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Lisbon: Tour of the Cable Railways in the Old Town

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Explore the peculiarities of Lisbon and follow the traces of bygone times on this 3-hour tour. Experience the special atmosphere of Lisbon as you explore the city on the street trams and historical cable railways from the 19th century.
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Duration 3 hours
Starting times 9:30 AM, 2:30 PM
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Pick-up from your hotel in the center of Lisbon can be arranged.

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  • Visit Igreja de São Roque, the magnificent church with the chapel of São João Baptista
  • Enjoy a ride on the historical Elevador de Santa Justa, the only vertical funicular in Lisbon
  • Admire the breathtaking views of the city
  • Experience the special charm of Lisbon with a mixture of tradition, history, and a cosmopolitan and trendy scene
Full description
Discover a unique feature of Lisbon and a special mode of inner-city transport: the funiculars that connect different parts of the city on various levels. You will get the chance to ride on the interesting cable railways, as well as the trams from the 19th century.

Start with a ride on the “Elevador da Bica” from 1892, which connects Mercado da Ribeiro with Bairro Alto, which is now the center of the nightlife in the city. Afterwards you will cross Praça Camões with its beautiful cobbled streets and ride the “Elevador de Santa Justa”, the only vertical elevator in Lisbon that also offers a fantastic panoramic view over the city.

You will then visit the magnificent Jesuit church, Igreja de São Roque, with the holy chapel of São João Baptista. Behind the church you will find the viewpoint of São Pedro de Alantara, where you will have the opportunity to capture excellent photos. You will then descend on the “Elevador da Gloria” to Praça dos Restauradores in the heart of the city.
  • City tour with guide
  • Visit to the Jesuit church Igreja de São Roque
What’s Not Included
  • Day ticket for public transport (EUR 6 per person)

From US$ 194.36 Per group up to 12

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Product ID: 32957