Lisbon, the golden age, history and art

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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), French (basic), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

All about the discovery period

This visit has as a goal to learn about the Portuguese golden ages, also known as, Discovery period (15th and 16th century).
On this 5 hour tour we are going to walk on Lisbon's former port and see the Belém Tower; the Monument of Discoveries and visit the church of Saint Jerôme monastery and the National Museum of Ancient Art.

During our discovery we are going to learn about the reasons that made the Portuguese go abroad; the inventions developed; the new products brought in that era and how did it affected the lives of those who were involved in commerce.

This day also includes a visit to the National Museum of Ancient Art, where we are going to do a 10-piece-itinerary to learn what were the portuguese artists producing during the 15th and 16th century and how did the portuguese presence influenced art in: Africa, India, China and Japan.


Meeting Point: Monastery of Saint Jerôme
Walking tour:
- Visit the church of the monastery
- Tasting of Custard Tart
- Monument of Discoveries
- Belém Tower
Taxi ride:
- National Museum of Ancient art

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In front of the Monastery of Saint Jerôme

End location: At the Belém Tower

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

This service can not be done on mondays because the church and the museum are closed


This tour is a walking tour with one taxi ride to reach the museum.

What’s Included

Other: - My services as a professional official guide
- A tasting of the famous "Pastel de Belém" (custard tart)
- Taxi ride to go from Belém district to National Museum of Ancient Art - ticket included

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 EUR - per person - The estimate cash will be used for personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: Personal expenses


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver

Private tour guide Alexandra

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