Full Day Tour of Historical Lisbon (Baixa + Alfama) - Private Option

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8 Hours

Private option

Live guide

Lisbon

See as much of Lisbon as you can, in a single day, on a walking tour of the Baixa district and Alfama. This activity is fully private, meaning your guide will give you exclusive attention to best suit your interests.

Description

Explore Lisbon, the "City of Light" and "Queen of the Sea", on an 8-hour narrated walking tour. Begin on the peaceful Jardim das Amoreiras where you can admire the 18th century aqueduct that surrounds the area, and then proceed with your guide to some of the main historical neighborhood of Lisbon.

Next on the list are Príncipe Real, Bairro Alto and Baixa. Along each of these neighborhoods your guide will be providing you with detailed information on the history of Lisbon and each of the specific areas, plus a wide variety of topics ranging from current events in Portugal to rich culinary traditions and much more.

In the afternoon, your guide will take you to Alfama, Lisbon’s medieval quarter famous for its Fado culture and narrow maze-like streets and stairs. Here you will also visit five lookout points, that offer the best views of old Lisbon. Along the tour, your guide will be providing you with detailed information on the history of Alfama and the social issues that the community faces today.

This tour is conducted by a certified local guide whose mission is to inform travelers what they need to know to enhance their stay in Lisbon, and to promote Portugal's culture and heritage. From recommendations of things to do in the city, to insider advice on public transportation, to other areas you would want to visit on your stay, feel free to ask your guide anything.

This tour is fully private, meaning you will have total exclusivity with your guide to best suit your interests.  

Highlights
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the historical neighborhoods of the city coupled with insightful commentary and information
  • Visit the Churches of São Roque and São Domingues
  • Enjoy some of the best views of the city from the Santa Justa Elevator and the São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint
  • Explore the main squares of the downtown area of the city, the Rossio and the Praça do Comércio squares
  • A chance to climb the last surviving section of the medieval city wall that surrounded Lisbon in the 14th century (available only on weekdays)
  • Visit the Lisbon Cathedral (Sé Catedral) and the Church of Saint Vincent
  • Enjoy some of the best views of the city from the Graça and the Nossa Senhora do Monte lookout points
  • Explore the maze-like streets and stairs of Lisbon's oldest neighborhood
  • A chance to visit the Feira da Ladra flea market (available only on Tuesdays and Saturdays)
Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions:

  • Professional tour guide
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Hotel Pickup (subject to confirmation on request)

Exclusions:

  • Meals and drinks
  • Museum entrance fees
  • Hotel drop-off
Meeting Point

By the fountain located at the center of the Jardim das Amoreiras

Tour Languages

united-kingdom   portugal   spain

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Details

  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Price per Person: 100.00 € – Adults; 50.00 € – Youth and Children; 0.00 € – Infants  VAT Included
  • Schedule: Choose between a morning (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) or an afternoon tour (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
  • Meeting Point:  By the fountain located at the center of the Jardim das Amoreiras