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The Neighbourhood

With its narrow streets, stairways, and viewpoints, Alfama is the most genuine and authentic neighborhood in the city, marked by ancient traditions, the São Jorge Castle, the Cathedral, and of course Fado, recently considered
UNESCO Immaterial Cultural Heritage.



Alfama is a well-located neighborhood

Close to several points of interest


Here you will feel the true ambiance of the neighborhood with weathered colored houses with linens hanged on the windows and the daily life of the locals with their rhythms and customs.

Furthermore, you can find lots of activities with small traditional retail shops, groceries with Portuguese traditional products, typical restaurants, cafes and bars.

The neighborhood is the heart of the annual festivities of the popular saints in June. During the days of the festivities, Alfama is filled with people eating and drinking to the sound of the music in the streets.