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Lisbon: History, Stories and Lifestyle Walking Tour

1. Lisbon: History, Stories and Lifestyle Walking Tour

Discover one of Europe's most captivating and picturesque capitals on a guided walking tour. Built on a series of hills and offering panoramic views from countless spots, explore the city with a local guide who will make sure that you have an interesting and fun experience. Begin the tour in the 5-centuries-old Bairro Alto, where you’ll learn about the evolution of the city. After the earthquake of 1755 this space attracted families from the Baixa and Bairro districts, who began the process of renewal. Pass by the garden of São Pedro de Alcântara and enjoy views of Baixa and the south bank of the Tagus River. Visit the San Roque Church built by the Jesuits. Admire its austere façade, and the gilding, tiles, and paintings inside that make it a wonderful museum of Mannerist and Baroque styles. Head down the hill to the Carmo convent and church, fine examples of the city’s Gothic architecture. This is a site of historical importance as it was here that the Carnation Revolution began in 1974, putting an end to nearly 5 decades of dictatorship. A little further on, arrive at the Santa Justa elevator, an imposing monument built in the Gothic Revival style, that provides one of the best viewpoints in the city. See a number of attractions in Baixa, in the heart of the city. After a short break, take a ride on the tram, going up from the castle to the Portas do Sol. At the Portas do Sol, see the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, the National Pantheon, and the Alfama district that spans several narrow streets to the River Tagus. Explore Alfama, one of the oldest and most traditional neighborhoods of Lisbon, known for its fado houses, and the popular festivals of saints, particularly St. Anthony. End the tour at Lisbon Cathedral, built in 1150, 3 years after the city was taken back from the Moors. Over time it has been subject to various architectural changes, becoming a mixture of different styles.

Lisbon 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

2. Lisbon 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

Experience the sights and sounds of Lisbon on a unique 3-hour guided tuk tuk tour that’s priced for a group of up to 6 persons. Feel the pulse of the cosmopolitan city as you ride up to the Chiado and Bairro Alto districts to take in the traditional atmosphere of the old quarters.  From a tuk tuk you’ll have the opportunity to get up close for an insight into local life. Highlights of the tour: • Downtown Lisbon • Rossio Square • Santa Justa elevator • Lisbon Cathedral • Saint Anthony Church • Portas do Sol viewpoint • Graça neighborhood • Castle neighborhood • Senhora do Monte viewpoint • Mouraria • Saint Vincent Monastery • Flea market (Tuesdays and Saturdays) • National Pantheon • Alfama neighborhood 

Lisbon: 2.5-Hour Hills Tour by Electric Bike

3. Lisbon: 2.5-Hour Hills Tour by Electric Bike

According to legend, Lisbon was said to be cradled among hills. With our Small Group Electric Bike Tour (limited to a maximum of 8 participants per tour guide), you have the opportunity to ascend these slopes and unveil the city's most enchanting landmarks and picturesque panoramas. There's no doubt that this is the finest way to fully immerse yourself in Lisbon's abundant history, dynamic culture, and the genuine hospitality of its residents. Visit the beautiful Alfama, Chiado and Baixa districts, and cycle pass Lisbon landmarks like Sé de Lisboa Cathedral and others. Ride up to the highest spots in the city, such as the National Pantheon and the São Vicente Monastery, and enjoy magnificent 360 - degree views over Lisbon’s beautiful landscapes. We offer an array of e-bikes designed to suit various heights and levels of experience. All our bikes are specifically crafted for the city, ensuring a effortless ride. Our guides are more than just tour guides—they are local storytellers with a passion for sharing the historical and cultural significance of our city as well as the current vibrant life. We are waiting for you!

Lisbon: 72/96-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus, Tram & Boat Ticket

