See the main sights of Lisbon on a 4-hour sightseeing tour of the city’s historic neighborhoods, such as Baixa and Belém. Enjoy panoramic views from the lookout in Graça, and end the day with a tasting of the traditional pastries of Portugal.
What to Expect
Get a perfect introduction to the main attractions of Lisbon on a half-day sightseeing tour of the city center.
Following a pick-up from your hotel (available for hotels in central Lisbon or Avenida da Liberdade only), head down elegant Avenida da Liberdade, an extension of the 18th-century garden promenade of Passeio Publico. Stop at the Sé Cathedral to admire the oldest church in Lisbon. Go to the viewpoint of Graça for views of the city and Tejo River.
Continue to the mannerist Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, home to the royal pantheon of the Braganza monarchs. Discover the birthplace of fado music in Alfama. Then, go to Praça do Comércio, completely remodeled after the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake.
Learn about the “Age of Discoveries” in Belém, and stand in the shadows of the Portuguese explorers who embarked on their voyages of discovery around the world. See the magnificent Monastery of Jerónimos and Belém Tower, as well as the Monument to the Discoveries. Along the way, sample a traditional pastéis de belem (custard tart).
Head back to the city center to see the white dome of the Basílica of Estrela. Travel through the Bairro Alto and Chiado districts, 2 of Lisbon’s most characterful neighborhoods. Then, park in Baixa for a short walk around Lisbon’s most beautiful squares; Praça do Rossio, Praça da Figueira, and Praça dos Restauradores.
Stop to taste some authentic Vinho Verde (green wine) and a codfish cake, followed by a glass of port.
- Pastel de Belém (custard tart) tasting
- Green wine and codfish cake tasting
- Porto wine and cheese with marmalade tasting