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Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

1. Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

Unlock the city of Lisbon with the flexible Lisbon Card. Enjoy unlimited travel on city transport, and free admission to 39 museums, historic buildings, and more. Benefit from discounts at a vast range of attractions, vouchers for different shops, and a handy guide that explains how to use the card. After exchanging your GetYourGuide voucher for the magnetic card, the Lisbon Card immediately provides 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour access to the public transport system. Eligible on the Carris metro, buses, trams, and cable railways, it also works on CP trains between Cais do Sodré and Cascais, and trains between Oriente, Rossio, and Sintra.   Enjoy free access to the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belem Tower, the National Tile Museum, the National Coach Museum, and others. Admire stunning palaces, including the Mafra National Palace and the Ajuda National Palace. Ride the famous Santa Justa Lift, and much more—all with one card. The Libson Card provides free entry to the following attractions: • Jerónimos Monastery / Monasterio de los Jerónimos• Pilar7 Bridge Experience / Experiencia Pilar 7 • LISBOA Story Centre• National Tile Museum / Museo Nacional del Azulejo   • National Coach Museum / Museo Nacional de Carruajes  • National Ancient Art Museum / Museo Nacional de Arte Antigua• Sintra Mitos e Lendas• Santa Justa Elevator / Ascensor de Santa Justa• Mafra National Palace / Palacio Nacional de Mafra• CARRIS• METRO• CP-Comboios de Portugal• FERTAGUS• National Pantheon / Panteón Nacional• Ajuda National Palace / Palacio Nacional de Ajuda• Chiado Museum - National Museum of Contemporary Art / Museo del Chiado Museo Nacional de Arte Contemporânea• National Ethnology Museum / Museo Nacional de Etnología      • National Costume Museum / Museo Nacional del Traje     • National Museum of Theatre and Dance / Museo Nacional del Teatro y de Danza  • National Archaeology Museum / Museo Nacional de Arqueología• National Music Museum Music / Museo Nacional de la Música• Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves Museum-Residence / Casa-Museo Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves• Republican National Guard Museum / Museo de la Guardia Nacional Republicana• Ceramics Museum - Sacavém / Museo de la Cerámica - Sacavém• Air Museum / Museo del Aire• Batalha Monastery / Monasterio de Batalha • Alcobaça Monastery / Monasterio de Alcobaça• Tomar Convent of Christ / Convento de Cristo - Tomar• Museum of Neo Realism - Vila Franca de Xira / Museo del Neo Realismo - Vila Franca de Xira• Museum of the work Michel Giacometti / Museo del Trabajo Michel Giacometti• Casa da Cerca - Museum of Contemporary Art - Almada / Casa da Cerca - Museu de Arte Contemporanea - Almada• Chapel of the Holy Spirit of the Mareantes - Sesimbra / Capilla del Espíritu Santo de los Mareantes - Sesimbra• Museum of Setúbal - Municipal Gallery / Museo de Setúbal - Galería Municipal• Rua Augusta Arch / Arco da Rua Augusta• Greenhouse / Invernadero Frío• Maritime Museum of Sesimbra / Museo Marítimo de Sesimbra• Museum Tesouro Real• CIRES – Roaz Interpretive Center of the Sado Estuary / CIRES - Centro Interpretativo del Roaz del Estuario del Sado• Royal Treasure Museum / Museu do Tesouro Real  The Libson Card also provides discounts on the following attractions:• Dom Fernando II e Glória ship – 20% discount• Biester Palace (Sintra) – 10% discount• Video mapping (Immersivus Lisboa – O Cubo) – 15% discount• SEOTours – 15% discount• Setubal Alive – 10% discount• MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology – 15% discount

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

2. 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: Rua Augusta Arch Admission Ticket

3. Lisbon: Rua Augusta Arch Admission Ticket

When you visit the Rua Augusta Arch you’ll have access to a vantage point with a 360-degree view of Lisbon and the surrounding area. The Terreiro do Paço, the Pombaline downtown area, the Cathedral, the Castle of St. Jorge, and the Tejo River Tejo are some of the iconic landmarks that you can see from the top of the building with your admission ticket. On the upper part of the Arch, you’ll see sculptures by Célestin Anatole Calmels, including Glory crowning Genius and Valor. Lower down are sculptures by Vítor Bastos, representing the historical figures of Viriatus, Vasco da Gama, the Marquis of Pombal, and Nuno Álvares Pereira.  Inside the Arch, in the Clock Room, you’ll learn about the history of this triumphal Arch, from the time when construction first started, after the 1755 earthquake, to its completion in 1875.

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

4. 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: History, Culture, & Current Affairs Walking Tour

5. Lisbon: History, Culture, & Current Affairs Walking Tour

Join your guide on a journey through the neighborhoods of Baixa, Chiado, Bairro Alto, and the winding alleys of Alfama. Discover 3 of Lisbon's 8 hills on an insightful walking tour and choose between a group or private option. Learn about Portuguese history and culture as you stroll around. Meet at Rossio Square and begin your walk through the lower town, better known as Baixa. See the famous Elevador de Santa Justa, walk up the first hill to the impressive downtown ruins of the Carmo Monastery, and come across some of the most beautiful tiles in Lisbon. Up next, discover the former poets' quarter of Chiado, then walk through the residential and nightlife district of Bairro Alto. Take a short break to catch your breath before making your way to the romantic Alfama neighborhood. Marvel at one of the most beautiful viewpoints overlooking the Tagus. End your journey at Lisbon's Arco de Rua Augusta in Praça do Comércio, right on the banks of the Tagus.

Lisbon: Private City Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

6. Lisbon: Private City Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

Take in Lisbon's key attractions on a guided tour by tuk-tuk. See the highlights of the Portuguese capital, including famous Commerce Square, Lisbon Cathedral, Pink street, Time out Market, National Pantheon, St Vincent’s Church. Explore popular and historic neighborhoods, such as the Alfama and Graça. Begin your tour with a convenient Starting point (Time Out Market) Then, jump into your tuk-tuk and head downtown towards an area full of historical monuments and attractions such as 12th Century's Lisbon cathedral and 17th Century’s City Hall Building. Then, to the viewpoints of Alfama and Graca such as Portas do Sol and Senhora do Monte which offers unprecedented views of Lisbon. Next, continue to Alfama's tiny and narrow streets where you can experience Alfama's famous homemade Cherry liquor called Ginja. From Alfama, we keep going by the river towards the famous Commerce square where beautiful Royal Palace of Rebeira was once situated and was destroyed by the Great Earthquake of Lisbon in 1755. At the end we conclude your memorable tour at Time Out Market where we started.

Lisbon: City Highlights Segway Tour

7. Lisbon: City Highlights Segway Tour

Arriving to our shop you'll meet our your guide and we will help you check-in and strap up your helmet so we are ready to begin our journey. We start off with a hands-on driving lesson so that you can grab the Segway confidently and get out climbing through its charming little streets - our dedicated staff will help you along the way. There is already so much to see riding out from our training grounds and as we set course to Terreiro do Paço, one of the most famous squares in Portugal - get in touch with the history of the Discoveries and the time of famous explorers sailing across the world. From here we move to the luxury Chiado area, famous for its shopping and vintage stores, and end up hill in the square of Largo do Carmo, in front of the old monastery that did not survive the Lisbon earthquake of 1755. Moving down the hill we to the busy Downtown of Lisbon, famous for its bustling commerce, its cafeterias and liquor shops, and of course, the beautiful portuguese stone patterns covering the ground, the typical portuguese calçada. Enjoy the ride back to our office as we pass through the Downtown with 18th century "Manhattan style" architecture, the old yellow electric trams and so much more to see.

Lisbon: Old Alfama and Baixa Chiado Quarters Walking Tour

8. Lisbon: Old Alfama and Baixa Chiado Quarters Walking Tour

Meet your tour guide and stroll through Lisbon's oldest neighbourhood, Alfama, packed with charming, traditional buildings. The walk offers incredible views over the skyline, stretching as far as the River Tagus. See Alfama's iconic landmarks, from the Augusta Street Arch and Praca do Comercio, to Sao Vicente Monastery and Lisbon Cathedral. As you approach the Baixa and Chiado quarters, you will begin to admire another side of Lisbon's culture and heritage. Lined with neoclassical buildings and bustling with shops and eateries, these beautiful neighbourhoods are also home to popular attractions, including the Bica Elevator, National Theatre and Sao Domingos Church. Throughout the tours, you will enjoy live commentary from your tour guide, detailing the fascinating history and culture of Portugal's beautiful capital. Ask your guide for recommendations, stop for selfie's, and enjoy the perfect introduction to Lisbon with this tour. Use the complimentary mobile-app to access multiple audio-guided walking routes and discover more of Lisbon after your guided tour! Sights along the tour: • Arco Rua Augusta • Praca do Comercio • Lisbon Cathedral • Casa dos Bicos • Alfama Tower • Sao Rafael Square • Church of Santa Engracia • Sao Vicente Monastery • Portas do Sol • Santa Luzia Church • Tram 28 • Sao Vicente Statue • Church of Saint Estevao • Bairro Alto • Bica Elevator • Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara • Gloria Elevator • Carmo Covent • Lisbon City Hall • Chiado • Rossio Square • National Theatre D. Maria II • Augusta Street App-based audio-guided routes: • Jeronimos Monastery • Belem Tower • Cacilheiro • Pink Street • Dom Luis Garden • Ribeira Market • Basilica de Estrela • Principe Real Garden • Luis de Camoes Square • Assembly of the Republic Palace • Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology

Lisbon: Christmas Lights Tour by Tuk Tuk

9. Lisbon: Christmas Lights Tour by Tuk Tuk

Explore Lisbon by night on a tuk tuk to see the Christmas lights. Glide along Avenue of Liberdade and stop at Commerce Square’s Christmas tree. See Lisbon city as it lights up the night, while Christmas tunes blast from your tuk tuk. Begin your unique sightseeing tour of Lisbon at night on the main Avenue of Liberdade. Head down to Rossio and pass Rua Aurea to get to Commerce Square. Stop here for photos with the Christmas tree and stretch your legs. Continue along the streets of the downtown area, to arrive at Chiado to see the iconic lights of Rua Garrett. After a stop here, continue to Camoes Square before returning to the area where you started the tour. During your Christmas tuk tuk tour your driver/guide will point out the main attractions throughout Lisbon and share stories about the city. Get in the festive spirit and sing along as Christmas tunes play in the background of your ride.

Lisbon, Chiado-Baixa, Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

10. Lisbon, Chiado-Baixa, Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Lisbon at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “Santa Justa Lift”, “Restauradores Square”, “Rua Augusta Arch” and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Blue Liberdade Hotel" and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the Commerce Square. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

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I booked for a last minute walking tour 1 hour before the tour start. It happened to me only me however they accommodated me. My tour guide Ricardo was excellent and provided excellent information about rich Lisbon old city history and also he kindly took pics for me. I highly recommend this tour to whom visit Lisbon.

There are relatively large number of free entry attractions. The transportation is free and unlimited for buses, trams and metro.

really interesting trips .especially the historical bus tour in Lisbon. funicular was wonderful and hill tram so unusual .

Very useful and practical. It is definitely worth it for those who plan to enjoy the city.

Pass pays for itself very quickly if there are many visits