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.

Description

The Alfama 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 Spanish 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. Graca 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 Monastery of Sao Vicente, the Church of Santa Luzia, the Rua de la Juderia (Jewish quarter) and many more surprises.

The Alfama 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

  • The Monastery of Sao Vicente
  • Church of Nuestra Senora
  • Foundation Jose Saramago
  • Moorish Lisbon
  • Church of Santa Luzia
  • Medieval Lisbon
  • Cathedral Se de Lisboa
  • Basilica de San Antonio
  • Viewpoint Graca
  • Viewpoint Portas do Sol
  • And much more!

Details

Duration
3 hours
Language
English speaking guide
Rates

Adults: € 14

Children (0-14): free

Time
4:00 PM
Availability
From Wednesday to Sunday
Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description

Included

The best English Speaking guides of Lisbon

Excluded

Transportation (walking tour)
Food and drinks

Meeting point

Praça do comércio.

Conditions

How to book?

Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.

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?
If you modify or cancel your booking at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

Our promises

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

Contact us

Do you have any question?
Would you like this tour in private?
Reservation online or by phone (+34) 928926312
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Reviews

  • Posted by: Fran Bea
    Hemos estado de viaje en Lisboa, y hemos hecho con esta empresa cuatro Tours. Free tour Lisboa y Tour por la Alfama con Eduardo, Tour por Belem con Eduardo, y 116 con Elena. Con todos ellos la experiencia ha sido muy buena, pero si tenemos que destacar a alguien destacariamos a Elena. En general la experiencia muy buena con estos chicos. Recomendable 100%. - Perdón, comentar que el Tour por Belem fue con Rafa. Muy bien con él también. Explico muchas cosas y hizo la mañana entretenida y amena.
  • Posted by: Sofia Sigstad
    Hicimos Lisboa imprescindible y Alfama con Eduardo. Excelente!!! Imperdible.
  • Posted by: Gloria García
    Hicimos tour gratis x Lisboa y por la tarde el Tour del barrio de Aldana. INTERESANTES, Amenos, Divertidos..... MUY MUY MUY RECOMENDABLES. Muchas gracias
  • Posted by: Tatiana
    muchas gracias por todo
  • Posted by: Adrian
    Lo recomiendo sin dudarlo, los guias son maravillosos
  • Posted by: Jesus
    El guía Rafa con profundo conocimiento de la historia de Lisboa y la forma amena de transmitirlo convierten los recorridos en interesantes experiencias para toda la familia.
  • Posted by: Sofia
    hicimos el free tour de lisboa y contratamos tambien este tour
  • Posted by: Roberta
    Continuamente mantiene la atención del grupo con anécdotas, curiosidades y un sentido del​ humor muy adecuado para cada momento
  • Posted by: Melina
    Hicimos el tour Alfama con Elena y nos encantó muchisimo
  • Posted by: Manuela
    Flor logró transmitirnos lo que allí sucedió, imponente lo que sabe de historia
  • Posted by: Isabel
    Muy amena y enriquecedora. RAfa era el guía y se hizo corto
  • Posted by: Paula
    interesante

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