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$12.60 Private & Custom Tours

The Charms of Belém Private Tour

The charming district of Belén is the place to go if you are looking for an authentic and historical atmosphere where you can find iconic landmarks and a beautiful view from the harbor. Did you also know that's where the beloved pasteis de nata originated from? Yes, Belém is a small local gem that you shouldn't miss! Let your favorite local show you the magic surrounding the district of Belém. With a fantastic combination of historical monuments, fascinating museums and beautifully maintained parks, all of which line the cooling waters of the Tejo estuary; you are in for a treat.  If there's a word that describes the sights of Belém, it should be iconic. From Praça do Império, a grandiose and beautiful park, to the UNESCO world heritage site of Torre de Belém, and the modern MAAT museum with its amazing view. On this private tour, you'll see them all! Everyone who visits Portugal takes a bite of the delicious pasteis de nata, but the real deal is here in Belem! Try the original pastry beloved by the locals and hear the exciting story behind its creation which is still baked according to the secret Catholic monks’ recipe.

$224.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Belem to Boa Vista do Acara Ribeirinhos Village Guided Tour

Meet your guide at 8:00am to board the departing boat to the port of Boa Vista do Acara Village. See the “Ribeirinhos”, the Amazonian people who live along the river and their native houses. At 9:00am, begin hiking up the village trails of Boa Vista do Acara along the vegetation. Pass through a large tree and centennial Sumaúma while on this 40-minute walk. Upon your arrival in the community, you will be greeted with a traditional snacks including juices, tapioquinhas and pastries made from cassava.After your visit, stroll over to the where locals produce cassava flour and its derivatives. Learn of how the cultivation of priprioca, a type of grass with fragrant root, currently used by cosmetics industry, is being increasingly used as a flavoring in cooking. Moreover, you will also be taught about fruits of the Amazonian trees such as brazilian nut, tucumã, acai, graviola and buriti. Finally, immerse yourself in a fragrant herbal bath in the nearby creek. Return to Port Vila Boa Vista's Acara by 1:30pm and transfer by river back to Belem.

$57.28 Walking & Biking Tours

Belém Bike Tour

On this bicycle tour we take you to discover the neighborhood of Belém. Visit some of the most emblematic monuments of Lisbon such as the Tower of Belém, built in the place where the Portuguese caravels departed in 1500 to discover Brazil, and also the Padrão dos Descobrimentos. Feel the atmosphere of the time of the discoveries and travel back in time until the 16th century. It is the ideal way to visit this area of the city, taking advantage of the riverside course and the beautiful views. Meet your guide at Turispot, where they'll brief talk you through the activity.

$13.99 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

helloBoat, your new travel experience on the Tejo river in Lisbon

You have the choice between 4 experiences: A single trip between any stops: Cais do Sodre, Belem and Oceanario. You can also ask our skippers to stop at any of the marinas if you wish so.  12 euros only. A day pass of 24 hours, allowing you to jump on/off between any stops: cais de sodre, belem and oceanario. You will see belem, the bridge, alfama, the commercial port, the old cruise ships, and lisbon from the water! 20 euros only. You can depart every hour from belem, cais de sodre and oceanario.  Happy hour cruise: a 45 minutes cruise, chilling out, good music, and buy one-get one free drink, like on  land. You will cruise along the river passing by Belem, the bridge, and praca do comercio. Starting point in cais do sodre.  20 euros only.  departure at 1800hrs and 1845hrs from June to August, 1830hrs only in September and 1700hrs only between October and may.  Sunset cruise: 1.5 hour cruise to the ocean (if the weather allows) and back. You will see all the iconic places of Lisbon. Includes amazing sunset and a free drink. for 35 euros only.  departure at 1930hrs from Cais do Sodre in June, July, August. 1900hrs in September. 1830hrs in October. 1800hrs from November till May.  no minimum number of persons: if you are only 2, we will go anyway.