Prior Velho Vacations
Prior Velho is a great place to base yourself in Lisbon as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy reach. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating Lisbon International Exhibition Fair and the fantastic Vasco da Gama Tower. Two other great attractions that are nearby Prior Velho are the Vasco da Gama Shopping Centre and Atlantic Pavilion.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find plenty of unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Prior Velho. There are many excellent places where you can spend a couple of hours such as Knowledge Pavilion and the National Museum of Costume and Fashion.
If the sun is shining head outside and enjoy the nearby green spaces. To spend some time in a green oasis explore the Garcia de Orta Garden.
If you're a sports fan, don’t miss the opportunity to see local heroes, the S.L. Benfica, doing battle at SL Benfica Stadium. On weekends the stadium is filled with red and white, as crowds come together to support their home-grown heroes.
After spending the day taking in the sights around Prior Velho, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks be sure to check out the Radisson Blu Hotel Lisbon, the Holiday Inn Express LISBON AIRPORT, Loures, and the popular TRYP Lisboa Oriente Hotel.