Guided tour

Small Group Walking Tour of Belém

4.9 / 5

32 reviews

Activity provider: My Lisbon Tours

Small Group Walking Tour of Belém

Activity provider: My Lisbon Tours
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 31.75 per person

Explore Belém and gain insight into Portugal’s rich maritime heritage on a narrated 3 hour walking tour. Follow your guide through the banks of the River Tagus and visit UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the historical quarters of the city coupled with insightful commentary and information
  • Visit the Church of Jerónimos and the Tower of Belém
  • Taste the world famous “Pasteis de Belém” and visit the two century old pastry shop where they are made
Full description
Set off on an education experience of exploration with this 3 hour walking tour of Belem. Receive detailed information from your guide on Portugal’s role as a seafaring nation on the forefront of discovery, plus a wide variety of topics ranging from current events in Portugal to rich culinary traditions and much more. See the main monuments in the area, like the Monument of the Discoveries, the Jerónimos Monastery, and the Tower of Belem. Towards the end of your tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Nautical Museum located in the Jerónimos Monastery.  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 coffee or ice cream break halfway through the tour is also included. The maximum number of participants is 6 people. This way a personal and engaging experience is guaranteed.
Includes
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Local taxes and fares
  • Museum entrance fees
  • Meals and drinks
  • Please note that the tour does not visit the interior of the Jerónimos Monastery or the Tower of Belém
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Center of the Praça Afonso de Albuquerque

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 32 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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I chose this tour thinking that I only included the tour guided outside the Belem tower, instead we were taken on an interesting walking tour nearby passing by the monastery of San Geronimo, the naval museum, the monument to the discoveries and some other points of historical interest. It was also possible to taste some original pastel de Belems directly from the shop that has been producing them since 1837. My girlfriend and I were lucky as the guide met us directly at the hotel and to our surprise we discovered that it was just us on the tour. . The guide Cheila was nice, caring gave us time to take pictures and told many anecdotes of Portuguese life both historical and contemporary.

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August 27, 2018

Thanks for this very informative walk!

I would like to extend a special thanks to Rui who made this tour special for my partner and me. He provided substantial background knowledge on Belém, and we were under the impression that his intention was to breathe life into the history of Portugal. Add to this the delicious pasteis de belém, and you have a day well spent! ***10/10 would recommend*** Oh and PS: Rui did not spoil Game of Thrones!! Thanks for that too ;))

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August 22, 2017

Explendid! Rui is a master about Lisbon's history

Rui showed an incredible knowleadge not only about Lisbon history and landmarks, but from all the countries Portugal was connected in the past and present, As a great tour guide and a company to chat with, it was wonderful to arrive in Lisbon and have this tour right away to explore the city! If I return to Lisbon once again, ill make sure to have another tour with Rui! Wish you luck in your future tours Rui!

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August 7, 2017

Product ID: 78184