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The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact

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Lisbon, Portugal
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icon3 to 4 hours  (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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

Explore Lisbon on a private, half-day shore excursion in Portugal’s capital city. In a private vehicle, you’ll visit Lisbon Cathedral (Se de Lisboa) and take in panoramic city vistas from Miradouro da Graça. Discover Lisbon’s medieval heritage in the Alfama district; check out grand monuments such as the Monastery of St. Jerome in Belém; and travel around the famous Marques de Pombal roundabout.

Additional Details

Pickup included
  • Half-day shore excursion in Lisbon by private vehicle
  • Visit landmarks such as Lisbon Cathedral (Se de Lisboa)
  • Soak up panoramic city views from Miradouro da Graça and Portas do Sol
  • Discover the grand monuments and culinary delights of Belém
  • Receive undivided attention from a private guide
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Bottled water
Driver/guide
Port pickup and drop-off
Lunch
Gratuities
Guided tours inside monuments

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
At time of booking please inform Ship's name

Airports

  • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal


Ports

  • Jardim Tabaco
  • Santa Apolónia


Meet your private guide at the cruise terminal and board an air-conditioned vehicle. As you travel, you’ll receive an introduction to Lisbon's history and culture, and discuss particular landmarks you wish to see.

Begin your panoramic tour in Alfama — Lisbon’s medieval district — and visit Santo António Church and the dramatic Lisbon Cathedral (Se de Lisboa). Soak up views of the Tagus River from Miradouro da Graça and Portas do Sol.

Pass the National Pantheon and arrive at Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio), home to the shopping area of Rua Augusta.

Continue along the riverside to Belém for a short tour of the district’s monuments. See the iconic Belém Tower (Torre de Belém), the Monastery of St. Jerome, and the Padrão dos Descobrimentos. Then treat yourself to a pastel de Belém, an egg tart made from a secret recipe originating in Belém.

Your final stops include the Aqueduct of Águas Livres, Park Eduardo VII, and Marques de Pombal Square.

Your tour will conclude with drop-off back at your cruise ship.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Magnificat Tours
Your private Lisbon tour begins after your guide picks you up from your cruise terminal. Strap in to your air-conditioned vehicle, and enjoy the sights beyond the window as you receive hear about Lisbon's rich history and culture.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Alfama
Visit the Alfama district, Lisbon's oldest neighborhood, where Saint Anthony's Church is - more well known as Saint Anthony of Padua throughout the Catholic world, at our capital he is obviously, Saint Anthony of Lisbon; as well as the dramatic Lisbon Cathedral (Se de Lisboa).
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Cidade Baixa
Panoramic driver through Rossio Square and the downtown area - all destroyed with the 1755 earthquake and rebuilt afterwards - we will then enter the city's main avenue towards the sightseeing point of Top of the Park for some great photos!.
Stop At:  
Parque Eduardo VII
Enjoy a postcard picture of Lisbon's oldest hills and DownTown area from this sightseeing point
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Aqueduto das Aguas Livres
The most spectacular engineering construction in Lisbon, from the 18th century
Stop At:  
Santa Maria de Belem Church
Visit the Jerónimos' Monastery as well as some free time for sampling a custard tart - famous North to South of the country, the tarts at this factory have a secret !! Continuing our tour we will be passin the Tower of Belém, Monument to the Age of Discoveries and start to return to your cruise ship - along the way, the renovated riverfronts as well as one of Europe's most beautiful squares - Commerce Square.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco)
Considered the second most beautiful open Square in Europe - it marks the last reconstruction at the city post-hearthquake
Stop At:  
Magnificat Tours
You will be return to your cruise ship with plenty of time. Trust us: we've been doing this for a long time and during 2016 alone we have Lisbon toured more than 1000 cruise-ship passengers!!!
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY MAGNIFICAT TOURS

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

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 The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact?
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 The Essence of the City - Lisbon Compact.

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We had a great day with Daniela our...
Raymond M
, Nov 2016
We had a great day with Daniela our guide from Magnificat Tours. She was knowledgable, friendly and very courteous. There is no way we could have done it on our own. We recommend Magnificat without question.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2019
Dear Raymond, Thank you so much ! According to Daniela, it was a great day (weather didn't help much, but can we do ?) Thank you also for recommending us to your friends and other travellers Kind regards,
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A great tour with a great guide. Sign...
John C G
, Jun 2016
A great tour with a great guide. Sign up for this tour. Daniela was amazing and she kept us hanging on her every word for the entire tour.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2019
Dear John, Thank you thank you thank you
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