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
- Miradouro Nossa Senhora do Monte
- 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
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euro - Coffee breaks
I am not a driver. I always arrange for a luxury vehicle and professional driver.
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Rui is extremely informed, very engaged, and fun to spend time with. We feel very fortunate we were able to spend a 8 hours with Rui seeing and learning about Lisbon, and finding local eating spots.