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Lisbon Private Sightseeing – Full Day Tour

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Duration

8 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people

Languages

English, Español, Português, Русский

Overview


Lisbon is a lighted city where the Tejo river and the sun, always present and turn the Portugal capital on a color mirror, in which the beauty and the architectural contrasts do not go unnoticed.

Get acquainted with the spectacular sights of Lisbon on a private full-day tour of the Portuguese capital. With a personal guide, you’ll visit hidden treasures and famous landmarks while learning about Lisbon’s ancient history.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • See the main attractions in Lisbon.
  • See the best viewpoints of capital.
  • Admire Lisbon from Jesus Cross Statue.
  • Taste famous Pastel de Belem.
  • Visit Monastery of Jerónimos.
  • See Belem Tower.

Itinerary

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Park Eduardo VII
Park Eduardo VII

Your first stop is Eduardo VII Park, the largest park in central Lisbon. It was baptized in 1903 in honor of Great Britain’s King Edward VII, who had visited Lisbon to reaffirm the bonds of friendship between the 2 countries.

Lisbon Cathedral Se
Lisbon Cathedral Se

Visit Lisbon Cathedral Se, built immediately after Christians took Lisbon, in 1147 and admire the church’s intricate stained glass rose window, reconstructed with fragments from the original while learning about the reconstruction performed just last century.

Nossa Senhora do Monte viewpoint
Nossa Senhora do Monte viewpoint

Continue on your journey to “Senhora do Monte” hill, where you will be overwhelmed with one of the most spectacular panoramic views of Lisbon, as well as of the estuary of the Tagus river.

Bridge of 25 of April
Bridge of 25 of April

We'll cross the April 25th bridge (lookalike the Golden Gate Bridge), a giant and scenic suspension bridge that connects the north and south side of Lisbon. It was renamed after the revolution day (April 25th) that finished the Salazar dictatorship in 1974.

Cristo Rei
Cristo Rei

Cross the extensive 25 de Abril Bridge to reach the Statue of Christ, one of the symbols of Lisbon. Constructed in 1934, it was inspired by a visit the Cardinal Cerejeira, Patriarch of Lisbon, made to the Christ Of Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro.

Belem
Belem

Time to visit the Belem Quarter, the monumental area dedicated to the great Portuguese seafarers of the 15th and 16th-centuries. Here you will visit the Tower of Belem (the symbol of Lisbon), the monastery of St. Gerome (Mosteiro dos Jeronimos), a masterpiece of Portuguese 16th-century architecture and World Heritage listed monument by UNESCO, and the monument to the Discoveries.

Jeronimos Monastery
Jeronimos Monastery

Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is the most popular monument in Portugal. It’s King Manuel I tribute to the great explorers of the 15th century (which includes the sea route to India founded by Vasco da Gama in 1498). We’ll not only learn about the Portuguese maritime discoveries, but we’ll also visit the church where Vasco da Gama is buried (we won’t go inside the monastery, but we'll visit the church).

Tower of Belem
Tower of Belem

Visit the tomb of the Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama and the poet Luis de Camões. Continue to Belém Tower and Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries). Belém Tower was strategically built on the north bank of the Tagus River between 1514 and 1520, in order to protect Lisbon from attack. One of the jewels of architecture from the reign of King Manuel I, it was also inscribed by UNESCO in 1983.

Pasteis de Belem
Pasteis de Belem

It’s not possible to come to Lisbon without tasting the most well keep secret of the Portuguese pastries, the Pasteis de Belem. Everything started in 1837 in a small bakery and you’ll have the chance to try one (it's included in the price). There is also a local ritual to eating these delicacies that we will share with you.

Monument to the Discoveries
Monument to the Discoveries

The Monument of Discoveries was originally erected in 1941 for the Portuguese World Exhibition and celebrates the main players from Portugal’s Age of Discoveries and the days of world exploration.

Included/Excluded

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Lisbon
  • Tour guide
  • Free Wi-Fi on board of a vehicle
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Personal and accident insurance.
  • Free time to explore at each stop.
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees to the monuments

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brouwersmaartje

"Super mooie en interessante dagtrip

De dagtrip was perfect geregeld. We hadden een leuke gids, Igor, die veel wist te vertellen. Buiten de zware regenbui hebben we een bijzondere dag beleefd!"

kevjudd

"Excellente attraction.

Merveilleuse journée avec un guide parlant couramment français. Le guide Paulo est très sympatique, il nous a fait partager ses connaissances et son amour du Portugal. Je recommande vivement cette activité et je souhaite que vous ayez le guide Paulo."

Audray R

"Merci Paulo !

Une journée plus qu'agréable en compagnie de Paulo ! Il parle très bien français, a de fortes connaissances en histoire et donne de très bons conseils sur Lisbonne. Nous avons mangé dans un restaurant typique portugais où ils parlent français également. Je le recommande sans hésitation à mon entourage. Encore merci Paulo !"

JMan604

"Easily top 3 in my experience

Whenever our family travel (9 of us), it is a better option for us to book a private tour that can take us around in a private bus/shuttle/van along with a tour guide. I booked Go2Lisbon after inquiring with different tour companies after I emailed with Alexandra. Booking via email was quick and easy. They are fast to respond with any concerns and questions. Their pricing is VERY VERY competitive. Our Cunard cruise arrived Lisbon on 12/26/18 and we had the pleasure of having Antonio as our tour guide. He is very personable, knowledgeable, and very friendly. He is also accommodating with our request on how fast/slow/changing of the schedule with our tour. This made the biggest difference from all other tours we've been to (both privately chosen or assigned private tour). The bus they provided was very spacious and comfortable which can seat 16 people. It was clean and new. While Antonio took us to the ""touristy"" spots, he did steer us to the local spots when it comes to food which was wonderful. The initial spot he wanted to take us for lunch was closed for the holidays but, I knew it was a place for the locals. This goes to show Antonio really wants to show you how great Lisbon is. No tourist-trap here. At the end of the day tour, all of us kept saying we wish we had more time in Lisbon and Antonio became a friend of ours. Next time we go to Lisbon, we will for sure contact him again."
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Marc

Einfach nur empfehlenswert

Es war ein unglaublich schöner Tagesausflug, der meiner Meinung nach den Preis rechtfertigt. Der Guide war sehr nett, konnte viele Sprachen fließend und war unglaublich Informativ. Bei dieser Tour sieht man in 8 std mehr von Lissabon als man es auf eigene Faust in 4 Tagen schaffen würde. Ein weiterer Vorteil ist, dass man sich nicht den chaotischen Verkehr antuen muss, man kann sich einfach zurück lehnen und die Umgebung genießen.
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