1. Portugal
  2. Lisbon Metropolitan Area
  3. Lisbon
  4. Alfama

Lisbon Alfama 1.5-Hour Segway Tour: Birthplace of Fado

Product ID: 2183
Glide the historic streets of Lisbon on a 1.5-hour Segway tour of the Alfama with your guide, and discover where the city gave birth to the tradition of fado music. See some of Lisbon’s oldest monuments, including architecture from the days of the Moors.
About this activity
Duration: 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Glide the historic Alfama in Lisbon and see some of the city's oldest buildings
  • Marvel at the ornate façade of Lisbon Cathedral
  • Pass Pois Café, a local favorite for light meals
  • Enjoy the views from Saint Estevão’s observation point
  • Discover the 16th-century curiosity of the Casa dos Bicos
Full description
Explore the historic Alfama district of Lisbon in comfort on a light, 1.5-hour guided Segway tour, and discover the birthplace of fado music.

The guided tour includes a knowledgeable guide to tell you stories about the places you will pass. Discover sights not seen on the usual tourist circuit, including local favorite cafés in one of the city’s oldest areas.

The Alfama retains features from its medieval Moorish past, ready for you to discover on the narrow labyrinth of streets and arcades. Experience a vibrant community still in touch with Lisbon's old-way of life, following a path where poets loitered and fado songs filled the bars.
  • 1.5-hour Segway tour with live guide
  • Helmet
  • Briefing and training prior to tour
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Optional activity costs
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Children under 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult who must sign a Statement of Responsibility upon arrival
• This tour is not suitable for pregnant women, intoxicated people, or those with a mental or physical disability or with a prosthesis
• You must weigh between 45 kilograms and 118 kilograms
• The tour may be canceled after confirmation if the minimum number of participants is not met and you will be offered an alternative date or full refund
• The tour may be rescheduled for the same day in the case of adverse weather conditions and the local partner decides that it is not safe to operate the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 23 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.2 / 5
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Excellent tour!

We did the old town segway tour which was excellent. Our guide Manuel was brilliant,he has a great knowledge of the history of Lisbon and you can tell he loves the city. Furthermore he was really helpful when my partner was feelings bit unwell. The tour was so much fun we rented a 'go car' from th m the next day and toured other areas. Also great fun!

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December 6, 2015

We recently had a chance to make our first experience with a segway in combination with an interesting sightseeing tour. Peter is a great guide, who is very committed to his guests- reliable, knowledgeable and turns your tour into an amusing and remarkable experience. Thanks to the team, we left the segway adventure with a big smile and lots of new impressions of the city.

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April 4, 2010

Sehr empfehlenswert

Die Segwaytour hat trotz zeitweisen Regen riesen Spaß gemacht. Das Gerät wurde uns sehr ausführlich erklärt und wir haben ausreichend Möglichkeit zum Ausprobieren gehabt, bevor es durch Alfama ging. Die Strecke war recht anspruchsvoll, aber aufgrund der hervorragenden Einführung und den geduldigen und sympathischen Führern fühlten wir uns keinen Moment unsicher. Sehr empfehlenswert! Ich frage mich, warum wir jemals eine Stadtbesichtigung zu Fuß gemacht haben :)

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May 16, 2016

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Product ID: 2183