Guided tour

Lisbon: Alfama Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Activity provider: My Lisbon Tours

Lisbon: Alfama Walking Tour

Activity provider: My Lisbon Tours

From US$ 32.55 per person

Stroll the medieval streets of Alfama to experience the oldest quarter in Lisbon, known for its maze of alleyways. Learn more about the culture of this community and their passion for Fado music.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the oldest quarter of Lisbon
  • Visit the Sé cathedral and Church of Saint Vincent
  • Get the best views from the Graça and Nossa Senhora do Monte viewpoints
  • Learn the history of the neighborhood and hear about life today
Full description
Explore the medieval quarter of Alfama, famous for its Fado culture and narrow streets, on a 3-hour walking tour. Get panoramic views from the Miradouro da Graça before entering the heart of the Alfama district. Listen to detailed information about the history of the neighborhood and the social issues that the community faces today. Discuss a wide variety of topics, including current events in Portugal and the rich culinary traditions. Take the tour on a Tuesday or Saturday and get the chance to visit the Feira da Ladra flee market. Avail of the services of a certified local guide whose mission is to promote the culture and heritage of Portugal and give recommendations about things to do and see. Learn how to negotiate the public transportation system or chat about any subjects according to your needs. 
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Meals and drinks
  • Museum entrance fees
  • Hotel drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Date

Meeting point

Meet by the entrance to the church in the Miradouro Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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A tour in the heart of the oldest district of the city, recommended above all for those who want to know less touristy and more identifying aspects of the city. Andriy, our guide, was great. A tour in the heart of the oldest area of the city, suggested most of all for who wants to know something less turistic and more connected with the soul of the city. Andriy, our guide, was very good.

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June 4, 2022

Great tour

July 16, 2018

Rui went at a great pace for everyone and was very informative.

Ruu was really accomodating and took the tour at a good pace for everyone. He was really informative and super friendly. Definitely recommend this tour.

August 29, 2017

Product ID: 106885