From now on you will be able to live a different Lisbon, in a more exclusive and inspiring way: come and stay in the same apartment where the great poet Fernando Pessoa lived. Here, in this same environment he lived, wrote and dreamed. Through these same windows he saw the Lisbon of the last century pass. It is this experience that we invite you to live now.
The location is also a high point. The apartment is located in the historic center of Lisbon.
This spacious 120 m2 apartment is located on the 2nd floor of a historic building dating back to 1857. Its original plant is carefully decorated, creating a charming and very cozy atmosphere. There are 2 bedrooms with air conditioning, 2 living rooms (living room and dining room), 1 bathroom and kitchen adorned with rare portuguese tiles from the end of the 19th century. The apartment also has a comfortable reading corner.
"LIFE IS WHAT WE MAKE OF IT.
TRAVEL IS THE TRAVELER.
WHAT WE SEE ISN'T WHAT WE SEE BUT WHAT WE ARE "
- FERNANDO PESSOA
Interaction with guests
We have a special breakfast.
The single beds can be joined and make a double bed.
Parking less than 50 meters for 10 euros a day
Other things to consider
Fernando Pessoa and this apartment:
The period in which Fernando Pessoa lived in this apartment is extremely important in his life, since it marks his reunion with Portugal after 9 years living in Durban - South Africa, with his mother, brothers and stepfather who had been transferred. In 1905, Pessoa returned alone to Lisbon on board the ship Herzog to attend the Superior Course of Letters, going to live with his mother's sister, Auntie Anica, in Rua de São Bento nº 17, Which we are pleased to welcome you.
Know the life and work of Fernando Pessoa with the most respected researchers Personal
Option 1: Exclusive Colloquia on the life and work of Pessoa with Antonio Cardiello
This is an excellent opportunity to know more about Fernando Pessoa in a completely different way. Antonio's proposal is to have a light and casual conversation, which can either be about specific themes of Pessoa's work or a general introduction about the life and work of the great poet, you choose. Conversations can happen in the apartment itself (Rua de São Bento, 17 - 2nd left), or somewhere else to be combined. Welcome to the fascinating universe of Fernando Pessoa!
Option 2: Walking in Lisbon by Pessoa guided by Fabrizio Boscaglia
A unique walking tour, in search of the places, streets, houses and the most intimate literary contexts and beloved by Fernando Pessoa. The guide, a university specialist in Fernando Pessoa, will pick you up directly at the door of R.'s house. São Bento 17, will show all the "secrets" Personae from the street, the neighborhood and this part of Lisbon and, at the end of the tour, will leave them again at the door of the house. An unforgettable experience, driven by who knows.