City Tour de meio dia pelo Bairro do Castelo de São Jorge e por Alfama

Day Trips & Excursions in Príncipe Real, Santos & Estrela

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Explore Lisbon's oldest and most elegant regions on a 4/5-hour guided tour of the Alfama district and St. George's Castle. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Tagus River and the city center. Learn more about the Portuguese culture of "fado", visit the Lisbon Cathedral and more.
Discover Lisbon's oldest neighborhood on a half-day tour of Alfama, following the path of the Moorish city walls and São Jorge Castle.Find yourself in the historic Casa dos Bicos, built in 1523 and a rare survivor of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. See evidence of the ancient Roman salt tanks in Cetaria. Travel back to Roman times when Lisbon was known as "Olisipo" and learn how the Romans discovered the Alfama hot springs before the Muslims named "Al-Hamma".Stroll through a labyrinth of alleys and covered courtyards to discover hidden staircases and squares that lead to what used to be the Jewish quarter of Lisbon. Learn more about the birth of fado and get to know one of the oldest customs in the city, while passing through Largo do Chafariz de Dentro. Then go to the Cathedral of Lisbon, built in the twelfth century and modified in a combination of architectural styles. Enjoy panoramic views of the Portas do Sol lookout.Along the way, learn more about the origins of the city and know the daily life of its inhabitants. Your guide will also tell you the best places to visit during the rest of your stay.

What’s included

  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • Lunch