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 Sightseeing in Lisbon, Portugal

Optional tours to add to the

Lisbon Vacation

or the

Lisbon- Porto Tour PT119

Classic Lisbon City Tour
Cross the 25th April Bridge to visit the Belém quarter with beautiful and historic monuments from the 15th and 16th centuries. Visit the Belém Tower, world heritage listed by UNESCO, built to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the “death “ of Prince Henry the Navigator. Then visit the St. Jerome Monastery, world heritage by UNESCO, a masterpiece of the “Manueline” style and the Coach Museum with one of the most important collection of old carriages in the world. Both are closed on Mondays andwill be replaced by a visit to Ajuda Palace. Along the river is Alfama, an old district, where we will walk its narrow streets, and visit a handicraft shop and taste an aperitif of Port wine. We will pass downtown (Baixa) to admire the most important squares of Lisbon such as the monumental Trade Square (Praça do Comércio); Rossio Square, the heart of Lisbon and the symbolic Restauradores Square. Then we drive along the Liberdade Avenue the “boulevard” of Lisbon to finish at Pombal Square with the statue of the statesman from the 18th century.
Available:

  • Daily departures: 9.00 am or 2.30 pm
  • Duration: Half Day

Lisbon by Night with Dinner and Fado Show
Pick-up from Hotel and begin the tour in the
center – Marquês de Pombal, Av. Da Liberdade, Rossio e Terreiro do Paço. We will follow our trip to have a panoramic view of the Discovery Monuments – Padrão dos Descobrimentos Torre de Belém, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. View of the Lisbon bridge and the Cristo Rei. Finally go to a typical restaurant where we can assist to the show “Fado and Folklore".
Available:

  • Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat
  • Nov- Mar: Wed and Sat only
  • Duration: 3 hours

Half Day Fatima  
Center of Christian Faith and local of world pilgrimage, Fatima is visited by thousands of people each year. We will visit the Basilica where the Tombstones of Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta are, Holly Trinity Church as well as the Chapel of Apparitions. Time to attend Mass.
Available:

  • Departure: 2.30 pm
  • Duration Half Day
  • Wed, Fri, Sat, Nov-Mar: Fri & Sat only  

Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Cascais, Estoril  
Come and discover with us this magnificent village where the Royal Family used to live during the summer and taste the local traditional pastry. In this charming region, you will also admire Europe’s Westernmost point (Cabo da Roca), the incredible Boca do Inferno, the Cosmopolitan Cascais and the Casino Estoril gardens. (Includes royal Palace entrance and guided visit)
Available:

  • Departure: 2.30 pm
  • Duration Half Day

 Arrabida- Sesimbra Tour

Cross the Vasco da Gama bridge in Direction to Setubal. Visit the center. We continue in direction to Sesimbra. Visit the old castle and admire the beautiful scenery of this fishing town. Arrabida mountain- a unique nature reserve giving breathtaking panoramic view over Troia peninsula. Azeitao- A visit to the famous wine cellar to sample the local wines. Visit a handicraft center to admire its "Azulejos" (Hand made glazed tiles). Return to Lisbon crossing the 25 Abril Bridge and have a superb view of Lisbon.

Available:

  • Daily Departure: 2:30 pm

  • Duration: 5 hours

Pena Palace  Boca Inferno, Cascais and Estoril
We leave in direction of the majestic and romantic Pena Palace, an astonishing fairytale castle, located in one of the highest peaks of Sintra mountain range. At the end of the morning free time to walk in the streets of the village of Sintra (Cultural Landscape by UNESCO) that enchanted Kings and inspired poets to appreciate the several handicraft shops and tea-rooms to taste the delicious local sweets like the "queijadas" or the “travesseiros”. We leave to Colares*, region demarcated and recognized for its table wines, following until Cabo da Roca, the most western point in continental Europe, passing for the beach of Guincho until Boca do Inferno always sea viewing enjoying the landscape until Cascais where we take a glimpse of the fishing port. We return to Lisbon by Estoril Coast where we can have a panoramic view of the Casino and its gardens.

Available:

  • Daily Departure: 9.00 am
  • Duration: Full Day

Obidos, Nazare, Fatima, Batalha and Alcobaca
Lose track of time in the white washed village of Obidos, a Medieval village, admire the amazing gothic churches of Alcobaca with the tombs of D.Pedro and Inês de Castro, have lunch at the typical Portuguese fishing Village, Nazare and visit Fatima, a center of the catholic faith and world pilgrimage.
Available:

  • Daily Departure: 9.00 am
  • Duration: Full Day

Evora, Alentejo Wine Tour
We embark on a one-day voyage through the city of Évora – UNESCO World Heritage –, a mosaic of culture, history and traditions. Leaving Lisbon behind, we cross the bridge over the Tagus before, within a few kilometers, a pleasant landscape takes shape, dotted with cork oaks, olive groves and vineyards. In the distance, we pass walls before their whiteness tells us we have arrived in Évora. Here, wander the narrow streets and take the time to savor masterpieces of past eras and the key monuments of Évora: the Roman Temple of Diana, the Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral, the Church of São Francisco and its Chapel of Bones as well as the University. There is also the chance to explore the deep variety of handicrafts produced across the Alentejo including the renowned pieces in cork, ceramics and copper. Furthermore, take the opportunity to engage and experience the depth and breadth in the ingredients for some of the most defining dishes in the Portuguese gastronomic range. Following lunch, in the afternoon, we set off in direction of Azeitão. Here, we visit one of the most historical and important wine cellars in the country. Following this, we get to taste the traditional Setúbal muscatel. At the end of this marvelous day, we make our return to Lisbon.
Available:

  • Daily Departure: 9.00 am
  • Duration: Full Day

  • Tue, Sat. Nov - Mar: Sat only


Prices on Application:

Private Transfers:

  • Lisbon airport or train station - hotel (one way):
  • Euro 39 per car (1-3 passengers)
  • Night supplement 8pm-8am: Euro 16

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