Guided tour

Lisbon: Age of Discoveries Belém Segway Tour

Lisbon: Age of Discoveries Belém Segway Tour

From US$ 34.90 per person

Discover an essential area in Portuguese history: Belém, a neighborhood in Lisbon full of UNESCO World Heritage monuments. Explore this neighborhood by Segway with your experienced guide to see its monuments, museums, and finally, its world-famous pastry.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the Belém Tower, whose architecture was influenced by Portugal's explorations
  • Eat the best custard tart in Portugal, made from a secret recipe
  • See the Discoveries Monument, located where Vasco de Gama set sail in the 15th century
Full description
Ride a futuristic Segway through Belém, the historic district of the Age of Discovery. After a short practice session to get you comfortable on your Segway, you’ll head off with your guide to explore the neighborhood for 1.5 hours. It was from this waterfront that Vasco de Gama and other explorers parted on their voyages, events celebrated today by grand monuments and museums throughout the area.   The sensational architecture of the Tower of Belém and the Jerónimos Monastery is the result of the discovery of the sea route to India, the opening of trade with Japan, and the colonization of Brazil, Africa, and Asia. These monuments are adorned with motifs of exotic lands elaborately carved in stone.   This is also Lisbon’s museum district, home to the Coaches Museum, the iconic MAAT, and the Berardo Museum. Despite all these attractions, it’s a pastry shop that receives the most visitors. At Antiga Confeitaria de Belém, devour one (or several) of Lisbon’s famous custard tartes that originated here, and are unlike any others found in the country.
Includes
  • Segway
  • Helmet
  • Custard tart (pastel de nata)
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 8 years
    • Pregnant women
    • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)
    • People under 99 lbs (45 kg)
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    The exactly meeting point is behind the "Espaço Espelho d'Agua" and close to the river

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    •  The Segway supports a minimum weight of 45 kg and a maximum of 120 kg
    •  Participants must have a minimum height of 1.35 meters
    •  The use of a helmet is mandatory
    •  Participants must use their Segways in a responsible and civil way, following the traffic rules and your guides’ instructions
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