Discover a selection of 2,000 holiday rentals in Alfama that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at £ 25 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Alfama. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to charming Alfama

Come and experience Alfama and its history, cathedral and monuments. Travellers appreciate the architecture in this romantic city. Castle of Sao Jorge and Lisbon Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Alfama

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Alfama a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lisbon Oceanarium (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Torel Garden (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ascensor da Gloria (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Glória Lift (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Bela Vista Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alfama

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alfama is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascais Beach (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Miradouro de Santa Luzia (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Torel Garden (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Botanical Garden (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alfama

The nearest airport is in Lisbon (LIS-Humberto Delgado), located 3.4 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cascais (CAT), which is 12.2 mi (19.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Lisbon Santa Apolonia Station or Lisbon Santa Apolonia Station and explore the city from there. Catch a ride on the metro at Santa Apolonia Station to easily navigate the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Alfama?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,034 vacation rentals near Alfama. From 1,857 flats & apartments to 157 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alfama for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.