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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.’


  • 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

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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

Linda K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

Helder was our tour guide he was knowledgeable and fun I would recommend this tour a great way to learn about the area your visiting.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

The Guide 'Miguel' had a great command of the English language and his knowledge of Portuguese history was truly amazing. We strolled to many sites of interest getting a full explanation of each one. We stopped off for the infamous pastel de nata custart tart as well as a tram ride to Alfama Moorish district and finished off with cheese and wine. Excellent value for money, wouldnt hesitate to do something similar again. Miguel was also able to give us tips on how to get to other places we had earmarked for our city break. This was a great way to immediately get acquainted with Lisbon on what was a very short break for our small group from the UK

lynda b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Our guide was Sofia who was very enthusiastic and really seemed to enjoy her work. We were a small group of 4 and the tour was well paced with plenty of stops for photo's.

Any one doing this tour will learn a lot more about Lisbon than reading a guide book.

Inna s

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Tiago is extremely cool and knows lots of great stories to tell
Amazing tour
Very cool
Recommended 100


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016



5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Very personal guided walking tour. Helder was a great tour guide showing us around. He gave his best about what we need to know and experience in Lisbon. This tour is very enjoyable though a little bit tiring walking on a hilly part but worth it. A must-do in Lisbon. Thank you Viator for including this in your tours!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Really enjoyed the tour-very knowledgeable guide.
Tour included Tapas, a drink and tram ride.
Well worth doing!

Dee R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

A really well paced and enjoyable tour. we walked on our very first ever holiday organised tour with Margeride may have spelt her name wrong sorry and she was wonderful. Kept the pace changing, kept the sights changing and made us appreciate the whole of the city from both sides, without us really noticing we had gone up and down both sides of the city and walked over 18,000 steps. We finished feeling great with a stop for a quick Ginjihna.
If you want to see Lisbon and not lose a whole day, but get ideas on other places to see while staying it is ideal.
We are back in Lisbon in December and are looking to book a longer tour now we have the bug, so thanks to viator for giving us such a great experience.

Arnaldo V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Terrific. Our guide was knowledgeable and accommodating, Noemi did a great job showing us around.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Our guide was wonderful! Gave us a great overview of the history of Lisbon and showed us may of the wonderful sites.

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