Uncovering the Past in Lisbon's Old Town

Cultural & Theme Tours in Lisbon

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On our tour, we’ll be exploring Lisbon’s ancient past in the oldest neighbourhood of the city - Alfama. We’ll begin with an overview of Portuguese history through the millennia. Afterward, we’ll head to Alfama and explore some of its many narrow streets, hidden yards and old houses. During our journey, we’ll uncover lost stories to help you experience the city and its rich heritage from a new perspective.
We’ll meet in downtown Lisbon, starting with an introduction to Portuguese history. We’ll then head to the ancient district of Alfama, searching for traces of former civilizations that have left behind hidden marks in these picturesque winding streets. Since we’ll have a small group, we’ll be better able to explore some of the hidden gems that tell the story of Lisbon’s history from a different angle.Our tour will take us through former trading houses, the old walls and to some of the most impressive viewpoints in the city. From the distant past to the here and now, we’ll also learn about the traditions and way of life of the people of Lisbon and the rest of Portugal.After our walk, you’ll have plenty of ideas and inspirations to keep exploring and enjoying all that this ancient city has to offer. This will be a fun and immersive adventure that will bring you closer to Portuguese culture.

What’s included

  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
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