• Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 53.17 View price calendar

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Explore Lisbon through history, food, and drink on a half-day walking tour that includes a series of tastings, a glass of Portuguese wine, and a ferry trip across the Tagus River. You’ll try everything from pastries to cheese and seafood as a guide shares stories about Portuguese history, local culture, and the landmarks you’ll pass along the way. This 3- to 4-hour walking tour is limited to 12 people for a more personal, in-depth experience.

Highlights

  • Half-day gourmet walking tour of Lisbon
  • Walk to some of the city's top sites
  • Explore under-the-radar neighborhoods
  • Learn about local history
  • Includes a series of food and drink tastings
  • Small group limited to 12 people

What You Can Expect

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

Enjoy savoring the delicious natas

Make your way to Restauradores Square, where you’ll meet a guide at 10:30am to kick off your walking tour through the heart of the city. This is the perfect place to learn the story of Portugal’s Restoration years—you’ll see traces of this tumultuous time throughout your walk.

The next stop is the diverse neighborhood of Mouraria, overflowing with small churches, mosques, and shops, then head to the birthplace of Maria Severa to find out how fado became a cultural icon in Portugal, listed by UNESCO as part of the world’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Pause in a hidden bakery for traditional sweets and coffee before walking to the Gothic-style Rossio train station and Rossio Square. Stop for another tasting of Portuguese cheese and locally-made marmalade, then see the beautiful Carmo Convent that dominates Carmo Square.

Walk to the top of the Santa Justa Funicular to earn sweeping views of the city, and explore the elegant district of Chiado, an ideal spot for browsing boutiques, bookstores, and historic cafes. Hop a ferry across the Tagus River to Cacilhas, where you’ll pause for a glass of Portuguese vinho verde wine and a tasting of freshly-caught seafood, then return to central Lisbon, where this tour concludes.

Customer Reviews

P H H USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

OMG! A tour guide does not get any better than Margarita! Her English was impeccable, and her knowledge of the city was great. We did numerous different types of tours in Lisbon. This tour with Margarita was far above all the other tours. Not only did she show us the best places and food, she showed us where the best place to buy cork products. In the days after the tour, we went back to the cork shop. Highly recommended tour with Margarita!

mysurfandshop

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Wow. This is a great tour. We were with our guide for about 4 hours. We learned so much about the history and culture of Lisbon. I can hardly remember all the food we had, but some of it was: famous Lisbon pastries, port wine, special cheese with a fruit jam on top, glass of wine or beer in an outdoor plaza and then a full seafood lunch with a glass of champagne. We walked, we rode escalators and even a ferry. Our guide also gave us good suggestions for places to visit after the end of the tour. If I were going back to Lisbon, I'd seriously think about doing it all again.

Julie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Was a lovely tour. Definitely recommend doing early into you Lisbon stay. Was a great starting point for sight seeing. Loved the food stops and the tastings.

Victoria S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Our guide was Joanna. She was very good. I liked the tastings and the areas of Lisbon we visited on the tour. She provided us with a lot of historical and food information.
We are traveling with 3 kids ages 8, 11 and 13 and got off the plane that morning without any sleep and had a great time on the tour.

Robert B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Miguel was our guide and he was terrific. He was very welcoming and took his time to explain what we were seeing/eating/drinking. He had some good suggestions for the balance of our stay, and answered any questions we had.
this tour is a great way to get to know central Lisbon.

Nadine G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Wonderful tour! Our tour guide took us through places we never would have found on our own. We tried local food and drinks and went to a scenic over look of the city, with the hidden elevators. It really gave us a sense of the geography of Lisbon. We highly recommend this tour!

KParkerLurz United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

They were over 30 minutes late but they said it was transportation related, that's fine, once the tour got going it was remarkable. We literally spent 12 hours in Lisbon as a long layover, this was the BEST way to spend a few hours. I didn't know what I was getting into or what to expect but now I want to go back and spend more than 12 hours in Lisbon! The value of this tour is undeniable, we got a history lesson and snacks along the way, all included in the price, WHOA. This is a must!

Eddy V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This is the 2nd time we did this tour. It was still as good as 4 years ago. Our guide Claudia had a very deep knowledge of the history and culture of Lisbon and the food and wine we tasted during our tour. We finished the tour at Casa do Alentejo where we had a great selection of local food.
Highly recommended and well worth the money!

Larry H B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Claudia was very knowledgeable about Lisbon and its food traditions. The size of the group was great and the itinerary was good. We would definitely recommend this tour.

kerryjackson

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was a nice tour that took you around a lot of the city. It was really a city historical tour more than a food tour. There were a few food stops that were very nice as well. Our guide Hido was very knowledgeable as he was getting a PhD in history so obviously he knew a lot and was very pleasant and shared his knowledge. Good overview of the city on our first day there.

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