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Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Alfama, Portugal Your Home Away From Home

If your idea of an ideal holiday is one where you can get to know all about the history of an historic city, then an Alfama holiday will be right up your street. The Alfama district in the Portuguese city of Lisbon is the oldest one in the city itself and has a strong sense of community as well as tradition. An Alfama holiday rental apartment will not only come with all the mod-cons that you would expect, it will also give you some of the most amazing views of the city.

Things to Do on Holiday in Alfama, Portugal

An Alfama holiday allows visitors to enjoy a range of activities and attractions without having to wander too far out of the district. In terms of physical activities the likes of swimming, walking and cycling are widely available in the district. There are plenty of attractions, which is the reason most people opt to stay in Alfama, including Lisbon Cathedral. This beautiful building dates back to the 12th century and is home to the casket containing the remains of Saint Vincent, the patron saint of the city. Also worth visiting in Alfama are the ruins of a 1st century Roman theatre and the Santa Engracia National Pantheon which contains the tombs of past presidents and famous writers.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Alfama, Portugal

As well as all the wonderful sights to be found in Lisbon there are some other fantastic places worth visiting whilst on an Alfama holiday. Approximately half an hour to the south of Lisbon, in the Setubal district, is the town of Palmela. The town dates back to Roman times and its main attraction is its castle which dates back to medieval times. The castle takes pride of place on a hilltop in the town and is now a luxurious hotel. Much of the stylish 17th century interior can still be seen.

Weather in Alfama, Portugal

It is highly likely that the weather will play an important role in your Alfama holiday and you will want to know what to expect before you go. The city of Lisbon is privy to a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and relatively warm summers. July, August and September are the most popular times of the year for travellers to visit the city as this is when daytime temperatures can reach as high as 23 degrees Celsius on average. The cooler months, from December through to February see the temperature cool down to around 15 degrees Celsius at the most. The annual rainfall amount for Lisbon is approximately 28 inches with December tending to be the wettest month.

Travel to Alfama, Portugal

Jetting off on a wonderful Alfama holiday is very simple to do. Travellers are most likely to arrive at Lisbon International Airport (LIS) which is less than 20 minutes away from the Alfama district. Passengers can depart the UK from a variety of airports including Bristol (BRS), Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Cardiff (CWL) and Glasgow (GLA). Travellers will find that there are many internationally recognised air operators who have special deals on flights such as British Airways, KLM, easyJet, TAP Air Portugal and BMI Baby.

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Recent Reviews

Loft conversion in Alfama overlooking Tagus river

4 of 5
Located on a side street just off the iconic number 28 tram route. You can therefore comfortably walk to all the major attractions in the Alfama district. The property is in the loft and is accessed via a steep stair case which could be troublesome if you aren't traveling light. Apartment has everything you could need for a short stay in Lisbon. Small living area with books and TV with speedy internet access. There is a DVD player and access to a plethora of channels. You can even watch Netflix should you choose. Kitchen has everything you need and is well stocked with dishes, cutlery pans etc plus basics like salt and pepper and washing up liquid. Bedroom and bathroom are located in a more slanted area of the apartment so beware anyone over 6"4'. Again fully equipped with towels and even soap, shower gel and toilet paper so no need to go out and find the basics when you arrive. There is even a washing machine if you need to do laundry and again there is washing powder provided. The small balcony has views over the river plus you'll see the trams coming and going. Apartment was very warm in summer but you could sleep with a window open. There are also heaters for cold days. Please be aware there is some nearby construction work going on which could be irksome if you are spending much of the daytime inside. However if you will be out exploring Lisbon I highly recommend this apartment and you will have a wonderful time exploring Alfama from your ideally located home away
  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Beautiful and Comfortable apartment near castle!

5 of 5
We stayed for 4 nights and it was lovely! The apartment is clean, beds are comfortable (I recommend an extra blanket for each bed.), showers worked well, and kitchen was well equipped. We didn't make any meals (just coffee, toast, and heated up soup.). It is spacious and from the veranda you see the part of the castle and the sea! It is walking distance to a supermarket and cafes. Communication with Heart Soul Lisbon crew was always pleasant in their emails and gave quick responses. We were welcomed by Francisco, who was friendly, helpful, and nice. He even helped us with our luggage, which you do have to walk a bit to get to the building (up hill). That was the only difficult part was dragging our suitcases up a cobblestone street. We drove our car to Lisbon, but if you come by taxi you can get dropped off right at the door of the apartment building. Only residences' cars, taxis, and tuktuks are allowed in the area. So we parked in the closest parking garage. It was about 14€ a day. Being from the NY area we thought is wasn't too bad. The location is quiet overall, but remember their are lots of hills. I would recommend this apartment! I felt safe, comfortable, and enjoyed it's views. Sincerely, Rosa
  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017