Graça Historic District
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  • Lisbon: 2.5-Hour Hills Tour by Electric Bike

    1. Lisbon: 2.5-Hour Hills Tour by Electric Bike

    Explore some of the 7 hills of Lisbon by electric bike, and see more than you would on a conventional sightseeing tour. The easy-to-drive electric bikes are eco-friendly and boast a stylish vintage design that will turn heads as you explore the hidden sights of Alfama, Mouraria and Graça, some of the most historic neighborhoods of the Portuguese capital. Cruise up to panoramic observation points, passing antique shops and enchanting restaurants along the way, and get a unique perspective of the city and its people.

    Absolutely the best way to get close and experience the different boroughs of Lisbon! We thought it would be fun to try out electric bikes and get a quick tour. Wow! Bikes move you much faster than walking yet you still get the "on the ground" sense hearing sounds and feeling pace of people. The noisy little carts are cute but youre still an observer. Gliding through the super narrow roads in Alfama was definetly the highlight. DoubTful we would have taken the time to get so deep into this ancient and magical land of yore. Our guide was super knowledgible of history and maneuvering in traffic. Louis made it super safe and one of the top 3 memories of Lisbon!! We do plan on getting electric bikes~ Btw- we're active 65 ladies... so don't hesitate to go for this fantastic adventure !

  • Lisbon: Old Town Tuk Tuk Tour

    2. Lisbon: Old Town Tuk Tuk Tour

    This was where it all started. Meet in the heart of the city nestled on the oldest hill in Lisbon. It is the hill of fado and of the typical taverns that preserve their genius and traditional roots. From the quarters of Graça and Alfama, through Mouraria up to the São Jorge Castle, you may be lucky enough to come across a sardine barbecue on the streets. Hop out into Alfama, take a walk through this music quarter and listen to its cries. You will be able to see Roman remains, medieval houses that survived the 1755 earthquake, the magnificent Lisbon Cathedral, squares livened up by outdoor cafés and nooks and alleys reminiscent of Arab cities – Lisbon’s multicultural history has also left its mark here. In addition, enjoy incredible views of the city from the many natural windows that it offers.

    Fantastic tour of the old town of Lisbon, Tiago was very friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about what he did. He made us feel at home and was also very amusing. We saw some great sites and viewpoints. You will not regret doing this tour.

  • Lisbon: From East to West Private Tour by Tukxi

    3. Lisbon: From East to West Private Tour by Tukxi

    Explore Lisbon from East to West in a Tukxi, a small vehicle that's a mix between a tuk tuk and a 3-wheeled scooter. This 3-hour private tour combines a visit to 3 historical neighborhoods with an exploration of Belem, one of the most popular districts in the city, making it the perfect way to get the most out of the city when you don’t have much time.   Your tour starts in the Old Town, where you’ll travel back in time and fall in love with the colorful neighborhoods of Alfama, Mouraria, and Graça. Stop along the way to discover all that Lisbon has to offer, which is made especially easy by the Tukxis.   Then, follow your guide over to the west of the city along the glittering river Tejo to arrive at Belem, where many of the great Portuguese explorers embarked on their voyages. Here, you can admire Belem Tower, the Jeronimos Monastery, and the Monument to the Discoveries, 3 of the mos...

  • Lisbon Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

    4. Lisbon Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk

    Explore some of the oldest and most characteristic neighborhoods of Lisbon by tuk tuk, including the narrow streets of the historic Bairro Alto entertainment district. Make your way up to São Jorge Castle, and meander through the old district of Alfama. Experience the cool vibe of the Graça district at the highest point in the city, and explore the main shopping area of Chiado. Stop to admire impressive monuments along the way, such as Lisbon Cathedral and Santo António Church, built on the site where Saint Anthony was born. Visit the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora to admire one of the finest examples of Mannerist architecture. Get wonderful views from the São Pedro de Alcântara lookout, and visit the Baroque church of Estrella Basilica, built on the orders of Queen Maria I to honor the birth of her son.

  • Eastern Viewpoints Private 3-Hour Tour

    5. Eastern Viewpoints Private 3-Hour Tour

    Discover the lookout points in the east of Lisbon on this fantastic city tour. Ride the tram line 28 to the viewpoint of Nossa Senhora do Monte. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view, regarded as one of the best views of Lisbon by the Portuguese people. You will also be amazed by the Miradouro da Graça. You will then head back down the hill and pass by the Church of São Vicente of Fora on the way to the viewpoint of Santa Luzia at the top of the oldest district of Lisbon, Alfama. Journey back in time and admire the charming streets, impressive facades, and wrought iron balconies. Enjoy taking unique photos from the balcony of Santo Estêvão Church before reaching the river bank. Leave the Medina and travel back to the 18th century, after the earthquake of 1755. At Praça do Comercio you will find many bars overlooking the Tagus River, where you can relax and have a drink while enjoying...

