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Alfama Tours

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Alfama
Sprawling down the southern slopes of Lisbon, Alfama is the capital’s oldest and most picturesque district with steep cobblestone lanes and a sea of terracotta roofs. Head there in the day to take in the sights, browse the flea market, and ride the historic tram, then come back after dark to soak up the atmosphere at the many fado bars.  
Address: Largo do Chao da Feira, Lisbon 1100-129, Portugal

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Lisbon Night Group Tour and Fado Dinner Show

Lisbon Night Group Tour and Fado Dinner Show

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Escape the midday heat and explore Lisbon in the atmospheric evening light on this 4-hour sightseeing tour, including dinner and fado show. Tick off historic highlights such as the Marquis of Pombal Square, Rossio Square, and Belem, home to the UNESCO-listed Belem Tower (Torre de Belem). Sample a delectable ‘pasteis de Belem’ (custard tart), dine on traditional Portuguese dishes, and experience a fado performance in a candle-lit tavern.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.15
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$110.15
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Old Lisbon Fado Experience with Alfama Walking Tour

Old Lisbon Fado Experience with Alfama Walking Tour

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Experience a night of great food and music on this Old Lisbon Fado experience. You’ll have a stress-free evening with hotel pickup and drop-off included. This tour ensures you don’t waste a moment, as your car trip will take you past Lisbon highlights. You’ll then enjoy a walking tour of Alfama. The evening ends with Fado performances by different bands, and dinner is included too.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$136.49
Price varies by group size
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$136.49
Price varies by group size
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Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour

Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour

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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.’
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.34
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$26.34
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Foodie Tour of Alfama and Old Town Lisbon on a Segway

Foodie Tour of Alfama and Old Town Lisbon on a Segway

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Embark on a thrilling Segway tour featuring Lisbon’s main points of interests and delicious Portuguese food. With the assistance of your local guide, glide through Lisbon’s scenic streets as you take in sights such as the iconic Sé de Lisboa Cathedral, the St Anthony of Padua Church in the charming Alfama neighborhood and the medieval Castelo de São Jorge. This tour goes beyond just sightseeing, as you’ll have the opportunity to taste authentic cuisine like Portuguese pastries and ice cream, and visit shops run by locals. This is a small-group tour limited to eight people to ensure an intimate experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.87
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$59.87
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Lisbon Half Day Private Tour

Lisbon Half Day Private Tour

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Make the most of your time in Lisbon with a 4-hour, private tour that takes in the very best of the city. Enjoy the convenience of hotel or port transfers, work with your personal knowledgeable driver to create the perfect itinerary for your interests and experience Portuguese history and culture firsthand. Walk the narrow streets of the picturesque Alfama district and take in sweeping views from a hilltop castle. See the scenic coast of Belém and a UNESCO-recognized monastery, or find the best places to sample Portugal’s iconic egg tarts.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.77
Price varies by group size
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$101.77
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Lisbon: Alfama District Walking Tour

Lisbon: Alfama District Walking Tour

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Discover the wonders of Lisbon’s atmospheric Alfama neighborhood during a 2.5-hour walking tour. Walk around the tight cobbled lanes of this old hilly district, whose streets, squares and town houses have stood for centuries. See intricately tiled houses and hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and walk past notable landmarks including St George’s Castle (Castelo de Sao Jorge), Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa) and the National Pantheon. Admire views from the Miradouro da Senhora do Monte viewpoint, where vistas stretch out across Lisbon and the Tagus River, and learn about Fado music from your expert guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.23
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$17.23
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Lisbon Hills Electric Bike Guided Tour

Lisbon Hills Electric Bike Guided Tour

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Discover Lisbon’s hills the easy way during this electric bike tour. Bike tours in Portugal’s hilly capital can be exhausting, but aboard an electric bike, you have no problem cycling to Lisbon’s best vantage points and monuments. Experience the culture and history of the charming Chiado, Alfama, and Bairro Alto districts. Enjoy popular landmarks like Sé de Lisboa Cathedral. Easily scale hills for panoramic views from the National Pantheon, São Vicente Monastery, and historic St George Castle.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.92
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$35.92
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Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: 48-Hour Ticket

Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: 48-Hour Ticket

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Experience the compelling spectrum of Lisbon’s best sites during a convenient hop-on hop-off bus tour, with tickets valid for 48 hours. See Lisbon’s many attractions from three distinct routes. Aboard a typical hop-on hop-off double-decker bus, venture along the routes to famous squares like Rossio Square and Fig Tree Square located in the charming Baixa neighborhood. The third route takes you to see the main sights of Belém. Plus, the tour includes entrance to the Santa Justa Lift, discount books full of great deals and free select public buses and the city’s funicular rides.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.22
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$25.22
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Lisbon Small Group Tour

Lisbon Small Group Tour

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Go straight to Lisbon’s highlights on this small-group tour by minivan. A local insider whisks you to the city’s best landmarks, so you only see the best Portugal’s capital has to offer. Discover its charming neighborhoods, like Baixa and Alfama, cross the iconic 25th of April Bridge, and snap photos from the best vantage points in the city, looking out over red terracotta roofs and down to the Tagus River. Top it off with a tasty local pastry.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.88
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$53.88
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Lisbon: Alfama Old Quarter

Lisbon: Alfama Old Quarter

Lisbon’s majestic Old Quarter—Alfama is a must-visit area. With its cobblestone alleyways, steep staircases, and historic buildings, there’s so much to see and learn about its past. Explore Alfama on foot with a guide, who can educate you about area’s history. By going on a walking tour, you’ll access places that can’t be reached by public transport. Highlights include Sao Jorge Cathedral, and the Miradouro Largo das Portas do Sol viewing point.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.83
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$77.83
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Private City Tour: Highlights of Lisbon

Private City Tour: Highlights of Lisbon

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In Lisbon, monuments and museums abound. On this private tour, see the best that Portugal’s capital has to offer and listen to history-rich commentary from a personal guide. Travel between landmarks with ease in an air-conditioned vehicle and explore historic neighborhoods such as Chiado, Alfama, Baixa, and Belem on foot. Choose from morning or afternoon departure and enjoy the convenience of pickup and drop-off at your Lisbon hotel, cruise terminal, or airport.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.65
Price varies by group size
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$124.65
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Treasures of Lisboa Food Tours

Treasures of Lisboa Food Tours

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Take part in the only plastic-free Food Tour to support family-restaurants in Alfama. With unique products, in limited series, handmade, homemade, or even dishes that have won culinary competitions! *** Hi I’m Ruthy! If you book my tour you may meet me or my friends Francisco, Rita & Marianne! :-) I’m 29 and I’m a real foodie. I live in Lisbon & I'm in love with the city, its culture & its gastronomy. That’s why I’ve founded my very own 18-tastings food experience company here, called Treasures of Lisboa. I want to take you off the beaten paths, in Lisbon’s most narrow streets, to taste the best Portuguese dishes & drinks in authentic places. Join the fun! Come with me and taste the best of Lisbon! Wine, charcuterie, typical pastries and many other gastronomic pearls will ensure you take in authentic and picturesque Portugal. Get lost in a labyrinth of winding alleys, full of hidden treasures. Let yourself be transported by the soft light of Alfama and stroll through aromas and flavors that will touch all your senses. Here, gastronomy is, in its richness and authenticity, a hymn to the spirit of Lisbon. OUR COMMITMENT IS ALSO SOCIAL: - No plastic tour: we’re the 1st ones in Lisbon to have banished all kind of plastic from our experience. - We respect local people: no more than 12 persons on our tour! We’re integrated in the local community: the grannies of Alfama love us ;-) - We’re currently establishing a partnership with Re-food a community that works to eliminate food waste and hunger in each neighborhood of Lisbon. More info coming soon! We’re proud to be the first Portuguese gastronomic tour of Alfama but we’re more than just a food tour, come and see by yourself.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.22
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$80.22
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Lisbon All-in-One Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tour with River Cruise

Lisbon All-in-One Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tour with River Cruise

