Accommodation in Lisbon, explore the lovely capital of Portugal
Lisbon as the capital city of Portugal, offers a variety of holiday delights to take your breath away. If you are looking for a holiday destination characterised by fascinating history and culture then you must stay in Lisbon. Venture further south of France this year and book your amazing getaway here in Lisbon.
Lisbon - A Commercial and Vibrant City
Lisbon is definitely one of the most commercially important cities in the world today and staying in an of apartment here will give you a strong sense of how this city gained this important status. Whilst on holiday in Lisbon, you can walk around the city and take in the beautiful architecture. Lisbon apartments will also give you an insight into the fascinating history of this bustling city which can be traced back to 1200. Two monuments in the city have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites and while you are staying in a Lisbon villa, you could make time to visit the Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower.
Lisbon Apartments – A Great Base
Lisbon apartments can be found in the area of Castelo de Sao Jorge, which is abundant in historic towns. In terms of architecture, you can see examples of all the styles possible in the different Lisbon villas, postmodern, Romanesque and Manueline too. Lisbon also has plenty of museums that you can visit and a few of the best are the National Museum of Ancient Art, the Berardo Collection of Art and the very interesting National Coach Museum. If you choose to stay in a Lisbon apartment during the winter or even the autumn, you can enjoy the theatre activities in Lisbon. You can also choose to stay somewhere that has a view of the monument of Cristo Rei which overlooks the entire city. There are also plenty of parks in Lisbon and you can stay in the Lisbon apartments that overlook some of these lush green areas. There is the Monsanto Forest Park, the Estufa Fria or winter garden and the Parque Eduardo VII.
You can also stay in a Lisbon villa to enjoy specific festivals, like jazz in August, the Festival of the Oceans and the Lisbon Village Festival to get a better understanding of the local traditions. For some vibrant nightlife, stay in some of the Lisbon apartments near Alcantara. On the other hand, if you prefer a quaint atmosphere with peace and quiet, you can stay in the Lisbon villas near Alfama, the oldest district in Lisbon which is replete with old buildings and shops.
If you prefer extended tours where you travel around vast regions of a country, how about a round-trip through Portugal and Spain? You have to visit the lovely cities like Evora, Sevilla, Cadiz and Cordoba. Lisbon is a great place to start your trip around the Iberian peninsular!