Enjoy a private 4-hour adventure through the heart of Lisbon. Uncover its architectural secrets, marvel at its grand monuments built for its Golden Age explorers, and discover off-the-beaten-track neighborhoods. Your private guide will lead you through Lisbon, sharing with you the stories of its rise to fame in the 15th and 16th centuries as explorers set out on maritime conquests. This Golden Age of Portugal is reflected in the architecture of sites such as Alfama, Rossio Square, Belém Quarter, Jeronimus Monastery, Belém Tower, and the Monument to the Discoveries.
Begin your private tour in the Alfama district, Lisbon’s oldest quarter. Wander along the cobblestone streets and chat with shopkeepers leaning out their open windows. Snap photos of the stunning architecture before heading to historic Rossio Square in the center of Lisbon. Once in the city’s center, explore some of the oldest and most important monuments in Lisbon. Head toward the Jerónimos Monastery (closed on Mondays) to learn about the extravagant Manueline architectural style that came to define this city.Finish the tour in Belém, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the departure point for sailors and world explorers. Tour the famous Belém Tower and explore the historic Padrão dos Descobrimentos (the Monument to the Discoveries). This private tour offers undivided attention from your guide and can be customized to suit your interests.