The quarters on the west side of historic downtown are full of exciting discoveries but locals keep much of it to themselves. Join a walking tour where the smells, sights and sounds of everyday life can only be experienced on foot. Explore streets that come alive with after dark parties, quaint alleyways, historic shopping quarters and stairs which reveal the layers of history that have transformed Lisbon over the ages. The morning departure time makes the most of quiet views from beautiful terraces known as Miradouros. View Gothic ruins, walk past towering Baroque churches, and local markets that give the city its unique character. With one of their personable guides you will discover the real Lisbon beyond the major tourist spots. Outside the ruins of the roofbare Carmel Church are clues to Portugal’s “Carnation Revolution,” and the great earthquake of 1755. This tour is for those who want an insiders look at Lisbon, traversing the city like locals, aboard a historic elevator and walks through car free squares, breathtaking vistas, famous cafes and rich personalities that define the City of Explorers.
This palace, built in the 14th century after the collapse of the Islamic rule in the region, has... Read more