Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal

Alfama tours, things to do and tickets

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Private

The Best of Lisbon - Família" Style"

Duration: 3 hours
Experience Lisbon in a unique way, together with your family! Enjoy the city like a local, with a local. Everyone will be amazed by the beauty of the city, see some of its hidden gems as well as the most popular highlights. In this Family Friendly experience, we combined them in the perfect must do private experience. Also, your local host can 100% customize this tour for you and your family according to your preferences! Start at the famous Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara viewpoint and enjoy the breathtaking sights, while listening to fun local stories from your awesome host. Find out how the city has changed over time and learn about the great mysteries and insights of the notorious 1755 earthquake. Go past the beautiful Carmo church as you get to know about its past. There’s more! Be amazed by the San Roque golden chapel and the story behind it. Of course, we’ve also taken care of your appetite by stopping at a small family business for a local tasting you’ll love. Enjoy an authentic snack of cheese and chorizo paired up with a glass of white or red wine. You’ll also stop at the oldest Ginjinha Bar in Lisbon to try out the famous sour cherry liquor. And don't worry, on both of these stops we have prepared something for the kids too! Our enthusiastic local hosts can’t wait to show you their city in their own way. They can tell you everything about the Bairo Alto and Alfama neighborhoods, the important churches on the way and so much more! Add the unique hidden gems you’ll be seeing and you have the perfect match! From a secret elevator to take you to an amazing viewpoint to an unknown amphitheater - you’ll see real Lisbon with a local and their own stories. Plus they have prepared fun activities and pop quizzes for your kids and let's not forget about a special stop at a local park so your kids can stop and play and also mingle with other local kids. This experience is both educational and enriching for your kids. So, are you ready to discover all that Lisbon has to offer with your family? Enjoy this private tour with your loved ones and your favorite host! Check out the private guides' profiles, pick your favorite local and enjoy the city to the fullest! And if you have any requestes, they can personalize this experience 100% for you!
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Lisbon Essential Tour: History, Stories & Lifestyle

Duration: 3 hours
Learn about important areas in Lisbon’s history as you explore its most interesting neighborhoods. Discover Chiado and Bairro Alto and admire the views from Miradouro São Pedro de Alcântara. Ride the Eleléctrico tram and visit the Alfama district.
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Best of Lisbon Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems

Duration: 3 hours
Experience Lisbon in a unique way! Enjoy the city like a local, with a local. You’ll be amazed by the beauty of the city, see some of its hidden gems as well as the most popular highlights. The best part? Your local host can 100% customize this private tour to your wishes. Start at the famous Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara viewpoint and enjoy the breathtaking sights, while listening to unique local stories from your new local friend. Find out how the city has changed over time and learn about the great mysteries and insights of the notorious 1755 earthquake. Go past the beautiful Carmo church as you get to know about its past. There’s more! Be amazed by the San Roque golden chapel and the story behind it. Of course, we’ve also taken care of your appetite by stopping at a small family business for a local tasting you’ll love. Enjoy an authentic snack of cheese and chorizo paired up with a glass of white or red wine. Don't forget to check out the oldest Ginjinha Bar in Lisbon to try out the famous sour cherry liquor. Our enthusiastic locals can’t wait to show you their city in their own way. They can tell you everything about the Bairo Alto and Alfama neighborhoods, the important churches on the way and so much more! Add the unique hidden gems you’ll be seeing and you have the perfect match! From a secret elevator to take you to an amazing viewpoint to an unknown amphitheater - you can see real Lisbon with a local and their own stories. So, are you ready to discover all that Lisbon has to offer? Enjoy this private tour with your loved ones and your favorite local! Check out the private guides' profiles, pick your favorite local and enjoy the city to the fullest!
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Lisbon's Favorite Food: 10 Delicious Tastings

