Lisbon: Portuguese Petiscos Tasting Tour by E-Bike

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Lisbon: Portuguese Petiscos Tasting Tour by E-Bike

From US$ 85.21 per person

Explore the culture of the Portuguese “petiscos” by electric bike on a 3-hour tasting tour of Lisbon. Stop to taste different examples of the small bites at historic markets. Cruise along the banks of the river and Ribeira das Naus waterfront promenade.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Small group
Limited to 14 participants
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Duration 3 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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English, German, Spanish, French, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste some of the traditional "petiscos" of Portugal at historic markets
  • Explore the riverside and waterfront neighborhoods of Lisbon by electric bike
  • Go to the renovated Ribeira Market to sample food recommended by top chefs
  • Discover the Pombaline Downtown in the city center
  • Cycle the pedestrianized Nova de Carvalho
  • Visit old, renovated, and new spaces in Lisbon
Full description
Combine 2 activities in one tour on a food tasting tour of Lisbon by electric bike. Discover some of the Portuguese capital’s most enchanting areas, while exploring the food culture of the Portuguese “petiscos.” The petiscos are small portions of food that can make a full meal when served with rice or a salad. The list of petiscos is endless, but popular examples include salads of peppers, watercress, codfish, fish spawn, and pig ear; Bolhão Pato clams; Peixinhos da Horta (deep fried battered green beans); snails; shrimp stuffed patties; Pipis (chicken giblets stewed in a rich tomato, garlic and onion sauce); hot pork sandwiches; and the famous Pastéis de Bacalhau made with codfish. Meet your guide at a central location for a short briefing on how to use the bike. Then, glide off to taste ancient recipes that have been creatively adapted for more modern tastes. Go to the renovated Ribeira Market to find an abundance of traditional stalls selling fish, fruit, vegetables, and flowers. A separate area features more than 30 restaurants where you can taste petiscos recommended by highly regarded chefs. You will also discover the pedestrianized Nova de Carvalho (also known as “Pink Street”), known for its pubs and clubs, and named by the New York Times as one of Europe’s best streets. Continue to the renovated Ribeira das Naus waterfront promenade, where many of Portugal’s ships were built during the 16th century “Age of Discoveries.” Enter the Pombaline Downtown, rebuilt after the devastating earthquake of 1755, and explore wide streets full of restaurants and coffee shops, many of which have been there for centuries. Continue to the bohemian Chiado neighborhood for a 3rd petiscos tasting, before cycling through the historic Bairro Alto to experience 500 years of history and your 4th and last tasting experience.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Electric bike rental
  • 4 tastings
  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) - mask and disinfectant gel
  • Transfers to and from the meeting point
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Praça do Comércio, next to the statue of King D. José I in the middle of the plaza.

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Amazingly fun way to explore Lisbon!

This tour was the highlight of our time in Lisbon! Xavier was an exceptional tour guide, and it felt like we were hanging out with a long time friend! He took us to local spots with amazing food, including a two star Michelin chef restaurant! He gave us interesting facts about Lisbon and wonderful restaurant and attraction recommendations. We would recommend this tour to foodies looking to explore Lisbon on E-bikes!

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May 27, 2019

Bici e Lisbona...

Mezza giornata in Bici con un simpaticissimo ragazzo francese, studente dell' università di Lisbona che parlava benissimo l italiano; Siamo partiti dalla piazza del commercio percorrendo le varie zone della città e facendo ben 3 soste per mangiare, la prima in un ristorante che prima era un convento, il secondo ristorante si trova all' interno di un teatro famoso ed infine siamo andati al mercato di fronte alla stazione per andare a Belem... esperienza che rifarei sicuramente molto piacevole....

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April 2, 2018

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Bella esperienza bravissima la guida

May 8, 2018

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