Your travel guide to Lisbon
The culturally diverse city of Lisbon is surely the jewel in the crown of the Iberian Peninsula. This popular Portugal tourist destination is serviced by regular flights from Lisbon International Airport. Packed with eclectic neighborhoods, Lisbon boasts a lively social scene combined with the beauty of an Atlantic Ocean coastline. It's no wonder Venere.com bookings are consistently popular for this western European city.
Why not splurge on a luxury Lisbon hotel, such as the Pestana Palace, which is close to the Estoril coast in the Belem district, noted for its fascinating monuments, tower and gardens. Outstanding apartments and first class Lisbon accommodation can be found in all areas of the city, including Baixa Alfama and the vibrant Bairro Alto, which is famous for its enchanting alleyways and fado-themed restaurants near the Praca Camoes - the perfect place to try traditional Portuguese roasted, baked or fried cod!
Check out the elegant shopping district of the Chiado, or admire the riotous explosion of flowers in the Botanic Gardens or Jardim Botanico. Nowadays the Lisbon Marathon is considered to be the one of the best in the world and attracts more and more runners each year. Another annual tourist highlight is the Lisbon Carnival, where colorful floats, myriad street entertainers and a contagious celebration of rhythms thrill visitors.
If your budget won't stretch to the more salubrious hotel suites and villas in Portugal, then cheap Lisbon accommodation in pensions, Bed and Breakfast and guest houses is also available. Check out the Venere.map for the best deals in central affordable lodging. Whether you are looking for an exclusive hotel in Parque das Nações, an economical airport hotel in Estefânia Campo Pequeno or a mid-range pension in Saldanha São Sebastião, you'll find Venere.con has all the best offers. Economy travelers don't depair- there are Lisbon hostels and camping through Venere.com too!