Destination guide

The exciting area of Bairro Alto awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Bairro Alto and enjoy the area's architecture, history and live music. Well known for its bars, cafés and sightseeing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Castle of Sao Jorge and Santa Justa Elevator are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Bairro Alto

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bairro Alto a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Glória Lift (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Ascensor da Gloria (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Torel Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lisbon Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bairro Alto

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bairro Alto is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascais Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Principe Real Square (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Botanical Garden (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Estrela Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bairro Alto

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cascais (CAT), which is 11.1 mi (17.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bairro Alto?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,517 vacation rentals near Bairro Alto. From 2,331 Condos/Apartments to 144 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bairro Alto for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bairro Alto?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bairro Alto:

  • Lisbon Old Town: 3,993 vacation rentals
  • Alfama: 2,114 vacation rentals
  • Baixa: 2,340 vacation rentals
  • Chiado: 1,949 vacation rentals
  • Santa Engrácia: 1,409 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bairro Alto?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bairro Alto. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Regimento de Sapadores Bombeiros Museum: 6,778 vacation rentals
  • Cinemateca Portuguesa Museum: 6,648 vacation rentals
  • Costa da Caparica Beach: 234 vacation rentals
  • Sesimbra Beach: 4,032 vacation rentals
  • Lisboa Congress Centre: 6,708 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bairro Alto listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bairro Alto?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,331 Condos/Apartments in Bairro Alto. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bairro Alto include:

  • Houses: 144 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Hotels: 6 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bairro Alto?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation rentals with pool available in Bairro Alto. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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