Duration: 3 hours
Fall in love with the amazing food Lisbon has to offer you! All the 10 tastings have been carefully selected by our local friends, just for you! From yummy must-try bites to unique flavors that you’ve maybe never tried before...You’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite. During this private tour, you can enjoy 8 authentic local bites and 2 traditional drinks for the perfect Portuguese private tasting experience delivered by your favorite local friend. Wander around the Miradouro de Sta Catarina viewpoint, known as the most relaxing social spot for the locals! Pass by the oldest Ginjinha liquor shop in the city and find out its unique story. Right at the end, enjoy your Pastel de Nata on a terrace in the famous Alfama district. What can be more perfect than that? Your local food journey includes authentic Moelas, the finest Portuguese cheese, pastel de bacalhau and the world famous pasteis de nata. And that’s just the beginning! All the tastings are included in the price, you just enjoy the bifana, try out the marinated sardines and indulge in the traditional sour cherry drink called ginjinha. And when you think it doesn’t get better, there’s more! You also get to see beautiful places in the city and enjoy the local vibes. You’ll get insights into the Portuguese lifestyle while eating and living like a local. Our awesome locals are here for you, each one of them is a big foodie ready to take you on the most amazing Portuguese private food tour. This food tour can be 100% personalized to match your preferences, diets, and allergies. Check out their profiles and pick your favorite local for a delicious experience in Lisbon! Important notes: -This tour is only available on Monday - Saturday. -Vegetarian/vegan options available, but there is a small additional price. Please request a personalized offer from one of our great locals.
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Lisbon's Kickstart Tour with a Local

Duration: 2 hours
Meet your favorite local, visit Lisbon’s main highlights and get all the answers to the questions running through your head. During your private tour, you can get the best local insights into what you should be doing on your trip right from the source - a local! Prepare to take on the city beyond the advice you read on travel blogs and guidebooks - it’s time to travel like a local. Visit some of the main highlights of the city, as well as some of the most unique hidden gems, that only locals know about. See the popular Sé Catedral, Praca do Comercio and the breathtaking Mirador de Sta Luzia Viewpoint where you can capture the most beautiful sights of the city. Looking for a dinner stop after your private tour? Let your local insider guide through the famous Alfama district, filled with history and great eating spots and cafes! Along the route, make sure to ask your host all your questions, you’ll get answers to make your trip to Lisbon just perfect! After all, it’s the locals who know best, from up-and-coming districts to hidden architectural jewels. Our awesome locals can’t wait to guide you through their beautiful city and share local tips & tricks with you. From historical facts to lifestyle insights they have it all! They can also personalize the route 100% for you if you have any specific wishes. Just pick your favorite private local insider and get ready for an awesome kickstart experience in Lisbon!

Lisbon Hills Electric Bike Guided Tour

Duration: 3 hours
PRIVATE TOUR OPTION: request for an upgrade to a private tour after booking. From just 50€ for up to 6 guests. |

According to legend, Lisbon was built upon hills, and with this electric bike tour, you’ll be able to scale them with the help of our electric bikes, to discover the city’s best highlights and scenic views. It's without a doubt the best way to experience the history, culture, and people of Lisbon.

Visit the beautiful Alfama, Chiado and Bairro Alto districts, and cycle pass Lisbon landmarks like Sé de Lisboa Cathedral and others. Ride up to the highest spots in the city, such as the National Pantheon and the São Vicente Monastery, and enjoy magnificent 360- degree views over Lisbon’s beautiful landscapes.

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Private

Historical Alfama & Scenic Viewpoints Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Join me on this private tour where I would love to show you around the historical sights in Lisbon. I have a degree in history and love to share my knowledge of my wonderful city with you. My favorite? The oldest and most interesting neighborhoods in this city, like Alfama. Your tour will be a mix of local history and culture. Walk along the narrow streets and alleys in the Alfama district, an old Moorish neighborhood. Did you know that Alfama is the oldest neighborhood in Lisbon? It's the place where the Romans founded the village of Olissippo, and where Muslims established their population in the IX century! Discover the foundations of the ancient city walls and see how this affected the architecture of medieval houses that still stand in Alfama. Wander to a spectacular view that overlooks Lisbon, including a stop at Portas do Sol or Miradouro da Graça. Top off your tour at the gates of the beautiful São Jorge’s Castle. I can also personalize the tour for you, to include more old neighborhoods of Lisbon - Chiado, Belém or other outskirts. It's up to you! Let's get in touch and personalize your experience! By the end of the tour, I hope you will know more about this city than the locals!

