Lisbon Metropolitan Area
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Lisbon Tram No. 28 Ride & Walking Tour

1. Lisbon Tram No. 28 Ride & Walking Tour

Jump on board the most famous tram in Lisbon for an adventure through the narrow streets of the Old Town. Prepare to be wowed with panoramic views of the city and river as the tram climbs one of Lisbon’s many hills. Back on foot, go beyond the tram route to explore the most interesting places of the hill where the city was born. On Tuesdays and Saturdays you will enjoy the vibrancy of Lisbon’s oldest flea market, the famous Feira da Ladra. Get a closer look at some of the historical buildings, such as Sé de Lisboa, the medieval cathedral where the walls conceal and reveal almost 1,000 years of history. You will also see the impressive Mosteiro de São Vicente de Fora (Saint Vincent Monastery), and discover the legend behind the Panteão Nacional (National Pantheon), home to the most iconic dome on Lisbon´s enchanting skyline. Stroll through the maze of streets and alleys in the traditional neighborhood of Alfama, walking along narrow and steep streets that lead to beautiful small squares. Witness the authentic way of life of the inhabitants, and learn more about the traditional Portuguese Fado in tiny bars and cafés.

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South Lisbon: 3-Hour Christ the King Electric Bike Tour

2. South Lisbon: 3-Hour Christ the King Electric Bike Tour

Explore southern Lisbon on this electric bike tour. Cross the Tagus River, and let your bike take the strain as you climb to the outstretched arms of Christ the King. Meet your group at Largo da Severa 7A for a safety briefing on how the bikes work. Then, bike to the large commercial square of Praça da Figueira, and learn about its mercantile past. Continue along Ruas dos Douradores, passing the site where the poet Fernando Pessoa got the inspiration for his book “Livro do Desassossego.” Admire the ironwork lift of the Santa Justa Elevator en route to Praça Comércio, Lisbon’s largest square. Next, discover the recent developments of Ribeira das Naus, the former shipyard area where many of the Portuguese ships that set sail to discover new worlds were built. Upon arrival at Cais do Sodré, take the orange cacilheiro (ferry) across the River Tagus. Once on the south bank, cycle through the Cais do Ginjal, a former warehouse that used to supply bait and ice to the cod fishing boats of the North Seas. Next, take the Boca do Vento lift to get closer to the statue of Christ the King, or cycle up the hill with no sweat on your electric bike! Enjoy magnificent views of Lisbon and the 25 of April Bridge. After a short coffee break in the botanic gardens of Casa da Cerca, climb to the top of the Sanctuary of Christ the King for the best view of the city. Bike back downhill towards the river, and explore the narrow streets of Almada. Visit the Medieval Museum to see relics of Islamic life in Portugal in the Middle Ages. Then, cross the river again to return to the meeting point and the end of the tour.

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Sintra - Cascais: 6-Hour Electric Bike Tour from Lisbon

3. Sintra - Cascais: 6-Hour Electric Bike Tour from Lisbon

Embark on a 6-hour electric bike tour with 4 different modes of assistance, making climbing the Sintra mountain a lot easier, even for those used to a sedentary lifestyle. The tour begins with a briefing on how the bikes work, at Martim Moniz Square in central Lisbon. You’ll then head to Rossio station to catch the train for Sintra. During the train trip you’ll have time to let your guide know if you’d like to visit some of the palaces along the way or if you just want to cycle. When you arrive in Sintra, you can visit the National Palace if you like. Most of your cycling tour takes place within the natural park of Sintra-Cascais. You’ll have the option of visiting Quinta da Regaleira, built between 1904 and 1910, and a place renowned for its symbolism, magic, and mystery. Shortly after you’ll pass by Seteais, a former 18th-century palace that is now a 5-star hotel.   Continue your trip along roads flanked by majestic groves until you reach the entrance of Monserrate Park and Palace, one of the most beautiful creations in the Portuguese Romanticism style. Arrive at Colares, a place that’s well known for its vineyards. Continue on to Penedo village, where you’ll enjoy breathtaking views from the atrium of the church, before cycling on to Urgueira village. Take a break for lunch in Azóia village, where you’ll find a great variety of restaurants. With renewed energy, continue your tour through an ancient forest and make your way up to the Peninha Sanctuary, located at 488 meters above sea level. From here, you’ll have a panoramic view of the Espichel Cape and Arrábida, to the south, Carvoeiro Cape and Berlengas, to the north, and the entire Sintra mountain to the north-east. Returning to the centre of Sintra, you’ll cycle downhill and have one last look at Pena Palace, an important monument of the Portuguese Romanticism movement. You’ll be traveling with an informative and helpful guide, as passionate about beloved Sintra as about cycling.  Alternatively, go down to Guincho wild beach – with its never-ending dunes and typical winds that are so treasured by windsurf lovers – until you reach the bicycle path to Cascais. Return to Lisbon through the beautiful town of Cascais by train where you will have one of the most amazing views over the Portuguese coast.

