Lisbon’s New Heritage Hotels

Despite the increase in tourism, the distinctive character of Lisbon remains strong. Amid the historic neighborhoods, we discovered several new hotels.

Where the Wine Flows in Alfama: A Rustic Surprise

With 150 Portuguese wines and a friendly, knowledgeable host, the rustic Winebar do Castelo, in the Alfama, proved quite the surprise.

Video: A Look Inside Hotel Casa Palmela

Amid the cork groves of the Setubal Peninsula is a newly renovated 17th-century estate house: Hotel Casa Palmela. Here is a look inside.

Wine Tasting in Carcavelos, Portugal

One of Portugal's most exciting wineries, Villa Oeiras, is close to Lisbon, and Mr. Harper highly recommends a private tour.

The Scenic Miradouros of Lisbon

Lisbon's many hills have allowed the city to create numerous miradouros, or viewpoints, around its center, which offer stupendous vistas.

Shopping for Azulejos in Lisbon

Numerous stores in Lisbon sell azulejos, both hand-painted and factory-made. Here is a selection of the best places to purchase the tiles.

Video: Lisbon's Heritage Hotels

Watch Mr. Harper's video from Lisbon, where he stayed at a number of smart new heritage hotels.

Fado: The Music of Lisbon

Fado is Portugal's great contribution to music. While in Lisbon, we tried two contrasting but equally memorable venues.

Top Setúbal Wineries

One of the loveliest wine regions in Portugal is Setubal, less than an hour south of central Lisbon.

A Rural Retreat in the Setúbal Wine Country

Wine lovers should consider a visit to the Setubal Peninsula, home to several wineries, gently rolling vineyards and a dramatic coastline.

16 Must-See Sights in Lisbon

Lisbon has a wealth of attractions, so it's important to be strategic. Here are some hints on how to get the most out of the city's points of interest.

Letter From the Editor: April 2017

It is a delight to stroll through the neighborhoods of Lisbon's historic center. This fall, I stayed in a number of smart new heritage hotels there.

New Lisbon Restaurant and Dining Hall Discoveries

Lisbon is exploding with exciting restaurants helmed by chefs who riff on Portuguese tradition without being bound by it.