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A comfortable way of discovering the most beautiful viewpoints and the emblematic neighborhoods of Alfama, Graça and Belém. The sightseeing includes the Cathedral of Lisbon, the chapel of Our Lady of the Hill, the Belém Tower, and the Jerónimos Monastery.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, French

Pickup included

Pick up at your hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Lisbon's highlights both by car and by foot
  • Explore the typical neighborhood of Alfama, complete with its narrow streets
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views from the Chapel of Our Lady of the Hill
  • Learn more about the glorious imperial past of Portugal in Belém
  • Taste a famous Portuguese pastry
Full description
Your tour will start at the door of your hotel where you will meet with your guide. From here you will pass through the downtown area of Lisbon, known as Baixa. Whilst you travel, you will learn about the earthquake of 1755, and how that changed the look of the city forever. You will then see Rossio, the heart of the city center, before heading to the top of one of the city’s hills: Graça. Here you can enjoy the breathtaking views overlooking the city and the river.

You will then have the opportunity to explore the most authentic neighborhood of Lisbon: Alfama. You will fall in love with its narrow maze-like streets and feel like you are suddenly in a small village, away from the confusion of the big city.

It will then be time to visit another neighborhood: Belém. Here you will have the chance to see the impressive Jerónimos Monastery, a 16th-century construction that was once the home of the monks of the religious order of St. Jerome. It is now the resting place of Kings and Queens, but is also where one can find the tomb of Vasco da Gama, the navigator who reached India by sea in 1498. The other important tomb there belongs to the most important Portuguese poet: Luís de Camões. 

Following the Monastery it will be time to go to the Belém Tower, a fortress built by order of King Manuel I in order to protect the banks of Lisbon in the 16th century. Before returning to your hotel, you will cap off your tour by enjoying a delicious Belém pastry.

Includes
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Belem pastry
  • Water bottle
  • Professional guide
  • Comfortable van
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
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Lisboa Autêntica

Product ID: 227005