Destination

Highlights

Whether you need to know local public holidays or highlights through the seasons, we hope you will find the facts gathered here useful tools for your travel planning.

SEASONAL HIGHLIGHTS

March 2017  
Campo Pequeno Gourmet Market
March 3– 5
Moda Lisboa (Lisbon Fashion Week) March 9 – 12
27th Marathon of Lisbon March 19
Peixe em Lisboa (Lisbon Fish & Flavours 2017) March 30 – April 9
April 2017
 
Bruno Mars Concert April 4
Music Days at the Cultural Centre of Belém April 28 - 30
Lisbon Cocktail Week April 21 - 29
Tennis tournament Estoril Open  April 29 - May 7
May 2017
 
Indie Lisboa (Cinema Festival) May 3-14
Ricky Martin May,12
ARCOlisboa May 18-21
Plácido Domingo May 22
June 2017  
Guns N'Roses Concert June 2
Lisbon’s Annual Book Fair across the street from the Hotel  
Ariana Grande Concert June 11
Festas da Cidade (City’s Popular Saints Festivities)  
Aerosmith Concert June 26
July 2017
 
Deep Purple July 4
NOS Alive Music Festival July 6-8
Longines Global Champions Tour July 6-8
Festival ao Largo (Classical Music Festival) July 7-30
Super Bock Super Rock Music festival July13-15
EDP CoolJazz Fest July 19-29
August 2017  
MEO OutJazz (jazz music across Lisbon’s gardens)  
September 2017  
MEO OutJazz (jazz music across Lisbon’s gardens)  
Vogue Fashion’s Night Out  
October 2017  
Doclisboa October 19 - 29
Volvo Ocean Race October 28 - November 5
November 2017  
Volvo Ocean Race October 28 – November 5
Vodafone MexeFest (Music Festival)  
Web Summit November 6 - 9
Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival  
December 2017  
Winter market Wonderland Lisboa  
Lighting of the giant Christmas tree  
New Year’s Eve Celebration December 31, 2017
New Year’s Day January 1, 2017
Good Friday April 14, 2017
Easter Sunday April 16, 2017
Liberation Day April 25, 2016
Labour Day May 1, 2016
Portugal’s National Day June 10, 2017
Assumption of Mary August 15, 2017
Christmas Day December 25, 2017

Quick Reference

  • Time zone

    GMT   

  • Language(s) spoken

    Portuguese is the primary language; services are often available in English, Spanish and French.

  • Electrical system

    Local voltage is 220 to 240 volts AC. Adapters available; please request through the Concierge.

  • Shopping hours

    Monday to Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Shopping malls are open daily 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

  • Working hours

    Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Time and distance to city centre

    The Hotel is located in the city centre.

  • Time and distance to shopping
    • Amoreiras: 5 minutes/0.5 kilometres/0.3 miles
    • El Corte Ingles: 7 minutes/ 0.7 kilometres/0.4 miles
    • Chiado: 10 minutes/1 km
    • Baixa: 10 minutes/1 kilometre/0.5 miles
    • Colombo: 20 minutes/5 kilometres/3 miles
    • Avenida de Liberdade: 5 minutes/0.5 kilometres/0.3 miles
  • Time and distance to financial district

    15 minutes/2 kilometres/1 mile