Lisbon Guided Walking Tour
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
From here, admire Liberdade Avenue, the Eden Theatre (one of the best examples of Portuguese Art Deco), and the 18th-century Foz Palace. Marvel at the intricate Neo-Manueline architecture of Rossio Central Station, which connects the city to Sintra through a 1.61-mile-long (2.6 km) tunnel and is considered to be one of the most important engineering works of Portugal from the 19th century.
Next, learn about the Carnation Revolution as you visit beautiful Carmo Square, the very place where Portugal’s old dictatorial regime fell in 1974 after 48 years and where the Carmelite's Carmo Convent is located. Then walk through the elegant Chiado neighborhood, with its old cafés, boutiques, theaters and bookstores. Spend some time in this aristocratic quarter, one of the most interesting pedestrian areas in Lisbon, before enjoying a short trip on one of Lisbon’s vintage trams (fare included).
When you get off the tram, wander through the small squares, twisting streets and blind alleys where the roofs almost touch each other of Alfama, a Moorish neighborhood and the oldest district in Lisbon. This is the birthplace of Fado, Portugal's own musical genre. Learn about this type of music as you pass the Fado Museum and some hidden Fado restaurants.
Then admire the beauty of Sé de Lisboa cathedral, the city’s oldest church. End your tour in Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio), one of Europe’s largest squares that was for centuries a reception hall for visitors arriving by sea.
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Lisbon waking tour, with English-speaking guide.
Walking Tour, in Spanish
Lisbon waking tour, with Spanish-speaking guide.
Lisbon Guided Walking Tour
- Small-group tour
- Local guide
- Tram ticket
- Pastel de nata pastry
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entry to museums and monuments
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
Reviewed by: andrew.newton, August 2014
Great intro to Lisbon. Wanted to get an idea of the city just as we arrived. Ricardo was a fantastic guide. brought us to many areas that might have gone unnoticed. Very good pace and we enjoyed the stops along the way to experience food and drink. The tour answered many questions that we had and provided us with the confidence to explore further that day out to Belem. Well worth it.
Reviewed by: P S Z, August 2014
We went on a walking tour with Richardo which was excellent. This was our first day in Lisbon and tour helped us to get our bearings, identify things we would go back to see in greater detail etc; we also enjoyed the food samples arranged as part of the tour. The tour lasted about 41/2 hours and at the end Richardo assisted us with directions and hints on how to continue our exploration of this lovely city. The experience is recommended.