Experience Lisbon like a local during this 3-hour private tour of the Portuguese capital. Explore the city’s oldest neighborhood, the Alfama district, and visit the Praça do Comércio, the largest square in Europe. Learn about the history and symbolism of Fado, the traditional music of Portugal, and stop by important city landmarks throughout the day. This private tour is led by a local and offers the perfect opportunity for an intimate and personalized view into the history and culture of Lisbon.
Begin the private tour of Lisbon by meeting up with Luis, a local guide. This walk involves wandering through a labyrinth of narrow city streets that hold many hidden treasures and are often overlooked by tourists. Start in the biggest square in Europe,Praça do Comércio, also known as Trader's Square. Hear how the city has changed through the centuries, from the Phoenician period through the Golden Era of the Discoveries, as well as the 1755 Great Earthquakes and its consequences for the city. Then head over to the Alfama district and get to know the history of Lisbon’s oldest neighborhood. The birthplace of Fado, hear the local sounds of the city while wandering along the Tagus River and past historic monuments. Stop by the House of Spikes and Old Church, stopping at your leisure to snap photos or take a rest. This tour is fully customizable and can be designed to suit your interests and needs. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about Lisbon’s rich history from an expert guide, and get all your questions about local life answered by a true Lisonite. This private tour offers the ultimate personalized experience and is a great way to see the city from a truly intimate angle.