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  • Lisbon Essential Tour: History, Stories & Lifestyle

    1. Lisbon Essential Tour: History, Stories & Lifestyle

    Discover one of Europe's most captivating and picturesque capitals, built on a series of hills and offering panoramic views from countless spots. You’ll explore the city for 3 hours with a knowledgeable local guide who will make sure that you have an interesting and fun experience. Your tour begins in the 5-centuries-old Bairro Alto, where you’ll learn about the evolution of the city. After the earthquake of 1755 this space attracted families from the Baixa and Bairro districts, who began the process of renewal. Pass through the garden of São Pedro de Alcântara and enjoy stunning views of the Baixa and the south bank of the Tagus River. Visit the church and museum of San Roque, built by the Jesuits. San Roque was one of the first Jesuit churches in Portugal and in fact, one of the first worldwide. The church has an austere façade, but an interior that features gilding, tiles, and pain...

    Excellent tour. Learned about the history of the different parts. The guide is really knowledgeable about the city's history.

  • Lisbon Highlights and Hidden Gems with a Local Guide

    2. Lisbon Highlights and Hidden Gems with a Local Guide

    Enjoy stunning views from the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint and learn how Lisbon has changed over the centuries, especially after the devastating 1755 earthquake. Get to know the historical Bairro Alto and Alfama neighborhoods. Pass the ruins of the Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and admire the golden chapel of the Igreja de São Roque before visiting the Santa Justa elevator. Sample a glass of the local sour cherry liquor at the city's oldest ginjinha bar, and then visit the monumental Igreja de São Domingos. Continue along Rua Augusta to discover the remains of a secret Roman amphitheater. Get more amazing views from the Portas do Sol viewpoint, and taste the local produce at a small family business, including cheese and chorizo paired with a glass of white or red wine. Admire the imposing façade of Lisbon Cathedral before ending on Praça do Comércio to look at s...

    The tour David gave us was amazing! We saw so much of Lisbon in just a few hours and got so much out of this tour. Would highly recommend!

  • Lisbon: Alfama and Lisbon Cathedral Guided Walking Tour

    3. Lisbon: Alfama and Lisbon Cathedral Guided Walking Tour

    Meet your guide and listen to an introduction about the history of the city. Then start your tour by passing by the famous Rossio train station, the Sao Domingos Church, the Lisbon Jewish Memorial, and the Queen Maria II National Theater. Continue along the pedestrianized avenue Rua Augusta to arrive at the Santa Justa Elevator. Learn about the construction of this famous landmark. You’ll then arrive at the first viewpoint, the Elevador Castelo, from where you can admire an impressive view of the Tagus River and the downtown area. Next, head to the famous Sao Jorge Castle to enjoy some free time and take pictures. Continue to the Portas do Sol viewpoint. Marvel at the superb views of the river, the terracotta roofs of the city, and the historical Tram 28. Pass by the Santa Luzia lookout before arriving at the Lisbon Cathedral. Your guide will take you on a tour through the monument, w...

    This was yet another wonderful experience. Since we requested an English speaking tour we ended up having our own private guide with Sofia who was just so pleasant and very knowledgeable of the Alfama zone and Lisbon. The stops along the way to taste Ginginha and Beirao along with their Pastel de Nata was delightful. Beautiful to see the architecture and landmarks still in existence. Be prepared to do a lot of walking. I highly recommend this tour.

  • Lisbon: Layover Tour with Airport Pickup and Drop-Off

    4. Lisbon: Layover Tour with Airport Pickup and Drop-Off

    The experience begins with pickup from the airport by your guide. Climb inside a comfortable Mercedes-Benz vehicle and depart towards the city center, passing Liberdade Avenue, Rossio, Restauradores and Comercio plazas.  Drive through the hilly streets, see the charming yellow trams, and admire the old town. Continue to Belem, where the famous Portuguese pastries have been made since 1837. Stop near the Explorers Monument, Belem Tower, and Jeronimos Monastery.  Capture the beauty of Lisbon from the the Santa Justa Elevator and other famous viewpoints. There will be plenty of photo stops along the way. At the end of the tour you will be dropped off back at the airport, in time for your connecting flight.

    Elisabete was a fantastic tour guide. She was very knowledgeable, flexible, and made our tour worthwhile. So glad we booked!

