Our "Lisbon Collection" was inspired by the charm, sun drenched beauty and diversity of Lisbon; the city of seven hills, of late night suppers and frivolity in the warm air and of sorbet coloured houses with their burnt terracotta rooftops.
We fell in love (hard) with the city's mix of bustle and sophistication. We offer you a couple of our favourite finds to help you navigate the city, even if you only have two days.
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The first order of business after touching down in Lisbon is to get yourself a coffee and pastry. If you are anything like us, you may want to plan your entire trip around the city's best offering of pasteis de nada (those epic little parcels of pastry and custard). Our favourites are from Pasteis de Belém (Rua de Belem 84). Side note, if you are in London and in need of a fix - the best, hands down are from Lisboa (57 Golborne Rd.)
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Visit The Alfamo District by jumping on a tram which will take you up to the heights and sites of the Cathedral and church of Sao Antònio. Then down to the foot of Alfama which will bring you to the Casa do Fado da Guitarra Portuguesa, an area awash with inspiring shades of pink and plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from.
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With arguably one of the best views of Lisbon, the discreet and exclusive Sky Bar is accessed through the 9th floor of the Tivoli Avenida da Liberdade Hotel. Take in the view with a snack of tasty morsels and a knockout cocktail or two.
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Check yourself in at Hotel Valverde - right on Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon's largest boulevard. This hotel offers 1950s styling mixed in with antique prints and abstract art. The location and style offers everything you need for your stay in Lisbon and is a pretty good place to take a weight off when you reach peak "tourist foot" - when the walking gets too much.
Address: Avenida da Liberdade, 164, 1250-146 Lisbon