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  • Lisbon Highlights: Private 7-Hour Tour

    1. Lisbon Highlights: Private 7-Hour Tour

    Discover the most beautiful sights in Lisbon on this private tour. Your personal, officially certified tour guide/driver will give you comprehensive insight into the city, and will take your interests into account to customize the tour for you. For example, you can explore Lisbon's picturesque neighborhoods on a one-of-a-kind panoramic tour to the 25th of April Bridge. From a height of over 100 meters, you can admire a breathtaking view of Lisbon and the Christ the King Statue, which, at 28.5 meters high, is the largest concrete statue in Europe. You can also climb to the top of said statue, where you can take in an incredible view of the city and the river. Admire the magnificent Hieronymite Monastery, one of the most important and impressive examples of Manueline style, a Portuguese variation on late Gothic. You can also discover the unique Belém Tower and the one-of-a-kind Monument ...

    Amazing detail, helpful historical perspective, rich appreciation of historical context for all that we did and saw. Not just pastry, but the story of why this patisserie is so important. Not just fado but what gasp symnolises. So much in so short a time. Thank you Paolo for your welcome to Portugal and your deep knowledge base. Immensely helpful and enriching. Muito prezer, obrigada

  • Private Full-Day Tour of Sintra, Cascais, and Lisbon

    2. Private Full-Day Tour of Sintra, Cascais, and Lisbon

    Visit Sintra National Palace, once the hunting residence of the Portuguese kings and now an important cultural heritage site. This tour takes you along to Cabo de Roca, the westernmost point of mainland Europe, where you will have the opportunity to take some photos before continuing on to Cascais and Estoril, Lisbon's trendy seaside resorts. On this panoramic tour you will explore some of the picturesque districts of Lisbon, such as Baixa, the city's downtown. You will also visit Rossio Square and drive from there to Comércio Square. Visit the Hieronymites Monastery - see the church and take the opportunity to get a closer look at the cloister. You will then visit Belém Tower, Lisbon's famous landmark located on the Tagus River. There, you can see a copy of the airplane that the Portuguese pilots Gago Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral rode in for the first aerial crossing of the South Atla...

  • Lisbon: Private 6-Hour Sightseeing Tour

    3. Lisbon: Private 6-Hour Sightseeing Tour

    On this tour you will visit one of the highlights of Lisbon and the symbol of the city – the Belém Tower. Enjoy a visit to this UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the River Tagus. You will also have the opportunity to admire a model of the famous aircraft that completed the first aerial crossing of the South Atlantic in 1922 with 2 Portuguese pilots, Gago Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral. With a 15-minute photo stop you will have enough time to take memorable snapshots. See the Monument to the Discoveries, which was built 60 meters high with 30 oversized statues in honor of Portuguese sailors as well as a world map and the marble Compass Rose, a gift from the Republic of South Africa in 1960. Stroll across Praça do Império to the Jerónimos Monastery, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a visit to the church you can take in the scent of the famous Pastéis de Belém ...

  • Shore Excursion: Lisbon and Fátima

    4. Shore Excursion: Lisbon and Fátima

    Get all the highlights of beautiful Lisbon on this shore excursion. This 6-hour cruise will take you first to Fátima to visit the sanctuary. This is one of the most important Christian sites in the world and has 5 million visitors per year. Explore the Sanctuary and make sure you see the Apparitions Chapel, the Basilica, the Holy Trinidad Church, Candles Wall, and Holy Water. There will be enough time to attend a Mass if you choose, and visit several of the souvenir shops. The tour returns to Lisbon where you can begin your exploration of the city. Starting at the Avenue of Liberdade, and the Baixa district, we will stop at Sé Cathedral and go to the lookout of Graca for the wonderful views. Continuing on, we will stop by the Monastery of Saint Vincente, the National Pantheon, and the Chiado and Estrela main streets. Our in-depth exploration of Lisbon takes you past all its most beautif...

