Pastéis de Belém

Pastéis de Belém

Pastéis de Belém: Our most recommended tours and activities

Lisbon: Private Guided Tour by Electric Tuk Tuk

1. Lisbon: Private Guided Tour by Electric Tuk Tuk

Join a private guided tour of Lisbon and explore the city's top sights from the comfort of an electric tuk tuk. Visit the Portas do Sol viewpoint, drive through the mazelike streets of the historic Graça neighborhood, see Praça Luís de Camões, and much more. Meet your guide and hop aboard your eco-friendly tuk tuk to begin exploring Portugal's capital city. Share any special interests or requests you may have at the start of the tour and your guide will do their best to accommodate your preferences. As you travel, pass by the city's most popular attractions, including the Monastery of São Vincente de Fora, the historic Casa dos Bicos, the recently renovated Ribeira das Naus boatyard, and more. Listen to interesting facts and hear entertaining stories about the city as you travel, making stops along the way to capture the perfect photos of your experience. End your tour with a deeper appreciation for this vibrant city, its fascinating history, and the eclectic blend of old and new that makes Lisbon so unique.

Lisbon: Tagus River Sailboat City Cruise

2. Lisbon: Tagus River Sailboat City Cruise

Get on board MagicSail and get ready for a unique experience. Get ready to discover Lisbon in a magical way. For two hours, be amazed by the beauty of Lisbon's main monuments. We will have to tell you stories about the Torre de Belém, the pattern of discoveries, the 25 de Abril bridge, Praça do Comércio, Cristo Rei, among many other stories! Finally, enjoy the fantastic sunset over the Atlantic Ocean, a moment you will definitely want to photograph. Choose between a shared or private guided experience and learn more about the city. With ambient music and a refreshing drink, these two hours will seem like 5 minutes. An experience that you will certainly want to repeat on every trip to Lisbon!

Lisbon: Half-day Guided Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

3. Lisbon: Half-day Guided Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

The Lisbon cathedral, or Santa Maria Maior church, is located in the city of the same name in Portugal. It is the seat of the patriarchate of Lisbon and the parish of the cathedral. Its construction began in the second half of the twelfth century, after the conquest of the city to the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques Duration: 10 minutes Stop at: Miradouro das portas do sol, largo das portas do sol Breathtaking views of the Tagus river, alfama and the entire south area. Duration: 10 minutes Stop at: Miradouro da senhora do monte Highest and most beautifull viewpoint with explanation. Duration: 15 minutes Pass by: Igreja de sao Vicente de fora The church and Monastery of são Vicente de fora is located in the historic district of São Vicente. We pass slowly next to it with an explanation from the guide about the monastery and church. Pass by: Feira da Ladra Old Lisbon Free Market, with roots dating back to the 19th century. XIII. It is, therefore, the oldest and most well-known fair in the city. We pass by with an explanation from the guide about the flea market Pass by: Panteao Nacional The National Pantheon-church of Santa Engrácia, a unique example of the baroque in Portugal, stands in front of the Tagus, overlooking the historic area of the city, being an unavoidable reference in the skyline of Lisbon. We make a passage with an explanation from the guide about the National Pantheon Stop At: Alfama Neighborhood Walking tour in the oldest district of Lisbon Duration: 15 minutes This tour starts at the square of the greatest Portuguese poet Camões, where we can feel the life of baixa. We observe the Church of São Roque and go up to see Lisbon through the Miradouro de São Pedro de Âlcantara. We continue the tour through Bairro Alto, one of the typical neighborhoods of Lisbon. We observe the magnificent Basilica da Estrela, built on top of a hill and we end with a visit to Jardim da Estrela, one of Lisbon's favorites gardens. In Belem we will give you and memorable cultural, traditional, happy and professional experience. The discoveries of the Portugueses. On the way to belem, we will go by the river and we will be to see "cristo rei" and drive under the iconic "25 of April" bridge. On our first stop we will try the best custard tarts in the world and visit the famous bakery. After we will stop in "Monestery of Jeronimos (Unesco World Heritage), then following to the "Belem tower" and "Monument of the discoveries". Both of them are atractions related to all the discoveries made by the Portuguese by sea. Emergency number +351 924163691

