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hotel with a bit of luxuryin Lisbon and Tips on Sintra

hotel with a bit of luxuryin Lisbon and Tips on Sintra

Jun 9th, 2001, 04:06 PM
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hotel with a bit of luxuryin Lisbon and Tips on Sintra

Planning New Years week in Portugal. Where to stay in Lisbon and what else to see outside of city, please
 
Jun 9th, 2001, 04:40 PM
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Try Hotel da Lapa.
Tel int.prefix + 351 + 21 395 00 05

This is in the ambassies area of Lisbon. Very selective atmosphere.

If you wish to move a little outside Lisbon, a good alternative is the Hotel Albatroz in Cascais, with telephone referred in another post.
 
Jun 9th, 2001, 04:44 PM
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See a picture of it:
http://www.semantix.pt/hoteis/h0057-1e.htm
 
Jun 9th, 2001, 06:26 PM
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There are lots of things to see outside Lisbon, these could be a bunch of them:

-Queluz Royal Palace

-Mafra huge monastery ( The portuguese Escorial, beautiful library )

-Sintra palaces(Da Pena, National )

-Viewpoints in Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Peninha. )

-Cabo de Roca rugged cliffs and Guincho wild beach.

There is also a palace just north of Lisbon called Dos Marqueses de Fronteira, where there are notable examples of blue tiles.

Further northwards: Obidos, Nazare, Tomar, Batalha, Alcobaça. Sto Antonio Cave, etc
 
Jun 9th, 2001, 06:49 PM
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Highly recommend Britania Hotel in Lisbon.
In Sintra, Pena Palace was a knock out. Neat little town. We even 2 adults even enjoyed the children's museum in town (includes Nazi WWII toys).
 

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