Discover the authentic Lisbon in Alfama, the most traditional and genuine Portuguese neighbourhood. Alfama´s streets are invaded by the sound of Fado music, vibrant colours, pots of flowers on every corner and much more.

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

The Alfama Free Walking Tour can be described as a stroll through the culture of Portuguese society. Alfama was one of the districts that best survived the earthquake of 1755 and today still preserves its narrow streets, enchanting hidden corners, delightfully decorated facades and is full of thousands of colourful flowers all of which our English speaking guide will show us.

Fado music is traditionally from Portugal and its gentle melody will accompany us on this journey back in time. Alfama is testimony to the Jewish, Christian and Muslim presence, all of which have left their mark here with Roman ruins, towers built by the Visigoths, castles and walls

We will stop to contemplate the Sé Cathedral, one of the symbols of the Christian Reconquest. Santa Lucia and Portas do Sol are Lisbon´s best viewpoints. Sunset views from here are a must and the most incredible panoramic photos have been captured from these points; moments which will undoubtedly stay with you forever.

Our journey will continue through the picturesque district in search of the Stairs of San Cristobal, the heart of Lisbon life in the Figueria Square and many more surprises.

The Alfama Free Walking Tour is the perfect tour if what you are looking for is a visit to a different sort of European city. Alfama, once a rich neighbourhood has become an area of fishermen and workers. After having survived the earthquake, it has managed to preserve its Portuguese identity.

Featured places

  • Rossio
  • Stairs of San Cristobal
  • Medieval streets of Lisbon
  • Lisboa Cathedral
  • Figueira Square
  • Viewpoint Portas do Sol
  • And much more!

Details

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Language
English speaking guide
Rates
Free tour
Time
10:30 AM and 11:00 AM
Availability
Daily
Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description
Accesibility

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 drinks

Meeting point

Praça do Rossio.

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 10 adults?
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.
Can I modify or cancel my booking?
Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking.

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

Contact us

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Would you like this tour in private?
Reservation online or by phone (+34) 928926312
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