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Private Lisbon History and Tapas Walking Tour

4 Absolutely loved it! 6 Reviews

  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2582LISTAPAS

On this private guided walking tour you will be able to sample a small taste of what this region has to offer.


Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Visit the sites destroyed by the earthquake in 1755 destroyed Lisbon and see the ones which survived. The mega-earthquake of 1755 and the tidal wave that followed had devastating effects, resulting in enormous material and human losses. The destruction of the city's buildings led to an unprecedented reconstruction program and created an opportunity for the development of new solutions, not only at the level of architecture and civil engineering, but also in the field of town planning.

Highlights include Alfama, Praca do Comercio, St Jorge Castle, Rossio, Chiado, Bairro Alto.

Tapas means "cover". Portugal is famous for its fish and shellfish, and a Tapas bar is a great place to sample the array. Fried fish, from tiny fresh anchovies and rings of tender squid, to chunks of fresh hake and batter-dipped prawns are waiting to entice you.

The selection of shellfish will astound you. Clams and razorshells, mussels, prawns ranging in size from tiny to jumbo, crab, lobster and more. There will be a variety of hot dishes. Some are cooked to order, such as prawns pil pil, sizzled with garlic and oil or garlicky grilled pork loin, while others are dished out of a bubbling stew-pot.

You can savor meatballs in almond sauce, kidneys in Sherry sauce, sauteed mushrooms, chicken fried al ajillo, with garlic; lamb stew; broad beans with ham; piquant tripe, spicy snails, and, of course, tortilla, a thick round potato omelette. Crisp-fried fritters and croquettes are other great Tapas of Andalusia, which produces the world's finest olive oil.

Due to the large array available and to allow you to make the most of your Tapas experience, the Tapas is not included in the tour cost and you will order your choices at the restaurant.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from the Tourism Office
Departure Time:
Monday to Friday
9:00am

Saturday and Sunday
11:00am
Return Details:
Returns to original point of departure at approximately 4:00pm

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Pricing information

Private Lisbon History and Tapas Walking Tour

Private Lisbon History and Tapas Walking Tour

Inclusions:
  • Local taxes
  • Walking Tour
  • Local guide
  • Reservation at a recommended Tapas restaurant
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: modym02, March 2012

The personalized tour by Ms. Cristina Brito was remarkably impressive even though there was a little drizzle which eventually tapered off. Inspite of being a Sunday and the usual places being closed, we had the luck of seeing a 1920's movie filming set, an opportune religious celebration procession and a taste of good sushi since the tapas restaurants were closed. We also had a conversation with a NATO guard on duty and of course picture taking. The elevator building in the center of town was a unique experience.

Reviewed by: Wanda H, January 2011

This was a very thorough and educational tour. The tour guide was very knowledeable of the history and culture of Lisbon and was familiar with all the nooks and crannies of this beautiful and quaint city. I advise anyone taking this tour to wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk, walk, walk. But well worth it!
From $116.14

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