Be seduced by the melodious beauty of Portuguese fado on a private full-day tour of Lisbon. With a personal guide, you’ll browse the Fado Museum’s artfully curated exhibits and then explore the historical Alfama district, where fado reputedly originated. Listen to fado performers on the medieval street corners of Mouraria and then enjoy a traditional Portuguese dinner accompanied by a moving fado performance. Conclude your private tour with a visit to a local belvedere, from which stunning views of illuminated Lisbon can be enjoyed.
At your Lisbon hotel, greet your private guide and board an air-conditioned coach destined for the Fado Museum. On arrival at the museum, delve into fado’s rich history as you browse exhibits replete with photographs, paintings and musical instruments.
Next, stroll on the quaint cobbled streets of the Alfama district and hear of how fado music originated. See, too, fado performers on the corners of Mouraria’s medieval streets and delve into the cultural influences that have inspired fado over the centuries.
At a traditional Portuguese restaurant, you’ll feast on culinary classics that showcase the best of Portuguese cuisine. While you eat and sip drinks, be moved by the melodies of an emotive fado performance.
When the show concludes, head to a nearby belvedere to enjoy panoramic vistas of Lisbon illuminated by night. Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Lisbon hotel.