On one of Europe’s most beautiful seafront locations is an imposing fortress built in the 17th century. It sits on a rocky crest overlooking the ocean; waves crash on beaches below. Two cannons at the entrance sit in protection of the inhabitants inside. For three centuries, the Fortaleza ...
Trust Portugal Confidential on this one….the coolest new place to stay in Lisbon is Palacete Chafariz d’el Rei. Resting on a hillside in the artistic Alfama District, this restored grand palacete (small palace) offers one of the most romantic and unique experiences in the city. With only a few expansive suites, in a building of opulent salons and manicured gardens, you will feel as though you have the luxurious mansion to yourself.
This sleek 55 room five-star boutique hotel sits in an enviable position where the trendy and fashionable Chaido, meets the artsy and bohemian Bairro Alto district. Fine dining, bohemian bars, art gallery designer shops, and historical landmarks are all within a short walk of this historic building.
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