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Tour code: 5383EXPERIENCE
Explore culture and culinary flavors during this small-group guided 3.5-hour walking tour with food and wine tastings in Lisbon. This tour of Portugal’s capital offers historic neighborhoods, cultural foods and a local feel. With your local guide, enjoy unique wisdom shared about Lisbon’s famous squares, multicultural districts, folklore and historical figures. Devour fresh seafood, warm pastries, and sip great Portuguese wine. Plus, experience Lisbon’s top views as you cruise across the River Tagus on a ferry. This tour is limited to 15 people to ensure a personalized experience.


  • Cultural, historical and culinary walking tour of Lisbon
  • See local life in the districts of Mouraria, Chiado and Barrio Alto
  • Taste traditional pastries, cheese, seafood, wine and coffee (included)
  • Take a short ferry trip to the south bank of the River Tagus
  • Learn about the history, culture and lifestyle of Lisbon and Portugal
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people for a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Experience Lisbon: Small-Group Walking Tour with Food and Wine Tastings

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Meet your local guide at Restauradores Square in central Lisbon for your small-group walking tour with food and wine tastings. Begin your 3.5-hour tour learning how Portugal dedicated this square to the reclamation of its independence in 1640 after 60 years of Spanish rule.

Stroll to the multicultural neighborhood of Mouraria. Hear how this was traditionally a district home to Muslims and later Jews. Get a local feel as you explore the small churches, mosques, and charming international shops. Here, visit the birthplace of Maria Severa, the Queen of Fado, and learn about Portugal’s own musical genre that was inscribed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2011.

Walk with your guide and discover a bakery tucked away from the crowds. Indulge a mouth-watering pastry with a hot coffee as your guide tells stories of Lisbon lore. Next, see the Neo-Manueline façade as you promenade past Rossio train station towards Rossio Square. At this 19th century historical square observe classic calcada Portuguesa stones assembled to resemble waves which may pay tribute to the devastating Lisbon earthquake of 1755.

As you make your way towards beautiful Carmo Square, see churches and other historical landmarks. Then, stop at cute shop and sample local marmalade and delicious Portuguese cheese. After a short walk, enjoy stunning views of Carmo Convent and short while later climb to the top of Santa Justa funicular. From this vantage point, stare out over Lisbon’s historic center.

Walk onward to the lively Chiado district and soak up the excitement of surrounding boutiques, classic bookstores, and trendy cafes. Then, see Lisbon’s best bars and the center of nightlife in the Barrio Alto district. Your tour reaches its climax aboard a short ferry ride of the River Tagus. Cruise to Cacilhas, rich with maritime heritage, and savor fresh seafood paired with Portuguese green wine. Capture stellar views of the Tagus River before you finish your meal and head back to central Lisbon where your tour ends.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

An amazing experience and great value. Wonderful introduction to the city!

Mary B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great day walking in Lisbon....and tasting the food and drink. Loved the ferry ride across the river and the seafood on the other side. Guide was personable and informative and fun.

Monica C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Miguel was full of fun and interesting information about Lisbon. This tour was long and informative, but we had plenty of short breaks to take in the scenery and relax between sights. Highly recommend.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Despite a rainy day, Pedro and Rebecca provided an interesting and fun introduction to central Lisbon through walking, wine, beer and food. Pedro was skilled at relating Lisbon's history to current affairs, making this a great way to spend a day immersed in this beautiful city. The ferry ride across the Tagus for lunch was a highlight of the trip. Both Pedro and Rebecca were very generous with their time and travel tips. I highly recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our tour guide, Margarietta, was the best, great and informative walking tour with traditional food tasting along the way. Recommend that this be you first tour while in Lisbon, as it clearly helps you navigate the old city and gives you a great frame of reference. Margarietta is EXCELLENT

Allan W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great introduction to Lisbon. Informative, entertaining and the food was good.

Richard B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

excellent tour and guide. saw the best of Lisbon with great tastes of local fate and drinks more than we could have excpected. wonderful value a real experience thankyou

Kenneth G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Pedro did a great job.He is articulate, amusing and caring.He generously turned a 4 hour tour into A six hour one.

Charles M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great way to start our visit to Portugal. Excellent guide and a great itinerary.

Patricia O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great tour with a very knowledgeable guide, Miguel. Lovely walking, talking relaxed tour . Very informative and fun; we got to taste typical Portugese food and drink as well as learn a lot about the history of Portugal. Well worth it as the tour lasted well over 4 hours . Nice group of people too.

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