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Private tour guide Rui

Rui F.

Lisboa, Portugal

Since 2015 I have enhanced countless travels through the friendly and informative experience I provide.

My Tours encompass all the major historical quarters of Lisbon, namely the "Baixa", Alfama and Belém, as well as Sintra, and are conducted by myself, a professional guide with experience, flexibility and deep insight into the culture and history of the city.

I only select the best luxury vehicles for my tours and they all feature a separate professional driver. This way a safety on the road is ensured and my full attention is focused on providing information.

My mission is to serve as a host to the many travelers that choose Lisbon as a holiday destination. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Western Europe, predating London and Paris, so a Private Tour gives you the chance to uncover the city's centuries-old past.

According to legend, Lisbon was named after Ulysses who founded the city after the siege of Troy. Over the centuries, it has seen many civilizations come and go. The Celts, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Goths, and Moors all left their mark on the Portuguese capital.

Today Lisbon is a vibrant global city, rich in popular culture, but cosmopolitan in many ways. Its people are warm and friendly and with a great attitude towards life. The city is also known for its bright sunlight that glistens the streets and alleyways and makes the many tiles that cover the city shine with light.

Exploring the city gives you the chance to experience Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque architecture whilst admiring the many patterns on the Portuguese stone pavement.

In short, if you want to explore a magical city, rich in heritage and beauty, then this is my invitation for you to join one of my many tours.

A Recent Review of this guide

We have been on many tours in many cities and Rui is hands down the best! He is so knowledgeable, accommodating and speaks English fluently. We would highly recommend using his services!!!
Lori Luzi

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Credentials

Licensed by Turismo de Portugal RNAAT: 557/2015

University Education in Economics, Political Sciences and International Relations

Licenses to guide inside monuments

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I always arrange for a luxury vehicle and professional driver.

Guide Requirements for Portugal

Private tour guide Rui

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Tours by Rui F.

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Private tour guide Rui

Private Walking Tour of Lisbon's Historic,...

Explore the "City of Light" on this 3 hours Walking Tour

224 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours

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Belém Private Walking Tour

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Let your guide take you on a journey through time to the Age of Exploration

224 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours

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Full Day Walking Tour of Lisbon and Belém

An introduction into the city of Lisbon and it's rich maritime history

375 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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8 hour tour of Sintra and Cascais

Visit Portugal's Garden of Eden on a luxury tour

519 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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A panoramic luxury excursion of Lisbon

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Transfer from the airport or cruise terminal in a luxury vehicle is,...

594 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

8 hours

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The Slave Trade in Lisbon

An Historical Walking Tour in the city center

224 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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