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Lisbon: From East to West Private Tour by Tukxi

1. Lisbon: From East to West Private Tour by Tukxi

Explore Lisbon from East to West in a Tukxi, a small vehicle that's a mix between a tuk-tuk and a 3-wheeled scooter. This private tour combines a visit to 3 historical neighborhoods with an exploration of Belem (optional), one of the most popular districts in the city. Your tour starts in the Old Town, where you’ll travel back in time and fall in love with the colorful neighborhoods of Alfama, Mouraria, and Graça. Stop along the way to discover all that Lisbon has to offer, which is made especially easy by the Tukxis.   As an extra you can chose to add an extra hour to your tour an follow your guide over to the west of the city along the glittering river Tejo to arrive at Belem, where many of the great Portuguese explorers embarked on their voyages.  Here, you can admire Belem Tower, the Jeronimos Monastery, and the Monument to the Discoveries, 3 of the most astonishing buildings in Portugal. If there’s time, end your tour with a visit to the world-famous Pasteis de Belém and try some of their delicious custard tarts.

Lisbon: Tagus River Sunset Tour with Snacks and Drinks

2. Lisbon: Tagus River Sunset Tour with Snacks and Drinks

Embark on a sunset cruise aboard the Príncipe da Beira in Lisbon. Admire the city highlights as you sail along the Tagus river. Sip on red or white wine, beer, water, or soft drinks. Try pastel de nata, butter, jams, olives, and dried fruit. Meet at the activity provider's office and board the boat. Set off along the banks of the Tagus river. See the colorful historic buildings in the Mouraria quarter. Capture pictures of the 16th-century Tower of Belém fortification.  View the 25th of April red suspension bridge that connects the city with Almada. Relax on a comfortable ship while watching the reflection of the sunset on the water. Return to your starting point at the end of your cruise. 

Lisbon: 4-Hour Private Guided Tuk-Tuk Tour

3. Lisbon: 4-Hour Private Guided Tuk-Tuk Tour

This is a sightseeing tour that includes everything you must see in Lisbon. It will give you a complete overview of the most important landmarks of the city. In this 4-hour ride, you will be able to experience the old districts, visit monuments full of history and see breathtaking views. Graça, Alfama, Bairro Alto, Chiado, and Belem are must-see neighborhoods of the Portuguese capital and can be explored in a relaxed and comfortable way on board of an electric tuk-tuk. And as flavors are also a great way to know a city - enjoy our offer of a traditional liquor at one of the stops. The tuk-tuk is a very versatile way to move around the hills of Lisbon, as it gets access to sites where touristic buses are not allowed, considering the geography of the city. You can also count on the live explanation of your professional storytellers. Be prepared for a fun adventure but also for lots of history and contemporary culture.

Lisbon Half-Day Private Tour

4. Lisbon Half-Day Private Tour

During your Lisbonhalf-day tour visit all the main sites and monuments of the Belém area, including Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, and Discoveries Monument. Enjoy some free time to visit the famous pastry shop “Pastéis de Belém” and taste its delicious pastry. Explore the Lisbon Castle, Lisbon Cathedral and the surrounding traditional neighborhood of Alfama. Marvel at the biggest park of Lisbon, Edward the VII Park and see the most beautiful squares and avenues, like the Restauradores, Rossio and Avenida da Liberdade. Cross the 25th April Bridge, and visit the King Christ Statue on the opposite side of the Tejo River. Do all of this with a very knowledgeable, experienced, and fun driver, in a magnificent Mercedes vehicle

Lisbon: City Highlights Minivan Tour

5. Lisbon: City Highlights Minivan Tour

Take a chance to know Marquês de Pombal Square and head towards Baixa area, the downtown of Lisbon. Allow yourself to be droven through the typical and curvy streets of Alfama's neighbourhood. Along the way, get to know the Cathedral of the city, St. Anthony's Church, not forgetting to stop at the various viewpoints that Lisbon has to offer, from where ones may contemplate superb views over the city of the seven hills. Walk through the alleyways where Fado was born, to see how modern life has moved through the narrow stone streets and the old picturesque houses.  After taking the chance to have lunch, head down to Parque das Nações, on the riverside, where Expo '98 took place, and allow yourself to admire the bold and modern architecture. Following the river, drive by the water, to Belém while seeing several monuments and parks dedicated to the Portuguese Maritime Expansion. Visit the magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, home to the best Manueline architecture monument of the 16th century. Get to know the Monument to the Discoveries, and the 16th century building, Tower of Belém. Take the chance to taste the most typical Portuguese sweets, in the factory of Pastéis de Bélem. Enjoy this fabulous treat, which attracts millions of visitors every year. Your guide will accompany you along the way, sharing stories and curiosities about the places visited.

Lisbon: 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

6. Lisbon: 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

Admire Lisbon's historical center on a boat cruise from the city center to Belém. Experience the most relaxing way to sightsee in Lisbon for 1 hour, free of traffic noise and congestion, and providing unmissable photo opportunities.  Get incredible views of the city’s famous landmarks from the water vantage points, including the Terreiro do Paço, an impressive 18th century building, the Cristo Rei Sanctuary, the 25th April Bridge, and the strikingly modern MAAT building. Easily listen to fascinating information about the city's history and each landmark you sail past through the available guide app. Glide onward to Princesa Pier, where you will dock at the end of your cruise. From here, hop off the boat to explore the exciting Belém neighborhood, and try a traditional pastel de Belém.

