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Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour

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  • 3 to 4 hours (approx.)
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  • Offered in: English

Overview

Stroll Lisbon’s historic cobblestone streets filled with intrigue and culture during this Lisbon guided walking tour. Walk the city’s oldest quarter, Moorish Alfama and art deco-style Chiado districts. This Lisbon walking tour is exceptional for first-time visitors who want to experience rich culture and see landmarks like the Sé Cathedral and Commerce Square. Plus, 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 Cathedral, Commerce Square, and Rossio Central Station
  • Walk around Lisbon's oldest district, Alfama, and the elegant Chiado neighborhood
  • Learn about Fado (a type of music) and the city's history and culture

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Pastel de nata pastry
  • Wine Tasting and Tapa
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry to museums and monuments
  • Vintage Cable Car Tram Ticket

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Praça Dom Pedro IV
    Praça Dom Pedro IV, 1100 Lisboa, Portugal

    Departure Point: Praça Dom Pedro IV (Rossio Square) Meet by the statue. It's a big square with 2 fountains on each side and in the center a high column with a man on the top. If you are on a square with a statue of a man on a horse, you are in the wrong square, most likely the Figueira Square.

Start time

10:00 AM

End point

  • Praça do Comércio
    Praça do Comércio, 1100-148 Lisboa, Portugal

What To Expect

Meet your group and expert local guide in central Lisbon for a guided walking tour. After a brief introduction, learn how this 19th-century historical square was built with typical Portuguese 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. Nearby, visit the Rossio Central Station and listen as a train heads into the 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.

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 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.

Rossio Square

Rossio Square or Praça do Rossio, officially called Praça D. Pedro IV, is Lisbon’s nerve centre. The square is situated in the city’s Baixa neighborhood.

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Avenida da Liberdade (Pass By)

The most expensive and fancy avenue in Lisbon.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Traveler Tips


Wear comforable shoes as you walk for over three hours and Lisbon is a VERY hilly city.
It was short only three hours but certainly worth the price
Several areas of steep upward walking might prove difficult for some individuals.
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Great walking tour of Lisbon
John_R, Nov 2022
A great walking tour. Highly recommended. Learn the tricks of the locals and not walk too many stairs. Our guide, Joana, was excellent.
A must for first time visitors to Lisbon
paul_m, Nov 2022
The area around the train station was packed with history by our guide explaining the significance of monuments and seeing and visiting historical places one could piece together the history of Lisbon and Portugal.wine tasting part was very relaxing in a local house in Al Fama area.
Great tour
Michael_N, Nov 2022
Anna Filipa was a great guide and well versed in the history of Lisbon. Would recommend to anyone. We had a great time.
Great walking tour of Lisbon
Gigi_L, Nov 2022
Ana was a great guide. Very knowledgeable. She took our group to a small restaurant for tapas and wine. The place is a hole in the wall. She even help me with directions for my next outing.
Great way to start our trip
Sara_E, Nov 2022
Great way to start our trip! Daniel was great and gave us lots of tips for places to go! We loved the tastings and views. thanks
Walking your of Lisbon
Philip_S, Nov 2022
Daniel was a perfect tour guide. We really enjoyed our time with him and the tour of the city. Thanks !
Lisbon Walking Tour
Margaret_I, Nov 2022
Marta was a great guide for the 1/2 day walking tour- it was a nice way to see Lisbon and get some history and explore the different neighborhoods. We stopped for pastries and cod / wine along the way. The walking was easy and we stopped at all the main sites but bring an umbrella in case of rain.
It wasn't bad. Sometimes...
Daniela_H, Nov 2022
It wasn't bad. Sometimes our tour guide got "stuck" on stuff that wasn't that interesting. Pastry and wine tasting was great! Saw nice places in Lisbon which I really appreciate it
Great time exploring Lisbon with Ana Filipa
Albert_T, Nov 2022
There were 12 in our morning tour with Ana and she expertly handled all maneuvering and questions. She speak English very well and is quite a historian. We all appreciated her insights to Lisbon/Portugal’s history. It’s true that unknown access areas and elevators are divulged on this tour, but Lisbon walking can still be strenuous with the hills and uneven walking surfaces. We had a great 3.5 hour tour and a well deserved break following. I highly recommend this walking tour early in your Lisbon stay.
Walking tour
Maria_V, Nov 2022
Sofia is an excellent guide , very knowledgeable and customer oriented. The program of the tour is well thought and times, snacks included into the cost of the tour were timely too!
Wonderful tour w/ Joanna!
Nicole_G, Nov 2022
My friend and I did this tour the first full day we were in Lisbon and we were so happy we did. It helped us get oriented, taught us some of the history of the city, and Joanna our tour guide was wonderful! She was funny, answered all of our questions and made sure that the walking pace was doable for everyone on the tour. I highly recommend this tour especially, Joanna!
Anna V. Was the best tour...
Esta_S, Nov 2022
Anna V. Was the best tour guide ever! We had an absolutely blast and would recommend it to anyone looking to know the history of the city and get oriented to the major sites.
Ana Filipa is Number One!
Stuart_G, Nov 2022
The guidess was wonderful, the tour was well-paced and we saw a lot. Great way to start your visit to Lisbon and to Portugal in general. Very highly recommended without reservation.
Ana was great, very...
Anjali_D, Nov 2022
Ana was great, very enthusiastic abd knowledgeable. A fun and informative tour. Ana covered a lot and explained in great details. She is very friendly.
Best way to see Lisbon!
Lindsey_O, Nov 2022
Our tour guide Marta was the best! She did a great job explaining all the highlights of Lisbon with a mix of both historical and fun facts. She took the group all over the city at a great pace. We got to try cod cakes and pastel de natas which were both incredible! Best walking tour my husband and I have ever been on! Highly recommend!
Amazing!!!
Susanne_M, Oct 2022
Our tour guides name was Andre, and I have to say, this was the absolute best walking tour I have ever been on. His knowledge of, and passion for Portugal is awe inspiring. If you want to dig deeper into the history and stories of Portugal and Lisbon, take this tour. It’s amazing!!! Thank you Andre!!
Sophia is the best!
JanRose_D, Oct 2022
Sophia, our guide, was delightful-both knowledgeable & entertaining. The 3 hours was paced very well with 2 well-timed stops. Great intro to lovely Lisbon.
Wet but enjoyable
zsny674bhq, Oct 2022
Extensive and informative small group familiarisation tour of central Lisbon. All the key areas and views including amazing Pasteis da Nata, Vinho Verde and Cod fiscakes. Andre our guide was good fun and made the day for us.
In you only book one tour, make it this one!
Fernon_M, Oct 2022
Excellent walking tour with Margarita. Our group of 16 were well taken care of and the best part of the tour was learning all the short cut to get to areas of the city via elevator or escalator instead of climbing the hills. Although we did have several to climb on our walk it was very doable for all, including the elderly in our group. I would recommend bringing a bottle of water and wearing great walking shoes. We learned and saw SO much more than we did in two previous foodie and Tuk Tuk tours. If you are on the fence, book this instead. Excellent value!
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This was a wonderful...
Orit_R, Oct 2022
This was a wonderful introduction to Lisbon. Our guide, Joanna, was exceptional. She was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and very engaging. This made for a memorable experience. Highly recommended!
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