Lisbon: 4-Hour Private Guided Tuk-Tuk Tour

4. Lisbon: 4-Hour Private Guided Tuk-Tuk Tour

This is a sightseeing tour that includes everything you must see in Lisbon. It will give you a complete overview of the most important landmarks of the city. In this 4-hour ride, you will be able to experience the old districts, visit monuments full of history and see breathtaking views. Graça, Alfama, Baixa, Bairro Alto, Chiado, and Belem are must-see neighborhoods of the Portuguese capital and can be explored in a relaxed and comfortable way on board of an electric tuk-tuk. And as flavors are also a great way to know a city - enjoy our offer of a traditional liquor at one of the stops. The tuk-tuk is a very versatile way to move around the hills of Lisbon, as it gets access to sites where touristic buses are not allowed, considering the geography of the city. You can also count on the live explanation of your professional storytellers. Be prepared for a fun adventure but also for lots of history and contemporary culture.

Lisbon: Belém Walking Tour and Jerónimos Monastery Ticket

5. Lisbon: Belém Walking Tour and Jerónimos Monastery Ticket

Meet your guide in the Garden of Afonso de Albuquerque in Lisbon and travel back in time to the golden age of the Portuguese discoveries. Learn about the origins of Lisbon and hear about some its facinating secrets. Treat yourself to an authentic Pasteis de Belém and savor one of these famous sweet egg tarts before reaching the Monastery of Jerónimos, one of the most beautiful cloisters of the world. Admire this masterpiece of the late Gothic architecture that is UNESCO-listed with your skip-the-line ticket. Continue along the river, heading to an amazing monument from the 20th century that is dedicated to the Portuguese explorers. Finally, follow the river to Belém Tower where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Tagus river creating a spectacular view. End your tour with unforgettable memories and some recommendation on what to do and see in Lisbon.

Lisbon: From East to West Private Tour by Tukxi

6. Lisbon: From East to West Private Tour by Tukxi

Explore Lisbon from East to West in a Tukxi, a small vehicle that's a mix between a tuk-tuk and a 3-wheeled scooter. This private tour combines a visit to 3 historical neighborhoods with an exploration of Belem (optional), one of the most popular districts in the city. Step into the heart of Lisbon's storybook charm on this exclusive journey through time and culture. Begin your adventure in the winding streets of the Old City, where each corner whispers tales of bygone eras. Get lost in the vibrant tapestry of Alfama, Mouraria, and Graça, where history comes alive in every cobblestone. Let the Tukxis whisk you away as you uncover the hidden gems of Lisbon, stopping to marvel at its timeless treasures along the way. As an optional add-on, extend your expedition to the enchanting district of Belém. Follow your guide along the picturesque banks of the Tagus River, where the echoes of Portuguese exploration still linger in the air. Behold the majestic silhouette of Belém Tower, the intricate beauty of the Jerónimos Monastery, and the grandeur of the Monument to the Discoveries. And no visit to Belém is complete without indulging in the legendary delights of Pastéis de Belém, where each bite is a taste of tradition. Embark on a journey of discovery and delight as you immerse yourself in the rich history and flavors of Lisbon and Belém.