Lisbon: Discovering Belém Tuk Tuk Tour

7. Lisbon: Discovering Belém Tuk Tuk Tour

Travel along the Tagus River in Belém for a 2-hour tour of Lisbon’s historic district by tuk tuk. Marvel at the grandeur of the Jerónimos Monastery and its beautiful church. Admire the Belém Tower, built on the spot where the Portuguese caravels departed in 1500 on a voyage that led to the discovery of Brazil. See the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, which is the monument dedicated to the main figures who played a major role in the Portuguese discoveries. Before leaving Belém you’ll have the opportunity to savor one or more of its famous custard tarts – the Pastéis de Belém.

Small Group Walking Tour of Belém

8. Small Group Walking Tour of Belém

Set off on an education experience of exploration with this 3 hour walking tour of Belem. Receive detailed information from your guide on Portugal’s role as a seafaring nation on the forefront of discovery, plus a wide variety of topics ranging from current events in Portugal to rich culinary traditions and much more. See the main monuments in the area, like the Monument of the Discoveries, the Jerónimos Monastery, and the Tower of Belém. You will have the opportunity to visit the cloisters of the Jerónimos Monastery and receive a guided tour from your guide.  This tour is conducted by a certified local guide whose mission is to inform travelers on what they need to know to enhance their stay in Lisbon, and to promote Portugal's culture and heritage. From recommendations of things to do in the city, to insider advice on public transportation to other areas you would want to visit on your stay, feel free to ask your guide anything. A coffee or ice cream break halfway through the tour is also included. The maximum number of participants is 8 people. This way a personal and engaging experience is guaranteed.

Lisbon: Belem Neighborhood Walking Tour

9. Lisbon: Belem Neighborhood Walking Tour

Begin your tour at the iconic Cafe Pasteis de Belem to taste and talk about the famous egg tarts that were created before the 18th century by Catholic monks at the Jerónimos Monastery. Understand why Belem has a close connection to the early explorers, as you hear about Vasco da Gama's last night spent here before his epic voyage to India. You will then visit the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, an extravagant monastery that was funded by the 5% tax levied on spices that flowed into Portugal. Originally designed as a modest monastery complex, the excessive construction extended by 50 years, to create one of the most ornate religious buildings of Portugal. Observe the historically important Discoveries Monument in Belem. One of the most iconic monuments of Lisbon, it was constructed to promote national self-confidence, while honoring the great Portuguese explorers. Wander by the delightful Torre de Belem that once stood in the center of the Tejo Estuary, to guard the city from sea bound attack, and today the little fort has become the emblem of Lisbon. For such a trivial defensive fortification, the Torre de Belem was constructed with elaborate craftsmanship and is adorned with beautiful carved stonework. Belem is full of charming cafés and restaurants, many of which offer outdoor terrace seating. Your guide can point out good spots for you to enjoy lunch when the tour ends.

Lisbon: Half-Day Night Group Tour w/ Fado Dinner Show

10. Lisbon: Half-Day Night Group Tour w/ Fado Dinner Show

Following a pick-up from your hotel in Lisbon, start this panoramic tour through Marques de Pombal, Main Avenue of Lisbon, Restauradores, Rossio and Baixa Pombalina and stopping in Belem to taste the famous Pastel de Belem also known as Pastel de bata or pastry with cinnamon. Afterwards, you’ll stop at the main monuments in Belém such as the Monastery of Jeronimos and Belem Tower. Around 20:30, have dinner and see the Fado show in one of the most typical restaurants of Lisbon in Alfama neighborhood. Here, you will taste real Portuguese gastronomy. Fado, is a Portuguese variety of urban romance. This is a story or just a feeling and expresses a state of mind. Fado is one of the most characteristic elements of the Portuguese and foremost, Lisbon culture. Fado was inscribed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage lists. After the show before heading to your hotel, visit the best viewing point at Our Lady of the Mount to admire one of the best 360 panoramic views of Lisbon by night. The driver will take you through Lisbon’s historic city center on a panoramic sightseeing tour. Drive past many of Lisbon’s most historic sights magically lit for the night. The driver can stop at your request for photo opportunities and will drop you back-off.

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What people are saying about Belem Tower

Andriy was an excellent tour guide who helped us truly understand the history of Belem and Portugal. He was very personable, he answered questions about local life, and he knew all of the neat details about the exhibits in the tour and more. We had a great time and can highly recommend Andriy’s tour.

Lisbon is a very interesting city. Our guide drove us by taxi and explained the history and sights in detail and in depth. Since we are not good on foot, this was a successful solution.

Luciano provided a well paced and very informative fun. Nice combination of history and local interest. would highly recommend as an inductory tour to Lisbon

Great tour with a great guide Miquel. Lots of photo opportunities and great viewpoints. The 4h private tour is highly recommended.

Great job totally enjoyed the experience. We had an amazing time and fun way to explore the city.