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Lisbon: Sunset Boat Party with Live DJ and Night Club Entry

Lisbon: Sunset Boat Party with Live DJ and Night Club Entry

Lisbon Boat Party is here every Week to welcome you aboard the best boat and views that Lisbon could offer! Explore the best views of the 7 hills of Lisbon and south bank, the magnificent views of Belém, Terreiro do Paço, Santa Apolónia, Cais de Sodré, Ribeira das Naus aboard of the most enchanting party boat you have ever experienced while sailing Tagus River. The boat sails for 4 hours at the vibe of an electrifying local DJ that lifts your mood before the weekend is here! Expect some deep house, techno house, and some more popular tunes of reggaeton and popular hits! Better than any rooftop or sunset party, join our Caravel, pack your friends and let’s enjoy the unique travel boat tour in Lisbon with a drink on your hand, while your feet dance to our rhythm… Join our Lisbon boat tour and have a blast!

Marble Tour in Vila Viçosa

Marble Tour in Vila Viçosa

The tour starts at the center of Vila Viçosa, the Portuguese Marble Capital. It's one of the most stunning villages in the country and marble can be found everywhere. Join our local guide who will introduce you to the entire marble world: from the ground selection strategies to an outstanding variety of final art pieces that can be seen everywhere you look. At our headquarters you’ll be given an introduction to the marble world at the Marble Interpretive Center, where geology, geography and history will be thematics. Here you will also have a clear idea how important the marble industry is for the local community, not just from the economical point of view, but also, and mainly from the social perspective. After, while heading to the industry, learn also why there is such an unforgettable and unique landscape totally shaped by the opening of the marble quarries through the centuries. It’s time to absorb all the beauty of this very unique landscape. Next is time to explore and enjoy the marble industry sites with a visit to a few quarries where you will see the marble extraction taking place and identify the machinery used but also the dangerousness associated with it. Once marble isn't ready to be applied right after the extraction, you will also visit a factory where the marble will get the final shapes before being applied or sent to the market to be sold. Last but not least, as marble can be the perfect material to give shape to an art masterpiece, be sure to visit artisans workshops to watch the handmade shaping of the marble while being stunned by some really overwhelming marble art masterpieces. The different colours ors of Portugueses marble have been appreciated since the Romans were the rulers of the Iberian Peninsula, and since then the Alentejo marble was used and exported to the whole world mainly from the quarries of this small but cozy town called Vila Viçosa.

Lisbon: Private Boat Tour. Sailing experience & Sunset.

Lisbon: Private Boat Tour. Sailing experience & Sunset.

Embark on a truly unforgettable journey filled with romance, celebrations, and cherished memories. Imagine sailing gracefully along the scenic Tagus River, basking in the breathtaking views and gentle breeze. Our charter offers a variety of options, whether you're seeking a romantic escapade for two, a lively bachelors party, or a special occasion with your loved ones. With flexible durations of 2 hours, 4 hours, 6 hours, or even a full-day adventure. Explore the stunning riverside architecture and experience the thrill of sailing while enjoying the city's rich culture. Hypafamily offers the perfect blend of adventure, serenity, and optional sail-training, if you'd care for it. As we sail along the Tagus river, you'll be treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the city and its most iconic landmarks. Our tour offers a glimpse into the heart and soul of Lisbon, showcasing its picturesque neighborhoods and historic monuments. Our journey will take you to see the city center: Praça do Comércio, also known as Terreiro do Paço, historic Lisbon Cathedral (Sé) and the charming Alfama neighborhood. You'll also be able to admire the stunning Saint George's Castle, which served as a fortress for many centuries, as well as the National Pantheon, where some of Portugal's major historic celebrities are buried. Throughout the tour, you'll be amazed by the spectacular views of the city's skyline and the famous Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. You'll also get a chance to see the National Sanctuary of Cristo Rei, a magnificent statue of Jesus Christ with arms outstretched, standing tall on the southern bank of the Tagus river. Further along the tour, you'll see the MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology and the Electricity Museum, a former power plant. Here, you'll have the opportunity to observe these fascinating museums and learn more about the history of energy production in Portugal. And of course, no tour of Lisbon would be complete without admiring the exquisite Manueline architecture of Belém, as we sail past the UNESCO World Heritage site of Jerónimos Monastery and Tower of Belém. En route, you will catch sight of the Monument of the Discoveries, which celebrates Portugal's explorers and their discoveries during the Age of Discovery. On top of the above, depending on your chosen plan, tailor your experience. Indulge in an onboard meal, swim, dive, or sail into ocean waters amidst the stunning Cascais landscape. Embrace the excitement of a private experience as we take you on an unforgettable journey. Book your tour today and let us create memories that will last a lifetime! Simultaneously, you will be contributing for the sustainability of our solidarity cause "Educar à Vela". It is a program specifically designed to support underprivileged young students from vulnerable environments. By teaching them how to sail, they develop the most crucial soft skills required in the employment market, enabling them to succeed.

