Lufthansa, Air France, United and others offer one-stop flights from all three Washington area airports to Lisbon.
Bairro Alto Hotel Lisboa
Praça Luís de Camões 2
Chic boutique hotel with a central Bairro Alto location, recently renovated rooms and a rooftop bar. Rooms from $265.
As Janelas Verdes
Rua das Janelas Verdes 47
A 29-room hideaway in an 18th-century townhouse in the Santos district, with a sweet patio. Rooms from $205.
Largo de São Carlos 10
Star chef José Avillez cooks up an haute cuisine storm at this upscale restaurant with a Michelin star. Entrees start at $58.
Largo de Sao Carlos 23
New bistro inside São Carlos National Theatre, with an old-school decor and light fare by chef Avillez. Entrees start at $14.
Bistro 100 Maneiras
9 Largo da Trindade
A bustling Chiado restaurant in white wood paneling, where the menu features modern Portuguese classics with a twist. Entrees start at $25.
Hills Tramcar Tour
Tourist tram that does the No. 28 circuit of the hills, departing every 30 minutes from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. October-June, every 20 minutes from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July-September. $25.
Rua Augusta Arch
Rua Augusta 2/10
This monument on Terreiro do Paço has been open to visitors since August 2013, offering 360-degree city views. Daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. $3.50.
Lisbon Story Centre
Terreiro do Paço 78-81
An interactive high-tech exhibit that portrays the history of Lisbon through the centuries, including the 1755 earthquake. Daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. $10.