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Overview

Stroll Lisbon’s historic cobblestone streets filled with intrigue and culture during this Lisbon guided walking tour. Walk the city’s oldest quarter, Moorish Alfama and art deco-style Chiado districts. This Lisbon walking tour is exceptional for first-time visitors who want to experience rich culture and see landmarks like the Sé Cathedral and Commerce Square. Plus, stroll to the city’s best cafes and boutiques with your expert guide showing you local ‘Lisboa.’
  • Small-group guided walking tour of Lisbon (limited to 20 people)
  • Visit Sé Cathedral, Commerce Square, and Rossio Central Station
  • Walk around Lisbon's oldest district, Alfama, and the elegant Chiado neighborhood
  • Learn about Fado (a type of music) and the city's history and culture
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Pastel de nata pastry
Wine Tasting and Tapa
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Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entry to museums and monuments
Vintage Cable Car Tram Ticket
Praça Dom Pedro IV , Praça Dom Pedro IV, 1100 Lisboa, Portugal

Departure Point: Rossio square, Lisbon Directions: Meet by the statue of D. Pedro IV at the center of the square Return point: Comércio Square

10:00 AM
Praça do Comércio , Praça do Comércio, 1100-148 Lisboa, Portugal
Meet your group and expert local guide in central Lisbon for a guided walking tour. After a brief introduction, learn how this 19th-century historical square was built with typical Portuguese stones to resemble waves of the nearby ocean. From here, follow your guide to Restauradores Square and see an obelisk rise towards the sky, exemplifying Portugal’s ascent to independence from Spain in 1640.

Continue your Lisbon city walk to Liberdade Avenue, where you can observe Portuguese art deco architecture like the 18th-century Foz Palace. Nearby, visit the Rossio Central Station and listen as a train heads into the tunnel towards Sintra. Hear how this 19th-century engineering marvel was built and stands as one of Portugal’s most impressive accomplishments.

Next, head to historic Carmo Square, home of the 1974 Carnation Revolution. Here, learn how Portugal’s previous dictatorial regime collapsed after a 48-year rule. Stroll onward to reach the charming Chiado neighborhood full of boutiques, theaters, bookstores, and vintage cafés. Explore this chic quarter while stopping for a coffee (own expense) or popping into a store for a peruse the souvenirs.

Hop off at Alfama, an old quarter, known for its Moorish heritage and the establishment of Fado. Learn about Portugal’s melancholic music as you walk by Fado restaurants tucked in between alleys and winding streets.

Finally, arrive at Lisbon’s oldest cathedral, Sé de Lisboa. Snap some beautiful photos and then walk to your last stop, the majestic Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio). Hear how the reception hall was used to welcome travelers arriving from the Atlantic, before your tour concludes and you continue exploring on your own.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Rossio Square
Rossio Square or Praça do Rossio, officially called Praça D. Pedro IV, is Lisbon’s nerve centre. The square is situated in the city’s Baixa neighborhood.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Avenida da Liberdade
The most expensive and fancy avenue in Lisbon.
Stop At:  
Praca dos Restauradores
The square is dedicated to the restoration of the independence of Portugal in 1640, after 60 years of Spanish domination. The obelisk in the middle of the square, inaugurated in 1886, carries the names and dates of the battles fought during the Portuguese Restoration War, in 1640.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina)
Church located on São Domingos square.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiado
One of the most emblematic quarters of Lisbon.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Rua Augusta
One of the main streets in the city center in Lisbon
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Se de Lisboa
The Lisbon Cathedral, often called of Sé, is a Roman Catholic church located in Lisbon. The oldest church in the city. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building has been modified several times and survived many earthquakes. It is nowadays a mix of different architectural styles. It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Alfama
One of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon. Well know for Fado music
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Monument to King Jose I
Jose I , "The Reformer", was the King of Portugal from 31 July 1750 until his death. Among other activities, Joseph was devoted to hunting and the opera. Indeed, he assembled one of the greatest collections of operatic scores in Europe.
Stop At:  
Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco)
The Praça do Comércio - Commerce square is located in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. Situated near the Tagus river, the square is still commonly known as Terreiro do Paço because it was the location of the Paços da Ribeira (Royal Ribeira Palace) until it was destroyed by the great 1755 Lisbon earthquake. After the earthquake, the square was completely remodeled as part of the rebuilding of the Pombaline Downtown.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Inside Lisbon
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Wear comforable shoes as you walk for over three hours and Lisbon is a VERY hilly city." See review
  • "It was short only three hours but certainly worth the price" See review
  • "Several areas of steep upward walking might prove difficult for some individuals." See review

Reviews

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Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-5
Great
Frederic_L
, Nov 2021
Ricardo is just one of the best, his english is perfect and we really liked or time listening the stories. Thx so much
star-4
Nice Physical Overview; Not Much on Culture and History
Michael_R
, Nov 2021
Provided a good overview of the layout of the city, but didn’t go into much detail on the history of things we passed. Also provided hints on how to navigate the city (elevators, etc.)
star-5
Magical Lisbon
Clare_B
, Nov 2021
From start to finish this was a magical tour. Our brilliant guide made us feel like locals as we used lifts and escalators to scale the hills and visit bits of Lisbon that weren’t crowded with tourists. It was a fabulous way to explore the city and learn about its history and rich culture
star-5
Great walking tour...
Stella_M
, Nov 2021
The friendliness of our guide and her attention to detail. Very knowledgeable with lots of helpful advice. Strongly recommend 👌
star-5
Best way to undestand.. ...
Frederico_B
, Nov 2021
Best way to undestand.. Do it on the first day. Very good. It will be a lot easier to find your self
star-5
Great and informative tour
Gpbu2u
, Nov 2021
Great intro to Lisbon. The tour was very informative and the tour guide was awesome. She is very knowledgeable about Lisbon and it’s history. I enjoyed the experience and learned the greatest secret to avoiding Lisbon’s hills. Thanks
star-5
A great introduction to Lisbon
Robert_H
, Nov 2021
Anna is a fantastic tour guide , the walking tour is the perfect distance, great history and also beautiful spots for views and photos, highly recommend 👍
star-5
Best walking tour i ever did. ❤ is one
MariaSelma_M
, Nov 2021
I highly recommend this tour. I learned a lot about Lisbon history. We walked into the heart of this magical city. Our guide Ricardo was PHENOMENAL.
star-4
You will learn a lot of Lisbon's history.
Kate_C
, Oct 2021
Our guide was extremely knowledgeable in the detailed history of Lisbon. We would have enjoyed a little more levity and more info on the day to day life of its inhabitants.
star-5
Great experience!
Mirosaw_W
, Oct 2021
Great experience! Our guide Richard was very knowledgeable and with a great sense of humor. Highly recommend.

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