Walking Tour in Vila Viçosa

Walking Tour in Vila Viçosa

Explore Vila Viçosa in this walking tour through the historical center of one of the most beautiful villages of Portugal and learn more about the military, religious and artistic history of the town that was the birthplace of Portugal’s last royal dynasty. The medieval town of Vila Viçosa is so interesting that it dates back to the Romans, when it was called Callipole, when the Romans started the most important activity that Vila Viçosa still preserves: marble extraction… and marble will be seen everywhere you look. You will be invited to explore the narrow and cobblestone covered streets of Vila Viçosa, while observing and admiring the historical and architectural heritage of Vila Viçosa, which keeps a set of unique monuments such as churches, convents, castles, palaces or noble houses justifying the intention of Vila Viçosa to be listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. As a medieval town, you will also discover the stories about the importance of the Castle and Fortress, scenery of a couple of military episodes against Spain and France over the centuries. Another must see in Vila Viçosa is the Sanctuary of the Patron Saint of Portugal, Our Lady of Conception. Learn about the history of its construction and its prominence in the history of Portugal, as Queen of Portugal. One of the highlights of Vila Viçosa is its Terreiro do Paço, the most beautiful square in town. Enjoy the beauty of this square while learning about the history behind all the unique buildings, some of them the most iconic buildings in town, such as Paço Ducal (royal summer house), Church of Agostinhos or Convento das Chagas de Cristo. Last but not least a walk in the central square of Vila Viçosa with its privileged view for the medieval castle and a couple of examples of Religious architecture where marble can be seen in every corner. An excellent example of urbanism makeover promoted in the middle of the 20th Century.

Lisbon: Sightseeing City Tour by Tuk-Tuk

Lisbon: Sightseeing City Tour by Tuk-Tuk

Discover Lisbon's top attractions on a private guided tour in an electric tuk-tuk. See the highlights of the Portuguese capital, including Praça do Comércio, Lisbon Cathedral, Rua Rosa, Time Out Market, the National Pantheon, and the Church of São Vicente. Meet your guide outside the Time Out Market and hop into your electric tuk-tuk as you head into the city center. Admire important monuments and attractions like the 12th-century Lisbon Cathedral and City Hall. Continue the adventure to the charming neighborhood of Graça. Stop to take some photos at Portas do Sol and Senhora do Monte, which offer fantastic panoramic views of the city. Walk through the small and narrow streets of Alfama. From Alfama, stroll along the Tagus River towards the bustling Praça do Comércio, which has served as the city's commercial and transport hub for many centuries. Finally, return to the starting point to conclude your tour.

Private Unforgetable Full Day Tour in Évora

Private Unforgetable Full Day Tour in Évora

Immerse yourself in the Portuguese countryside during this full-day private tour of Évora and the Alentejo from Lisbon. Take a personalized tour of Évora, a charming city known for its many squares and distinctive architectural style. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city is also home to a historic center, a Roman temple, and the mysterious bone chapel that you can explore on foot. Then head to the famous Alentejo wine region for a tasting at one of the most famous wineries in the country. Throughout the day, travel in comfort and style with your choice of business or luxury class for your private vehicle.

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