Destination guide

Travel to historical Castelo

Take a holiday to Castelo and enjoy the area's history, monuments and architecture. This romantic and scenic city entices travellers with its restaurants and shopping. Castle of Sao Jorge and Lisbon Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Castelo

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Castelo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Ascensor da Gloria (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Glória Lift (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Torel Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Bela Vista Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Castelo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Castelo is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascais Beach (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Miradouro de Santa Luzia (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Torel Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Principe Real Square (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castelo

Fly into Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), the closest airport, located 3.9 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Cascais (CAT), which is 11.9 mi (19.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Castelo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 628 holiday lettings around Castelo. From 563 flats & apartments to 566 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Castelo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Castelo:

  • São Cristóvão e São Lourenço: 2,322 holiday homes
  • Lisbon Old Town: 4,281 holiday homes
  • Alfama: 2,221 holiday homes
  • Pena: 3,009 holiday homes
  • Bairro Alto: 2,088 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Castelo? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Castelo. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museu De Artes Decorativas Portuguesas: 6,949 holiday lettings
  • Castle of Sao Jorge: 6,978 holiday lettings
  • Santo Antonio Church: 6,966 holiday lettings
  • Teatro Romano Museum: 6,954 holiday lettings
  • Artes Decorativas Museum: 7,067 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Castelo listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Castelo?

Yes, of course. offers 563 Flats in Castelo. Our other popular types of Castelo holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 566 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 6 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Castelo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Castelo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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