Monument to the Discoveries
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  • Lisbon: Private 2-Hour Sunset Sailing Tour

    1. Lisbon: Private 2-Hour Sunset Sailing Tour

    Enjoy a 2-hour cruise during the golden hours of the day on this tour that’s priced for up to 2 persons. Shortly after leaving the dock you’ll pass by the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, in the shape of a ship, built for the Portuguese World Exhibition in 1940, and also the Torre de Belém, an iconic monument of Lisbon. Head to the south bank and see the forts and prisons that were used during the old regime. You’ll be dazzled by the Ponte 25 de Abril, and have views of the Cristo Rei. Back along the north bank, you’ll have views of historic Lisbon, with the Terreiro do Paço and the Cais do Sodré and also the recently renovated waterfront. As you arrive back at the dock, you’ll see the Museum of Electricity. Marvel at views of Lisbon you’ll only experience from a boat and make a toast to its famous light. The cruise includes a welcome drink of wine, beer, champagne or juice.

    It was such a nice experience. The staff was very friendly. It was much better than I expected. I highly recommended.

  • Lisbon: Luxury Sailing Boat Cruise on River Tagus

    2. Lisbon: Luxury Sailing Boat Cruise on River Tagus

    Have a truly unforgettable experience on a sailing yacht and experience Lisbon in a new way. Float down the Tagus River and view some of the city's main monuments including Torre de Belém, Monument to the Discoveries, Electricity Museum, Maat, Jerónimos Monastery, Terreiro do Paço, and Cristo Rei. Pass under the 25th April Bridge, and glimpse the beautiful hills of Lisbon and the picturesque neighborhoods on top of them such as Bairro Alto e Alfama and Castelo de S. Jorge. Gaze at a magical sky on your charming return journey or go to Cascais Bay to dive and sunbathe.

  • Lisbon: 2-Hour River Tagus Luxury Yacht Cruise & Guided Tour

    3. Lisbon: 2-Hour River Tagus Luxury Yacht Cruise & Guided Tour

    See the major monuments and romantic bridges of Lisbon from on board a stylish yacht, and get a unique perspective of the historic city from the River Tagus. Departing from the Belém district, the ancient landmarks start as soon as you set sail. Admire the Monument to the Discoveries (Padrão dos Descobrimentos), commemorating Portugal’s great period of world exploration. Pass Belém Tower and the Ponte 25 de April suspension bridge, and catch a glimpse of Praça do Comércio through the Rua Augusta Arch, built to commemorate the city’s reconstruction after the devastating earthquake of 1755. The silhouette of the Moors Castle of São Jorge will provide a contrast to the contemporary architecture of the 1998 Lisbon Expo site. Cross the Tagus Estuary, and sail by the vast Vasco de Gama Bridge, a 6-lane highway that was completed in 1995 as the longest bridge in Europe.

  • Lisbon: Full-Day City Private Tour

    4. Lisbon: Full-Day City Private Tour

    Discover Lisbon through its distinctive neighborhoods. First, walk through Alfama’s narrow streets and alleyways. Then, visit the Castle with its expansive view of the city.  Visit the old cathedral and explore the city center - this entire area had to be reshaped after the earthquake of 1755 nearly destroyed the city. Next, arrive at Jeronimo’s Monastery. Sample the delicious Portuguese pastry created here by Catholic monks - pastel de nata - an egg tart. Admire the Monument to the Discoveries and the Belem Tower at the banks of the Tagus River. Then, end the day by exploring the modern part of the city at Parque das Nações - the site of the 1998 world exposition.

  • Lisbon: Full-Day Private Tour in Tesla

    5. Lisbon: Full-Day Private Tour in Tesla

    Discover Lisbon at your own pace with a luxury 8-hour tour in a private Tesla vehicle. Start your tour with hotel pickup, then head to one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the city to admire the views and be introduced to Lisbon’s history.  Drive downtown to explore some of Lisbon’s oldest neighborhoods. Visit the famous Belém area and see the Jerónimos Monastery, Belem Tower, the Monument to the Discoveries, and taste delicious Portugese custard tarts.   The tour is completely customizable — just let your driver know what you want to see and they will take you anywhere you want to go. Tour the city in comfort and style in an eco-friendly Tesla vehicle. Explore Lisbon in the most luxurious way with a private sightseeing experience.

  • Lisbon: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    6. Lisbon: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Lisbon, and then explore the city by air-conditioned vehicle. Drive to Eduardo VII Park for panoramic views, and learn about the earthquake of 1755. Continue to Rossio Square to see Lisbon Cathedral. Then, get stunning views of the Graça and Baixa neighborhoods from one of the city's best viewpoints. Drive through the Bairro Alto on route to Belém, where you will taste a traditional Pastel de Nata and learn more about the "Age of Discoveries" at sights such as the Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower. End with a visit to the Monument to the Discoveries at the site where ships departed to trade with India and the Orient.

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What people are saying about Monument to the Discoveries

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 74 reviews

We were picked up on time by our guide Carlos at the hotel.We experienced a full day tour in Lisbon at the highest level.Carlos showed us all the sights we wanted and gave many interesting explanations and explanations.Our expectations were fully met.

Massive thanks to Cristina & Jose for their welcoming ! The visit was great, the cheese and the wine was very good! The yatch is so beautiful! We had an amazing time ! It’s probably the best way to discover Lisboa! We’ll come back for sure!

It was such a nice experience. The staff was very friendly. It was much better than I expected. I highly recommended.

Very good time, great skipper (Sébastien accompanied by Carlos) good people we will keep only good memories thank you

A great boat trip with nice crew including drinks and snacks