Lisbon Small Group Tour

This will be the best introduction to Lisbon on a 5-hour small group tour, limited to a maximum of 8 people. You will enjoy the magnificent views of the city from the seven hills. Driving along the narrow streets of the historical districts of the old city such as Baixa, Bairro Alto and Alfama, stopping at its best lookouts. You will travel back to the 16th century in Bethlehem to discover all the adventures of the brave Portuguese navigators around the world. Try the Pastéis de Belém, the original recipe for cream pastries that only 6 people know in an old bakery from 1837. Cross the 25 de Abril Bridge (Portuguese Golden Gate Bridge!) And enjoy the stunning view of Lisbon on the Statue of Christ King (a replica of the statue of Christ the Redeemer of Rio de Janeiro).

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$98

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Duration

5 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, Largo do Monte, Lisbon 1170-253 Portugal

    Mirador de Senhora do Monte is located in the parish of São Vicente (Graça), in Lisbon.

    The belvedere develops in front of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount. From it you can see, to the south, the sea of the Straw, the Castle of São Jorge, part of the Baixa of Lisbon and the estuary of the Tagus river, to the west, from the Bairro Alto to the Forestry Park of Monsanto and to the north , the valley of Avenida Almirante Reis.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora, Largo Sao Vicente, Lisbon 1100-572 Portugal

    It goes back to a church, begun in 1582 in the place where D. Afonso Henriques had built a primitive temple also under the invocation of St. Vincent. This saint was proclaimed patron of Lisbon in 1173, when his relics were transferred from the Algarve to a Church outside the city walls.

    The construction began only in 1590 by the hand of the architect and engineer Filippo Terzi (1520 - 1597) according to a drawing of the Spanish architect Juan de Herrera (1530 - 1597). Another outstanding figure in the work of São Vicente de Fora is undoubtedly the Portuguese architect Baltasar Álvares. The latter takes with him a learned learning of the Roman Mannerism acquired through his uncle architect and Portuguese engineer Afonso Álvares (15 ?? - 1580). A new architectural style was born in Portugal that would serve as a model in the following religious buildings. The work was completed in 1627. The church of São Vicente de Fora, located in the area of Alfama, an area that identifies the context of the medieval surroundings of the city of Lisbon in the sixteenth century.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Miradouro das Portas do Sol, Largo das Portas do Sol Alfama, Lisbon 1100-411 Portugal

    Largo da Portas do Sol is a street in the city of Lisbon, which belongs to the parish of Santa Maria Maior, in the historic quarter of Alfama. It derives its name from the old Porta do Sol, integrated in the Moorish fence of Lisbon, that existed in this place, ruined in the earthquake of 1755.

    From the Miradouro do Portas do Sol, among several points of interest, we can see the Church of São Vicente de Fora and the typical neighborhood of Alfama that stretches through several narrow winding streets to the Tagus River.

    The gazebo of Portas do Sol is a balcony-like space. The magnificent view of the city of Lisbon in its eastern zone blends in perfectly with the view over the Tagus River.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior ), Largo da Se, Lisbon 1100-585 Portugal

    The Lisbon Cathedral, or Church of Santa Maria Maior, is located in the city of the same name, in Portugal. It is the seat of the Patriarchate of Lisbon and the Parish of Sé. Its construction began in the second half of the twelfth century, after the resumption of the city to the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques, and presents itself today as a mixture of architectural styles. It is classified like National Monument from 1910.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Igreja de Santo Antonio, Largo de Santo Antonio da Se, Lisbon 1100-401 Portugal

    The Church of Santo António is a building located in the parish of Santa Maria Maior (Sé), in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It is allegedly in the place of the house where St. Anthony was born, next to the old Port of the Sea, that existed in the wall of access to the interior of medieval Lisbon, and is assumed as its sanctuary. Next door is a small museum dedicated to him.

    It is the tradition that the young men who intend to marry on the day of marriage visit the church, pray and leave flowers for Saint Anthony, who is the intercessor of the newlyweds. On the descent to the crypt, there is a panel of modern tiles that celebrates the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1982.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Parque Eduardo VII, Av. Sidonio Pais, Lisbon 1070-051 Portugal

    Edward VII Park in England is the largest park in the center of Lisbon and is commonly known only as Edward VII Park. Located in São Sebastião da Pedreira, present parish of Avenidas Novas, was baptized in 1903 in honor of Eduardo VII of the United Kingdom, who had visited Lisbon the previous year to reaffirm the alliance between the two countries. Until then, it was designated Freedom Park [1].

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Aqueduto das Aguas Livres, Calcada da Quintinha 6, Lisbon 1070-225 Portugal

    The Águas Livres Aqueduct is a complex system of water collection, adduction and distribution to the city of Lisbon, in Portugal, and whose most emblematic work is the grand arcaria in stonework that stands on the Alcântara valley, one of the postcards of Lisbon.

