Discover the historical highlights of the Alfama district with a private tour hosted by your local guide Bruno. You will get to enjoy seeing a number of interesting buildings in one of the oldest districts in Lisbon.
Join your local guide Bruno on this private tour. You will be shown around the historical sights in Lisbon, with a focus on the Alfama district. This walking tour will take you through the narrow streets and alleys in the Alfama district, an old Moorish neighbourhood. Alfama is the oldest neightbourhood of Lisbon, the place where the Romans founded their village - Olissippo - and where Muslins established their population at IX century. You will find out about the foundations of the ancient city walls and see how this affected the architecture of medieval houses that still stand in AlfamaNext you will head to a spectacular viewpoint to look over Lisbon, including a stop at Portas do Sol or Miradouro da Graça. The tour will end at the gates of beautiful São Jorge’s Castle.Here is the proposed tour schedule:
Meeting Point - Praça do Comércio (Black Horse Square)
Stop 1 - Campo das Cebolas (Entrance in Alfama)
Stop 2 - Typical old tavern in Alfama
Viewpoint 1 - Portas do Sol - the viewpoints will be better through the tour
Stop 3 - Graça Quarter - Working Villas from XIX century
Viewpoint 2 - Miradouro da Graça
Viewpoint 3 - Miradouro Sra do Monte (amazing view !!)
End of the Tour - São Jorge Castle's Gates
Bruno can also offer different options for other tours that include more old neightbourhoods of Lisbon Please feel free to make a request and Bruno can create a personalized offer for you.By the end of the tour - you will know more about this city than the locals!About Bruno: He has a degree in history and is keen to share his knowledge of this wonderful city with you. He's been doing tours in Lisbon for about a year now, and offers several different tour options around the oldest and most interesting neighbourhoods in this city.