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Open tours and private tours all year round, 7 days per week

  • Lisbon highlights
    €50/per person

  • The “best of Lisbon” put together
  • English
  • 6 hours
  • 10:00 am / 4:00 pm
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - 1 lift tram ticket

    - 2 tastings
  • Book

A traditional lift tram will help us to reach the most trendy and bohemian district of Lisbon: Bairro Alto. We’ll explore this upper popular area and visit one of the most dazzling churches of the city. We’ll then descend towards Chiado, a famous cultural and literary district, and also, the most vivid shopping area since the 19th century.
After a tasty Portuguese lunch we'll feel the beat of Lisbon's heart on Rossio Square and know some of its impressing historical events. Following a stroll through the Downtown, it's time to discover the oldest of Lisbon's hills, preserved over the centuries as the very soul of the city. We’ll conquer its superb Castle and then we'll plunge into Alfama neighbourhood loosing ourselves in its labyrinthine ancient streets, visit the old Cathedral and see a very special church nearby. We'll finish our tour in the magnificent Trade Square.

  • Old Lisbon
    €30/per person

  • History and traditions of the ancient city
  • English
  • 3 hours
  • 9:30 am / 12:30 pm or 2:00 pm / 5:00 pm
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - 2 tastings
  • Book

From Rossio Square we will climb the medieval hill of Lisbon through the iconic Mouraria neighbourhood, the place where, since ages, completely different cultures and traditions meet, including the strongest tradition of Lisbon: Fado.
After sweetening our mouth with the delicious pastries from Lisbon, we'll discover all the stories of the inexpugnable St. George Castle and visit the nearby medieval quarter of Santa Cruz.
Later, we will go deep into Alfama neighbourhood, feel its special atmosphere and learn about its history and traditions. We'll finish our tour visiting the old Cathedral, much older than it looks and with so much to tell.

  • The first global city
    €50/per person

  • The Great Discoveries and the centre
    of a Maritime Empire
  • English
  • 3,5 hours
  • 10:00 am / 1:15 pm
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - Boat trip to Belém

    - 1 tasting
  • Book

On this tour we’ll go back to the 15th and 16th centuries and visit the places related with the most special moment of Lisbon's history: the Age of the Maritime Discoveries. We’ll know the inspiring stories and the people that had a major role on this great adventure, and understand how important this geographic revolution was for Human History.
It covers the Palace Courtyard and the port area, where a boat waits to take us to the most iconic place of this period: Belém neighbourhood. Here we’ll visit unique monuments, such as the wonderful Heironymite Monastery, and taste the most delicious pastry of Lisbon.

  • The best flavors and products of Lisbon
    €40/per person

  • Gastronomy, wines and the best buys
  • English
  • 4 hours
  • 9:30 am / 1:30 pm
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - 4 tastings
  • Book

During this tour, from inside many doors of Lisbon streets, pleasant smells, unique delicacies or beautiful irresistible objects will sharpen our senses.
Lisbon has it all: a unique gastronomy accompanied by great wines; fresh and characteristic products sold in wonderful shops or special and traditional objects that we can’t resist. This all can be found in very different places for all pockets and tastes, from the typical “tascas” (taverns) to the nice historical cafes that remain with their mirrors, old woods and all the charm...

  • Romantic and
    bohemian Lisbon
    €30/per person

  • The city's trendiest neighborhoods since the 19th century
  • English
  • 3 hours
  • 9:30 am / 12:30 pm or 2:00 pm / 5:00 pm
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - 1 lift tram ticket

    - 1 tasting
  • Book

A stroll into Lisbon's most elegant and trendy neighborhoods: Principe Real, Bairro Alto and Chiado.
At any time of the day you’ll find here a lively cosmopolitan ambience, where people like to meet just for a coffee, shopping or dinner before a night out.
It was already like that in the late 19th century during the Belle Époque period, as this was the theatre district, with the most nice shops, clubs and cafés where writers, intellectuals and artists use to meet and get inspiration. That was the case of the vibrant writer Eça de Queiroz and, later, the wonderful poet Fernando Pessoa.

  • The 1755 earthquake and the reconstruction of a city
    €30/per person

  • Lisbon's death and rebirth during
    the Age of Enlightenment
  • English
  • 3 hours
  • 9:30 am / 12:30 am
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - 1 tasting
  • Book

On the 1st November 1755 an intense and devastating earthquake was felt in Lisbon. It was followed by a violent and unexpected tsunami and a dreadful fire that destroyed what had been left by the earthquake.
The great responsibility of resurrecting an entire city was given to the Prime Minister of King Joseph, the future Marquis of Pombal. He began his work on the very day of the earthquake and it led to the city's first urban planning ant to the world's first large-scale anti-seismic constructions.

