Nestled between the Botanical Gardens and the vibrant Avenida de la Liberdade, Botanico Hotel makes for a good starting point to explore what Lisbon has to offer. Avenida Park Hotel is set just 150 meters from Parque Metro Station which provides a convenient link to the city’s attractions. Both hotels offer contemporary accommodation in en suite rooms with TVs and air conditioning.
Boasting a colourful facade, Star Inn Porto Hotel awaits travellers just a short drive from the centre of the city. Guests can boost their energy level with a cup of coffee in the cafe area or enjoy a drink or two in the hotel’s lounge bar. The rooms feature modern interiors and en suite facilities.
Set in downtown Porto, Porto Domus Hotel has been recently renovated and features contemporary furnishings. Travellers can unwind in the en suite rooms which come complete with TVs and bathrooms. The bar keeps thirsts under control.
Groupon’s Guide To Lisbon
A shining capital of colourful culture, Lisbon awaits guests with vast, vibrant squares, cobbled backstreets, and thriving bar and club scenes, while a patchwork of architectural styles makes up the city’s historic areas. Lisbon’s Belem Tower is a UNESCO World Heritage monument that served over the centuries as a starting point for voyages and new land discoveries over the Atlantic. Its late Gothic Manueline style flanked by Moorish watchtowers and stone-sculpted beasts is seen by many as an architectural symbol of Portugal’s Age of Discovery. The Berardo Museum provides a home for some of the world’s most famous modern art pieces, including works by 20th-century masters such as Pollock, Picasso, and Warhol. Adventure seekers may also choose a trip to Sintra-Cascais, where walking trails traverse the coastal forests of this natural park.
Groupon’s Guide To Porto
Dating back to the 4th century and currently a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Porto, Portugal’s second largest metropolis, stands as one of Europe’s oldest cultural and historical sites.
An ancient port perched along the Douro Valley, the city is a cornucopia of architectural landmarks, museums and medieval ruins. Among the most important architectural legacies stand the Sao Francisco and Santa Clara Church, where a rare mixture of Gothic and Baroque styles, represented by detailed carvings and opulent decor covered in pure gold, attract thousands of tourists every year. Famed for being the spiritual home of Port Wine, the city has been one of the most important wine trading centres since the 17th century, maintaining its leading role among the finest wine producers in Europe up to this day. Travellers may also admire modern art galleries cleverly combined with shopping centres, spread across the vivid and colourful Bombarda street, where a bundle of design boutiques, stylists and vintage shops form a world of their own.
Porto features a subtropical Mediterranean climate. With the spring season lasting from early March and until the end of May, the weather is warm but a little unpredictable with an average high of 18°C and with rainfall being quite frequent. Summer and autumn are the city’s busiest seasons. Mild weather may be found in autumn, while winter, from December till February, is cool and wet. Starting in March, the temperatures increase gradually displaying an average of 16°C.
Option 1: stay in Lisbon
- £79-£155 for 2 nights with London flights, depending on dates chosen
- £119-£189 for 3 nights with London flights, depending on dates chosen
£139-£339 for 4 nights with London flights, depending on dates chosen
- £99-£199 for 2 nights with Manchester flights, depending on dates chosen
- £119-£239 for 3 nights with Manchester flights, depending on dates chosen
- £139-£369 for 4 nights with Manchester flights, depending on dates chosen
Option 1: stay in Porto
- £79-£109 for 2 nights with London flights, depending on dates chosen
- £105-£139 for 3 nights with London flights, depending on dates chosen
£125-£165 for 4 nights with London flights, depending on dates chosen
- £79-£109 for 2 nights with Manchester flights, depending on dates chosen
- £109-£115 for 3 nights with Manchester flights, depending on dates chosen
- £115-£155 for 4 nights with Manchester flights, depending on dates chosen