The Marquess of Pombal Square: Our most recommended tours and activities

Lisbon: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1. Lisbon: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

See all of Lisbon on an excursion that gives you the freedom to plan your own itinerary with this full-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour that covers four separate routes. With regular stops all along the way, you are in complete control. Hop on and off whenever and wherever, and visit as many sights, gardens, or shopping boulevards as you like. You can also take advantage of onboard audio guides in 16 languages. Belém Line (Red Line): Stop 1 - Marquês de Pombal Square Stop 2 - Restauradores Stop 3 – Principe Real Stop 4 – São Pedro Alcântara Belveder Stop 5 – Ribeira Market (Time Out Market) Stop 6 – Ancient Art Museum Stop 7 – Pilar 7 Stop 8 – Coach Museum Stop 9 – National Ajuda Palace Stop 10 – Jeronimos Monastery Stop 11 – Belem Tower Avenue Stop 12 – Belem Tower Stop 13 – Monument to Discoveries Stop 14 – Maat Stop 15 – Doclands Stop 16 – Estrela Stop 17 - Amoreiras Stop 18 - El Corte Inglès Stop 19 - Eduard VII Park - Northside Stop 20 - Marquês of Pombal Square Oriente Line (Blue Line): Stop 1 - Marquês de Pombal Stop 2 - Duque Loulé Avenue Stop 3 - Campo Pequeno Stop 4 - Oceanarium Stop 5 - Lisbon Casino Stop 6 - Vasco da Gama Shopping Center Stop 7 - Vasco da Gama Tower Stop 8 - Oriente Station Stop 9 - Tile Museum Stop 10 - Cruise Terminal Stop 11 - Santa Apolónia Station Stop 12 - Martim Moniz Stop 13 - Restauradores Stop 14 - Marquês de Pombal Square Castle Line (Green Line): Stop 1 - Praça Marquês de Pombal Stop 2 - Duque de Loulé Avenue Stop 3 - Martim Moniz (Mundial Hotel) Stop 4 - St.George Castle Stop 5 - Portas do Sol Stop 6 – Graça Belveder Stop 7 - São Vicente de Fora Stop 8 - Campo Santa Clara/Pateão Stop 09 - Martim Moniz (Firehouse) Stop 10 - Restauradores Stop 11 - Marquês de Pombal Square Cascais Line (Orange: Lisboa - Cascais): 1 - Marquês de Pombal2 - Jerónimos3 - Carcavelos (Rua do Gurué)4 - Estoril (Posto de Turismo)5 - Cascais (Hotel Baía)6 - Guincho (Parque de Campismo Orbitur) *7 - Guincho (Rest. Porto Sta. Maria) *8 - Guincho (Forte dos Oitavos) *9 - Cascais (Boca do Inferno)10 - Cascais (Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego) Cascais Line (Yellow: Cascais - Lisboa): 1 - Cascais (Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego)2 - Cascais (Hotel Baía)3 - Estoril4 - Carcavelos (Rua do Gurué)5 - Jerónimos6 - Marquês de Pombal

Lisbon 3-in-1 Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tours

2. Lisbon 3-in-1 Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Tram Tours

Spend 48 hours enjoying Lisbon on 2 double-decker bus tours and a historical tram tour. Dive into Lisbon's main squares, avenues, and monuments with your audio guide. Get around easily with access to the city's public trams, funiculars, and entrance to the Santa Justa urban lift.  Tour the city's traditional neighborhoods such as Alfama, Mouraria, Baixa, Chiado, Estrela, and Lapa onboard a historic vintage tram. This is a unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on traditional transportation in Lisbon. Get to know some of the city’s most beautiful viewpoints and enjoy breathtaking views. Jerónimos Monastery, Belem tower and Padrão dos descobrimentos are some of the must-see sights. Hop on and off whenever and wherever you wish to at any of these stops. Belém Lisbon Hop-on Hop-off Bus 24h Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Marquês de Pombal 4. El Corte Inglés Shopping Center 5. Parque Eduardo VII (Eduardo VII Park) 6. Amoreiras Shopping 7. Basílica da Estrela 8. Pilar 7 9. Belém/ Museu dos Coches (Coach Museum) 10. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Jeronimos Monastery) 11. Torre de Belém (Belém Tower) 12. Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of the Discoveries) 13. MAAT (Museum of Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) 14. Docas Cruise Terminal 15. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 16. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Modern Lisbon Hop-on Hop-off Bus 24h Stops 1. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) 2. Restauradores (Restauradores Square) 3. Avenida da Liberdade (Liberdade Avenue) 4. Lisbon Cruise Terminal 5. Museu do Azulejo (Tile Museum) 6. Oceanário (Oceanarium, Lisbon Aquarium) 7. Vasco da Gama Shopping 8. FIL (Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Center) 9. Torre Vasco da Gama (Vasco da Gama Tower)/Hotel Myriad 10. Praça da Figueira (Figueira Square) Hills Tramcar Tour (no stops in the route) 1. Praça do Martim Moniz (Martim Moniz Square) 2. Praça do Martim Moniz (Martim Moniz Square) Points of interest that the Hills Tramcar Tour passes by but doesn’t stop: • Portas do Sol • Sé/Lisbon Cathedral • Rua da Conceição • Chiado • Camões • Estrela • Calçada do Combro • Chiado • Portas do Sol • Graça

