If you are staying in Lapa, why not spend a day sightseeing in colorful neighborhoods like Alfama, Chiado and Lisbon.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. Spend a while discovering the exhibits at Chiado Museum and the Dr. Anastacio Goncalves Museum. Enjoy the beautiful displays at the National Museum of Ancient Art and the Center for Modern Art. For a great night out, pick up some tickets to the National Theatre of D. Maria II and the National Theater of Sao Carlos, one of the region’s premier performing arts venues.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to some of the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. Read a book or newspaper in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Edward VII Park.
Some of Lisbon's best-loved attractions are in and around the Lapa area, including the Santa Justa Elevator, Rossio Square and the Marques de Pombal Square. For a relaxing change of pace, spend a little time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as the Old Church of Our Lady of the Conception and the Church of Sao Roque.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a snack, visit the Amoreiras Shopping Center and the El Corte Ingles Shopping Center.
Nearby Restelo Stadium is the perfect place cheer along with fellow lovers of soccer, and to see local heroes, the C.F. Os Belenenses, in action. To look like a local, don’t forget to pack some blue and white, the colors of the C.F. Os Belenenses.
Finding somewhere comfortable to unpack your bags close to Lapa couldn’t be easier. Check out the rooms and rates at the Tiara Park Atlantic Lisboa, the Hotel Real Palacio, or the Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade.