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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 37 museums and historic buildings. 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.   Skip the lines to enter Jerónimos Monastery, and climb the Belem Tower. Enjoy free access to 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...

    the life was much easier with Lisbon card, just buy it and every door will open in front of you ... :) you do not have to think about public transport, just get on anything moving and go ... or visit for free or get discount visiting different interesting places during your stay ...

  • Lisbon 72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus, Tram and Boat Ticket

    2. Lisbon 72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus, Tram and 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 3 different double-decker 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...

    The 72 hour all inclusive pass is the best value imo because you pretty much get a tour of most of the city. I unfortunately wasn't able to do the tram tour but I used my ticket to ride the city trams and that was good enough for me. my only critque is that it's hard to find the bus stops so they should try to add more specific directions on where they are.

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

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

    Spend 48 hours enjoying Lisbon to the max on 2 double-decker bus tours and a historical tram tour! You’ll discover Lisbon's main squares, avenues and monuments on the Belem Tour, and the slick and modern part of the city on the Modern Tour. The Belem Tour will introduce you to Belem and Ajuda in more detail. This is Lisbon's most important landmark, known for its monuments, museums and other attractions. The Hills Tramcar Tour will acquaint you with the city's more traditional neighborhoods, such as Alfama, Mouraria, Baixa, Chiado, Estrela, and Lapa. This is a unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on the oldest means of transportation in Lisbon. Visit Lisbon’s traditional quarters on the hill of St. George’s Castle, on board a historic vintage tram, and get to know some of the city’s most beautiful viewpoints. Enjoy breathtaking views in the city’s unique sunlight and it's one-of-a-kind...

    Super Preis-Leistungsverhältnis! Bedingungen genau durchlesen, da Vergünstigungen sowie freie Eintritte genutzt werden können.

  • Lisbon Highlights and Hidden Gems with a Local Guide

    4. Lisbon Highlights and Hidden Gems with a Local Guide

    Enjoy stunning views from the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint and learn how Lisbon has changed over the centuries, especially after the devastating 1755 earthquake. Get to know the historical Bairro Alto and Alfama neighborhoods. Pass the ruins of the Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and admire the golden chapel of the Igreja de São Roque before visiting the Santa Justa elevator. Sample a glass of the local sour cherry liquor at the city's oldest ginjinha bar, and then visit the monumental Igreja de São Domingos. Continue along Rua Augusta to discover the remains of a secret Roman amphitheater. Get more amazing views from the Portas do Sol viewpoint, and taste the local produce at a small family business, including cheese and chorizo paired with a glass of white or red wine. Admire the imposing façade of Lisbon Cathedral before ending on Praça do Comércio to look at s...

    The tour David gave us was amazing! We saw so much of Lisbon in just a few hours and got so much out of this tour. Would highly recommend!

  • Lisbon: Rua Augusta Arch Admission Ticket

    5. 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.

    From the top you get an amazing view of the plaza by the river. You all see all of Baixa. The building itself is not huge but it is interesting inside and well worth the visit!

  • Lisbon: Segway Tour of the Historical Center

    6. Lisbon: Segway Tour of the Historical Center

    Explore Lisbon on a flexible Segway tour led by experienced, local guides. Following a short briefing on how to operate the easy-to-use, self-balancing, eco-friendly Segways, set-off to explore the historical center of Lisbon. On this tour you will see Rossio, Baixa, Restauradores and Terreiro do Paço. You can expect to see the pretty squares and terraces of Lisbon, and also the local market. Most of the tour will be in flat areas making this tour ideal for children as it is very easy terrain. Admire the imposing Arch of Rua August and the imperial plaza "Praça do Comércio" just by the river. This will be a good moment to enjoy the immense Tagus river and relax for a bit. During your tour you will also be able to try some local food. You can try either a cod fish cake or a custard tart. Your local guide will be happy to give you recommendations for your holiday and tips about the best ...

  • Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Kickstart Tour

    7. Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Kickstart Tour

    Meet your favorite local host and visit Lisbon’s main highlights and get all the answers to the questions running through your head. During this tour, you will get local insights into what you should be doing on your trip right from the source - a local. Prepare to take on the city beyond the advice you read on travel blogs and guidebooks - it’s time to travel like a local.  You’ll visit some of the main highlights of the city, as well as some of the most unique hidden gems, that only locals know about. See the popular Sé Catedral, Praca do Comercio and the breathtaking Mirador de Sta Luzia viewpoint where you can capture the most beautiful sights of the city. Looking for a dinner stop after your tour? Let your host guide you through the famous Alfama district, filled with history and great eating spots and cafes. Along the route, make sure to ask your host all your questions, you’ll g...

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

    8. 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: Night Tour with Fado Show

    9. Lisbon: Night Tour with Fado Show

    Experience a new side of Lisbon in this 4-hour evening walking tour through the city’s most exciting areas and landmarks. After picking you up from your Hotel we will get started at the Praça Marquês de Pombal, one of the city’s largest and most important roundabouts, and always bustling with activity. From there we will walk along the 285-foot-wide (90 meters) Avenida Da Liberdade towards the heart of the city center, admiring impressive buildings and exclusive shops along the way. At the foot of the Avenida da Liberdade we will arrive at the Commerce Square along the Tagus River. Once the home of the Royal Palace, much of the square was destroyed in the Lisbon earthquake of 1755, and rebuilt in the following decades. The square is home to beautiful Rua Augusta Arch, as well as other pieces of impressive architecture. From there we will continue along the water to the Monument to t...

  • Lisbon Highlights: Private 7-Hour Tour

    10. Lisbon Highlights: Private 7-Hour Tour

    Discover the most beautiful sights in Lisbon on this private tour. Your personal, officially certified tour guide/driver will give you comprehensive insight into the city, and will take your interests into account to customize the tour for you. For example, you can explore Lisbon's picturesque neighborhoods on a one-of-a-kind panoramic tour to the 25th of April Bridge. From a height of over 100 meters, you can admire a breathtaking view of Lisbon and the Christ the King Statue, which, at 28.5 meters high, is the largest concrete statue in Europe. You can also climb to the top of said statue, where you can take in an incredible view of the city and the river. Admire the magnificent Hieronymite Monastery, one of the most important and impressive examples of Manueline style, a Portuguese variation on late Gothic. You can also discover the unique Belém Tower and the one-of-a-kind Monument ...

    Amazing detail, helpful historical perspective, rich appreciation of historical context for all that we did and saw. Not just pastry, but the story of why this patisserie is so important. Not just fado but what gasp symnolises. So much in so short a time. Thank you Paolo for your welcome to Portugal and your deep knowledge base. Immensely helpful and enriching. Muito prezer, obrigada

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What people are saying about Rua Augusta Arch

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 8,041 reviews

With your tours, we were able to see all the curiosities of your beautiful city with clear and numerous explanations

You don't have to worry about tickets on site. You have to see what the Lisboa Card is valid for

Excellent transport, excellent value for money and a wide range of museums and attractions.

Exchange of the voucher without any problems. Very easy to use.

Excellent service. Professional and helpful staff.