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Best of Lisbon Walking Tour: Rossio, Chiado & Alfama

1. Best of Lisbon Walking Tour: Rossio, Chiado & Alfama

Get an in-depth look at the Portuguese capital of Lisbon on a walking tour with a local guide. Explore Rossio Square, Restauradores Square, Commerce Square, Lisbon Cathedral, the Chiado neighborhood, and more. Taste local snacks and wine. Start the tour in Rossio Square, the heart of both new and old Lisbon, keeping an eye out for the intricate neo-Manueline architecture at Rossio Central Station. In the middle of Restauradores Square, see the obelisk that commemorates the restoration of Portugal’s independence from Spain. At Carmo Square, learn about the Carnation Revolution of 1974 that ended 48 years of dictatorship. Later, visit the elegant Chiado district and see old cafés, boutiques, theatres, and quaint bookstores. Admire the heart of the city, Baixa. This neighborhood was completely rebuilt after the earthquake of the 18th century, obeying new rules of urbanism and anti-systemic architecture. Try a typical Portuguese pastry, the famous pastel de nata (egg custard tart), then continue to the Moorish Alfama neighborhood and get an up-close encounter with the art of Fado, Lisbon’s unique musical genre. While tucked in between alleys and winding streets of the oldest neighborhood of Lisbon, enjoying a local snack and glass of wine. End your tour of Lisbon at Praça do Comércio to see the former entrance hall of the city.

Total Lisbon Experience Walking Tour

2. Total Lisbon Experience Walking Tour

Taste your way through the city, see historical highlights and interact with locals on this adventure-packed Lisbon tour. Meet your informative local guide at the historic neighborhood of Mouraria, a melting pot of cultures from far and wide, and one you won’t see on other Lisbon tours. Pass small churches, mosques, and shops selling goods from far-flung places. Stop at a small, hidden bakery where traditional pastries and espresso coffee will provide a tasty pick-me-up. After more sightseeing highlights, taste some authentic Portuguese cheese, locally-made marmalade, and port wine. Walk through Lisbon’s main square and learn how much the city has changed since the devastating earthquake of 1755. Explore Bairro Alto and Chiado, stop at one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Lisbon, and end your adventure with a short ferry ride along the Tagus River, the subject of many Portuguese songs and poems. Journey to the picturesque Cacilhas, where Portuguese green wine and freshly caught seafood await. We visit traditional venues where dietary restrictions might be very difficult to accommodate. If you have dietary requirements or food allergy, please be aware that we might not be able to find alternatives, including for gluten free; pregnant women; and vegetarians. Not suitable at all for celiacs, vegans, Kosher and Halal.

Lisbon: Jewish History in Portugal Guided Walking Tour

3. Lisbon: Jewish History in Portugal Guided Walking Tour

This tour will pass through traditional neighborhoods of the city that are closely linked to the history of Jews in the city of Lisbon, such as Alfama, Baixa and Chiado. Making a connection between these places and Jewish history in Portugal. The Jews were always between acceptance and rejection, which shaped a unique way of living and surviving through ingenuity and knowledge and entrepreneurship. Actively contributing to the development of agriculture, finance, medicine and the construction of the industry of the Portuguese discoveries of the 16th century. Sheltered converts to Catholicism, Jews have forever shaped how we understand religions and how we accept or reject others defines who we are. This experience will help you to get to know a Jewish community that had a decisive influence in Portugal. And when of the expulsion in the 16th century they were important in countries like England, Holland and the United States.

Lisbon: Fado Vadio Tour with Portuguese Tapas

4. Lisbon: Fado Vadio Tour with Portuguese Tapas

The Fado, the city and the people are the central elements of the experiences that are proposed. The goal is to bring the new life to the city and the way the Fado is seen, creating an experience of proximity, between the public and musicians and fado singers avoiding a passive attitude of listening to this musical genre. Travel through some of the most emblematic historical districts of the capital, where Fado is king and where you will get to know the most outstanding characters of the history of Fado up to the present time. Find the magic in some of the most bohemian and typical neighborhood of Lisbon. Enjoy a Fado Show, where everybody can sing, while tasting some Portuguese meals and drinks. Come and find one of the most best kept secrets of the city of Lisbon.

Lisbon: City Walking Tour with Local Guide

5. Lisbon: City Walking Tour with Local Guide

The main goal of this walking tour is to provide an overview of Lisbon and its history, by visiting some of the most emblematic sights of the city´s historic center. Explore the bohemian character of Chiado, walk through the Baixa area built after the big earthquake of 1755 and discover Alfama, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon. This walking tour is a good introduction to the city, and is also the perfect starting point for further exploration of the visited sites. Enjoy the most of the city by doing this walk on the first days of your visit.

Lisbon: Full-Day Private Walking Sightseeing Tour

6. Lisbon: Full-Day Private Walking Sightseeing Tour

See the sights of Lisbon that interest you most on a full-day private tour with an itinerary that’s designed just for you! There’s no need to rush around on this special tour, as you’ll have time to take in the top artistic and historical attractions of the city. Marvel at historical landmarks such as São Jorge Castle and Lisbon´s Cathedral. Travel from the Phoenician civilization, up to the Roman city of Olissippo. Visit Alfama, the city’s oldest sector, and see Moorish influences everywhere. Take a stroll off the typical tourist route, through the city’s traditional neighborhoods and get a real feeling of what Alfacinhas (Lisbon natives) do and where they go in their lovely city. During the day you’ll also have the opportunity to taste some of Portugal's traditional pastries. Although the tour is meant to cover a full day the duration can be shorter to suit your schedule.

