From cocktail bars to beach breaks, these are the best places to go on a girls’ weekend in Lisbon
With year-round sunshine, tempting restaurants, trendy boutiques and a lively nightlife scene, Lisbon is the ideal location for a mini break. From bar hopping in Barrio Alto to shopping for designer labels in Embaixada, the weekend possibilities are endless. If you’re organising a visit, follow this guide to the best places to shop, party, explore and indulge on a girly trip to Lisbon.
Brunch In Lisbon
Restaurant terraces with stunning views? Check. Intimate pastelarias with freshly-baked goods? Check. Traditional teahouses with tempting Portuguese sweet treats? Check. When it comes to brunch, visitors to Lisbon are spoilt for choice. If you’re staying at Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, start your day with a buffet breakfast on the terrace at Sete Colinas, or head out to Instagram-worthy breakfast spots elsewhere in the city such as Pastelaria Versailles and Tartine.
Shopping At Embaixada
Lisbon’s cutting-edge concept stores are blazing a trail in the region’s fashion scene, with Embaixada in Príncipe Real one of the trendiest fashion hubs in the city. Set in an 18th century Moorish palace, the giant concept store is a place where old meets new, with two storeys of trend-setting collections by Portuguese designers featuring everything from the latest fashions and accessories to handmade jewellery, interior furnishings and Portuguese ceramics. There’s also an art gallery and a bar called Gin Lovers, which serves a tempting selection of different gins.
The Portuguese capital’s sacred sites are where to discover the city’s historic charm. From a convent that’s open to the elements to Vasco da Gama’s tomb, discover the city’s history at Lisbon’s best churches.
Celebrate and toast to new beginnings with Corinthia Lisbon on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy an immersive experience as we transport our guests back to the French Bohemian era, capturing the spirit of the iconic Moulin Rouge musical. From €645
Indulge in the magic of Christmas at Corinthia Lisbon. Reserve a Christmas stay and savor an unforgettable dining affair at Erva, where our culinary experts will ensure a festive celebration for the most discerning palates. From €370