  • Lisbon: Half-Day Historical Guided Tour with Culinary Breaks

    5. Lisbon: Half-Day Historical Guided Tour with Culinary Breaks

    Enjoy a private city tour and experience as much of Lisbon as possible within a short time. Explore the various old town districts and learn more about the history of Portugal and its capital Lisbon. Start your tour at Largo Luís de Camões, and head to Chiado Square. On the way, your guide will introduce you to Portugal's most popular sweet and savory delicacies. Your next destination is the oldest bookstore in the world. Pass Largo do Carmo square with the impressive Carmelite monastery and take the famous Santa Justa elevator to the observation platform. This Elevador connects the two districts of Chiado and Baixa and offers a fantastic view over the city. Once in Baixa, head to the squares of Rossio and Restauradores. Learn all about the importance of the monuments in the squares and discover the curiosities of the surroundings. Stroll along the historic streets and through...

  • Lisbon: Historical Full-Day Guided Walking Tour

    6. Lisbon: Historical Full-Day Guided Walking Tour

    Explore Lisbon, the City of Light and the Queen of the Sea, on an 8-hour narrated private walking tour. Begin at the peaceful Jardim das Amoreiras, where you’ll see the 18th-century aqueduct that surrounds the area, and then proceed with your guide to some of the city’s main historical neighborhoods. Visit Príncipe Real, Bairro Alto and Baixa. In each of these areas your guide will provide detailed information on the history of Lisbon and the neighborhoods, and also on a variety of topics ranging from current events in Portugal to rich culinary traditions and more. After a break for lunch the tour will head to Belém, where you’ll visit the area’s main monuments, including the Monument of the Discoveries, the Jerónimos Monastery and the Tower of Belém. You’ll have the option of visiting the area’s botanical garden or the Belém Cultural Center as well. The tour is conducted by a certifi...

    I can highly recommend Rui and his tours. He knows his stuff, the organisation is without flaws and he is one of the friendliest and polite guys I ever met.

  • Lisbon Private Full Day Tour - History, Local Life & Food

    7. Lisbon Private Full Day Tour - History, Local Life & Food

    Explore Lisbon's main attractions, traditional neighborhoods, and delicious fine foods, with an expert knowledgeable guide on a fun and insightful walking tour. See the elegant modern streets of the city as well as the oldest neighborhoods, which have survived the great earthquake of 1775. This tour combines gentle walks, rides on the famous trams, and climbs using delightful elevators. Visit the ruins of the Convent of Carmo, devastated by a terrible earthquake that struck over two centuries ago. Head to the majestic Plaça do Comercio, a harbor-facing square with incredible sea views. Take time to try the most delicious Portuguese Gastronomy. Try the famous Lisbon fish, seafood, or meat in a typical restaurant in the old district of Mouraria. Your local host will give you tips and advice to make the most of your days exploring the city.

  • Lisbon: HIghlights of Lisbon Private Guided Walking Tour

    8. Lisbon: HIghlights of Lisbon Private Guided Walking Tour

    Meet your guide in Luis de Camoes Square and begin your sightseeing tour of Lisbon. Explore the city's cultural center, Largo do Chiado, and visit the Alfama district together with your local guide. Start your tour with a visit to Largo do Chiado. Stroll past the cafés where Portuguese intellectuals used to meet and enjoy a cup of coffee alongside the famed Portuguese pastry, the Pastel de Nata. Discover the Church of São Roque, one of the most captivating religious temples in Lisbon, and marvel at the ornate interior. Take a minute and relax under the jacarandas in Largo de Carmo, before entering the Carmo Convent with your skip-the-line tickets. See the ruins of an old Gothic church that was destroyed by the earthquake that hit Lisbon in 1755 and now houses the Carmo Archaeological Museum. Visit the Santa Justa Lift, an important work of engineering from the early 1900s. Walk along ...

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What people are saying about Santa Justa Lift

Hi, very recomended. Nadia is the fantastic quide. Every question was welcome. It was very good exprience, to learn a few new things about the City and the people living here for centuries. Wish her all the best. Elżbieta Dzwonnik

Excellent tour. Learned about the history of the different parts. The guide is really knowledgeable about the city's history.

Elisabete was a fantastic tour guide. She was very knowledgeable, flexible, and made our tour worthwhile. So glad we booked!

Very worthwhile tour! It helped us appreciate Lisbon even more than before!

It was a very nice tour that describes very well the spirit of the city.