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GETTING THERE

Lufthansa, Air France, United and others offer one-stop flights from all three Washington area airports to Lisbon.

WHERE TO STAY

Bairro Alto Hotel Lisboa

Praça Luís de Camões 2

011-351-213-408-288

www.bairroaltohotel.com

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

011-351-213-968-143

www.asjanelasverdes.com

A 29-room hideaway in an 18th-century townhouse in the Santos district, with a sweet patio. Rooms from $205.

WHERE TO EAT

Belcanto

Largo de São Carlos 10

011-351-213-420-607

www.joseavillez.pt/en/belcanto

Star chef José Avillez cooks up an haute cuisine storm at this upscale restaurant with a Michelin star. Entrees start at $58.

Café Lisboa

Largo de Sao Carlos 23

011-351-211-914-498

www.joseavillez.pt/en/cafe-lisboa

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

011-351-910-307-575

www.restaurante100maneiras.com

A bustling Chiado restaurant in white wood paneling, where the menu features modern Portuguese classics with a twist. Entrees start at $25.

WHAT TO DO

Hills Tramcar Tour

www.yellowbustours.com

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

011-351-210-312-800

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

011-351-211-941-099

www.lisboastorycentre.pt

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.

INFORMATION

www.visitlisboa.com

A.M.

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