Foodie Tour of Alfama and Old Town Lisbon on a Segway

Duration: 3 hours
PRIVATE TOUR OPTION: request for an upgrade to a private tour after booking. From just 50€ for up to 6 guests. | Go on this guided Segway tour to explore Lisbon’s top attractions and enjoy food tastings of local Portuguese cuisine.
With your local and expert guide, ride by important Lisbon landmarks like the medieval Castelo de São Jorge, the famous Sé de Lisboa Cathedral and the Baroque-style St Anthony of Padua Church located in Alfama, the city’s the oldest district. In addition, get a taste of the best local delicacies such as Pastel de Nata, tinned sardines or cherry liquor.
On this experience, you will receive personalized attention from your guide. Let's go!
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Lisbon's Nostalgic Tram 28 & City Walk

Duration: 4 hours
If you ask around, what's the best way to move around Lisbon? The Tram 28 will always be one of the top answers. To make it more unique, I can give it the local touch that separates this experience from the others! Hop on and off from this yellow tram to discover Lisbon's highlights and hidden gems on a private tour. I have plenty of stories to tell you along the way and unique stops off the beaten track. The famous Tram 28 can take you everywhere in Lisbon. What would you like to see? With stops in Praça do Comércio, Rossio and other Lisbon squares, you can embrace the local atmosphere. Or how about some cool viewpoints? The tram can take you to Miradouro Senhora do Monte, Portas do Sol for a view over Alfama, and more! Your personalized route will take you to see Lisbon in your own way and at your own pace. Check out the plan for an overview of the possible stops and send me a message with your requests.
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Private Lisbon and Sintra Sightseeing Tour on a Classic Convertible VW Beetle

Duration: 4 hours - 7 hours
Hop in a restored Convertible VW Beetle with your friends or family and explore Lisbon in style! On this private tour of Portugal’s capital, your private driver and storyteller will take you to famous landmarks like Senhora do Monte Viewpoint or Jerónimos Monastery.
Explore Lisbon's diverse districts like Alfama, Baixa and Cais do Sodré and admire the picturesque scenery.

Upgrade to the full-day tour to visit Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed town.

You can check all the places where you go to Tour Details.

*Please note that 3h Tour does Lisbon // and a 7h Tour does Lisbon and Sintra.
*Included: Both Tour offer, per person, a Ginja Liquor and Portuguese pastry.

Lisbon: 1 or 2-Hour Cruise along the Tagus River

Duration: an hour - 2 hours
Get a new perspective of Lisbon on board a luxurious yacht on a 1 or 2-hour cruise from Belém Tower, passing the Cristo Rei monument, Terreiro do Paço, and Alfama along the way. Sail the calm waters of the Tagus River during the day or at sunset.
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Lisbon Half Day Private Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Enjoy a spectacular day in Lisbon with this 4-hour, private tour that includes the best the city has to offer. With convenient access from hotels or the port, a private guide will work with you to create the ideal itinerary to explore the area. See the historic Alfama district, the city’s oldest neighborhood, and take in the incredible views from a castle hilltop. Head to the coast of Belém to see the UNESCO-listed Jeronimo Monastery and taste pastel de nata, Portugal’s traditional egg tart.

Lisbon Small Group Tour

Duration: 5 hours
This will be the best introduction to Lisbon on a 5-hour group tour, limited to a max of 8 people and only in English. You will enjoy the magnificent views from the city of the seven hills. Driving along the narrow streets of the historic neighborhoods in the old town, such as Baixa, Bairro Alto and Alfama, stopping at is best viewpoints. You’ll travel back to 16th century in Belem to discover all of the adventures of the brave Portuguese navigators around the world. Taste the Pasteis de Belem, the original custard tart recipe that only 6 people know in an old bakery from 1837. Cross the 25th of April bridge (the Portuguese Golden Gate Bridge!) and enjoy the breathtaking view over Lisbon at the Christ the King Statue (a replica from the one in Rio de Janeiro).
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Private Tour: Best of Lisbon by Sidecar