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Spend three days exploring the best of Lisbon with tickets for a hop-on hop-off bus tour and a boat tour of the Tagus River. In addition to the river cruise and unlimited access to multiple open-top bus circuits, this Lisbon access pass gets you free airport transport, public tram rides, and entrance to the Santa Just Lift and Lisbon funiculars, as well as discounts to monuments, museums, and activities.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.49
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$48.49
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Private Lisbon and Sintra Sightseeing Tour on a Classic Convertible VW Beetle

Private Lisbon and Sintra Sightseeing Tour on a Classic Convertible VW Beetle

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Pop the top of your refurbished VW Beetle convertible and discover Lisbon on this privately guided tour. Pile in with friends and explore Lisbon’s top attractions such as the Jeronimos Monastery and Senhora do Monte Viewpoint and sample Ginja liquor and traditional Portuguese pastry. Voyage to Alfama, Baixa, and Belem and marvel at the cultural highlights and monuments in each district. Upgrade your tour to include the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Sintra and make your trip a full-day exploration.
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  • 3 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.77
Price varies by group size
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$104.77
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Lisbon Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Three Routes Including Tram

Lisbon Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Three Routes Including Tram

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See Lisbon’s top attractions on a hop-on hop-off combo tour, including four routes. Admire 360-degree views on a double-decker bus ride to Rossio Square and the Square of the Fig Tree along the Modern Lisbon route. On the Monumental Belem bus route (ticket valid between May and October), see the UNESCO-listed Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery. Travel along the seasonal route including stops in old Alfama district, Bairro Alto, and Chiado neighborhoods and Estrela Park.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.06
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$43.06
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Withlocals 10 Tastings: Covid-19 Regulated Private Food Tour

Withlocals 10 Tastings: Covid-19 Regulated Private Food Tour

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This private half-day food tour of Lisbon ensures you feast on the best food that Portugal’s capital has to offer. Your gastronome guide handpicks eateries in which to sample Portuguese specialties and traditional drinks: pleasure your palate with delicacies such as grilled sardines, locally made cheese, Alheira sausage, and ‘pastel de nata’ (custard tart). During the journey between eateries, enjoy panoramic city vistas and explore Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest neighborhood. Your private tour can be tailored to suit dietary requirements and preferences.    
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.42
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$81.42
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River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon

River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon

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See Lisbon from a different perspective during a Tagus River cruise at sunset, undoubtedly the most magical time to see the city. From the boat, you can enjoy unobstructed views of Belém Tower (Torre de Belém), Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa), Castelo de Sao Jorge (St. George’s Castle), and many more Lisbon attractions and enjoy free-flowing white wine. Plus, several departure times throughout the day allows for flexibility.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.92
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$35.92
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Lisbon: 1-Hour City Tour on a Private Tuk

Lisbon: 1-Hour City Tour on a Private Tuk

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Zip through the streets of Lisbon in a 100% electric tuk tuk on a 1-hour, private tour of the city led by a local guide. Explore iconic sites on a route that goes from Restauradores Square to the Praça do Comércio, with stops to explore Lisbon’s religion, history, music, cuisine and culture. Get unforgettable photos of Lisbon’s most scenic places while learning about life in the city. Enjoy the fun, personal experience of a private tour in an open-air vehicle, and opt for a tour that’s both eco-friendly and unique.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.82
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$33.82
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Private Historical Jewish Tour of Lisbon

Private Historical Jewish Tour of Lisbon

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Enrich your knowledge of Lisbon’s rich Jewish heritage on a private half-day tour of Portugal’s capital city. While listening to history-rich commentary from your guide, you’ll visit Lisbon’s charming old quarters and explore where Lisbon’s Jewish community were settled and discover how they lived. As you explore Lisbon, you’ll discover the impact that the Jewish community had on Portugal’s history and the influence that remains on Portuguese Society today.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.90
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$150.90
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Private Tour: Lisbon Sunset Walking Tour with Fado Show and Dinner

