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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
History, nature and wines in amazing Arrábida Mountain.