Guided tour

Lisbon: Live Fado & Alfama Tour with Traditional Dinner

Activity provider: Lisbon Destination Tours

Lisbon: Live Fado & Alfama Tour with Traditional Dinner

Activity provider: Lisbon Destination Tours
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From US$ 46.91 per person

Hear traditional Fado music on a walking tour of Lisbon's Alfama district where the genre was born. Experience the charm of the capital's oldest neighborhood after dinner. Then, go to a Fado house and get lost in the mournful mood of the music.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Listen to traditional Fado music at an atmospheric Fado house
  • Enjoy a Portuguese dinner
  • Explore Lisbon's oldest neighborhood on a walking tour of Alfama
Full description

Explore Lisbon's Alfama district, local cuisine, and the UNESCO-listed musical genre of Fado on this guided walking tour. Savor a traditional Portuguese dinner in the Alfama area, walk through the winding cobblestone streets of Mouraria, then head to a Fado house to attend a concert.

Start your Fado tour of Lisbon with a typical dinner in the Alfama district. Find out about the local habits and cuisine in the city's oldest district, where fado was born in the early 19th century. Then, wander down the alleys of the old part of town on a walking tour through Mouraria and Alfama (1 hour approximately).

End at a traditional Fado house and listen to the mournful melodies of Fado, a quintessentially Portuguese genre produced by a Portuguese guitar and characterized by heartfelt lyrics.

Lose yourself in the atmosphere and mood of the music. Fado was inscribed by UNESCO on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in November 2011.

  • Typical dinner
  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Food tasting
  • Fado concert
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    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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    Meeting point

    Meet at the reception of Lisbon Destination Hostel, Rossio Train Station. Inside the station, go to the 2nd floor. The hostel is in front of the train ticket office.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • There is a considerable amount of walking is involved on this tour and it is not recommended for those with reduced mobility
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    4.4 /5

    based on 285 reviews

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    It was a good experience rodrigo was really good in handling all the situations happening trough the night... We enjoyed our evening and learned something new about this amazing culture... If we could control the weather that's the only thing we would change. Thanks a lot to Rodrigo very patient and professional.

    March 20, 2022

    A big thank you to Rodriguo for this night course, a wonderful discovery of Moureria and Alfama (sometimes accompanied by a little French translation). Dinner and Fado in the middle of the terrace installed on a square in the really typical Top street, a very beautiful and good evening. Patricia & Claude (France)

    February 17, 2022

    The tour was great! Rodrigo did an excellent job sharing the history as we walked and stopped to listen to the stories. There were some beautiful views of the city at night. We ended at dinner with alternating Fado singers, who both sang beautifully. The meal was really nice. A tour, scenic views, dinner and singing for this price seems like a great value to me. Thank you, Rodrigo for a great evening!

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    January 16, 2022

    Product ID: 66651