Private Tour: Lisbon Sunset Walking Tour with Fado Show and Dinner

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Romance and culture run deep during this private guided sunset walking tour with Fado show and dinner in Lisbon. As the golden sun begins to dwindle, wind along old cobblestone streets of Alfama and relish the multicultural ambiance of the Mouraria district. This private tour is highlighted by a taste of classic sour cherry ‘ginjinha’ liqueur, and your guide enlightens you to the roots of Fado in Alfama. Plus, capture stunning sunset views from a panoramic viewpoint. Then, cap off a perfect evening at a traditional restaurant where you savor a 3-course Portuguese feast and watch a rousing performance of melancholic Fado.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.62
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$147.62
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Lisbon 2 Hour Historical Private Guide Tuk Tuk Tour

Lisbon 2 Hour Historical Private Guide Tuk Tuk Tour

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The historic center of Lisbon is the city’s most atmospheric district, but its narrow lanes and steep hills can be tiring to navigate on foot. On this tour, save time and travel further in the comfort of an electric tuk tuk. As well as being a fun way to explore the city, it’s a convenient and eco-friendly way to take in neighborhoods such as Alfama, Graça, and Mouraria, stopping along the way to admire the views and see the sights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.84
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$71.84
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Lisbon in One Day Historic Small-Group Tour

Lisbon in One Day Historic Small-Group Tour

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Discover Lisbon’s historical sights on a 7-hour tour by minivan that takes in old neighborhoods like Alfama and Castelo. Visit places for the best city views, enjoy a tasting of a custard tart (a local specialty) and see landmarks like Lisbon Cathedral, Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower. This small-group tour is limited to eight people to provide a more intimate experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.84
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$71.84
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Private Flavours of Lisbon: Wine and Tapas Tour

Private Flavours of Lisbon: Wine and Tapas Tour

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Lovers of fine wine and good food will be delighted by this private food tour of Lisbon. Experience distinctive bars, handpicked by your gastronome guide, and sample a wine varietal and Portuguese delicacy in each. Gain local insight as you visit a mix of hip bars and local taverns suffused by Fado music, and pleasure your palate with grilled sardines, ‘Ginjinha’ (sour cherry liqueur), and fava beans. This private tour can be customized according to your dietary requirements and preferences.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.26
Price varies by group size
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$62.26
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Lisbon Historic Center Private Tuk Tuk Tour 3h

Lisbon Historic Center Private Tuk Tuk Tour 3h

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This private tuk-tuk city tour of Lisbon is a great way to travel in style, and see many of the city’s highlights. You won’t have to worry about navigating, as a hotel pick-up and drop-off is included. As you drive around Lisbon and reach places that tour buses couldn’t get to, your experience will be enhanced with live onboard commentary. Highlights include Chiado, Bairro Alto, and Principe Real.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.77
Price varies by group size
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$101.77
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Lisbon 4-Hour Small-Group Walking Tour Including Tram 28 Ride

Lisbon 4-Hour Small-Group Walking Tour Including Tram 28 Ride

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See Lisbon up close and personal during this 4-hour small-group walking tour. This tour will take you on some of Lisbon’s most celebrated tenants of local life, including the No. 28 tram to old town and the city’s oldest flea market, the Feira da Ladra. Visit the famous medieval cathedral and tour the Saint Vincent Monastery and National Pantheon. In Alfama, one of the city’s most well-known neighborhoods, visit small squares and navigate steep streets where you’re likely to hear Fado, a kind of traditional Portuguese music. Don’t miss this opportunity to see a unique side of one of Europe’s greatest cities.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.62
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$23.62
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Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour by Tram

Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour by Tram

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Experience Portugal’s traditional sights, sounds, and smells of its signature cuisine during this 1-day Lisbon tram tour. Listen to the Lisbon tram bells as you enjoy rides aboard a vintage tram and explore the city’s famous quarters of Alfama, Chiado, and Bairro Alto as well as Estrela.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.15
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$22.15
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Should I book Alfama tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Alfama can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 412 Alfama tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Alfama 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Alfama costs USD 110.15. Guided Alfama tours start around USD 110.15 per person. See all 412 Alfama tickets and tours on Viator.
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