Fontana Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... of Discovery or Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a symbol of Portugal seen on all postcards for the city, shaped as a ships prow lined with important figures and explorers from Portuguese history.
Whilst wandering the area we were finally able to arrange a brief catch up with Ricardo, a Portuguese man I met in Indonesia who has been a fantastic help with arranging our itinerary through the country!
We walked the waterfront ...
Weather: 35º C sunny
Without boring you to death we had a difficult day with the hop-on/hop-off bus company and would not recommend this one to anyone. In fact we might do something by way of complaining about it on Trip Advisor or directly with the bus company. We weren’t the only ones who were not happy and we feel for the bus driver who received some verbal abuse by some for different problems than ours.
For anyone ...
We took an overnight train from Spain to Lisbon (Lisboa), Portugal. An exciting thing about going to Lisbon is that I got to see my stepsister Maddie! She has been there for about 8 months so I hadn't seen her in awhile. We spent four days in Lisbon. We hung out with Maddie and her boyfriend Goncalo and also did some sightseeing. The first and second days, we got a hop-on hop-off bus ticket like the Big Bus tours in London. ...
... It's interesting to see the old Lisbon that was not damaged and how tight the streets are.
Funny story about the King at the time. He was so freaked out about earthquake that he refused to live in a house anymore, he made his men build him a massive tent. He never lived under a roof again. What people must have thought coming to visit the richest man in Portugal and he lives in a tent. Lol.
After the tour, an American girl living in Turkey, and a ...
... for a training session at 5.00pm, before an evening meal back in the Hotel. Rather looking forward to a kip and an early night, but no doubt a late night football tournament might require a referee!
Everyone well and in good humour and all passports and valuables are locked up in Mrs Eaton’s Safe! Best Wishes from outer Lisbon (we are about 15 minutes from the centre) Marc, Cathy, Neil and the 1stXI.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility