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Lisbon Bike Tour: Downtown Lisbon to Belém

1. Lisbon Bike Tour: Downtown Lisbon to Belém

The Lisbon Bike Tour covers an approachable route, without any climb. The terrain is always descending and flat. You'll start at the top of Parque Eduardo VII and descend through downtown Lisbon all the way to Belém. The tour will last about 4 hours. Usually, your guide makes a short stop downtown. Here, you are offered a Portugese specialty and a typical drink. You will also make another stop in an old café halfway through the ride. This time you have the option of a Portugese pastry. This stop is also a chance for guests to use the restroom or have another drink. Drinks at this café are not included. Taking 4 hours to ride about 10 kilometers means that you can enjoy a slow pace with panoramic views. Your guide will stop at the interesting points in town and tell you about what’s around. This is the best way to get to know Lisbon. The tour concludes in Belém, another historical district in Lisbon. In Belém, you will be on your own and can get return to downtown easily by public transportation – bus, tram and train – or by cab. Your guide will suggest a couple of nice restaurants for lunch, as well as fine monuments to visit in the area in the afternoon.

Lisbon: Riverside Light Bicycle Tour in Dutch

2. Lisbon: Riverside Light Bicycle Tour in Dutch

Begin your tour in the historical area of Belém, where you will explore some of its fine monuments and learn all the secrets about the Age of Discovery. Afterwards, let yourself be embraced by the unique light of Lisbon which is reflected in the water of the Tagus. Enjoy a truly relaxing ride, as you cycle along the river until you reach the downtown area of Lisbon. Upon arriving in downtown Lisbon, stop in the oldest café in town, where you will taste one of the most delicious Portuguese pastries: a Pastel de Nata. Here, you will also have an opportunity to have a drink or use the restroom. Then, you will proceed to explore the downtown Lisbon, avoiding hills for a gentle, easy ride. Here, you will taste another surprise Portuguese delicacy!  Stop at the most interesting and meaningful points in town picked out by your guide who will tell you about what’s around, the city's history and culture, ins, outs and surroundings. This tour lasts about 3 hours and stretches for about 10 km. This means you can enjoy a slow pace with enough time to enjoy the panoramic views and city highlights.  Finish your tour in downtown Lisbon, by the river, close to the metro station. Your guide will give you suggestions on how to return to your lodging or, better yet, some nice places around to have delicious food. After the tour, you will have a great overview of Lisbon and can continue to explore its warmth and secrets! 

Lisbon: Fado and Dinner Walk

3. Lisbon: Fado and Dinner Walk

Start your Lisbon walking tour of this whimsical city by joining a local guide in one of the city's most imposing squares, the Praça do Martim Moniz. This famous landmark honors a nobleman that sacrificed his own life to help the Christian conquerors of Lisbon in 1147. At the starting point to this tour through Lisbon's musical and culinary heritage, the home of a fusion market that celebrates the multiculturalism of the neighborhood of Mouraria. Take in sweeping views of this intoxicating city from the viewpoint of the Castle Hills, some of the city’s best-kept secrets. Explore Alfama’s small squares, rustic buildings and dark alleyways as you wander along the winding, cobblestone streets. Stop to breathe in the exciting atmosphere as the local taverns and music venues come to life for another evening of melodic tunes and gastronomic delights. Stop to reflect on the beauty of the River Tagus then continue on to finish this Lisbon walking tour in a small restaurant that serves up daily doses of delicious food and Fado music to enthusiastic audiences. Sample a traditional Portuguese dinner and wine while appreciating a performance of Fado Vadio (amateur Fado), a quintessential Lisbon experience that you won't get on other Lisbon tours! Visit the heart of Fado's heritage from the old district of Mouraria. Try a sip of ginjinha, Lisbon's trademark liqueur, while listening to Fado at a local tavern. What a fitting finale to this indulgent Lisbon walking tour extravaganza!

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Nigel was so incredible and accommodating! An amazing experience if you want to take a break from the city and wind down on the coast with a drink and good company! A must do while in Lisbon ☺️

Outstanding trip. Nigel the skipper was very accommodating it was a fantastic team building experience with outstanding views of Lisbon.

Sensational, the crew outstanding, service and drinks mega generous! If you don't book here, it's your own fault.

We were very well looked after, with endless champagne and beer. Saw a different side of Lisbon which was lovely

A very pleasant moment on the Tagus, with Portuguese Champagne.