• Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Stroll Lisbon’s historic cobblestone streets filled with intrigue and culture during this Lisbon guided walking tour. Walk the city’s oldest quarter, the Moorish Alfama neighborhood, and ride Lisbon’s traditional tram through popular inner-city hills. This Lisbon walking tour is exceptional for first-time visitors who want to experience rich culture like the Sé de Lisboa cathedral, Eden Theatre and the famed Chiado neighborhood. Plus you will stroll to the city’s best cafes and boutiques with your expert guide showing you local ‘Lisboa.’

Highlights

  • Small-group guided walking tour of Lisbon (limited to 20 people)
  • Visit Sé de Lisboa cathedral, the Eden Theatre, Foz Palace and Rossio Central Station
  • Walk around Lisbon's oldest district, Alfama, and the elegant Chiado neighborhood
  • Enjoy a short trip aboard one of the oldest trams in Lisbon
  • Learn about Fado (a type of music) and the city's history and culture

What You Can Expect

Lisbon Guided Walking Tour

Lisbon Guided Walking Tour

Meet your group and expert local guide at Rossio Square for your Lisbon guided walking tour. After a brief introduction, learn how this 19th century historical square was built with typical calcada Portuguesa stones to resemble waves of the nearby ocean. From here, follow your guide to Restauradores Square and see an obelisk rise towards the sky, exemplifying Portugal’s ascent to independence from Spain in 1640.

Continue your Lisbon city walk to Liberdade Avenue, where you can observe Portuguese art deco architecture like the 18th-century Foz Palace and the Eden Theatre. Nearby, visit the Rossio Central Station and listen as a train heads into the 1.61-mile (2.6 km) tunnel towards Sintra. Hear how this 19th century engineering marvel was built and stands as one of Portugal’s most impressive accomplishments.

Next, head to historic Carmo Square, home of the 1974 Carnation Revolution. Here, learn how Portugal’s previous dictatorial regime collapsed after a 48-year rule. Stroll onward to reach the charming Chiado neighborhood full of boutiques, theaters, bookstores and vintage cafés. Explore this chic quarter while stopping for a coffee (own expense) or popping into a store for a peruse the souvenirs. Shortly thereafter, rendezvous with your guide for a fun ride on Lisbon’s classic tram.

Hop off at Alfama, an old quarter, known for its Moorish heritage and the establishment of Fado. Learn about Portugal’s melancholic music as you walk by Fado restaurants tucked in between alleys and winding streets.

Finally, arrive at Lisbon’s oldest cathedral, Sé de Lisboa. Snap some beautiful photos and then walk to the your last stop, the majestic Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio). Hear how the reception hall was used to welcome travelers arriving from the Atlantic, before your tour concludes and you continue exploring on your own.

Customer Reviews

David M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Our guide took us to the dark side of Lisbon first, a very dark side indeed. She explained the history of it, but didnt excuse it. Perfect.

After that she took us to all the places youd want. That was a good three hours. But only if you can walk a bit, uphill sometimes.

Very much recommend

edelucia33

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Excellent tour- great tips and tricks for getting around the hills of Lisbon in the most efficient ways. Fascinating city history and great stops for local snacks and drinks.

Jane S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Terrific guided tour by a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, Tiago. I was visiting Lisbon with my three young adult children and they all thoroughly enjoyed the tour which was very entertaining, informative and varied. We especially appreciated Tiagos local knowledge in finding the best viewpoints and brining us to sample local specialities!

SHARON W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Sophia excellent tour guide, well worth the money

Elizabeth M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour with Pedro. He shared wonderful history of Lisbon neighborhoods and took us to charming shops for pastry and wine. Thank you, Pedro!

Elizabeth T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We had a very interesting and informative walking tour with Pedro who was extremely knowledgeable and proud of his city Lisbon. We really got a good feel for the city and saw places we wanted to investigate on our own latter. For morning tea we stopped and had a pastel de nata which was included in the tour, we also ended the tour with a glass of wine with cheese bread and salami also part of the price. This tour was extremely good value for 18 euros and recommend that it be undertaken as soon as you get to Lisbon. I also recommend you ask for Pedro. Every question was answered comprehensively. Pedro also provided advice at the end of the trip on places to go based on your individual interests.

JUAN P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Excelente experiencia. Nos pudimos adentrar un pico en la Lisboa real. Vale la pena. Montamos en tranvia.

Steven B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Our tour guide Margarida (hope that's spelled correctly) was friendly, honest and informative, our small group were really nice and chatty and we thought this was a great way to see the city. The tram ride, custard tart and glass of wine and nibbles thrown in were great. We thought it was excellent!

Susan Lizardo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Our tour guide, Adriana, was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions to our safisfaction. She even suggested we take a different route from the usual so we can get a good panoramic view of the city. Wish we had more time for this tour though but overall I highly recommended.

m2parkman

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Joana Pestana was an absolutely amazing tour guide. I usually don't write reviews, but this young lady was beyond impressive. She is very educated in history, politics and even computer sciences! She is an encyclopedia of information and made the tour super interesting and informative. We had 13 and 19 year old with us who also enjoyed it. Can't say enough. Highly recommend.

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