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Alfama Vacation Package Deals

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You'll save up to $369^ when you bundle your bookings. All you have to do is pick your preferred airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences.

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Alfama Travel Guide

Where is Alfama?

Setting off to a new destination is an exciting experience, but your trip can easily go awry if you're not properly prepared. Why not begin by discovering exactly where Alfama is?

The neighborhood sits 0.8 miles northeast of downtown Lisbon District, the county's marvelous capital.

Visitors to Lisbon District will be rubbing shoulders with around 500,000 residents.

Places to Visit in Alfama

Get your adventure off to an extraordinary start with a visit to Castle of Sao Jorge. This renowned attraction is within easy reach.

There's no need to be bored here. Lisbon Cathedral and Santa Justa Elevator are terrific attractions that'll keep you on the run.

Spend some time watching the world go by and mixing with the locals at Rossio Square. Seeking more close by options? Relax among interesting plants and birdlife in a calm environment at Botanical Garden. But wait, there's more. Get a dose of history and stop at Commerce Square, a great spot to sit back and watch the world go by.

Car Rentals in Alfama

Alfama is calling your name, and the best way to discover it is from the driver's seat. Search, compare and book car rentals in Alfama in a couple of clicks through Orbitz. Ready to step on the gas?

When you finally get off the plane at Humberto Delgado Airport, you'll be thankful to know you can book right at the terminal. Why don't you let the staff at Europcar and Hertz sort it out? Alamo Rent A Car and Enterprise are two other offices that offer an alternative range.

Europcar is only 1 mile from the center of the city at R.Rodrigues Sampaio,142/150. So if you're eager to immerse yourself in the city streets, you know where to head. Another convenient outlet just 1 mile from the center of the city is Sixt at Av. Da Liberdade, 185.

Where to stay in Alfama – Hotel Accommodation

Snap up a place to crash and get set for your fantastic vacation! Orbitz offers no less than 393 hotels in Alfama.

Want a room that'll make you feel like a king? Our top picks of luxurious accommodations are the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon (Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca, 88) and the Olissippo Lapa Palace (Rua do Pau da Bandeira, 4). That said, also check out The Independente Hostel & Suites and the Portugal Ways Bairro Alto Apartments. These are our top low-budget hotels.

Seeing Castle of Sao Jorge with your own eyes is a bucket-list-worthy experience, so why not grab a hotel room close by and make the most of it? The Palacete Chafariz D'El Rei is a handy 0.3 miles away, and the Altis Avenida Hotel is 0.4 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Alfama

Tighten your seatbelt! You'll soon be arriving at Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS). Located 3 miles north of Alfama, it's the neighborhood's closest terminal.

Popular Places to Visit Near Alfama

Take the opportunity to explore some nearby destinations such as Sao Vicente and Graca. Sao Vicente is about 0.2 miles from Alfama, while Graca is 0.3 miles away.

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No Cancellation Fees

Renewed your passport, booked your adventure but now you can't go? No need to panic — we make canceling your plans hassle-free by having a no-fee policy.^ Act fast and your airline and hotel might do the same!

Top Rated Hotels for your Alfama Vacation

Solar Do Castelo, a Lisbon Heritage Collection
Solar Do Castelo, a Lisbon Heritage Collection
4.0 out of 5.0 Rua das Cozinhas, 2, Lisbon
Free Cancellation
$162
4.9/5 (10 reviews)

Staff, and breakfast was great. Only challenge is getting taxis or Uber’s to pick you up or drop you off close so you may need to walk up/down the hill a bit.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019
Solar Do Castelo, a Lisbon Heritage Collection features free WiFi in public areas and a garden. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with tours or tickets, ...
Alfama - Lisbon Cheese & Wine Apartments
Alfama - Lisbon Cheese & Wine Apartments
4.0 out of 5.0 Rua Guilherme Braga, 1, Lisbon
Free Cancellation
$55
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Apartment is quiet interesting, with an amazing view of the city and the river. the neighborhood is fantastic, quiet, peaceful, yet happy with plenty of restaurants, bars and touridtic atractions. take in to account that getting there by train, will make walk few blocks through stone roads and stairs ...

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019
At Alfama - Lisbon Cheese & Wine Apartments, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle for ...
Santiago de Alfama - Boutique Hotel
Santiago de Alfama - Boutique Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 Rua de Santiago, 10 a 14, Lisbon
Free Cancellation
$300
5.0/5 (4 reviews)

Breakfast was amazing with vegan options. Best included breakfast we ever had. Beautiful patio tucked away on a side street but still right there. Room was small with a big bathroom and great view. Alfama is a unique area with lots of hills. With that being said, it was still an easy walk to the ...

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019
Guests of Santiago de Alfama - Boutique Hotel enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and spa services. If you drive, self parking is EUR ...

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