Find the best place to stay — Bairro Alto

Where to stay around Bairro Alto?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,070 holiday lettings near Bairro Alto. From 1,996 apartments to 43 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bairro Alto is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bairro Alto?

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 Bairro Alto:

  • Santa Catarina: 1,952 holiday homes
  • Baixa: 2,591 holiday homes
  • Verdizela: 47 holiday homes
  • Lapa: 1,322 holiday homes
  • Campo Pequeno: 484 holiday homes

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

Can I rent apartments in Bairro Alto?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,996 apartments in Bairro Alto. Our other popular types of Bairro Alto holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bairro Alto?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Bairro Alto. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Bairro Alto, Portugal Your Home Away from Home

    Located in the heart of the Portuguese city of Lisbon is the historic district of Bairro Alto. A Bairro Alto holiday is an ideal choice for those travellers who want to be close to the action in the centre of the vibrant city of Lisbon and close enough to visit all of the cultural attractions that the city has on offer. Not only will a Bairro Alto holiday rental apartment offer stunning views of Lisbon, it will be kitted out with all of the mod-cons you need to have a truly enjoyable stay.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Bairro Alto, Portugal

    In terms of physical activity, a Bairro Alto holiday is limited to the likes of swimming, sailing, roller-blading, walking, cycling and tennis. Visitors to this 16th century quarter of Lisbon will find more in the way of attractions and cultural sites to explore such as the botanical gardens to the north of the district. The garden covers an area of over 365 square feet and contains a multitude of plant species from around the world. At the entrance to the gardens is the National Museum of Natural History which also incorporates some smaller museums and temporary exhibitions. Also well worth visiting in Bairro Alto is the Sao Roque Church which dates back to the 16th century and was the earliest Jesuit church in the whole of Portugal.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Bairro Alto, Portugal

    Should you decide to head out of the city for the day then there are several great places to explore in the surrounding area. Approximately 33 miles to the west of Lisbon is the town of Mafra which has become a popular destination for Portuguese and international travellers alike. The main attraction in the town is the Mafra National Palace which was built during the 18th century and was thought to be one of the biggest buildings built in Europe at the time. The palace was not only used as a royal residence it was also used as a Franciscan monastery during the latter part of the 18th century.

    Weather in Bairro Alto, Portugal

    If you are undecided about whether to book a fantastic Bairro Alto holiday rental apartment or not, then the fact that Lisbon experiences a Mediterranean climate may be enough to confirm your decision! Generally speaking, the warmest months of the year to have a Bairro Alto holiday are July, August and September when temperatures can reach a maximum of 28 degrees Celsius. The cooler months of December, January and February still offer up maximum temperatures of 15 degrees Celsius during the daytime but can reach as low as 8 degrees Celsius. The average annual rainfall amount for the city is 28 inches.

    Travel to Bairro Alto, Portugal

    To begin a marvellous Bairro Alto holiday, travellers can arrive at Lisbon Airport (LIS) which is approximately 5 miles away from the area. Passengers will find that there are numerous airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to Lisbon including KLM, TAP Air Portugal, easyJet, British Airways and BMI Baby. Passengers can leave the UK from numerous airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Bristol (BRS), Luton (LTN), Manchester (MAN) and Liverpool (LPL).

    Attractions in and around Bairro Alto

    Looking for things to do while you're in Bairro Alto? Take the children and visit Lisbon Oceanarium, Glória Lift and Torel Garden. Don't miss landmarks such as Bica Lift, and unique cultural highlights such as Pharmacy Museum and Geological Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Cascais Beach. Activities around the area include Portas do Sol Viewpoint, Ajuda Botanical Garden and Bela Vista Park. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Castle of Sao Jorge, Santa Justa Elevator and Rossio Square during your stay. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Lisbon Cathedral, Gulbenkian Museum or 25th of April Bridge to your agenda.