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Jardim do Principe Real

Jardim do Principe Real: Our most recommended tours and activities

Lisbon by Tuk-Tuk: 2 Hour Guided Tour

1. Lisbon by Tuk-Tuk: 2 Hour Guided Tour

Explore the best that Lisbon has to offer on this private 2-hour electric tuk-tuk tour. Tuk-tuks are the perfect solution for touring the narrow streets of Lisbon and can accommodate up to 6 people. Discover the romance of the city as you visit the neighborhoods of Alfama, Graca, and Mouraria. Additionally, unveil the contemporary sides of the city with a visit to Chiado, Bairro Alto, Principe Real, and Estrela. Let your guide share local history and stories of Lisbon throughout the tour. Lisbon is a city of seven hills, so you will break next to the best panoramas to capture the most gorgeous views. On this tour you will taste the famed local aperitif: ginginhai, a cherry liquor, while in the neighborhood of Alfama, an opportunity not be missed. Enter the Baixa district and learn how the city was rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake. Explore cosmopolitan Chiado and pass its designer stores, art galleries, bookshops, and restaurants. Visit the Portuguese Parlament and end with a view of the Estrela Basilica.

Lisbon: Tram 28 Private Tour by Tukxi

2. Lisbon: Tram 28 Private Tour by Tukxi

Explore Lisbon by following the path of the 28 Tram from monument to monument with your own private tour guide. Follow its route in a Tukxi, a small vehicle that's a mix between a tuk tuk and a 3-wheeled scooter, so that you can stop and explore or take pictures wherever you like. This is the perfect way to see the sights of the city without the crowds and in an eco-friendly way.   The 28 takes a journey through time, winding its way through narrow streets and passing some of the city’s most famous historical neighborhoods, including Alfama, Graça, Chiado, and all the way over to Estrela. Along the way, you’ll stop at 2 of the highest viewing points in the city, Nossa Senhora do Monte and São Pedro de Alcântara, to take in breathtaking views of the old Lisbon.

Lisbon: Landmarks Tour in a Multimedia Bus

3. Lisbon: Landmarks Tour in a Multimedia Bus

Discover Lisbon's highlights by day or night, rain or shine, in total thermal and visual comfort, 365 days a year. Enjoy air-conditioning and amphitheater seating as you go along a route that includes everything you must see in the city. Passing through the Castelo neighborhood, Sé Catedral, Terreiro do Paço, Bairro Alto, Chiado, Avenida da Liberdade and Rossio, learn about the history, facts and highlights of each place through mini videos on board the minibus (available in several languages). Visit the city and its history in a unique minibus in the world (registered trademark) that is both a viewpoint and a mobile cinema. Discover the sightseeing of the future!

Lisbon: Private Guided Tour of Historical Center by Tuk Tuk

4. Lisbon: Private Guided Tour of Historical Center by Tuk Tuk

This tuk tuk tour is a new way of seeing and experiencing the life of Lisbon, riding in an eco-friendly, 100 per cent electric vehicle. A professional trained in the area of leisure and tourism and with in-depth knowledge of the history, culture, art, and architecture of Lisbon will take you on a 2.5-hour tour that’s priced for up to 3 passengers. The City of Hills Tour takes you to the city's most iconic sites, and you can customize the itinerary to your interests. Some of the many possibilities include: • Praça do Comércio • Praça do Município • Chiado • Teatro São Carlos • Teatro São Luiz • Largo de Camões • Igreja de São Roque • Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara • Elevador da Glória • Jardim do Príncipe Real • Largo do Rato • Rua de São Bento (Casa Museu Amália Rodrigues) or Basílica da Estrela (Calçada da Estrela) • Assembleia da República • Poço dos Negros • Calçada do Combro • Miradouro de Santa Catarina • Elevador da Bica • Convento do Carmo • Estação do Rossio • Elevador de Santa Justa • Igreja de Santo António • Sé de Lisboa • Miradouro de Santa Luzia • Castelo de São Jorge • Teatro Romano • Miradouro Portas do Sol • Miradouro da Graça • Igreja da Graça • Miradouro da Senhora do Monte • Igreja de São Vicente de Fora • Feira da Ladra • Panteão Nacional • Alfama • Casa dos Bicos • Praça do Comércio 

Lisbon: City Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour

5. Lisbon: City Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour

The tour begins with pickup from your Lisbon hotel in an eco-friendly tuk tuk that fits up to 6 people. Hop onboard and head off into this charming and colorful city for an epic four hour sightseeing adventure. Tuk tuks are the perfect mode of transport for exploring the city’s narrow streets, allowing you to access places you might have otherwise missed. Ride through some of Lisbon’s most emblematic districts, from Alfama to Mouraria, the Old Town to Chiado, the charming Belem, and the bohemian Bairro Alto. Along the way, soak up the differences between each of the districts and get a sense of local life and culture. Highlights of the tour include the Monastery of Jerónimos and the Belém Tower. There’s also time to enjoy a traditional Pasteis de Belém, the famous custard tart of which only the monks know the recipe. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding and appreciation of Lisbon, its landmarks, locals, and culture.

Lisbon: 8-Hour Historical Tour

6. Lisbon: 8-Hour Historical Tour

Explore Lisbon, the "City of Light" and "Queen of the Sea", on an 8-hour narrated small-group 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 quarters of Lisbon.  Next on the list are Príncipe Real, Bairro Alto and Baixa. Along each of these areas 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. This tour is conducted by a certified local guide whose mission is to inform travelers on 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. A total of two coffee breaks, and a 1-hour lunch break are included.

Central Lisbon 3-Hour Guided E-Bike Tour

7. Central Lisbon 3-Hour Guided E-Bike Tour

This tour was designed to provide the best biking experience possible in central Lisbon so you can discover the Portuguese capital in a safe, fun, and eco-friendly way. Ride from the top of Eduardo VII Park, one of the best viewpoints of Lisbon. Cruise on your e-bike through Baixa-Chiado, Marquês de Pombal, and Avenida da Liberdade, the heart of the city and the main shopping and banking district, completely rebuilt after the earthquake of 1755. Admire its elegant squares, pedestrianized streets, cafes, and shops. Venture to Príncipe Real, one of the most interesting spots in the city. See the romantic park near Bairro Alto, where you’ll find lots of boutiques, traditional antique shops, art galleries, and colorful historical buildings. Travel along the picturesque bike lane that overlooks the Tagus River, passing by Time Out Market. Your guide will provide historical information in a simple and relaxed way. Hear engaging stories and little-known facts about the capital city. Your questions are more than welcome.

Lisbon: Tuk Tuk Food and Wine Tour

8. Lisbon: Tuk Tuk Food and Wine Tour

Explore the culinary secrets of Lisbon on a private tour by electric tuk-tuk. Travel through historic neighborhoods to savor the traditional flavors of Portugal and learn the history of the city along the way. Travel the narrow streets with ease and stop to sample delicious food and drinks, served by the locals in typical shops, markets, taverns and viewpoints. Venture into the pretty neighborhoods of Alfama and Baixa and hear how the city was rebuilt after the devastating earthquake of 1755.

Lisbon: Full-Day Tour

9. Lisbon: Full-Day Tour

Starting at Parque Eduardo VII, you will be able to see the magnificent Lisbon view framed by the Tagus River and understand why Lisbon is known as the city of 7 hills. After this, it's time to explore Principe Real and Miradouro São Pedro de Alcântara, the Bairro Alto lookout point, often considered the most romantic in Lisbon. Here you can look over all of downtown towards the castle and the river. After this we will go to the Belém monumental area, the starting point of caravel trips to “the New World” discoveries. You can visit the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Padrão dos Descobrimentos and Torre de Belém, also making a short break to taste the delicious and typical Pasteis de Belém.   Following this, you will start going to the eastern and modern part of the City (Parque das Nações), where the Expo 98 took place. On the way you will explore the beautiful and historical square Praça do Comércio, also called Terreiro do Paço, which was completely remodeled as part of the rebuilding of the Pombaline Downtown, after the 1755 earthquake. At Parque das Nações, admire the inter connectivity between the old and new spaces in harmony, to contemplate whilst on top of the “Parque das Nações” cable car. You will understand the true meaning of the Portuguese word “saudade”. The tour will end with a visit to the typical Alfama, the oldest district of Lisbon, spreading on the slope between the São Jorge Castle and the Tagus river.

Lisbon: West Hills Tuk Tuk Tour

10. Lisbon: West Hills Tuk Tuk Tour

With a local guide in the driving seat, this tour provides a fantastic introduction to Lisbon's west hills of Chiado, Bairro Alto and Príncipe Real. You will encounter history, culture, landmarks, amazing viewpoints and cultural areas, learning about your surroundings from your guide. This trendy part of the city was once the center of intellectual life, where famous writers would meet for their morning coffee and discuss important matters. It has now become a cool, vibrant, part of town, and the perfect place to do some shopping or just stroll around during your stay in Lisbon. These three neighborhoods offer you a little bit of everything, from fashion, glamour, fascinating historical sites such as Carmo Convent/Largo do Carmo, where the revolution that ended the fascist dictatorship in Portugal started. You will also later discover the beautiful São Roque church. These areas also boasts emblematic theaters, charming old bookshops, live music and great tapas restaurants. The nightlife is pretty good too, with numerous bars and clubs to choose from.

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What people are saying about Jardim do Principe Real

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 675 reviews

To get an insight into what Lisbon has to offer and to see some of the most beautiful and interesting points, this tour was great. Our guide André was very nice and was able to tell us a lot about the history of Lisbon. Thumbs up and gladly again!

Very enjoyable way to get quick overview of mainly Old Lisbon so that we could we see where we wanted to further explore in our remaining two days. Mateo was knowledgeable and engaging, patient with our photo requests too! ;).

Great tour! We enjoyed the comfty, small, airconditioned bus, the digital guide Maria, the sights they showed us during the 50 min tour. Totally recommended!

Silvia has been such an amazing guide. Every stop was detailed & all questions answered. I highly recommend her for your future tour in Lisbon!

Worth it! Very nice experience the best places to try food and wine!