New Apartment 207a, in Graça – Lisbon

This modern Lisbon apartment is on the fourth floor (no elevator) of a building in Graça neighbourhood. Stylish décor and a spacious atmosphere is what you will find. The apartment has two nice balconies in a privileged situation with an impressive view of Lisbon.

Apartment in Lisbon 207a - Lisbon

The apartment is very close to the square where Lisbon’s most famous market – Feira da Ladra – is held in the early afternoon every Tuesday and Saturday. Behind the various bric-a-bracs, you can also uncover second-hand clothes, books, disks, and, if you dig deep enough, some genuinely valuable antiques.
You can easily reach the city centre by foot (about 20 minutes) or by taking the famous tram number 28 (10 minutes), a scenic route crossing most of the touristy neighbourhoods of the city centre. A definite must for any visitor to Lisbon!

You can also walk to Alfama (5 minutes) and, from there to the St.Georges Castle (S. Jorge).
Chiado and Bairro Alto are also very central areas for your accommodation in Lisbon.

New Apartment 206, in Baixa

Our Apartment in Lisbon 206 is located on the 2nd floor (without elevator!) of an old and  renovated historic building in the Baixa district.

Apartment in Lisbon 206 - Baixa

This charming apartment has two large windows in the living room with the old architecture of Lisbon’s building.

 This stylish and nicely furnished one bedroom apartment offers a lot of   natural  light, comfort and quietness.

 It is also on a perfect location to get around as it is in the heart of the   historical   centre. The building is located on a street full of shops and it is  also next door to all kinds of traditional commerce and to a wide variety of  restaurants. It is also a short walking distance from the picturesque  neighbourhoods of Chiado and Bairro Alto.

The subway is at a few steps away and is it also walking distance to the train stations that can take you to the beaches around Lisbon, to Sintra and to all the sightseeing in and outside the city.

Romantic holidays or city break in the Lisbon Region

Are you planning a romantic escape in Europe to surprise your loved one? Lisbon region is the perfect destination for an holiday or aweekend break full of romance.

Lisbon, the city of seven hills, full of narrow streets and alleys, closed to the Tagus river, is a city made for romance. Tram 28 will take you through Lisbon historical neighbourhoods like AlfamaMouraria. Nearby you have Church of Santo António who gained fame as the matchmaking saint, protector of young brides, and patron of the lost and found. Mass marriages known as “St. Anthony’s Weddings” are held here during the mid-June St. Anthony’s Day celebrations.

Outside Lisbon you can enjoy the magic of Sintra. Take a ride in a horse and carriage through the historic centre of Sintra. Take a walk through the gardens of Quinta da Regaleira, discovering some of the mysterious symbols of the decorative and leisure structures that can be found everywhere throughout the park. You won’t have truly seen Sintra unless you pay a visit to Portugal’s most romantic palace, the Palácio da Pena. These fantastic palace stands on the top of a hill above the town of Sintra, and on a clear day it can be easily seen from Lisbon and much of its metropolitan area.

Drive to the other side of the Tagus River and take a romantic walk in the Natural park of Serra da Arrábida discovering the mountains and the fantastic beaches around. Admire the wonderful setting of the Convento da Arrábida, visit Palmela and its castle and the fantastic town of Azeitão.

Enjoy your holidays in Lisbon with this routes that were specially made for romance. If you are looking for an accommodation for your romantic holidays or city break in LisbonTravelling to Lisbon offers a wide range of apartments in Lisbon historical neighbourhoods and Parque das Nações. Don’t forget to check the special offers! There’s always promotions and last minute accommodations in Lisbon.

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.

 

Rock in Rio 2010 – Lisbon, Portugal

Rock in Rio is a series of rock festivals held in Brazil and later in Portugal and Spain. This music festival is one of the biggest in the world. With seven editions to date – three in Brazil, three in Lisbon and one in Madrid – Rock in Rio has brought together over 4.5 million people.

