Lisbon Neighborhood Tour
Explore your Favorite Lisbon Neighborhood
If you’re looking for a tour that combines the best aspects of Lisbon’s Alfama, downtown, and Belém neighborhoods, look no further than our customizable Lisbon Neighborhood Tour, where you can choose your own adventure.
Start off in the Alfama neighborhood, and wander through narrow, labyrinthine like streets while soaking in the area’s rich history. Take in some of the most emblematic monuments and places in town, such as the Casa dos Bicos – José Saramago Foundation, the Fado Museum, the National Pantheon, and the Graça Church and Convent. Be sure to hit the Portas do Sol and Santa Luzia viewpoints for some of the best views in the city.
Next, venture to the downtown Lisbon, the city center, and marvel at the bold mix of tradition and modernity. Take in sights like the Santa Justa lift, the Rossio Square, and the Carmo Church and Convent, then head to the S. Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint for a stunning vista. Want a taste of local life? Visit the Cais do Sodré area along the riverside.
Finally, head to the Belem neighborhood, where you can explore the monumentality of the area and pay homage to the stoic navigators of all times. Visit landmarks such as the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Tower, the Monument to the Discoveries, and the MAAT, before finishing up at the gorgeous Comércio Square.
With our “Choose Your Own Adventure” tour, you can mix and match the best aspects of each route, creating a unique and unforgettable Lisbon experience.
How it works
- Stop when and where you want!
- Follow the GPS at your own pace!
- Discover the secrets of the city!
What you will see
LISBON ALFAMA NEIGHBORHOOD TOUR – BLUE ROUTE
If you wish to follow one of our routes instead of roaming freely through town, the blue one is the best suited for a 1 hour tour. This route highlights the historical neighbourhood of Alfama, the oldest in town, full of Fado houses and known for its narrow and labyrinthine streets, colourful houses with irregular geometry, clothes drying on the windows and with some of the most beautiful viewpoints of the capital. This quarter is a journey through time…
- Casa dos Bicos
- José Saramago Foundation
- Fado Museum
- Nathional Pantheon
- Flea Market
- Graça Church
- Portas do Sol
- Santa Luzia
- Lisbon Cathedral
LISBON CITY CENTER TOUR – RED ROUTE
The Red Route lasts 1h / 1h30 and covers the entire area of Lisbon downtown.
Baixa, in the heart of the Portuguese capital, is also known as “Baixa Pombalina” because it was rebuilt after the destruction caused by the terrible earthquake of 1755, by order of the Marquis of Pombal (Marquês de Pombal). This is the most cosmopolitan neighborhood in the city, where tradition blends in with the boldness of modernity, an area full of commerce and emblematic buildings and with great cultural diversity.
- Santa Justa Lift
- Rossio Square
- Dona Maria II National Theatre
- Carmo Church and Covnent
- Camões Square and S. Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint
- Príncipe Real Garden
- Amália Rodrigues House Museum and the Cais do Sodré
LISBON BELÉM TOUR – GREEN ROUTE
This journey along the river till the monumentality of Belém lasts approximately 2 hours. The area of Belém is famous for being linked to the Discoveries history, honoring the stoic navigators of all times, brave Portuguese men. For centuries Portugal was one of the biggest nations in the world and this neighborhood will always be remembered and praised as the seaport of the Golden Era.
- National Museum of Ancient Art
- Fundação Oriente
- Cordoaria Nacional
- Jerónimos Monastery
- Champalimaud Foundation
- Belém Tower
- Monument to the Discoveries
- Electricity Museum
- Comércio Square
*This tour’s length may vary due to circumstances such as departure time and location, traffic, and your itinerary.
*If you do take additional rental time, this will be charged in 15-minute increments at our retail rates. You may visit all or some of the tour’s highlights. If you are unsure of which tour to book, just book according to the amount of time you think you’d like to spend. We can suggest what tour options to take with the sights you want to include when you come into our shop.
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