Duration: Flexible
Discover the beauty of Lisbon in a unique and exciting way – on a sidecar motorbike! See all of Lisbon’s highlights, like the famous 16th-century Tower of Belem, the Jerónimos Monastery, and the charming districts of Alfama, Bairro Alto and Chiado, while you relax and have fun on your sidecar. Motorbikes allow one to two passengers, and are driven by a qualified guide, who will ensure you have a memorable experience. With a choice of morning, afternoon, evening and full-day private tours, select the best option for you and see the best of Lisbon!
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Lisbon Vespa Tour with Airport Pick-up

Duration: 3 hours
Do you have a layover between your flights in Lisbon? No need to waste your time and wait at the airport. Join us for a 3-hour Vespa tour and discover the best of the city. The best part? You're going to do see it all from the back seat of a Vespa! Gain local insight into Lisbon and discover the historic highlights, Portuguese culture, and hidden gems. During your tour, you'll visit the cool neighborhood of Barrio Alto and admire the magnificent view at Portas do Sol. You won't miss Alfama, the most typical old neighborhood in Lisbon or LX Factory, a true hidden gem where locals love to go because of its relaxed atmosphere and small design shops. During this tour, each guest has his own driver but, if you have a motorcycle license and experience to ride in the city you can always ride your own Vespa. Get in touch with us and let us know your preferences. We can always 100% personalize this tour around your wishes. See you soon!

Best of Lisbon Walking Tour: Rossio, Chiado & Alfama

Duration: 3 hours
Take a 3-hour guided tour of Lisbon’s monumental icons, such as Rossio Square and Lisbon Cathedral. Then get a closer look at the city's day-to-day life in the elegant Chiado and Moorish Alfama neighborhoods.

Alfama Walking Tour in Lisbon

Duration: 3 hours
Discover the wonders of Lisbon’s atmospheric Alfama neighborhood during a 2.5-hour walking tour. Walk around the tight cobbled lanes of this old hilly district, whose streets, squares and town houses have stood for centuries. See intricately tiled houses and hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and walk past notable landmarks including St George’s Castle (Castelo de Sao Jorge), Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa) and the National Pantheon. Admire views from the Miradouro da Senhora do Monte viewpoint, where vistas stretch out across Lisbon and the Tagus River, and learn about Fado music from your expert guide.
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African Influences in Lisbon Private Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Lisbon is a multicultural gem, but there's one culture in particular that has deeper roots planted all over the city. Come with me on a private tour that will show you the big influence African culture has left all over Lisbon. From food, music, language and more, you'll leave knowing why Lisbon is the most African capital of Europe. It all started with the Moorish arrival at Lisbon. With an incredible view from Miradouro das Portas do Sol, where you can see Alfama and the river Tagus, I'll introduce you to the Moorish history while looking at the Cerca Moura Moorish Wall". Your Moorish journey will take you all the way to Rua do Costa do Castelo which was the starting point to what was the Moorish hill in the city - Mouraria. Follow me to the "heart" of Mouraria where you'll hear all about the importance of the Moorish city of Lixbuna. Other historical influences were the commercial trades that still represent an important connection between Africa and the city, and you can see that in Largo do Martim Moniz, Centro Comercial da Mouraria. The relationship between Portugal and Africa has some rocky moments and you'll see that on several monuments around town. From the place where the revolution took place to Praça D. Luís I where there's a statue that serves as a reference to the end of the slavery. This private experience will enlightened and open your mind to how other cultures have affected Lisbon's history. And if you want to know more, I can gladly create a unique tour to satisfy your need for knowledge!"

Lisbon: Half Day Sightseeing Tour on a Private Electric Tuk Tuk

Duration: 3 hours
Take advantage of your short time in Lisbon on this action-packed 3h electric tuk-tuk tour.

Driven by a local guide, electric tuk-tuks offer the perfect transport for navigating Lisbon’s narrow streets, historic neighborhoods like Alfama and Mouraria, and stop at a viewpoint for a photo or and to enjoy the experience.

Learn about Lisbon’s long history and learn about its well-kept secrets from your storyteller driver, as you zip through the city.

Lisbon Hills Hop-on Hop-off Tram Tour: 24-Hour Ticket

Duration: a day
Ride up and down the hills of Lisbon on board a vintage tram. Hop on and off at Portas do Sol and discover the traditional quarters of Alfama, Graça, Chiado, Bairro Alto, and Lapa. Experience the charm of Lisbon with your 24-hour ticket.