Guided tour

Lisbon: St George's Castle Skip-the-Line Tour

4.8 / 5

9 reviews

Activity provider: My Lisbon Tours

Lisbon: St George's Castle Skip-the-Line Tour

Activity provider: My Lisbon Tours

From US$ 29.48 per person

Avoid the line and enjoy an insightful guided trip through medieval history at the iconic St George's Castle. Visit the Cathedral and the Portas do Sol viewpoint for an amazing view of the city.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Amaze yourself with the stunning architecture and city views
  • Make the most of your time by skipping the ticket line
  • Receive a guided tour of the historic St George's Castle
  • Visit Lisbon's Cathedral and the Church of Saint Anthony
  • Take in the views of Alfama from the Portas do Sol viewpoint
Full description

Skip the ticket line and explore one of Lisbon’s main attractions, Saint George's Castle. This ancient building saw many civilizations come and go and is a testament to Lisbon’s origins. Admire the imposing towers and battlements, as well as the breathtaking views of Lisbon and the Tagus River that are not to be missed. To start off your journey, you'll meet your guide and learn about the history of the castle, with special emphasis on the siege of Lisbon of 1147, plus a wide variety of topics ranging from current events in Portugal to rich culinary traditions. Have a thorough tour of the castle before moving on to other surrounding attractions, such as Lisbon’s Cathedral, the Church of Saint Anthony, and the Portas do Sol viewpoint, where you can overlook Alfama and admire one of the most stunning views of Lisbon.

For a detailed and visually stimulating exploration of Lisbon’s long history, your tour will also include a visit to the castle’s archaeological museum, an outstanding historical archive of this era.

  • Skip-the-line service
  • Tour guide
  • St George's Castle entry ticket
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with low level of fitness
  • People over 95 years

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Meeting point

Meet your guide by the statue in front of the Church of Saint Anthony of Lisbon.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

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Awesome tour of the charming historic district of Lisbon with so many sights along the way including churches and of course the castle. Our tour guide Rui was extremely personable and knowledgeable and I give him all the credit for making it such a memorable tour. Favorite tour I’ve done yet!

September 30, 2022

The tour was very good, our tour guide was able to show us so much and it was a lot of fun.

September 15, 2022

September 7, 2022

Product ID: 415766