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Lisbon 2-Hour Sailing Tour with Champagne

1. Lisbon 2-Hour Sailing Tour with Champagne

See Lisbon from a different perspective, from the comfort of a 15-meter full-equipped sailing yacht. Sip on Champagne and enjoy light snacks as you listen to your captain tell you interesting facts about the city and its famous landmarks. Meet at the marina where you’ll board the yacht Mara for your 2-hour sail, cruising up the river to take in spectacular views of the city. Once underway, Champagne will be served and your captain will tell you a bit of the history of Lisbon and its monuments. Beer and soft drinks are also available. If you like, you can try your hand at steering the yacht or sit back and relax on deck if you prefer. You’ll sail past many of Lisbon’s most famous sights, including the suspension bridge, the statue of Christ, and many others. With a maximum of 12 guests you’re guaranteed a very personalized tour. The Champagne will keep flowing throughout, and sweet and savoury hot snacks will be served during the cruise.

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

2. 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: Luxury Sailing Boat Cruise on River Tagus

3. Lisbon: Luxury Sailing Boat Cruise on River Tagus

Have a truly unforgettable experience on a sailing yacht and experience Lisbon in a new way. Float down the Tagus River and view some of the city's main monuments including Torre de Belém, Monument to the Discoveries, Electricity Museum, Maat, Jerónimos Monastery, Terreiro do Paço, and Cristo Rei. Pass under the 25th April Bridge, and glimpse the beautiful hills of Lisbon and the picturesque neighborhoods on top of them such as Bairro Alto e Alfama and Castelo de S. Jorge. Gaze at a magical sky on your charming return journey or go to Cascais Bay to dive and sunbathe.

Lisbon Pub Crawl with Free Drinks

4. Lisbon Pub Crawl with Free Drinks

This 3.5-hour pub crawl is an easy and secure way of enjoying yourself without worrying about what comes next. The meeting point for the tour is Lisbon’s Sunset Destination Hostel. Begin the pub crawl at the rooftop Zebra Bar. Besides the great view over the river, this part of the tour is an icebreaker, as you’ll team up to play some drinking games. No matter who the winner is, everyone will have an enjoyable time and have some drinks!  Next, head out to the bars on the bustling streets of Bairro Alto, and spend 30-40 minutes at each bar. Each one has a different vibe, with live music, Latin rhythms, and international sounds.  At around 02:00 AM you’ll move on to the famous Pink Street, where you’ll have priority admission to a club. The route may change depending on the group and the events that are happening, but you’ll always visit the bars and Pink Street. The final club visit changes, however, and could be Urban Beach, Main, Musicbox, or others. 

Lisbon: Private Sailboat Tour

5. Lisbon: Private Sailboat Tour

Enjoy a private boat tour while sailing along the Tagus River. Leave the marina next to the Torre de Belém, and see the many monuments and tourist attractions of Lisbon, including the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Museu da Electricidade, Cais do Sodré, and many others. Listen to a private local guide and skipper explain interesting facts about the city and its many sights.

Lisbon: 1 or 2-Hour Tagus River Boat Cruise

6. Lisbon: 1 or 2-Hour Tagus River Boat Cruise

Leaving the docks, your journey goes along the north bank for half an hour, where many of the monuments of old Lisbon can be seen. Throughout the leisurely pace of this part of the tour, photographs and films can be easily taken. Along the river you can always see the main bridge which hovers over the Tagus, which is among the 33 longest bridges of its kind in the world. Once you reach the bridge, the boat turns right to uncover the magnificent Cristo Rei in front of you. For those that choose the 1-hour cruise option, it will be at this point that you will return to the marina. For those choosing the 2-hour cruise, you will continue onward to the center of Lisbon and to the famous Terreiro do Paço, from where you can see the S. Jorge Castle. The castle is seated on top of one of the seven hills, and dominates the city's medieval quarters. From the boat you can see the tops of several monuments and churches which are famous in the area.   The boat will then head to the south bank where you can see old pier and warehouse ruins which will soon be completely renovated. Looking back, you will enjoy beautiful views of the old city of Lisbon. You will also see an old 1920s fishing company, above which you can still see the Cristo Rei. There you will stop to take photographs of the view, following which you will travel beneath the bridge and along the south bank, constantly admiring the old monuments from afar. Soon enough you will see the lighthouse of the Bugio in the distance, which indicates the end of the river and the start of the ocean. Following that the boat turns right in the direction of the Torre de Belém. It will then slowly return to the dock where the trip will end. For those choosing the sunset cruise, the last tour of the day, you will travel under the bridge to take in the beautiful rays and colors of the city's sunset, along with good snacks and sparkling white wine. You area also welcome to select another option, which includes the 2-hour cruise complete with a welcome drink.

Lisbon: Private Catamaran Charter for up to 18-People

7. Lisbon: Private Catamaran Charter for up to 18-People

You and your group will start your day down by the beautiful marina, Doca do Bom Sucesso, in the stunning Belem quarter. Hop aboard, meet your skipper and relax for the duration of the tour as you take in some of the most spectacular sights this city has to offer.  Start by sailing down the Tagus river until you reach the Belem Tower monument. Seeing this monument from the river is truly spectacular. You will then sail in the opposite direction down toward Lisbon city, keep going until you end up at the Christ statue passing under the 25th of April Bridge.  To end your journey, you will venture back to the marina, passing by the Discover monument statue along the way. You'll also get to see the brand new MAAT Museum.

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What people are saying about Tagus River

Overall rating

3.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

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.

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.

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.