Holidays in Sao Jorge de Arroios can be full of surprises. The more you explore Lisbon, the more you fall in love with it. It is a city that has undergone a kind of renaissance in recent times. It is a vibrant mixture of the old and new, and can be a delight for visitors from all over the world. Sao Jorge de Arroios is a Parish or Freguesia in the city of Lisbon and a great place to pitch base to explore the rest of the city. The plethora of affordable self catering accommodation properties in Sao Jorge de Arroios makes it the perfect part of Lisbon to stay in.
Sao Jorge de Arroios is an area in the north-east of Lisbon. One of the main advantages of this area is that it is close enough to the historic quarter of Lisbon, as well as the city centre, while still being affordable. Rental self catering apartments can be found at reasonable prices, making it a popular area among tourists and explorers. Exploring this quarter can be fun as there are a number of interesting buildings, and other sights. Public transport is good and it is well connected with the rest of the city. The historic soul of Lisbon, the famous Alfama quarter is close by.
Many of the main attractions in the old quarter of Lisbon are very close to self catering accommodation in Sao Jorge de Arroios. Following are some of the popular tourist attractions around Sao Jorge de Arroios. The Igreja do Carmo are the spectacular ruins of a 14th century church which partially withstood the earthquake of 1755; The Elevador de Santa Justa, offering fabulous views of the city, as well as the ocean and built by the disciple of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, designer of the Eiffel Tower. The Belem area which has famous monuments such as the Tower of Belem.
The weather in Sao Jorge de Arroios is something one generally cannot complain about. Pleasant is the word that would be used to describe the climate of Lisbon. The summers are warm thanks to its Mediterranean climate, but the oceanic winds have a cooling and refreshing effect on the weather. Winters are mild, perfect for the holiday in Sao Jorge, with temperatures averaging around the 11 degrees Celsius mark. Rainfall is about 20 inches per year.
Getting to Sao Jorge de Arroios is easy from the airport. The airport is situated between the cities of Loures and Lisbon and is quite close to the city. It is an extremely busy international airport. Flights operate to Lisbon Airport (LIS) from most UK airports and include East Midlands Airport (EMA), Birmingham (BHX), Liverpool (LPL), Newcastle(NCL), Belfast (BFS), Edinburgh (EDI) and Glasgow (PIK). Fly with airlines such as British Airways, Tap Air Portugal, BMI, Ryanair and easyJet.