This is a flat located at one of the most typical neighborhoods in Lisbon, Bica district, facing Largo de Santo Antoninho. Its central location makes it perfect for exploring Lisbon by day and enjoying city nightlife by night.
This apartment is ideal for a group of friends that wish to enjoy Bairro Alto nightlife, but also to guests that like to discover the city by foot or transports.
Around Bairro Alto, you will find plenty of restaurants, traditional grocery stores, art galleries, bookshops, stylish alternative fashion shops, pubs and Fado houses.
Bairro Alto and also Bica, invites young people, journalists, writers and students that live door to door with older people. Especially from Thursday to Saturday, this place is the perfect stage for many people of different ages, backgrounds and lifestyles that meet each other here standing outside with a drink in hand enjoying this gorgeous night environment. Altough this place is close enough to go out at night and enjoy the Lisbon nightlife in Bica and Bairro Alto, is far enough to don't be disturbed by the noise that crowd places usually do.
The oldest public elevator (completed 120 years this year 2012), is around the corner and you have other points of historic and cultural interest nearby. Also on the top of “Bica” you have the famous tramway nº 28.
Every year, the neighborhood of Bica attracts crowds of people of all ages to parties of the popular saints in June. During these festivities, the city adorned with colored ribbons and balloons, stalls are mounted outdoors, the atmosphere is buzzing with cheerful music and the choirs of popular marches, restaurants and vibrate with eager revelers accompanied by pitchers of sangria and fresh sardines from the coals.
Chiado is only step ahead. It’s well-known for its elegance of bookshops, style cafes, trendy restaurants, art novae jewelry shops and luxurious international shops that leads to the downtown of the city (Baixa). On the top of Bairro Alto, there is Principe Real quarter, a cool actual urban chic area known for its art galleries, fashion Vintage shops, a biologic market every Saturday morning inside of its shady garden and also gay bars are popular.
The riverside at Cais do Sodré or Praça do Comércio (one of the most iconic squares in the city facing the river) is a short 15 minutes away on foot.
The apartment offers self-catering facilities and free internet connection and can accommodate up to 6 guests at the moment.
It has one double bed in one bed-room, two single beds in another bedroom and one comfortable sofa-bed in the living-room.
This apartment has balconies with street view, soft and comfortable decoration
From a short walking distance you can take the Baixa-Chiado subway (green/blue line) and bus 758, giving you the chance to know the city in deep without a car.
If you have a car, there are 2 underground paid parks, 5 min away by foot.
On 5 min walking distance you can catch the famous tram 28 that crosses other traditional districts as Alfama, Campo de Ourique and Castelo. The famous viewpoints of São Pedro de Alcântara and Santa Catarina are also very close. Other nice option is to take Elevador da Glória or Elevador da Bica (old funiculars). It worth the short travel!
On the riverside you can rent a bike and enjoy the beautiful view!
The nearer train stations of Cais do Sodré and Restauradores are accessible on 10 min walking distance and lead you to other touristic areas like Carcavelos (watersports) Estoril (casino) Cascais (the Portuguese Riviera) Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage).