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Lisbon: 3-Hour Street Art Tuk Tuk Tour

1. Lisbon: 3-Hour Street Art Tuk Tuk Tour

Lisbon has become a cosmopolitan city over time. From the time of the caravels departing for the discovery of new worlds until today, the city has reinvented itself so that tradition and modernity live together today in unique harmony. Urban art and intervention took over the streets and avenues giving color and brightness to the city showing a modern and vanguard side of one of the oldest cities in Europe. This is a tour designed especially for all those who want to unveil a bit of street art scattered throughout the streets of Lisbon. A surprise at every corner by the hands and the creativity of well-known artists and others that remain anonymous. Also appreciate the more traditional corners of the city such as the neighborhoods of Castelo, Graça, Alfama and Bairro Alto. Enjoy the views from some of the best viewpoints and of course, do not forget to bring your camera. 

Lisbon: Cristo Rei, Belém, Aqueduct, and LxFactory Van Tour

2. Lisbon: Cristo Rei, Belém, Aqueduct, and LxFactory Van Tour

Discover parts of Lisbon on a private or group tour by van. See Belém through the eyes of a local, the 25 de Abril Bridge's incredible structure up close, taste a traditional pastel de Belém, walk through the cultural centre of the LxFactory, and more. Begin your tour with a drive to the iconic 25 de Abril Bridge, connecting the north and south banks of the Tagus River. The bridge leads to the Sanctuary of Christ the King, overlooking the city. Stop at this viewpoint for breathtaking views of the north bank. Then, explore Belém, a quarter full of stories and history. The Belém Tower, the Padrão dos Descobrimentos monument, the Jerónimos Monastery, the tasty and traditional pastel de Belém, among other points of interest, make this corner of Lisbon a mandatory stop. Next, make the most of your free time and lunch hour by exploring a former industrial district, now converted into a place of culture and gastronomy: LxFactory. Refreshed, continue to the top of the Águas Livres Aqueduct: a complex system of capture, supply, and distribution of water in Lisbon. The Aqueduct was built in the 18th century and progressively reinforced and expanded. It even resisted the 1755 earthquake unscathed. Complete your day out in Lisbon at the Parque Eduardo VII, the largest park in Lisbon. Marvel at the views from the garden, including the Estufa Fria greenhouse, the Pombalina quarter, the Tagus River, and the rolling hills dotted with buildings.

Lisbon: Urban Art Tour

3. Lisbon: Urban Art Tour

Explore Lisbon’s avenues, streets, murals, buildings, bridges, and other unusual areas which have become the canvas for street artists. With a passionate expert guide, learn more about the history of street art in Lisbon and the stories behind the various works you will see. Discover the work of notable artists such as Vhils, known for his “faces” carved into walls, Pixel Pancho's robotic figures, Osgemeos' graphite designs, and Derlon's combination of street art with woodwork and Brazilian popular culture. Combine the art tour with a visit to some of the most scenic places in Lisbon. Between the stops admire the beauty of Lisbon and its hills at several viewpoints. Go off the beaten path and discover charming suburban areas where entire neighborhoods have been transformed into open-air art galleries.

Belem: History & Heritage Private Day Trip with Lunch

4. 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. 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.

Lisbon: Local Neighborhoods Private Walking Tour with Snack

5. Lisbon: Local Neighborhoods Private Walking Tour with Snack

Experience everyday life in Lisbon on a guided walking tour and venture beyond the usual tourist sites with a local guide. Go to neighborhoods where only the locals go and chat about life in the city.    Visit the first church in the world dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus with a stop at the Basilica de Estrela. Continue to the old Campo de Ourique area and discover the former home of the writer, Fernando Pessoa.  Discover upscale areas and hipster neighborhoods of small streets, boutiques and cafes. End at the LX Factory and feel the creative energy of the art scene.   

Lisbon: Belem Sightseeing Tour by Tuk-Tuk

6. Lisbon: Belem Sightseeing Tour by Tuk-Tuk

Explore Lisbon's historic Belem district in an eco-friendly way with this electric tuk-tuk tour. Find out how explorers like Vasco da Gama departed for their voyages from Belem's waterfront during Portugal's Age of Discovery. Discover sights like a cafe that dates back almost 2 centuries.  Meet your guide outside the 'Time Out Market' and hop aboard to begin your sightseeing adventure. Cruise along and enjoy the sensational architecture UNESCO sites like of the Tower of Belem and Jerónimos Monastery. See monuments that are adorned and embellished with motifs of exotic lands elaborately carved in stone. Cruise by the National Coaches Museum which is filled with royal vehicles and the Berardo Museum which showcases a world-class collection of international contemporary art.  View a famous pastry shop which the oldest in the district, but still popular today, Pastéis de Belém (Belém pastries). Here you can find Lisbon's famous custard tarts which originated at this shop by a secret recipe that was developed by monks.

Lisbon: Mon Ami Navegador Belém and Alcântara Tuk Tuk Tour

7. Lisbon: Mon Ami Navegador Belém and Alcântara Tuk Tuk Tour

Gain a unique perspective of Lisbon by riding around the Mon Ami Navegador and Tuk Tuks to really appreciate everything surrounding you. From historical sites to more contemporary landmarks of the city, Lisbon has plenty to visit. Visit Belém, a garden planted by the sea with several 16th-century monuments, like the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery, where historical figures are buried. Appreciate how the city has evolved over time, checking out the more modern landmarks, like the newly-opened Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT), in the Belém Cultural Center, or the Monument of the Discoveries, built for the 1940 Portuguese World Fair. Taste what the Portuguese capital has to offer at the LX Factory, previously an industrial complex turned into a hub of restaurants, vintage shops and creative industries. At the end of the trip, treat yourself to a delicious pastel de Belém at Lisbon’s most famous factory.

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What people are saying about LX Factory

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 95 reviews

Our Guide Romuald assisted by Fernando was excellent. Very cultured and able to answer all our questions about History with a capital H and the little history of Lisbon. Regarding the street art of Lisbon, 3 hours are a minimum to discover some very impressive mural works. We were 10 people in 2 tuktuks. It is ideal for this kind of visit. We highly recommend this activity (visit conducted in French)

I with 7 other family members did this tour is Lisbon and must say that we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Our tour guide Gonçalo was excellent, providing lots of information about the city. We stopped and visited several places of interest. I would recommend taking the tour with Gonçalo and you will not be disappointed. Thank you Goncalo

Really awesome pieces of work that we otherwise wouldn't have seen. Our guide was full of information, and was so nice. I would definitely recommend!

Excellent guide and vehicle in perfect working order. Very interesting route with proposal of alternative routes. Search for new things to discover.

Very FUN!! Saw a lot of sights in Alfama region of Lisbon. The Street Art is FABULOUS!! Joao our guide was awesome and extremely informative!!!