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Lisbon: City Center and River 3-Hour Guided Segway Tour

1. Lisbon: City Center and River 3-Hour Guided Segway Tour

Experience the history of Lisbon via a modern mode of transport. Using a self-balancing Segway, you can explore at your own pace and see more than you would on foot or a sightseeing bus. The Segway moves by responding to simple body movements and quickly feels like a natural extension of yourself. This experience to remember will get you up close to historic landmarks without breaking out in a sweat! You can take the tour alone, with friends, or with family. On arrival, you will be asked to choose from one of the following itineraries on your day of travel: Lisbon by the River; Alfama Tour; or Baixa Chiado. Explore the city cycle path near the River Tagus, where you can get up to full speed. Look out for historic attractions, such as the Santo Amaro Docks, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries, and more. 

Lisbon: 1-Hour Tour by Tuk Tuk

2. Lisbon: 1-Hour Tour by Tuk Tuk

Benefit from hotel pick-up or start your tuk tuk tour of Lisbon at the central Praça da Figueira, part of the Baixa Pombalina re-urbanized after the devastations of the earthquake in 1755. Venture into downtown Lisbon, passing the monuments of Praça de D. Pedro IV (Rossio Square) and the Santa Justa Lift. Marvel at the imposing façade of Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa), see the 18th-century Santo António Church and discover many other highlights along the way. Stop at the flea market of Feira da Ladra, where an eclectic mix of items are sold every Tuesday and Saturday. Then, ascend to the popular neighborhoods of Chiado and Bairro Alto to experience the cosmopolitan pulse of some of the city's commercial old quarters. Journey along the banks of the River Tagus in Belém, where landmark attractions include the extravagant Jerónimos Monastery and the imposing Torre de Belém. Discover the birthplace of the mournful but beguiling musical expression of fado and get in contact with the locals en route.

Lisbon Cultural Boat Tour on a Speedboat

3. Lisbon Cultural Boat Tour on a Speedboat

Start under the 25th of April bridge and go straight to Commerce Square and Cais das Colunas. Discover Alfama form the river for a fresh perspective; admire the castle above the hill, the Convent of St. Vincent, and the National Pantheon. Cross to the southbank and visit the Sanctuary of Cristo Rei directly above you. Enjoy exploring the river mouth before you get to the Atlantic Ocean, right in front of the Tower of Belem, one of the most iconic monuments in Lisbon. Then, admire the Discoveries Monument with all it's iconic figures. Then experience a sense of adventure on the speedboat.

Lisbon: Lisbon Sightseeing by boat with Locals

4. Lisbon: Lisbon Sightseeing by boat with Locals

This is the perfect opportunity to see Lisbon from the river, enjoying the beautiful views while tasting a delicious Portuguese glass of wine. You're going to discover that places that look really different from the river whilst all the while learning more about local people, traditions and histories. Be sure to bring a camera to make the most of the amazing photo opportunities. You will also be presented with my great moments as the sun sets which you will surely be thankful to have a camera for. You're bound to create lasting memories on this tour, which is a either fantastic trip for two or a fun and relaxing boat trip for a group of friends.

Explore Cape Espichel & Meco Beach, South Lisbon

5. Explore Cape Espichel & Meco Beach, South Lisbon

Start your day by being picked-up in your accommodation in Lisbon. You will spend a full day exploring the region located to the south of Lisbon. You will start by crossing the impressive bridge with stunning views of the Tagus River and of Lisbon. You will then visit the monument of Christ-the-king, where you can enjoy an unparalleled view of the city of Lisbon, the Tagus River and the Atlantic Ocean. After this visit, you will continue further south, until you reach Espichel Cape, where you will enjoy a view over the Atlantic Ocean and the coastline of the area. In Cape Espichel lies a beacon, the Lighthouse of Cape Espichel. You can also see and visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Cape Espichel, also known as the Shrine of Our Lady of Mua Stone. There will also be the opportunity to see dinossaur footprints in Cape Espichel – they are visible on the rocks, and your guide will you locate them. Then it will be time to head to the beautiful Meco Beach to have lunch by the sea. This will be a great opportunity to try the local cuisine and wines. Please note that the lunch is not included in the tour price. After lunch, you can enjoy Meco beach. At the end of your day you will be returned back to your accommodation in Lisbon.

Lisbon: Streets of Alfama Private Segway Tour

6. Lisbon: Streets of Alfama Private Segway Tour

Take a 1-hour tour of Alfama by Segway at a time convenient to you on arrangement with your guide. Get a short practice session on the self-balancing vehicle to make sure you feel confident before you set off. Explore the old Jewish and Arab neighborhoods to see the historic homes of rich merchants and humble fishermen alike. Access the alleyways and small streets that other vehicles can't manage. Experience how the locals live, and see some of the most emblematic monuments, such as the magnificent Sé Cathedral and National Pantheon at the 17th-century Church of Santa Engrácia.  Face the challenge of Lisbon's famous hills with ease, and ride up to some of the beautiful miradouros (viewpoints), including the Portas do Sol.

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Using a Segway for the first time is quite the experience. At first you think you’ll never get it but you really quickly get used to it. It’s a fab way to see Lisbon as you really can enjoy the views without thinking too much about how you’re getting about. A great experience.

We had a really great experience. The Segways weren't hard to drive at all and we quickly got used to them. Tony was an awesome guide and he gave us lots of information as well as advice regarding what to visit during our stay. Would 10/10 recommend.

We have never Segway before. Proved to be a highlight of our trip to Lisbon. Peter, our guide was knowledgeable and personable. Was certainly the high point of our Lisbon trip. Having done the tour, my advise - DO IT

Super nice thank you to our guide INÈS S. for making us discover this part of lisbon to recommend

Peter was awesome - fun, knowledgeable, engaged. Couldn’t have hoped for more! Highly recommend!