Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara

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  • Lisbon Essential Tour: History, Stories & Lifestyle

    1. Lisbon Essential Tour: History, Stories & Lifestyle

    Discover one of Europe's most captivating and picturesque capitals, built on a series of hills and offering panoramic views from countless spots. You’ll explore the city for 3 hours with a knowledgeable local guide who will make sure that you have an interesting and fun experience. Your tour begins in the 5-centuries-old Bairro Alto, where you’ll learn about the evolution of the city. After the earthquake of 1755 this space attracted families from the Baixa and Bairro districts, who began the process of renewal. Pass through the garden of São Pedro de Alcântara and enjoy stunning views of the Baixa and the south bank of the Tagus River. Visit the church and museum of San Roque, built by the Jesuits. San Roque was one of the first Jesuit churches in Portugal and in fact, one of the first worldwide. The church has an austere façade, but an interior that features gilding, tiles, and pain...

    Excellent tour. Learned about the history of the different parts. The guide is really knowledgeable about the city's history.

  • Lisbon by Tuk-Tuk: 2 Hour Guided Tour

    2. Lisbon by Tuk-Tuk: 2 Hour Guided Tour

    Explore the best that Lisbon has to offer on this private 2 hour electric tuk-tuk tour. Tuk-tuks are the perfect solution for touring the narrow streets of Lisbon and can accommodate up to 6 people. Discover the romance of the city as you visit the neighborhoods of Alfama, Graca and Mouraria.  Additionally, unveil the contemporary sides of the city with a visit to Chiado, Bairro Alto, Principe Real and Estrela. Let your guide share local history and stories of Lisbon throughout the tour. Lisbon is a city of seven hills, so you will break next to the best panoramas to capture the most gorgeous views. On this tour you will taste the famed local aperitif: ginginhai, a cherry liquor, while in the neighborhood of Alfama, an opportunity not be missed. Enter the Baixa district and learn how the city was rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake. Explore cosmopolitan Chiado and pass its desig...

    Absolutely amazing!!!! No other words. Ana was the best guide as she talked the trip through with us at the start. It was simple amazing as was Ana, highly recommend as you won't be disappointed. We'll done Ana

  • Lisbon Highlights and Hidden Gems with a Local Guide

    3. Lisbon Highlights and Hidden Gems with a Local Guide

    Enjoy stunning views from the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint and learn how Lisbon has changed over the centuries, especially after the devastating 1755 earthquake. Get to know the historical Bairro Alto and Alfama neighborhoods. Pass the ruins of the Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and admire the golden chapel of the Igreja de São Roque before visiting the Santa Justa elevator. Sample a glass of the local sour cherry liquor at the city's oldest ginjinha bar, and then visit the monumental Igreja de São Domingos. Continue along Rua Augusta to discover the remains of a secret Roman amphitheater. Get more amazing views from the Portas do Sol viewpoint, and taste the local produce at a small family business, including cheese and chorizo paired with a glass of white or red wine. Admire the imposing façade of Lisbon Cathedral before ending on Praça do Comércio to look at s...

    The tour David gave us was amazing! We saw so much of Lisbon in just a few hours and got so much out of this tour. Would highly recommend!

  • Lisbon: City Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour

    4. Lisbon: City Sightseeing Half-Day Private Tuk Tuk Tour

    The tour begins with pickup from your Lisbon hotel in an eco-friendly tuk tuk that fits up to 6 people. Hop onboard and head off into this charming and colorful city for an epic four hour sightseeing adventure. Tuk tuks are the perfect mode of transport for exploring the city’s narrow streets, allowing you to access places you might have otherwise missed. Ride through some of Lisbon’s most emblematic districts, from Alfama to Mouraria, the Old Town to Chiado, the charming Belem, and the bohemian Bairro Alto. Along the way, soak up the differences between each of the districts and get a sense of local life and culture. Highlights of the tour include the Monastery of Jerónimos and the Belém Tower. There’s also time to enjoy a traditional Pasteis de Belém, the famous custard tart of which only the monks know the recipe. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding a...

  • Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Private Tuk-Tuk City Tour

    5. Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Private Tuk-Tuk City Tour

    Lisbon is one of the oldest capitals in Europe, full of history and culture. Its location next to the Tejo river, seduces anyone and makes it a very romantic city.  On this tour you'll have the opportunity to feel the true soul of Lisbon, and visit neighborhoods like, Alfama, Graça and Mouraria.  Tuk-Tuks are the perfect solution for touring the narrow streets of Lisbon, and are also fun and eco-friendly. Lisbon is called the city of 7 hills, so you'll have the opportunity to take a break along the best viewpoints, to contemplate the best views of the city. In the midst of all this, there will still be time to drink the famous liqueur "ginginha" in the neighborhood of Alfama. During the whole tour you will be accompanied by your experienced guides who will explain everything about the city. An unforgettable experience!

    Thank you for a job well done. You got us energized to enjoy the sights and sounds of Lisbon during the festive Christmas Season. You love Lisboa, know it’s history well, and articulate your knowledge well.

