1. Portugal
  2. Lisbon Metropolitan Area
  3. Lisbon
  4. Belem Tower

Lisbon: 3-Hour Guided Tour of Belém

Product ID: 69816
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Discover the historical neighborhood of Belém, learn the history of the area, and enjoy a typical Pastel de Belém. Visit the Torre de Belém and Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, places that perfectly capture the Portuguese spirit.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 3:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the hidden gems of the Belem district
  • Travel back in time and learn about Portugal's Age of Discoveries
  • Sample an authentic Pastel de Belem at a local bakery
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Meet your local guide in Lisbon and take a short trip to Belém by train. earn about Portugal's Age of Discoveries on a private walking tour of the historical Belem district and see some of the famous monuments that celebrate the nation's era of maritime exploration.

Admire the imposing fortress of Belem Tower, built at the mouth of the River Tagus to protect the city from invasion. Hear how the district was once the starting point for explorers who crossed oceans in search of new lands to put Portugal on the global map.

Travel back to the 15th century and hear about some of the legendary characters who helped shape the Portuguese empire, including Christopher Columbus and Vasco de Gama and the sea routes they traveled. Spend some time in one of the city's most beautiful gardens and discover incredible street art along the way. End with a tasting of the famous Pastel de Belem pastry, baked to a secret recipe that dates back over generations.
Includes
  • Private guide
  • Pastel de Belem tasting
  • Train ticket from Meeting Point

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Rossio Square (Praça Dom Pedro IV), 1100-200 Lisbon. Find the yellow shirted team near the statue.

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Product ID: 69816