Discover Lisbon and its traditions as you ride through the city in a classic Citroen 2CV. Visit the important monuments in Belém and the old quarter of Alfama. Experience the mournful quality of typical Portuguese music at a 1-hour Fado show.
What to Expect
Your 6-hour program begins at Parque das Nações, the site of Expo 98, and continues as your vintage private car Citroen 2CV takes you along the Tagus River to the old quarters of Lisbon.
Stop at St. George’s Castle, situated high on one of the city´s hills. Admire the stunning views of the city and the Tagus River. An optional castle tour is available.
Head to Casa dos Bicos for a 30-minute walking tour through the center of Lisbon that includes Rossio Square and the downtown. Enjoy a taste of ginjinha, a typical Portuguese liquor, before heading to the Belem quarter in your Citroen 2 CV.
You’ll stop at the Monument to the Discoveries, built to honor the glorious period of Portuguese achievements in the 15th and 16th centuries. See Belem Tower, and the Jeronimos Monastery, a fine example of the Manueline style and built in honor of Portuguese explorers and brave sailors. A tour of the Monastery is an available option.
Visit the old Pasteis de Belem and enjoy a traditional egg custard pastry and coffee. Afterwards you’ll head to Liberty Avenue, Marques de Pombal Square, and Park Eduardo VII.
A drive to Bairro Alto follows. This is one of Lisbon’s 7 hills and a typical district, where you’ll have the opportunity to listen to the nostalgic and melancholic Fado songs, haunting expressions of the Portuguese soul. Considered Portugal’s national folk music, it is accompanied by Portuguese and Spanish guitars.
- City tour with driver assistance
- Glass of ginjinha (typical liquor)
- Pastel de nata (egg custard tart)
- 1-hour fado show
Know Before You Go
There is no fee for cancelations made 72 hours before the scheduled tour date. If the tour is canceled within 72 hours of the date, there is a 100 per cent penalty fee.
It's recommended that you bring comfortable shoes and a camera.
Pick-up is provided at your Lisbon hotel or the airport or pier.