Lisbon: City Walking Group Tour with German Speaking Guide

7. Lisbon: City Walking Group Tour with German Speaking Guide

Together with your German-speaking guide you will discover the most beautiful places of the historic center of Lisbon. In a small group with a maximum of 10 participants, you will walk through the neighborhoods of Baixa, Chiado, Bairro Alto and the winding alleys of Alfama - and thus up and down three of Lisbon's eight hills! Meanwhile, your city guide of a 3-person team will share exciting insights about Portuguese history and culture with you. Of course, current topics and space for questions may not be missing. Due to the small group size, the atmosphere remains personal and you can easily move together through the center. The meeting point is at Lisbon's Rossio Square, from where you will first walk through the lower town (Baixa), where you will see the famous elevator "Elevador de Santa Justa". Already you will go up the first smaller hill to the impressive downtown ruins of the Carmo Monastery and past some of the most beautiful tiles in Lisbon. Afterwards, we will walk through the former poets' quarter Chiado, where your city guide has a lyrical surprise in store for you. Afterwards, you will walk through the residential and nightlife district of Bairro Alto before taking a 30-minute break to catch your breath from the Lisbon hills (food is not included in the price but is also not mandatory). After the break, you'll make your way to the romantic Alfama neighborhood and marvel at one of the most beautiful viewpoints overlooking the Tagus River, as well as the neighborhood's winding streets. Farewell is at Lisbon's Arc de Triomphe on the large Praça do Comércio, right on the banks of the Tagus. On this city tour of Lisbon are exciting insights, lots of fun and a ginjinha cherry liqueur included :)

Lisbon Wine and Food: Private Walking Tour

8. Lisbon Wine and Food: Private Walking Tour

Spend an enjoyable evening in some of Lisbon’s most desirable districts on a 3-hour walking tour, and taste some of the best Portuguese wines in some of the city's most hospitable taverns along the way. You will go to modern and traditional establishments, as well as one of Lisbon’s oldest cellars. Your guide will tell you all you need to know about the wines offered, as you savor them alongside servings of gourmet cheeses and prize-winning sausages. Soak up the atmosphere of the historic districts of Baixa, Bairro Alto, and Chiado, stopping for 4 wine tastings in a range of venues. Enjoy great flavors and good company, just like a local, and learn all about Portuguese wines with the help of a wine specialist.

Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

9. Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

Receive a warm welcome to Lisbon with a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible. Discover main attractions and landmarks like Miradouro de Sta Luzia and Praca do Comercio in only 90 minutes. Get up-to-date tips on where locals like to grab a bite and unwind, or what about a unique family-owned restaurant in a local hotspot? On this private tour, your local guide will make sure you see Lisbon like a local. Your guide will have all your questions covered and will give you a city orientation to get you acquainted with Lisbon to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Lisbon: Guided Walking Tour of Rossio Chiado & Bairro Alto

10. Lisbon: Guided Walking Tour of Rossio Chiado & Bairro Alto

Set off to discover the city of Lisbon with this 3-hour walking tour, which will allow you to visit the capital of Portugal at its best, thanks to the presence of an expert local guide who speaks English. We will start from the nerve center of the city of Lisbon, Rossio Square, the center that unites the new and old Lisbon. Here we will be able to admire the statue dedicated to the Portuguese King Dom Pedro V and the majestic station built in the Neo-Manueline style. From the Praça dos Restauradores (Restorators' Square), you can stop and look at the obelisk that commemorates Portugal's independence from Spain. We will go up the small streets that connect the center with the upper part of the city, and once you reach Largo do Carmo, you will be able to learn about the history of the Carnation Revolution which, in 1974, decreed the end of the fascist era for 48 years. Here we can enter the national museum which is next to the Carmo Church. From there we will go up towards Bairro alto, passing through the house where the famous Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa lived, we will enter the Church dedicated to San Rocco, one of the few not destroyed during the earthquake of 1755. Did you know that inside there are numerous works of Florentine art and Italian neo-Renaissance style? You will visit the elegant Chiado area, with its cafés, shops, theaters and typical bookshops. After a nice walk through the streets of the Bairro alto, we will taste a typical Portuguese sweet (the famous Pastel de Nata). The tour of this beautiful city will then end in one of the most incredible districts of Lisbon: Praça do Comércio, where you can admire the ancient access road to the city.

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Fantastic tour for an overview of Lisbon. Joanna was very informative, funny, and an overall great guide. Would recommend this tour for anyone trying to get an overall idea of how to get around Lisbon and what to see. Included a pastel de nata, glass of green wine, and croquette as snacks.

Loved our tour guide Philip. He was knowledgeable and very down to earth. Made everyone feel welcomed. The rain came and went on our tour, but our tour guide made certain that everyone was comfortable and safe. We spent just enough time at each location. It was great!

Thank you Emmanuel for this experience! You are the best!! We had a amazing tour.! I recommend 100% this tour. Thank you for everything. Manolis, Roula, Evi With love from Greece

This was our favorite tour of our trip. Christina is amazing and so talented. We love to experience local life and this tour is perfect!

The tour guide was informative and spoke excellent English. We got a great introduction to Lisbon’s neighborhoods.