Lisbon: Night Tour with Fado Show

3. Lisbon: Night Tour with Fado Show

Experience a new side of Lisbon in this 4-hour evening walking tour through the city’s most exciting areas and landmarks. After picking you up from your Hotel we will get started at the Praça Marquês de Pombal, one of the city’s largest and most important roundabouts, and always bustling with activity. From there we will walk along the 285-foot-wide (90 meters) Avenida Da Liberdade towards the heart of the city center, admiring impressive buildings and exclusive shops along the way. At the foot of the Avenida da Liberdade we will arrive at the Commerce Square along the Tagus River. Once the home of the Royal Palace, much of the square was destroyed in the Lisbon earthquake of 1755, and rebuilt in the following decades. The square is home to beautiful Rua Augusta Arch, as well as other pieces of impressive architecture. From there we will continue along the water to the Monument to the Discoveries, a commemoration of the Golden Age of Portuguese exploration. Our next stop will be the Belém Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before taking in views of the Lisbon Bridge and the hilltop statue of Christ, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. View of the Lisbon bridge and the monument of Cristo-Rei. Our tour will end with a meal at a typical local restaurant, as well as a live performance of Fado and other Portuguese folk music.

Lisbon: Walking Tour + Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

4. Lisbon: Walking Tour + Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Select the 24-hour pass and enjoy access to one of four bus routes – Castelo, Belém, Oriente or Cascais. You will choose your route when you arrive. Hop-on the open-top bus tour and enjoy sweeping views of picturesque Lisbon. With bus stops located outside countless tourist hotspots, you can enjoy easy access and hop-off at your leisure. For access to all four bus routes, select the 72-hour pass at checkout. Discover Lisbon’s unbeatable mix of heritage, art, culture, and food on a walking tour through Alfama, Bairro Alto, Rua Augusta, downtown, and more. Use the included app to access multiple audio-guided walking routes to see more of Lisbon after your tour. Lisbon is such a multifaceted city that there's always something more to be explored. On this guided walking tour through lively Lisbon, delve into iconic neighbourhoods and find the best places to get Lisbon's famous Portuguese custard tarts (not included). See some of Lisbon's most historic and famous sights while walking through the Alfama Quarter, then head downtown to visit some of the hippest spots in the city.

Lisbon: Private Tour full day

5. Lisbon: Private Tour full day

Get to know the city of Lisbon on a private excursion to its biggest landmarks. Learn about local history as you encounter meaningful locations, including parks, monuments, and iconic buildings. Take in panoramic views of the cityscape and the Tejo River. Get picked up at your accommodation in the city or its surrounding areas and travel aboard an air-conditioined vehicle with free WiFi. Start the visit at the emblematic Belém Tower, on the edge of the Tejo River. Pass by the Padrão dos Descobrimentos and the Jerónimos Monastery. Continue towards Almada over the 25 de Abril Bridge, toward the Cristo Rei monument. Admire one of the most breathtaking views over the city of Lisbon from the other side of the Tejo River. Return to Lisbon, heading to one of the oldest neighborhoods in the capital: Alfama. Stroll through its beautiful streets and alleys full of colorful homes. Explore a dynamic gastronomy with the chance to purchase lunch. Stop by different viewpoints, as well as several buildings that help tell the story of Portugal. Move on to the Cathedral of Lisbon and gaze at its ancient facade. Head toward the Miradouro da Nossa Senhora do Monte, overlooking the city. Contemplate the landscape before ending your tour by passing the Parque Eduardo VII, with views of the Marquês de Pombal Square and Avenida da Liberdade, all the way to the south bank of the city. Sit back on the return drive to your accommodation.

Lisboa Private Tour - Full Day Tour up to 3Pax, (8Hours)