    The Aqueduct was built by King João V in the 18th century, and originated at the source of Águas Livres, in Belas, Sintra, and progressively reinforced and expanded throughout the 19th century. It resisted unscathed to the earthquake of 1755.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, Praca do Imperio Belém, Lisbon 1400-206 Portugal

    The Jerónimos Monastery or Monastery of Santa Maria de Belém is a Portuguese monastery of the Order of St. Jerome built in the 16th century. It is located in the parish of Belém, in the city and municipality of Lisbon. It has, since 2016, the status of National Pantheon. [2]

    A culmination of the Manueline architecture, this monastery is the most remarkable Portuguese monastic complex of its time and one of the main churches in Europe. Its construction began on the initiative of King Manuel I at the beginning of the 16th century and lasted for a hundred years and was led by a remarkable group of architects / masters of works. of João de Castilho).

    The Jerónimos Monastery has been classified as a National Monument since 1907 and in 1983 it was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO along with the Torre de Belém. On July 7, 2007 it was elected as one of the seven wonders of Portugal.

    Closely linked to the Portuguese Royal House and the epic of the Discoveries, the Jeronimos Monastery was, from a very early age, "internalized as one of the symbols of the nation" [3].

    It is now one of the most important tourist attractions in Portugal, with a total of 807 854 visitors in 2014, 944 000 in 2015 and 1 166 793 in 2017.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Torre de Belem, Avenida Brasilia - Belem, Lisbon 1400-038 Portugal

    The Torre de Belém, officially Torre de São Vicente [2], is located in the parish of Belém, municipality and district of Lisbon, in Portugal. On the right bank of the river Tagus, where Belém beach once existed, it was originally surrounded by water around its perimeter. Over the centuries it was surrounded by the beach, until today it is incorporated the terra firma.

    One of the ex libris of the city, the monument is an icon of the architecture of the reign of D. Manuel I, in a synthesis between the medieval tradition tower and the modern bulwark, where pieces of artillery were available.

    Over time, the tower was losing its defense function of the Tagus bar and, from the Filipino occupation, the old warehouses gave way to dungeons. On the four floors of the tower, the Governor's Room, the Kings Room, the Audience Hall, and finally the Chapel with its fifteenth-century vaults remain.

    The Torre de São Vicente (1514) belongs to a defensive formation of the Tejo basin, which was erected by João II of Portugal, composed by the tower of São Sebastião da Caparica (1481) to the south, and to the west by the Torre de Santo António de Cascais ( 1488).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Padrao dos Descobrimentos Avenida Brasilia Belem, Lisbon 1400-038 Portugal

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    Coordinates: 38 ° 41'37 "N, 9 ° 12'20" W

    Standard of the Discoveries

    Inauguration 1960 (59 years)

    Visitors 231,000 (2013) [1]

    Website www.padraodosdescobrimentos.pt

    Geography

    Country Portugal Portugal

    City Lisboa

    Location

    The Monument to the Discoveries (Monument to the Discoveries) is located in the parish of Belém, in the city and District of Lisbon, in Portugal. The architectural design is of Cottinelli Telmo and the sculptures are of Leopoldo de Almeida.

    In a prominent position on the right bank of the River Tagus, the original monument in perishable materials was erected in 1940 on the occasion of the Portuguese World Exhibition to honor the historical figures involved in the Portuguese Discoveries. The present replica, in concrete and stone, is later, having been inaugurated in 1960.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Praca dos Restauradores, Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon 1250-188 Portugal

    Praça dos Restauradores is located in Baixa de Lisboa, at the southern end of Avenida da Liberdade, a few meters from Praça Dom Pedro IV (better known as Rossio).

    The square is characterized by the high obelisk, 30 meters high, called Monument to the Restorers and inaugurated on April 28, 1886, with the cost of 45 contos de reis [1], which commemorates the liberation of the country from the Spanish dominion in 1 of December 1640.

    The floor of the sidewalk in the central plate of the square is Portuguese sidewalk.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rossio Square, Praca Dom Pedro IV, Lisbon 1100-026 Portugal

    This low-lying area of the city was called Valverde! Articles with links needing disambiguation [disambiguation required], due to a tributary of the Tagus River. The filthy Rossio bush was still covered in Lisbon at four hundred. It was an irregularly squared square but it was always a large space where fairs and markets were held.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon 1250-096 Portugal

    Avenida da Liberdade is one of the main avenues of the city of Lisbon, in Portugal, which connects the Restauradores Square to the Marquês de Pombal Square. About 90 m wide and 1100 m long, it has several lanes and wide walks decorated with gardens and Portuguese sidewalk.

    Avenida da Liberdade and Praça dos Restauradores have their origin in the boulevard called Passeio Público, started in 1764, and created by the architect Reinaldo Manuel. Initially walled, the slope was greatly altered in the 1830s and 1840s by the architect Malaquias Ferreira Leal, who introduced a new arrangement of gardens and fountains, with waterfalls and allegorical statues representing the river Tagus and the river Douro.

    After much controversy, the avenue was built between 1879 and 1886, in the image of the boulevards of Paris. Its creation was a landmark in the expansion of the city to the north, and quickly became a reference for the wealthier classes there to locate their homes.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Praça Marquês de Pombal 8, 1250-160 Lisboa, Portugal
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by RecordTours

Activity ID: V-101573P6

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