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Lisbon: Alternative Walking Tour

Product ID: 288950
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Discover the alternative Lisbon you won't find in the guidebooks. This unique experience begins in the heart of the city and walks around the main neighborhoods of the town, showing the best street art and cultural gems and the motivations behind them.
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Duration 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience Lisbon's finest alternative street art
  • Discover the coolest neighborhoods with your expert local guide
  • Wander at a relaxed pace and experience incredible views from the city's best vistas
Full description
This alternative tour of Lisbon takes you under the skin of the city to discover the culture and creativity of one of Europe's coolest capitals. This walk around alleyways and secret passages will reveal the best of the street art in Lisbon, which is constantly changing. You will see the works of local and international artists, from tiny sculptures to large-scale murals. From the graffiti to the master pieces, from the paste-up posters to public mural projects.

The walk starts in the city center, before winding away off the beaten track to Bairro Alto, Chiado, Baixa, Alfama, and Graça. You will get to see all of the leading different areas of the city, consisting both of the old and modern neighborhoods, seeing how the gentrification process is changing these local areas. You will learn about the social history of Portugal and how it has influenced its arts and architecture, and will also get to know the poets who inhabited this town and how their literature and poetry contributes to Lisbon's charm and grace.

You will later take a break in a local ice-cream shop, and can try Portuguese empanadas, paired with a fresh lemonade. This is a good chance to meet the other travelers or enjoy the opportunity to get some extra tips from your expert local guides whilst relaxing a bit before the last part of your tour. Following the break, you will make your way to the most astonishing viewpoint over the city of Lisbon, tracking your way back and getting a better understanding of the geography of this beautiful town.
Includes
  • Expert local guide
  • Pickup and drop off from designated areas
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet at the statue in the middle of Largo Trindade Coelho square

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• You will walk up and down a couple of big hills and stairs during the tour
• Make sure you wear comfortable shoes, as it is a long walk
• It is recommended that you use sunscreen and a hat, as you will be outdoors
• Bring a rain jacket in case of rain

From US$ 38.87 per person

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Alternative Lisbon

Product ID: 288950