Discover the iconic Tower of Belem which stands facing the sea and then wander through one of the best-known neighbourhoods in Lisbon. Hear the many stories of the Indies and the voyages that the Portuguese explorers embarked on.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Description

Our Belem Free Walking Tour sets off at the banks of the River Tagus, a pleasant walk along one of the most popular neighborhoods in Lisbon, also known as the Birthplace of the Discoveries. Explore the stunning Jeronimos Monastery, an original construction from the XVI century built using the profits of the spice trade, the Monument to the Discoveries, built during the longest dictatorship in Europe to honor the greatest heroes of the Navigations and sample the most delicious and famous pastry in Portugal, the “pasteis de nata", an original recipe from the XIX century.

What to see at Belem?

Othe of the most famous places of Lisbon is the old quarter and the Praça do Imperio where we can found the mighty Mosteiro dos Jeronimos (Jeronimos Monastery) . This building is a palace located in the heart of Belem built to commemorate the return of Portuguese explorers from their travels to the Indies.

On the Free Tour around Belem be sure not to miss the city´s jewel: the Tower of Belem. This monument was used as a defense system at the mouth of the Tagus River and during the Third Dynasty the Belem Tower was used as a political prison.

Our English speaker guide will provide a walking tour through history, one that has left a mark on the city, through the sea route of the Indian Spices. We will hear how Portugal became the first Global Empire and all about the legends of the famous navigators that made it happen.

We’ll also visit the impressive Tower of Belem, a monument used as a defence system at the mouth of the Tagus River and to celebrate the success of the entrepreneurship in Africa and Asia and also the fabulous Imperial Square, one of the most beautiful ones in Lisbon.

Add a touch of history, legend and a taste of Lisbon to your trip on this Belem Free Walking Tour and be sure not to miss a single thing. 

Featured places

  • Historical center of Belém
  • Belem Tower
  • Monastery of los jeronimos
  • Monument to the discoveries
  • And much more!

Details

Duration
2 Hours 30 minutes
Language
English speaking guide
Rates
Free Tour
Time

10:30 PM

Availability

Everyday except Monday

Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description.
Accessibility

The route is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Anyway, you can enjoy the extensive array of activities that we offer! 


Included

The best English Speaking guides of Lisbon

Excluded

Transportation (Walking tour)
Food and Drink

Meeting point

Praça do Comércio

Conditions

How to book?

Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation. 

Planning an activity for more than 5 people?
You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.
Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?

Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it. 

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