Belém and the Age of Discoveries


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Portuguese (fluent), Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Walking tour in the monumental area of Lisbon

Let's travel back to the 15th and 16th centuries and imagine how life was during this exciting moment of the portuguese history. How did it started? Where did we go? In wich conditons did we travel? What changed with the Discoveries?
If you like history and adventure this is your tour!
This area of Lisbon is known for the two Unesco Heritage Sites: the Belém Tour and the Jerónimos Monastery, both symbols of Lisbon. We will follow the tour with the magnificent Padrão dos Descobrimentos, an homage to all the portuguese who took part of the Discoveries.
Finally, the tour will pass by the famous Pastéis de Belém, the perfect place to try one of the portuguese delicacies.


We start at the Belém Tower, considered the symbol of Lisbon. From there we walk to the iconic
Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries). After this monument we continue to the Jerónimos Monastery and finally the most well-known pastry shop in Lisbon,
Pastéis de Belém, for the custard tart tasting.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We meet in front of the bar Confeitaria Nacional, near by the airplane monument and Belém Tower.

End location: We finish in Belém area.

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.


This is a walking tour. There are no hilltop climbing.

What’s Included

A famous pastel de Belém (custard tart) per person.
All the explanations provided by me, in and out of the monuments.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 EUR - Jerónimos Monastery (cloister) - 10€
Drinks and snacks - 5€

What’s Extra

Entrance fees
Snacks and drinks

A Recent Review of this tour

Our tor guide Sara was very knowledgeable on that tour. She has been able to answer to our questions on Portugal history in general. The booking went well and was made very quickly and in an easy manner. I highly recommand Sara.
Karen Sabti

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