  • Lisbon: Private Guided Tour of Historical Center by Tuk Tuk

    6. Lisbon: Private Guided Tour of Historical Center by Tuk Tuk

    This tuk tuk tour is a new way of seeing and experiencing the life of Lisbon, riding in an eco-friendly, 100 per cent electric vehicle. A professional trained in the area of leisure and tourism and with in-depth knowledge of the history, culture, art, and architecture of Lisbon will take you on a 2.5-hour tour that’s priced for up to 3 passengers. The City of Hills Tour takes you to the city's most iconic sites, and you can customize the itinerary to your interests. Some of the many possibilities include: • Praça do Comércio • Praça do Município • Chiado • Teatro São Carlos • Teatro São Luiz • Largo de Camões • Igreja de São Roque • Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara • Elevador da Glória • Jardim do Príncipe Real • Largo do Rato • Rua de São Bento (Casa Museu Amália Rodrigues) or Basílica da Estrela (Calçada da Estrela) • Assembleia da República • Poço dos Negros • Calçada do Combro •...

    Our guide Bruno was great. It was the right amount of history and entertainment for us. We had opportunities along the way to get a snack and drink. The only bummer was that the rolled up plastic cover on the Tuk Tuk is right in your view and you either have to look up through the plastic window or bend down to look out under the cover. On the positive side, we were protected from the sun.

  • Lisbon Flavours Tuk-Tuk Tour

    7. Lisbon Flavours Tuk-Tuk Tour

    Explore the culinary secrets of Lisbon on a private tour by electric tuk-tuk. Travel through historic neighborhoods to savor the traditional flavors of Portugal and learn the history of the city along the way. Travel the narrow streets with ease and stop to sample delicious food and drinks, served by the locals in typical shops, markets, taverns and viewpoints. Venture into the pretty neighborhoods of Alfama and Baixa and hear how the city was rebuilt after the devastating earthquake of 1755.

  • Lisbon: Bairro Alto and Bica City Discovery Game

    8. Lisbon: Bairro Alto and Bica City Discovery Game

    Enjoy an interactive city discovery experience that will take you across the Bairro Alto and Bica neighborhoods as you follow a trail of riddles. Use the app on your mobile phone to navigate the city, riddle to riddle, learning about the history of the places you visit as you go. Start at the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcantara, a landscaped terrace with a beautiful fountain and panoramic views of the city. Solve a total of 17 riddles that will take you from one location to the next. Each riddle is made up of cryptic directions and a question. Take as many chances to answer the riddle as you like, but if you’re stuck, you can ask for a hint or skip a riddle.  Discover spots in Lisbon that most locals don’t even know as well as the city's most popular sights from a different angle. This edition introduces you to the hidden gems of the Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do Sodre neighborhoods. S...

  • Lisbon Private Food Tour: 10 Tastings

    9. Lisbon Private Food Tour: 10 Tastings

    Start your food tour with spectacular views of Lisbon from the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara. Then, pass the city's oldest ginjinha liquor store and learn the story of this typical Portuguese drink. Enjoy a pasteis de nata (egg tart) on a terrace in the Alfama district. Try some moelas (gizzards), local cheese and a pastel de bacalhau (codfish cake), along with tasty dishes such as bifana (pork cutlets sandwich) and marinated sardines. Sip a traditional drink made from sour cherries and see some of the city's most beautiful sights along the way.

    The tour was great! We tasted original portuguese food, which was delicisous, and the same time got a lot of information about the areas and the city! Our guide Nuno Miguel was fantastic! We can only advise you to take this tour to learn more about Lisbon and taste it through its food!

  • Lisbon: 2 or 3-Hour Historical Vintage Tuk Tuk Tour

    10. Lisbon: 2 or 3-Hour Historical Vintage Tuk Tuk Tour

    Explore some of the oldest and most characteristic neighborhoods of Lisbon by tuk tuk, including the narrow streets of the historic Bairro Alto entertainment district. Make your way up to São Jorge Castle, and meander through the old district of Alfama. Experience the cool vibe of the Graça district at the highest point in the city, and explore the main shopping area of Chiado. Stop to admire impressive monuments along the way, such as Lisbon Cathedral and Santo António Church, built on the site where Saint Anthony was born. Visit the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora to admire one of the finest examples of Mannerist architecture. Get wonderful views from the São Pedro de Alcântara lookout, and visit the Baroque church of Estrella Basilica, built on the orders of Queen Maria I to honor the birth of her son.

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What people are saying about Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara

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Hi, very recomended. Nadia is the fantastic quide. Every question was welcome. It was very good exprience, to learn a few new things about the City and the people living here for centuries. Wish her all the best. Elżbieta Dzwonnik

Excellent tour. Learned about the history of the different parts. The guide is really knowledgeable about the city's history.

Very worthwhile tour! It helped us appreciate Lisbon even more than before!

It was a very nice tour that describes very well the spirit of the city.

Fun enjoyable very informative. Highly recommend him.