4. Lisbon: 72/96-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus, Tram & Boat Ticket

Discover all areas of Lisbon with a combined bus, boat and tram ticket, and get access to the public transport system along the way. Explore the city’s monuments and museums in myriad neighborhoods on 2 different double-decker, audio-guided bus tours, a Yellow Boat tour, and a tour by historical tram. Marvel at the Manueline architecture of Lisbon's squares and avenues on the Belém Lisbon tour, and discover slick, modern buildings on the modern Lisbon bus tour. Travel back to the “Age of Discoveries” in Belém and Ajuda, and meander around the traditional neighborhoods of Alfama, Mouraria, Baixa, Chiado, Estrela, and Lapa. Take a ride on Lisbon’s oldest mode of transport and climb aboard a tram to the Castelo São Jorge. Travel through historic areas such as Mouraria and Graça. Pass under the 25 de Abril Bridge and on to Belém aboard the Yellow Boat. See monuments such as the Torre de Belém and Padrão dos Descobrimentos from a different perspective. Head back to Terreiro do Paço for stunning views of Lisbon, and hop on and off whenever and wherever you wish. Belém Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stops Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Marquês de Pombal 4. El Corte Inglés Shopping Center 5. Parque Eduardo VII (Eduardo VII Park) 6. Amoreiras Shopping 7. Basílica da Estrela 8. Pilar 7 9. Belém/ Museu dos Coches (Coach Museum) 10. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Jeronimos Monastery) 11. Torre de Belém (Belém Tower) 12. Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of the Discoveries) 13. MAAT (Museum of Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) 14. Docas Cruise Terminal 15. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 16. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Modern Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 4. Lisbon Cruise Terminal 5. Museu do Azulejo (Tile Museum) 6. Oceanário (Oceanarium, Lisbon Aquarium) 7. Vasco da Gama Shopping 8. FIL (Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Center) 9. Torre Vasco da Gama (Vasco da Gama Tower)/ Hotel Myriad 10. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Hills Tramcar Tour (no stops on the route) 1. Praça do Comércio 2. Praça do Comércio Points of interest that the Hills Tramcar Tour passes by but doesn’t stop at: • Portas do Sol • Sé/Lisbon Cathedral • Rua da Conceição • Chiado • Camões • Estrela • Calçada do Combro • Chiado • Portas do Sol • Graça Hop-on Hop-off Yellow Boat Tour Stops 1. Terreiro do Paço Estação Sul e Sueste (Terreiro do Paço Boat Station) 2. Belém MAAT (Belém Boat Station) 3. Terreiro do Paço Estação Sul e Sueste (Terreiro do Paço Boat Station)

Lisbon: Lisbon Cathedral Entry Ticket

5. Lisbon: Lisbon Cathedral Entry Ticket

Discover the most significant monuments in the country, visiting the Cathedral of Lisbon means going through 800 years of history. From the high choir to the chancel, from the central nave to the deambulatory with its radiant chapels, through the baptistry or the Patriarch’s dressing room, it is worth discovering every corner of this building of undeniable historical, architectural, religious and spiritual value. Get to know some of the most relevant spaces of the Cathedral Experience the Treasury, much more than a mere repository of religious works of art or cultural elements from the past, the Treasury of the Cathedral of Lisbon can be inscribed in a reasoning devoted to a new evangelization and testimony of faith. Repository of religious works of art or cultural elements from the past. Learn about the objects that cover areas as diverse as goldsmithing, clothing and sculpture or painting, some of which still remain in use in liturgical celebrations in the Cathedral. Enjoy the view from the High Choir, you can get one of the most impressive views of the Lisbon Cathedral: the perspective, seen from above, of the entire central nave until the chancel. Built in 1952 and supported by concrete beams, the High Choir is also a privileged place to observe one of the icons of the Lisbon Cathedral: the huge and splendid rosace that ornaments a Romanesque façade sided by two imposing towers. Discover the balcony (behind the Rosácia) with an incredible view over Lisbon.

Lisbon: 7 Hills Half-Day Electric Bike Tour

6. Lisbon: 7 Hills Half-Day Electric Bike Tour

Climb aboard an electric e-bike to make light work of the 7 hills of Lisbon. Considered by many to be too hard for cycling - thanks to its constant ascents and descents - you can contradict that theory, even reaching the highest points of the city. Departing from Rua Cais de Santarém, close to the harbor, head off to sites such as the famous flea market of Feira da Ladra, the monumental church of Panteão Nacional, and the Mannerist Monastery of São Vicente de Fora.  Get panoramic views from the terrace of Chão do Loureiro, the Miradouro da Graça viewpoint, and the mirador of Monte Agudo in Penha de França. Your electric motor buzzing, pass the 15th-century Palácio Belmonte and the quaint neighborhood of Vila Berta. Chill out in the Campos Mártires da Pátria and the Jardim do Torel park.  And see some of the city’s most iconic sights, including the Sé de Lisboa cathedral, and the Ascensor da Lavra funicular, one of the first vehicles to conquer Lisbon’s hills back in 1884.

Best of Lisbon Walking Tour: Rossio, Chiado & Alfama

7. Best of Lisbon Walking Tour: Rossio, Chiado & Alfama

Get an in-depth look at the Portuguese capital of Lisbon on a walking tour with a local guide. Explore Rossio Square, Restauradores Square, Commerce Square, Lisbon Cathedral, the Chiado neighborhood, and more. Taste local snacks and wine. Start the tour in Rossio Square, the heart of both new and old Lisbon, keeping an eye out for the intricate neo-Manueline architecture at Rossio Central Station. In the middle of Restauradores Square, see the obelisk that commemorates the restoration of Portugal’s independence from Spain. At Carmo Square, learn about the Carnation Revolution of 1974 that ended 48 years of dictatorship. Later, visit the elegant Chiado district and see old cafés, boutiques, theatres, and quaint bookstores. Admire the heart of the city, Baixa. This neighborhood was completely rebuilt after the earthquake of the 18th century, obeying new rules of urbanism and anti-systemic architecture. Try a typical Portuguese pastry, the famous pastel de nata (egg custard tart), then continue to the Moorish Alfama neighborhood and get an up-close encounter with the art of Fado, Lisbon’s unique musical genre. While tucked in between alleys and winding streets of the oldest neighborhood of Lisbon, enjoying a local snack and glass of wine. End your tour of Lisbon at Praça do Comércio to see the former entrance hall of the city.

