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Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour

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Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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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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Departure Point

Praça Dom Pedro IV, 1100 Lisboa, Portugal

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

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 ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior )
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:  
King Jose I Statue
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

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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.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour.

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  • "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
  • "This tour is best done at beginning of your stay as it gives you good orientation of the city which is easily walked round." See review

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Loved our walk with Joana
Christina_H
, Oct 2020
On our first visit to Lisbon, it turned out one of the best ideas we had was immediately to book this walking tour around the centre of Lisbon. Joana was a marvellous guide and gave us an excellent overview of the city with lots of local tips which served us well for the rest of our stay. Her detailed knowledge was delivered in a simple and easy-paced manner so that we were able to absorb a lot. Thank you!
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Nice Tour with Beatriz
Joana-and-Dennis
, Sep 2020
We came accidently to Lisbon (didnt leave the bus at the correct station) so we decided to book a little sightseeing tour to. Beatriz showed us the old town, we had food tastings and got a short city overview. I would recommend the tour dir first time visitors!
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Thanks Joana!
Hans
, Jul 2020
I had a wonderful time walking the streets of Lisbon with Joana on this tour. She explained so much about the history and significance of the places we walked past, and also provided a really good orientation of the city. Tip: Do this tour as soon as you arrive, so you can roam Lisbon like a pro for the rest of your trip.
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Walking tour of Lisboa
Ronald_B
, Apr 2020
I took a “walking tour” of Lisboa. The tour company was “Inside Lisbon” and our tour guide was Anna V. Our starting point for the tour was the Rossio Square and we ended up at the Comercio (Commercial) Square. The tour lasted about three and a half hours. Therefore, expect a lot of walking, climbing stairs, good views, and a good time. The weather was bright and shiny so we enjoyed the pleasant weather. It was a small group and while there were tour members from several countries, the tour was conducted in English. Some of the places we visited or saw were: the train station, Saint Dominic Church, an elevated observation platform, Alfama, the Cathedral of Lisboa, and the approach to the Saint George Castle. We stopped for pastries at a local pastry shop and cheese and ham at the National Cheese Store before finishing the tour at the Praca do Comercio. Anna was an excellent tour guide and I really enjoyed the tour.
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So interesting
Jette_Moeller
, Mar 2020
Interesting and pleasant tour of beautiful Lisbon led by Alicia, a professional and knowledgeable guide with a pleasant personality.
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Get to grips with Lisbon
David_B
, Mar 2020
Excellent overview of the city - perfect for when you first arrive. Luis Pena, our guide, was very good and provided a wealth of information from local history to some good places to eat and drink. Any questions, he has the answer. It gave us a good grounding and ideas about which areas to return to during the rest of our trip.
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Best introduction to Lisbon
Danny_B
, Mar 2020
What a fantastic tour! Our guide Danni was so interesting & funny and told us so much about the areas of Lisbon she loves with personal insights and recommendations on places to visit and bars and restaurants. Not to be missed.
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Free elevators and escalators to go about city without climbing the hills
HABIB_A
, Mar 2020
Pedro Oserio was excellent guide the tips he gave us about getting around Lisbon made our next 4 days stay so easy and enjoyable . Things which were at distant when you go by cab were so close when you walk and know the short cuts.
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Fun and informative
Marijane
, Mar 2020
Fun and informative. Magdalena was very sweet and helpful as she guided us around the sights of Lisbon. We had a surprise visit for a sweet and later some wine and cheese
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Great experience
CatalinTanase
, Feb 2020
We did a 3+ hrs of walking around Lisbon’s central landmarks. Our guide, Sebastiao Braga was so nice and shared with us his passion of history and explained in detail Lisbon’s existence. What an amazing experience, highly recommend it!
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