  • Best of Lisbon's arts
    €50/per person

  • Azulejos, gilded woodwork, pavements, furniture and some more...
  • English
  • 6 hours
  • 10:00 am / 4:00 pm
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - 2 tastings
  • Book

Where the Portuguese arts really stood out was in the decorative arts and in particular on the glazed tiles or “azulejos”, but also in the gilded woodcarving. Those two are without any doubt the most distinctive elements that Portugal gave to the arts and both are the country's most original and rich artistic expressions.
On this tour let’s discover them in all their splendor in some beautiful unique places of Lisbon. We will also inevitably stop to admire other artistic elements such as nice furniture, amazing sculptures and, of course the emblematic Portuguese pavements.

  • Lisbon before Portugal
    €35/per person

  • The prosperous city of the Roman Empire and the opulent Moorish town
  • English
  • 4 hours
  • 9:30 am / 1:30 pm
  • What's included:
  • - all entrances

    - 1 tasting
  • Book

On this tour we will go back in time, to more than 2000 years, and discover the remains of Olissipo, the important port city of the Roman Empire, and Al-Usbuna, the Moorish Lisbon.
We will go through the places that best remember these two different cities: the Castle, the Roman Theatre, the Cathedral, the streets of Alfama, part of Downtown and the Archeologic Museum.
We will also hear about some Roman and Moorish characters who lived here, as well as stories and legends that awaken the imagination of times so different from our Lisbon.

  • Romantic Sintra
    €85/per person

  • Fairytale-like palaces, enchanted gardens and a charming coast
  • English
  • (maximum 6 pax)
  • 6 hours
  • 10:00 am / 4:00 pm
  • What's included:
  • - transport (pick up & drop off at your hotel)

    - all entrances
  • Book

On this tour we will go back to the 19th century and visit the most wonderful palaces of the Romantic period of Sintra, the palaces of Pena and Monserrate. We will discover its amazing gardens where hundreds of native and exotic species form unique luxuriant parks. The journey back to Lisbon will be done by the coastline road, which offers amazing views. In it we'll make two stops: first at Cabo da Roca, the westernmost tip of Europe, and second, in the charming bay of Cascais, an old fisherman's town that became a popular resort among the aristocracy from the 19th century onwards.

  • Sintra with body & soul
    €95/per person

  • Surf in a fantastic beach, a moorish castle and a forgotten convent
  • English
  • (maximum 6 pax)
  • 6,5 hours
  • 10:00 am / 4:30 pm
  • What's included:
  • - transport (pick up & drop off at your hotel)

    - surf lesson
  • Book

Start the day with an invigorating surf lesson in a fantastic beach, followed by a comforting lunch full of sea aromas. In the afternnon, experience the visit to an impressive convent of absolute serenity and communion with Nature. Later, it's time to set out to conquer a Moorish castle perched at one of the peaks of the wonderful Sintra Mountains. From there you'll enjoy amazing views.

  • Heading for the southlands
    €85/per person

  • History, nature and wines in amazing Arrábida Mountain
  • English
  • 6 hours
  • 10:00 am / 4:00 pm
  • What's included:
  • - transport (pick up & drop off at your hotel)

    - wine tasting

    - all entrances
  • Book

History, nature and wines in amazing Arrábida Mountain.

To book a tour, fill in the form below or send us an email to booking@lisbonsteps.com and we will get back to you shortly after.

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Lisbon highlights
Old Lisbon
The first global city
The best flavors and products
Romantic and bohemian Lisbon
The 1755 earthquake and the reconstruction of a city
Best of Lisbon's arts
Lisbon before Portugal
Romantic Sintra
Sintra with body & soul
Heading for the southlands







Conditions:

All the walking tours are in English.

Booking is required for all tours, here on our website, by e-mail to booking@lisbonsteps.com or by phone to +351 938401298.

Private tours preference have to be requested previously when booking. The price is the same as open tours.

The payment may be made after booking by email (we will give you all necessary data for bank transfer), or at the beginning of the tour directly to our guide (in this case we only accept payment in cash).

We always do the tours in small groups (2 pax minimum 12 pax maximum), this way we can talk and listen to each other and enjoy much better the tour.

Children under 6 years old don't pay and are always welcome (please be aware that walking tours with children and baby trolleys may be hard to handle in some situations).

Children 6 to 12 years old pay 50% of the adult fare.

The meeting points will differ according to the tour you choose, but all of them are very central and easy to find.

On private tours, the meeting point may be arranged according to your interest, as well as the tour schedules.

Our guide will be at the meeting point wearing an identification sign.

As we are going to walk in all our tours it is advisable to always wear comfortable shoes and clothes adapted to the weather.

All the tours have comfort stops previewed to do some tasting or just to take a rest.

If you need more information, please contact us at booking@lisbonsteps.com or call us to +351 938401298.