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  2. Lisbon Metropolitan Area
  3. Lisbon
  4. Alfama

Segway Tour of Alfama: Lisbon

Product ID: 15602
Embark on an adventure through Lisbon's Alfama district with a guided Segway tour. Take in beautiful views of the city while gliding through its most scenic and historic neighborhood.
About this activity
Duration: 1.5 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, French, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Zip around Lisbon on a Segway
  • Visit Lisbon Cathedral, the city's oldest building
  • Get a great view of Alfama from the Saint Estevão viewpoint
  • Explore the neighborhoods of Alfama and Mouraria
Full description
Glide back in time and discover the medieval sights of Lisbon's Alfama district on a Segway tour.

Discover in Alfama the sounds, smells and sights of Old Lisbon. Alfama still retains features from its medieval Moorish past, with narrow maze-like streets, steps and arcades. Navigate your way through a steep labyrinth of winding alleyways. At the core of Alfama, a vibrant community remains in touch with the lifestyle of Old Lisbon. Many poets and Fado songs were inspired by the liveliness and constant energy of this district. To keep you in the medieval spirit, you'll be treated to a drink at Trobadores, a medieval-themed bar.

Segways are safe to use, easy to learn, and fun to ride. We offer a thorough training session from our certified guides before we begin the tour.
  • 1.5-hour Segway tour
  • Guide
  • Helmets
  • Bottled water
  • Voucher for beer or juice to be used during or after the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food or extra drinks
Not suitable for
  • People over 260 lbs (118 kg)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Rua dos Douradores, 16

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• All participants must be between 45 Kg and 118 Kg; and a minimum of 1.5 meters tall
• Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Mandatory to sign a Term of Responsibility for children up to 13 years old
• Safety helmet is mandatory
• Intoxicated people are not permitted
• Not recommended for people with mobility devices
• Drinking (beer option) is at your own responsibility. You may choose juice or use the drink vouchers later
• All participants must sign a waiver and release
• HAPPY HOUR: €5 discount for afternoon tours
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough guests. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative
• Tour may be canceled due to unsafe weather conditions. If your tour is cancelled you may be able to reschedule later in the day, pending availability (no refund).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 210 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Fun, cool way to discover Alfama, a must do

Because of an error in the booking system which did not have us on the noon tour with the German guide, the tour was already full and gone when we arrived on time. The guys were very flexible and tried to make this a positive event for us and gave us the option of going on the 3pm German speaking tour or do the tour at noon in English. We preferred the English tour which turned out to be the perfect decision. The three of us got a „private“ tour guided by the nice and lovely Mariana who we can definitely recommend. It was a highlight of our Lisbon stay and we‘ll do it again next time! Thanks Mariana. Claudia, Candia and Roland

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April 11, 2019

Fun and informative tour with excellent guide

This tour was highlight of our stay in Lisbon. We were lucky to have a guide who spoke German fluently, a very nice and helpful guy! He first explained how to use the Segways and let us practice a bit with his supervision: my wife already did a Segway tour in another city and said that the introduction given by our guide in Lisbon was way better than on her previous tour. Driving through Alfama with Segways is a very good way to get around quickly. Our guide navigated us to several points of interests and explained the history. Although booked for an hour, the tour was actually a bit longer (the guide asked beforehand whether this was okay with us) but time really flew! We enjoyed this tour very much, it really was a highlight of our trip!

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August 9, 2018

Fun on Wheels

Even though the weather was awful! us girls had an amazing time, I always make an effort to segway in every country I visit and this is the first time I felt safety was explained in depth which is very important. Great fun going up and down the steep hills as well as learning about the history of the country. Pete was great! made it super easy, and made everyone super comfortable!

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June 3, 2018

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Boost Portugal

Product ID: 15602