Lisbon: Boat Trip, Guided Walking Tour, Bike & Yellow Tram

7. Lisbon: Boat Trip, Guided Walking Tour, Bike & Yellow Tram

Explore Lisbon on a guided walking tour through areas like Downtown Lisbon and the Alfama District. Ride a yellow tram to Bairro Alto and peddle with a bike along the Tagus River. Try a traditional pastry and see the Belém tower. Meet your guide in Rossio Square and immerse yourself in Lisbon's history on a guided walking tour. Stroll to Restauradores Square to climb aboard the Elevador da Glória, a famous yellow tram that will take you to Bairro Alto where you can admire city views at the São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint. Walk to the oldest Jesuit church in the city, Church of St. Roque. See ruins of the Carmo Convent which was destroyed during the earthquake of 1755. Make your way to Downtown Lisbon, the historic and commercial center of the city. Head to the Alfama District and get lost in the architecture and history of the Cathedral of Lisbon. Follow your guide to Praça do Comércio square which opens to the south to the immense estuary of the Tagus River where Kings and Heads of State used to disembark on state visits. Hop aboard a well-maintained bike and begin your ride on flat paths along the Tagus River. See the iconic April 25th bridge and the modern architecture of the MAAT Museum. Upon arriving in Belém, immerse yourself in the 16th-century Manueline-style artwork of the Jerónimos Monastery. Taste a traditional pastel de belém (Portuguese custard tart) at the shop "Pastéis de Belém" which was founded in 1837. Follow your guide to the Padrão dos descobrimentos, a monument dedicated to the most important Portuguese navigators. View the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Belem Tower, which defended the city from maritime attacks in the 16th century. Finish your tour with a dreamy boat ride along the Tagus river. Relax as you take in the city from the water until you reach Praça do Comércio and end your tour.

Lisbon: Private Half-Day Tour with Hotel Pickup

8. Lisbon: Private Half-Day Tour with Hotel Pickup

During your Lisbonhalf-day tour visit all the main sites and monuments of the Belém area, including Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, and Discoveries Monument. Enjoy some free time to visit the famous pastry shop “Pastéis de Belém” and taste its delicious pastry. Explore the Lisbon Castle, Lisbon Cathedral and the surrounding traditional neighborhood of Alfama. Marvel at the biggest park of Lisbon, Edward the VII Park and see the most beautiful squares and avenues, like the Restauradores, Rossio and Avenida da Liberdade. Cross the 25th April Bridge, and visit the King Christ Statue on the opposite side of the Tejo River. Do all of this with a very knowledgeable, experienced, and fun driver, in a magnificent Mercedes vehicle

Small Group Walking Tour of Belém

9. Small Group Walking Tour of Belém

Set off on an education experience of exploration with this 3 hour walking tour of Belem. Receive detailed information from your guide on Portugal’s role as a seafaring nation on the forefront of discovery, plus a wide variety of topics ranging from current events in Portugal to rich culinary traditions and much more. See the main monuments in the area, like the Monument of the Discoveries, the Jerónimos Monastery, and the Tower of Belém. You will have the opportunity to visit the cloisters of the Jerónimos Monastery and receive a guided tour from your guide.  This tour is conducted by a certified local guide whose mission is to inform travelers on what they need to know to enhance their stay in Lisbon, and to promote Portugal's culture and heritage. From recommendations of things to do in the city, to insider advice on public transportation to other areas you would want to visit on your stay, feel free to ask your guide anything. A coffee or ice cream break halfway through the tour is also included. The maximum number of participants is 8 people. This way a personal and engaging experience is guaranteed.

Lisbon: Discovering Belém Tuk Tuk Tour

10. Lisbon: Discovering Belém Tuk Tuk Tour

Travel along the Tagus River in Belém for a 2-hour tour of Lisbon’s historic district by tuk tuk. Marvel at the grandeur of the Jerónimos Monastery and its beautiful church. Admire the Belém Tower, built on the spot where the Portuguese caravels departed in 1500 on a voyage that led to the discovery of Brazil. See the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, which is the monument dedicated to the main figures who played a major role in the Portuguese discoveries. Before leaving Belém you’ll have the opportunity to savor one or more of its famous custard tarts – the Pastéis de Belém.

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This was the perfect way to see the highlights of Lisbon in the short time we had available. Our guide Inês was very knowledgeable and so kind - she was able to answer all of our questions and provide us with historical knowledge as well as help us understand the current social and cultural aspects of life in Lisbon. We would highly recommend that you tour with her!

Superb experience at the sunset cruise! Our guides, Tiago and Margarita, were excellent and had so many interesting stories to share about Lisbon/Portugal’s history! Would really recommend this sailboat cruise for some great views of the entire city and extremely engaging stories

This was such a great experience. Rui couldn’t have been nicer or more accommodating. He knew Lisbon and explained it well. The Tuk Tuk was excellent—we really liked all seats facing forward, which is usually not the case for four people.

our guide Sybil was very friendly knowledge and an expert driver. we thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the city

Everything was perfect but the weather. Even through the rain, our guide was committed and passionating.