s many beaches on the hot summer days.

Facing the south, the Lisbon beaches, in the estuary of the Tagus offer visitors calm waters, fine sand and modern facilities, to provide all comfort. From Carcavelos beach, ideal for surfing, to Guincho, the paradise for windsurfers, you can discover many others, all different but all offering maximum pleasure.

If you stay in an accommodation in Lisbon, the fastest way to get there is to take the Cascais train at Cais do Sodré, there’s a metro station over there. Along the railway line are several broad beaches.

Carcavelos Beach is the first beach washed by the open sea. Next to the imposing fortress of St. Julian of Barra, the Carcavelos Beach is a big beach where a wide variety of sports activities take place. Just 12 km west from Lisbon.

Tamariz Beach – Lined with cafes and bars, this beach is often packed by the tourists and the locals in the summer. Overlooked by as castle owned by the royal family of Monaco and next to the magnificent Estoril Casino and its gardens, the Tamariz beach can easily be reached by train, stopping by Tamariz at the Estoril station.

Guincho Beach – Located on cliffs outside Cascais, this beach is one of the most beautiful beaches around Lisbon. Although the beach is not the best for swimming due to powerful waves and wind, it is regarded as one of the greatest beaches for windsurfing and surfing. It is a major venue in both the European and the World Surfing and Windsurfing Championships. Guincho Beach can be reached by bus from Cascais.

Around Sintra is also easy to find some beautiful beaches, not too populated. From Guincho to Ericeira beach, passing by AdragaAguda orMagoito, the scenery is gorgeous. Located around 45 minutes north of Lisbon, Ericeira is a small traditional fishing town. The beaches in front and to the north of the town are home to some quality reef breaks and produce a wide range of waves.

Located between Ericeira and Ribamar – about 30 minutes, by car, from Sintra – is Ribeira D’Ilhas beach, internationally renowned as one of the best surfing spots in Europe.

To the south of Lisbon you can also find magnificent beaches. Costa da Caparica – with lovely beaches full of restaurants, cafés and lively nights in the summer -, Portinho da Arrábida in Setúbal, one of the most beautiful beaches around Lisbon with crystal blue waters and the Meco Beachnear Sesimbra.

Holidays in Lisbon offer a completely variety of choices. Culture, Nature and fantastic sandy beaches. Summer is the beach season ‘par excellence’ in Portugal and it’s the best time of the year to experience the wonderful beaches around Lisbon.

Cascais – A unique destination in Portugal

If you are planning a vacation in Lisbon, Portugal, don’t miss a day trip to Cascais. The train station in Cais do Sodré takes you toCascais in a beautiful short train ride along the shore. Cascais is also easily reached from Lisbon by car, through A5 Lisbon-Cascais highway. Near Cascais is the famous resort town of Estoril with its popular Casino.

Considered by many to be the Portuguese Riviera, Estoril and Cascais are full of glamour and charisma. They offer a great diversity of attractions and the experiences in a limited area and in a setting that is exceptional in terms of nature, culture and heritage along the whole of this marvellous coast.

Despite its proximity to Lisbon, the centre of the Costa do Sol, still retains much of the charm of its fishing past. The daily catch is still auctioned in the harbour side square and colourful boats still bob in the harbour. Cascais fishing history is remembered in the Museu do Mar (Museum of the Sea) with displays of artefacts, photographs and model boats. Other elements of its fishing village roots can be felt in its numerous restaurants. Try some of the most typical dishes of the region, including fish and shellfish, such as steamed lobster, sea bass, white bream or the memorable Cascais sole.

In Cascais town centre, you can walk through some of the typical narrow streets, see the traditional white houses and discover old palaces and luxurious villas with magnificent architecture, patterned pavements, wrought iron and old tiled fronts. You can also find some fashionable and traditional shops, and bars.

Cascais is also known by popular beaches. The town beaches of Praia da Ribeira, Praia da Rainha and Praia da Conceicao and the famous beach at Guincho with its high waves that attract windsurfers from all around the world as having some of the best rollers in Europe.

Nearby you have Estoril‘s Praia do Tamariz with its salt-water swimming pool, the Boca do Inferno – the famous cliff in which the sea has hollowed out a number of caves in which the pounding of the waves gives an impressive demonstration of the power of the Atlantic, and the beautiful city of Sintra.

So, if you wish to stay in accommodated in Lisbon and take day trips to Cascais, take a look at list of apartments in Lisbon.

Portuguese National Holidays

Portugal will have 9 holidays in 2014. In Lisbon there is the popular party of St. Anthony, so the 13th of June is holiday in Lisbon as well (10 holidays). Below you can find detailed information about them and in the calendar you can find in which day of the week the holiday is!

January
1st of January (Wednesday) – New Year’s Day

April
18th of April (Friday) – Good Friday
20th of April (Sunday) – Easter Day
25th of April (Friday) – Liberty Day

May
1st of May (Thursday) – Labor Day

June
10th of June (Tuesday) – Portugal Day
13th of June (Friday) – St. Anthony (Lisbon Holiday)

August
15th of August (Friday) – Assumption of Mary

December
8th of December (Monday) – Feast of the Immaculate Conception
25th of December (Thursday) – Christmas Day

Visit Lisbon during one of these holidays! If you like popular festivals you can’t miss the famous St. Anthony popular festival, which is celebrated on the night of the 12th to the 13th of June. Rent one of our Lisbon apartments in Alfama (old town) and party all night long!