Lisbon is now tempting a new generation of visitors with its antiquated, laid-back charm by day transforming itself into a party zone by night.
SLEEP The recently opened Palacio Belmonte is situated at the top of one of Lisbon's 7 hills, is one of Christian Louboutin's favourite hotels in the world. With 11 stunning suites and a beautiful black slate swimming pool and organic gardens, Palacio Belmonte was named one of the "coolest 21 hotels in the world" by Condé Nast Traveller. The 11 suites contain remnants of Roman towers and regional blue-and-white tiles; some have terraces with views over the city to the river.
DRINK Bairro Alto Hotel has a 'must-see' roof top bar. Antique chic in style and ticks all the boxes for both view and location.
DINE Resto Do Chapito in the Arts Centre has amazing views over the River Tagus. Specialises in fresh grilled seafood and meat. Costa do Castelo 7, Lisbon. For something very cool and modern, try Chafariz Do Vinho that has a wonderful wine cellar and exceptional tapas.
SEE The Museu Berardo in Belem has one of the world's most interesting collections - Hockney, Warhol, Bacon and Pollock can all been seen here.