Lisbon: Guided Tuk-Tuk Tour with Hotel Pickup

8. Lisbon: Guided Tuk-Tuk Tour with Hotel Pickup

See the highlights of Lisbon in a fun and novel way, cruising around the city's streets by tuk-tuk. Your guide knows where to find the best views, the photo opportunities and the most interesting places, and will drive you from one to the next on a 2-hour tour. Stops include Lisbon Cathedral, the Church of Saint Anthony, the Castle district, the Monastery of Saint Vincent and others. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, there’s also a flea market to visit. These are just a few of the many exciting things in store for you on your tuk-tuk tour. Don't miss this opportunity to explore beautiful Lisbon in a truly unique way.

Lisbon 3-in-1 Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tours

9. Lisbon 3-in-1 Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tours

Spend 48 hours enjoying Lisbon on 2 double-decker bus tours and a historical tram tour. Dive into Lisbon's main squares, avenues, and monuments with your audio guide. Get around easily with access to the city's public trams, funiculars, and entrance to the Santa Justa urban lift.  Tour the city's traditional neighborhoods such as Alfama, Mouraria, Baixa, Chiado, Estrela, and Lapa onboard a historic vintage tram. This is a unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on traditional transportation in Lisbon. Get to know some of the city’s most beautiful viewpoints and enjoy breathtaking views. Jerónimos Monastery, Belem tower and Padrão dos descobrimentos are some of the must-see sights. Hop on and off whenever and wherever you wish to at any of these stops. Belém Lisbon Hop-on Hop-off Bus 24h Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Marquês de Pombal 4. El Corte Inglés Shopping Center 5. Parque Eduardo VII (Eduardo VII Park) 6. Amoreiras Shopping 7. Basílica da Estrela 8. Pilar 7 9. Belém/ Museu dos Coches (Coach Museum) 10. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Jeronimos Monastery) 11. Torre de Belém (Belém Tower) 12. Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of the Discoveries) 13. MAAT (Museum of Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) 14. Docas Cruise Terminal 15. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 16. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Modern Lisbon Hop-on Hop-off Bus 24h Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 4. Lisbon Cruise Terminal 5. Museu do Azulejo (Tile Museum) 6. Oceanário (Oceanarium, Lisbon Aquarium) 7. Vasco da Gama Shopping 8. FIL (Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Center) 9. Torre Vasco da Gama (Vasco da Gama Tower)/Hotel Myriad 10. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Hills Tramcar Tour (no stops in the route) 1. Praça do Comércio 2. Praça do Comércio Points of interest that the Hills Tramcar Tour passes by but doesn’t stop: • Portas do Sol • Sé/Lisbon Cathedral • Rua da Conceição • Chiado • Camões • Estrela • Calçada do Combro • Chiado • Portas do Sol • Graça

Lisbon: 2 or 3-Hour Historical Vintage Tuk Tuk Tour

10. Lisbon: 2 or 3-Hour Historical Vintage Tuk Tuk Tour

Explore some of the oldest and most characteristic neighborhoods of Lisbon by tuk tuk, including the narrow streets of the historic Bairro Alto entertainment district. Make your way up to São Jorge Castle, and meander through the old district of Alfama. Experience the cool vibe of the Graça district at the highest point in the city, and explore the main shopping area of Chiado. Stop to admire impressive monuments along the way, such as Lisbon Cathedral and Santo António Church, built on the site where Saint Anthony was born. Visit the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora to admire one of the finest examples of Mannerist architecture. Get wonderful views from the São Pedro de Alcântara lookout, and visit the Baroque church of Estrella Basilica, built on the orders of Queen Maria I to honor the birth of her son.

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Nelson did such an outstanding job! Both me and my partner don't like pictures taking of us, however Nelson made it so easy. He looked for great spots, had a great eye for details and gave clear and easy instructions. We are very happy with the results and would definitely recommend him!

Perfect ride with driver LUIS. NB: my wife possibly left / dropped her “Kamy pencil” in the drivers car. Would it be possible to check for this? Thanks for Your reply Pierre Marmann Hotel H10 Duque de Loulé We stay till Saturday morning in Lisbon

What a brilliant way to start our holiday in Lisbon. A unique vehicle which added to the experience. Our guide was super chilled out, full of laughs and an excellent photographer! Obrigada!

Despite the wet weather, it was a wonderful experience and a must do for a Lisbon City tour. The guide was really accommodating and flexible to meet our needs.

Oriona was a great guide, explained things very clearly. Weather was terrible at times but despite being drenched we still had a good time!