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Lisbon: Guided Tour for An Overview of The City

4. Lisbon: Guided Tour for An Overview of The City

Get an overview of the historic city center districts of Lisbon on the Revelation tour. Explore the heart of the city like a local from Baixa, Rossio, and Bairro Alto. Indulge in a Pastel de Nata. Get a glimpse into Lisbon's special atmosphere and the authenticity that carved the character of the vibrant city. Go on the winding tracks of the tram, the narrow streets, and the area's best viewpoints. Start at the most stunning entrance to the city, Praça do Comércio. On your way to its heart, the center of Lisbon since the medieval period, Rossio, explore Baixa, the downtown area that was planed after the 1755 earthquake. Afterward, go up the hill to visit Bairro Alto. Get breathtaking views of Lisbon. See some monuments that survived the earthquake. After passing by Chiado, the most elegant shopping area, embark on a tram ride to Portas do Sol for one of the best viewpoints in Lisbon.

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Lisbon: Tour of the Cable Railways in the Old Town

5. Lisbon: Tour of the Cable Railways in the Old Town

Discover a unique feature of Lisbon and a special mode of inner-city transport: the funiculars that connect different parts of the city on various levels. You will get the chance to ride on the interesting cable railways, as well as the trams from the 19th century. Start with a ride on the “Elevador da Bica” from 1892, which connects Mercado da Ribeiro with Bairro Alto, which is now the center of the nightlife in the city. Afterwards you will cross Praça Camões with its beautiful cobbled streets and ride the “Elevador de Santa Justa”, the only vertical elevator in Lisbon that also offers a fantastic panoramic view over the city. You will then visit the magnificent Jesuit church, Igreja de São Roque, with the holy chapel of São João Baptista. Behind the church you will find the viewpoint of São Pedro de Alantara, where you will have the opportunity to capture excellent photos. You will then descend on the “Elevador da Gloria” to Praça dos Restauradores in the heart of the city.

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Full-Day Electric Bike Tour: Arrábida Nature Park

6. Full-Day Electric Bike Tour: Arrábida Nature Park

Once at the meeting point, your guide will briefly introduce the itinerary and the group. Electric bikes will be explained and tested too. Then, from the naval station close to the Commerce Square, board one of the traditional ferries from Lisbon to Cacilheiro and cross the Tagus River to Barreiro. In Barreiro, a train will take you and your bicycle comfortably to Palmela in approximately 40 minutes. In Palmela, the first trip is to cycle to the Castle. The Castle of Palmela is rich in history. In this zone, archaeological findings confirm human occupation from the neolithic period as early as 310 A.C. The earliest fortifications were built by the Muslims around the 9th century. From the hill, you can see the Rivers Sado and Tagus. If the day is clear, Lisbon and the Mountain range of Sintra are visible as well. In Palmela, visit archeological sites and have a coffee break. When leaving the Castle of Palmela, contemplate the beautiful Valley of the Barris, flanked by the mountainous forests of São Luís, Laurel and Arrábida.  Carry on along the less-frequented road of the Barris Valley, first on asphalt, then off-the-beaten-path between vineyards and sheep pastures. Arriving in the town of Nogueira de Azeitão, rest and  taste the region's famous Muscatel wine, tarts and buttery cheese. Burn some calories by cycling up the Arrábida Nature Park. As you go up, sights over the blue sea are of an indescribable beauty. Have a glimpse of the Arrábida Convent built in the 16th century. Finally, in the town of Setubal, take a well-deserved break and share your impressions around a table while savoring some fresh fish. Return to Lisbon by train.

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Lisbon: Alfama, Bairro Alto and Downtown Walking Tour

7. Lisbon: Alfama, Bairro Alto and Downtown Walking Tour

Get to know the most interesting parts of Lisbon during a half-day tour. Discover the medieval area of Alfama, the oldest and one of the most typical districts in the. Admire its architecture which presents unique characteristics seen in the old and colorful buildings. Soak up the sense of joy and tranquility that characterizes this neighborhood. Then explore the baroque city-center full of belle époque and art deco buildings. Ride the historic Elevador da Glória, one of the 3 funicular railways in Lisbon which links Baixa to Bairro Alto.

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Lisbon: Private 4-Hour Tour of Belém District

8. Lisbon: Private 4-Hour Tour of Belém District

Discover the district of Belém on this guided walking tour through Lisbon. Ride on the historical “Electrico 15” tram and drive along the river, passing by many interesting sights along the way. See the Christ the King statue, Ponte 25 de Abril (25th of April Bridge), the National Coach Museum, and Belém Palace. Stop at Belém Tower, which was built in 1520 and is regarded as the symbol of the city. Stop by the Monument to the Discoveries, and see the statue of Henry the Navigator. Here you can learn more about the epic life of the Portuguese in the 15th and 16th centuries. One of the greatest legacies of this Golden Age is the magnificent Jerónimos Monastery in Manueline style. Here you can admire the church and the beautiful cloister. At the end of tour you will have the opportunity to sample the famous Pastel de Belém, a traditional Portuguese pastry.

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Western Viewpoints Private 3-Hour Tour

9. Western Viewpoints Private 3-Hour Tour

Discover the lookout points in the west of Lisbon on this guided walking tour. Start the tour at Restauradores Square, which is located at the beginning of the romantic Avenida da Liberdade. From here you will ride on the Glória Funicular to the viewpoint of Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara. Enjoy the views of modern Lisbon, São Jorge Castle, Baixa, the Tagus River, and the southern riverbank of A Margem Sul. After a walk in the district of Bairro Alto, the center of Lisbon’s nightlife, you will continue on to Largo do Carmo with many historical places. Stop for a photo on the terrace of the lookout point of Santa Justa Lift. Afterwards you will continue on to the cosmopolitan neighborhood of Chiado and Camões Square. At the lookout point of Santa Catarina, you can relax at a traditional kiosk and have enough time to take photos of Ponte de 25 Abril (25th April Bridge), and Christ the King.

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Belem: History & Heritage Private Day Trip with Lunch

10. Belem: History & Heritage Private Day Trip with Lunch

Escape from the bustling Lisbon on this Private Day Tour and visit the beautiful neighborhood of Belém. Visit the Belem Tower, the Monastery dos Jerónimos, and taste an authentic Portuguese lunch. Jump on board a modern train together with your guide and explore the most emblematic places of Belém. Learn about its history, its delicious gastronomy, and its most important buildings. Get to know the Monastery dos Jerónimos, declared a World Heritage Site, with your skip-the-line ticket. Admire the impressive Belém Tower, built in the beautiful Manueline style of Lisbon. After making a stop at the oldest cafeteria in Belém, discover the secret history of its delicious cream cakes. Meet the Monument to the Discoverers, a huge monolith in honor of discovering sailors. A delicious Portuguese lunch is waiting for you to relax and eat while having a glass of Portuguese wine. Afterward, take the tram and visit one of the oldest and most traditional tile factories. Conclude the tour in an old newspaper factory converted into an art and design laboratory, the most underground place in Lisbon.

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What people are saying about Lisbon Metropolitan Area

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4.4 / 5

based on 81 reviews

What a recommendation. Did this trip with brothers and sisters. Seen a lot of Lisbon and what a nice guide we had. He really took his time with us and was enthusiastic about telling us. We have been on the road longer than the 3 hours we paid for, but this was no problem either. The hills were easy to do because of the e-bikes. All in all, especially do it!

Nuno out guide was great, extremely knowledgeable, and very personable. The tour took us to parts of the city that we probably wouldn't have found, and we returned to these areas during our stay. Our flight was delayed and the company were really helpful in reorganising our tour.

An exceptional day! Our guide Daniel made us discover the region of Sintra in Cascais, passing by unusual places that we would never have discovered without our guide. Daniel has integrated very well into our group without imposing himself!

It is very useful to do such a tour. In a short period of time you have the oppotunity to see historical sightseeings.

Nice discovery of Lisbon. Very friendly and very knowledgeable guide beautiful morning