Express getaway to Lisbon; how to arrive and where to stay

21 Feb Express getaway to Lisbon; how to arrive and where to stay

The fado city is one of the most beautiful capitals you can discover in Europe and a place to plan a marvellous short getaway. If you want to enjoy the best part of it, start in the Belem Tower, a place to enjoy all the beautiful landscapes and where you will find The Geronimo’s, a huge temple that will leave you speechless. Also take a look to St. George’s Castle.

4 tips to find the musts in Lisbon

1. How to arrive to Lisbon: if you travel from Spain there are many ways to arrive by car but, if your trip starts far away, the best way to arrive to the Portuguese capital is by plane to its International Airport. Flights are not really expensive if you search them with enough time.

2. Travel between Portuguese capitals: if you have a van or even if you decide to rent a car there is a huge possibility to discover many Portuguese cities in your trip.

3. Apartments: the best option in Lisbon is the Bairro Alto, where you can share apartment and save some money if you like this type of lodging. You will enjoy having lunch or dinner here while having a walk in the fado bars of this Lisbon area.

4. Hotels if you want to have lunch: Portugal is a very cheap country in terms of gastronomy and, although in Lisbon it is a little expensive than in other villages, you will be able to taste their flavours and savours without spending a lot.

The Best places to stay in Lisbon

If you are wondering where to stay in the city, there are some areas that are perfect for low budget travellers. Hotels in Campolide are perfect if you are looking for a calm area not in the city centre. The Parque das Naçoes area is perfect if you are having a business travel as the Fair is here but, also take into account Plaça de Espanya or Campo Pequemp- Finally, the Marqués de Pombal or Saldanha area are perfect to stay in the city centre.