  • Lisbon and Sintra Private Full-Day Shore Excursion

    5. Lisbon and Sintra Private Full-Day Shore Excursion

    Skip the big group shore excursions when your ship docks in Lisbon and enjoy a private tour of the city, along with the artistic town of Sintra, the Estoril coast, and the traditional fishing village of Cascais. Start with the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra, a fairytale town of fantastic architecture. Wander the narrow streets to discover the summer retreats of the kings of Portugal and Moorish lords. Marvel at the romantic Moors Castle, and the Royal Palace built on the site of a Moorish Alcazar. Head to the top of the hill to the extravagant 19th-century palace of King Ferdinand. Known for its rare Romanticist architectural styles and colors, the Pena Palace commands stunning views of the “Sacred Mountains” of the Serra. Next, take a relaxing drive along the Estoril Coast, and visit the historical center of Cascais, where fishing traditions are still maintained. Continue to the...

  • Lisbon: Private 4-Hour Tour

    6. Lisbon: Private 4-Hour Tour

    This 4-hour tour takes you on a discovery of Lisbon, a city that boasts old world charm and modern wonders. Explore the historical district and its monuments, and delve deeper into the heart of this bustling city. The tour starts in Alfama, the oldest district in the city, which still has cobblestone streets. Here you’ll see old shopkeepers lean out of their windows and enjoy the fresh sea air. You’ll then head to Rossio Square, the historical center of Lisbon. See the fascinating Jerónimos Monastery and admire the extravagant Manueline architectural style that has defined the city. Explore the district of Santa Maria de Belém and see the Belém Tower, a monument to great sailors. Along the way you’ll learn more about the history of Lisbon from its rise to prosperity in the 15th and 16th centuries. Listen to stories about great explorers that conquered the coasts, and discover how the ...

  • Full-Day Private Tour: Lisbon, Sintra & Cascais

    7. Full-Day Private Tour: Lisbon, Sintra & Cascais

    Discover Lisbon on this extensive tour. Begin in the morning at the Avenida da Liberdade and visit the Baixa neighborhood. Along the way, stop to admire the cathedral or enjoy the incredible view from Graça, then pass the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora and the Pantheon to the streets of Chiado and Estrela. See the sights of Belém such as the Jéronimos Monastery, the Belém Tower and the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, and taste the most famous sweets from Portugal, the pastel de nata, before taking time for lunch. After lunch, head to Sintra and enjoy time to discover the historic city center or take the opportunity to visit the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Then go further to Cascais, past the incredible Boca do Inferno rock formation, and enjoy the opportunity to walk on the beach or wander the wonderful city center.

  • Lisbon: Go Tejo 3-Hour Electric Bike Tour

    8. Lisbon: Go Tejo 3-Hour Electric Bike Tour

    Explore Lisbon on a unique 3-hour tour with an electric bike. The city may seem small at first glance, but you'll soon realize that using a bike will maximize your time and the ground you cover. Ride along the waterfront, seeing many of the sites the city has to offer. Your guide will lead the way, pointing out places of importance and explaining their cultural and historical significance. Visit some of the main city squares, including Praça do Comércio and Praça do Império. At the latter, stop off to visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of late-Gothic Jerónimos Monastery and the nearby Belém Tower, designed in the Portuguese Manueline style. You'll also learn about the exploration of the Portuguese when you visit the imposing Monument to the Discoveries. Find out about the artistic tradition in Lisbon when you pass by the Belém Cultural Center. Then see Cais do Sodré, a train statio...

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Half-day sightseeing tour of Lisbon by coach

Cordial and entertaining guide, provides information on the different places that are visited. Adequate transportation. Recommended tour to visit the most emblematic places of Lisbon in a single tour if you have little time or if you do not have your own transport. Very beautiful landscapes. You visit the carriage museum (entrance included) and enter the free part of the Jeronimos Monastery with accompaniment and live commentary through audio guide. Infallible: try the Bethlehem cakes !!!

With the consideration of my nationality, the young male explains the historical buildings, shops, and navy museum, etc. It was my pleasure to go thorough the historical facts between our two countries. He supported me under various situations.He was good and know well about various things. He frankly answered to my many questions.

Fast morning

We took the tour with a guide who had a very good grasp of the history of each place we visited, which was well worth it. They managed the time well and the tour was very fruitful. The places visited were well chosen and gave us the opportunity to choose where to return later. I recommend.

As seniors, this tour offered just enough walking with most of what we wanted to see of LISBON CITY CENTER and comfort of an enclosed bus because the weather in November was quite wet.

I can highly recommend Rui and his tours. He knows his stuff, the organisation is without flaws and he is one of the friendliest and polite guys I ever met.