Full Day Walking Tour of Historical Lisbon

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

Experience the city in a day

On this 8 hour narrated walking tour you will explore some the main historical quarters of the city of Lisbon. Namely, Alfama, Baixa, Bairro Alto, Chiado, Graça, Mouraria and Principe Real.

In the morning I will take you to explore the western hills of the city and visit important sites like the Church of Saint Roque, the Santa Justa Elevator, Rossio Square, and on weekdays you will have the chance to visit the last surviving section of Lisbon's city walls.

After a lunch break at a traditional portuguese restaurant we will visit Mouraria and proceed to the eastern hills of the city. These areas are famous for their narrow maze-like streets and stairs. They are home to a proud tight-knit communities that have a deep passion for Fado music and the centuries old traditions that honor Saint Anthony.

Along each of these areas, I will be providing you with information on the history of Lisbon and Portugal as a whole, plus a wide variety of topics. Customization is available for this experience upon request.


We will meet at the Jardim das Amoreiras (next to the 18th century aqueduct).

The tour will then proceed to the following areas and sites of Lisbon:

- Principe Real

- Bairro Alto

- Church of Saint Roque

- Largo do Carmo

- Santa Justa Elevator

- Chiado

- Baixa

- Rossio

- Mouraria

- Graça

- Miradouro Nossa Senhora do Monte

- Alfama

- Sé Cathedral

We will end the tour at the "Praça do Comércio" Square, where you can admire one of the best views of the banks of the river Tagus.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting Address: Jardim das Amoreiras

Meeting Details: Next to the fountain located in the center of the garden

End location: Praça do Comércio

Duration: 8 hours


This experience is conducted in the walking tour format

What’s Included

My services as professional guide
Complementary Hotel Pick Up is included upon request.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euro - Coffee breaks


Entrance fees

What’s Extra

Meals and Drinks

Entrance fees


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

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