6. Lisboa Private Tour - Full Day Tour up to 3Pax, (8Hours)

explore and experience lisbon, considered as a global city due to its importance in financial, commercial, media, artistic, educational and tourist aspects - it is one of the main economic centers of the european continent, thanks to a growing financial progress favored by the largest container port on the atlantic coast of europe and more recently by humberto delgado airport, which receives more than 20 million passengers annually - lisbon has a motorway network and a high-speed rail system (alfa pendular), which connects the main portuguese cities to the capital - in lisbon there are traces of the neolithic, eneolithic and neo-neolithic - during the neolithic, the region of lisbon was inhabited by peoples who also lived in this period in other areas of atlantic europe - these peoples built several megalithic monuments. It is still possible to find some dolmens and menhirs in the current metropolitan area - situated on the estuary of the tagus river, the excellent port of lisbon made it an ideal city to supply food to ships heading to the tin islands (now the Isles of scilly) and cornwall - the celtic people invaded the peninsula in the first millennium bc - thanks to tribal marriages with the pre-roman Iberian peoples, the number of speakers of the celtic language increased significantly in the region - the pre-roman settlement of olissipo, originating in the VIII-VII centuries bc, sat on the hill and on the slope of the castle - the pre-roman olissipo was the largest orientalizing settlement in portugal - it is estimated that its population was between 2,500 and 5,000 people - olissipo would be a good anchorage for maritime traffic and trade with the phoenicians - archaeological findings suggest that there were already trade with the phoenicians in the lisbon region in 1,200 bc, leading some historians to admit that they inhabited what is now the city center, in the southern part of the castle hill - the civilizational influences of this saloon region of extremadura is phoenician, punic and, above all, in structural terms, berber-moorish and latin-roman - the latter, exogenous, more exquisite, will dominate as a culture of power, in administrative structures and teaching, when the legacies of the roman empire are appropriated by the catholic church - lisbon was almost entirely destroyed on november 1, 1755 by a terrible earthquake. It was rebuilt according to the plans drawn up by the marquis of pombal (sebastião josé de carvalho e Melo), minister of war and foreign affairs - coming from the lower nobility, he quickly reacted to the ruins of the earthquake soon after saying it was necessary to bury the dead, take care of the living and rebuild the city - the rebuilt central part will have the name of baixa pombalina.

Lisbon: Private Tour to Lisbon and Pastéis de Belém Tasting

7. Lisbon: Private Tour to Lisbon and Pastéis de Belém Tasting

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city in Portugal. Like Rome, Lisbon is based on 7 hills. Its people, gastronomy, climate, typical neighborhoods, and the constant presence of the Tagus River are some of its more desirable attributes. You will visit the most important sights in Lisbon. Your Guide will make some stops with the vehicle inviting you to make short walking routes together, where you will stroll through the streets of some of the historic districts. We invite you to join us in this experience of History, Light, Colors, and Flavors as a Portuguese poet once wrote: “We will now invite the tourist to come with us. We will serve as cicerone and we will stroll through the capital, showing him the monuments, the gardens, the most notable buildings, the museums - everything that is in any way worthy of being seen in this wonderful Lisbon.” Fernando Pessoa, Lisbon: What the Tourist Should See • Start your Sightseeing Day at the most monumental viewpoint in Lisbon at the top of Parque Eduardo VII • Located next to the Parque Eduardo VII and in front of Liberdade Avenue, Marquês de Pombal Square is one of the most notable and historic squares in Lisbon. • Passing by Liberdade Avenue One of the main and, we can say, the most luxurious, elegant, and beautiful avenues in Lisbon • Visiting Downtown: Rossio, São Domingos Church (Free Entrance), Prata Street, Augusta Street, Commerce Square You arrived at Rossio. On a walking tour, your guide will invite you to take a stroll through the streets of the Baixa Pombalina (downtown) together. • Visit the Portas do Sol viewpoint In the historic neighborhood of Alfama, you will find the magnificent Portas do Sol viewpoint that will provide you with a fantastic view over Lisbon: observe a labyrinth of streets, lanes, alleys, and staircases until you reach the Tagus River. • Visit the Parque das Nações (EXPO'98) • After having lunch and crossing a good part of the city, your guide will take you to the Belem area. There is no doubt that you will be surprised with the monumentality of Belem, as it takes us back to the Age of the Portuguese Discoveries. It was from here that the ships departed to discover new worlds. King Dom Manuel I knew how to take advantage of the wealth obtained in this period to enrich the Portuguese architecture giving rise to the Manueline style. • Visit the Belem Tower (visited from the outside). Built to defend the entrance of the Tagus River from enemy ships, its construction started in 1514 and was completed in 1520. • Visit the Monument of the Discoveries, one of Lisbon's ex-libris. (visited from the outside) • Visit the Jerónimos Monastery (free entrance to the church) In the place where the Monastery was built, in the age of the Discoveries, there was a small beach sheltered from strong winds and with good navigable conditions. • Visit Pastéis de Belém Factory with time to taste the Pastel de Belém. Taste the delicious and original Pastéis de Belém (Included).

Private Urban Art Tour in Lisbon

8. Private Urban Art Tour in Lisbon

Lisbon is an open-air gallery, from Portuguese tiles to graffiti, passing through carved walls and sculptures from wasted materials. The metropolis is today recognized as one of the cities with the best urban art with great artists such as Vhils and Bordalo II, artists with masterpieces all over the world. New art is created every day and this half-day tour will showcase some of the best work by national and international artists in the capital. We'll be enjoying art and finding out the history behind some of the iconic places we'll drive by.

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Everything is fine, except the crazy idea of redeeming the voucher you have bought in Internet. You have to go to the central info point to redeem it. What is the point of buying tickets in internet then?

This activity was amazing. We enjoyed that a lot! We had great services during all time and routes. All drivers were very friendly and helpful. It was wonderful and magical experience! Thank you.

The most recommended when one goes to a city for the first time. Good combination of buses covering a large part of the city and its main attractions.

They are friendly, helpful, efficient. I highly recommend it, its a great way to see most is the city without walking everywhere

The best way to start your journey in a city being visited for the first time