The first edition of Rock in Rio Lisboa, as the festival was officially called, took place in 2004. Although the festival had a slight change of name, it kept the same structure as the Brazilian editions. An entire City of Rock, with an area of over 200.000 m2 was erected at the Parque da Bela Vista, with a large centre stage and several tents where different artists would perform, simultaneously.

The City of Rock was back to life again in May 2010, with more great bands, with numerous tents for every musical taste, and lots of other attractions within the Parque da Bela Vista in Lisbon.

Shakira, John Meyer (May 21), Elton John, Leona Lewis (May 22), Muse, Snow Patrol (May 27), Miley Cyrus (May 28), Rammstein and Megadeth(May 30) are among the confirmed bands for this year’s Rock In Rio Lisboa, set to take place May 21-30 at Parque da Bela Vista.

The Parque da Bela Vista is one of the largest open areas located within the city limits of Lisbon. Traffic and parking spaces in and around the City of Rock will be restricted. Use public transport. Use the normal subway lines (red line) to arrive at Bela Vista and the special lines when you leave.

If you are looking for accommodations in Lisbon near the City of Rock visit the Travelling to Lisbon website where you will find the best selection of apartments in Parque das Nações – four metro stations away from the Bela Vista subway station.

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 football stadium

Two of Portugal’s super football stadiums are in Lisbon – Estadio Jose Alvalade, home to big team Sporting Clube de Portugal andEstadio da Luz, home to legendary Portugal football team SL Benfica. Both of these Lisbon football stadiums are north of Lisbon city centre. It’s easiest to get to them via nearby Lisbon subway stations.

Estádio da Luz – S.L.Benfica football stadium

Estádio da Luz, Lisbon

Author: Alves Gaspar

Sport Lisboa e Benfica commonly referred to as simply Benfica, is a multi-sports club based in the beautiful city of Lisbon. Although they compete in a number of different sports, Benfica is mainly known for its football team. Historically, Benfica has been one of the most successful football clubs in Portugal and Europe and is one of the Três Grandes, or Big Three, football clubs in Portugal, with Futebol Clube do Porto, and Sporting Club de Portugal, being the other two clubs, Benfica’s two biggest rivals.
The Estádio da LuzBenfica stadium, is a legendary football stadium and took centre state in the Euro 2004 football championships. Estadio da Luz is situated in the northern area of Lisbon.
Nearest Lisbon subway stations are Alto dos Moinhos or Colegio Militar/Luz, both of which are situated on the Blue line. It’s an easy walk to the Luz Stadium from both these Lisbon subway stations, and getting to the stadium via the subway is the easiest and best way to travel! Alternatively by car get to the stadium via the Segunda Circular ring road which is connected to the national motorway system.

Estádio José Alvalade – Sporting Stadium

Estádio Alvalade XXI, Lisbon

Author: Juntas

Sporting Clube de Portugal, also known locally and internationally as Sporting is the other major Portuguese Sports club based in Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon. The club is particularly renowned for its football department.
The Estadio Jose AlvaladeSporting Stadium in Lisbon is to the North of the city centre, closed to the Lisbon Airport. It was purpose built for the European Championships hosted by Portugal in 2004.This Lisbon Football Stadium is one of the most accessible. The stadium has its own Lisbon subway station called Campo Grande on the green line and on the yellowline. Campo Grande Lisbon subway Station is within easy walking distance from the football stadium. By car you’ve also easy access to Alvalade Stadium off the Segunda Circular ring road and from Calcada de Carriche

Smaller Football Stadiums in Lisbon are to the west of the city centre.
Estadio Nacional known also as Estadio do Jamor is home to National Portuguese football.

National Stadium, Lisbon

Author: Koshelyev


Estadio do Restelo
 is home to football team CF Belenenses.

Restelo Stadium, Lisbon

Author: Wiki-observer

If you want to visit Lisbon as well as seeing a game in one of these stadiums, check for holiday accommodations in Traveling to Lisbon’s website. You will find apartments in Lisbon historical neighbourhoods and self catering accommodations in Parque das Nações. See also the promotions and last minute accommodations in Lisbon. Traveling to Lisbon also offers other services like car rentals, airport transfers, excursions or whatever else you could need to make your stay the most pleasant.