  • Lisbon: 7-Hour Guided City Tour

    6. Lisbon: 7-Hour Guided City Tour

    Discover the history and culture of Lisbon on a day-long city walking tour alongside an expert local guide. Visit Lisbon's top sights, stroll along the Tejo River and enjoy panoramic views. Begin your tour with hotel pick-up in the morning and head to Cristo Rei. Cross the iconic 25th of April Bridge, and enjoy sweeping views over the city. Next, it's on to Bélem, where you can take postcard-worthy pictures for lifelong memories. Bite into the sweet Pastel de Belem, a traditional Portuguese treat, then head down narrow cobblestone streets and explore the oldest districts of the city, learning about its fascinating history along the way. Enjoy the architecture along the streets of Lisob's Baixa Pombalina, including ancient churches and local shops. Top it off with a taste of traditional ginginha liquor.

  • Full Day Private Tour: Lisbon's Heritage and Modernity

    7. Full Day Private Tour: Lisbon's Heritage and Modernity

    The tour begins at 8:30 AM with a pick-up from your hotel, apartment, or ship. This ensures enough time to enjoy the program with no rush.  This private tour focuses on the national monuments in Lisbon, and the program allows some time to visit the inside of some of the monuments. Nevertheless it can be altered and other routes can be arranged in order to best reflect your interests as the experience is there for the sole purpose of your enjoyment. The first locations to visit always depend on the initial location but in most cases, start at the most important avenue of the city with Eduardo VII Park at the top, and then proceed to Baixa, the Downtown area, Restauradores, and Rossio Squares and proceed to the Cathedral of Lisbon with a small stop for photos and, time permitting, a visit inside the church.  Next, proceed to the bellevues of Sta. Luzia and N. Sª do Monte which offer som...

  • Lisbon: Historical Replica Vintage Car Tour

    8. Lisbon: Historical Replica Vintage Car Tour

    You'll begin with hotel pickup before going on to see Lisbon's highlights in a fun and novel way. This unique experience will see you cruising around the city in an electric replica of the legendary Ford Model T. As you travel, your guide will know where the best views, photo opportunities, and most interesting places are, as you cruise between them effortlessly. Stops include the Lisbon Cathedral, Saint Anthony Church, the castle neighborhood, the Saint Vincent Monastery, the Senhora do Monte viewpoint, Alfama ,and many more. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, there is also the chance to visit the local flea market.

  • Lisbon: 3-Hour Street Art Tuk Tuk Tour

    9. Lisbon: 3-Hour Street Art Tuk Tuk Tour

    Lisbon has become a cosmopolitan city over time. From the time of the caravels departing for the discovery of new worlds until today, the city has reinvented itself so that tradition and modernity live together today in unique harmony. Urban art and intervention took over the streets and avenues giving color and brightness to the city showing a modern and vanguard side of one of the oldest cities in Europe. This is a tour designed especially for all those who want to unveil a bit of street art scattered throughout the streets of Lisbon. A surprise at every corner by the hands and the creativity of well-known artists and others that remain anonymous. Also appreciate the more traditional corners of the city such as the neighborhoods of Castelo, Graça, Alfama and Bairro Alto. Enjoy the views from some of the best viewpoints and of course, do not forget to bring your camera. 

  • Lisbon: The City of the Seven Hills Walking Tour

    10. Lisbon: The City of the Seven Hills Walking Tour

    After being picked up from your accommodation, your first stop will be at Christ the King, a giant statue inspired by Brazil's Christ the Redeemer. This statue was erected to express the gratitude of the Portuguese being spared the full effects of World War II. Afterwards, you will venture to the Belém district, where you will walk on the intricately patterned cobblestones en-route to the church of Jerónimos Monastery, a world heritage site by UNESCO. You will then cross the gardens of Belém to visit the incredible Monument to the Discoveries, which portrays Portuguese overseas exploration. Afterwards, you will be driven down the side of the Tagus River, until the Square of Commerce. This is one of the most emblematic places of Lisbon, and is home to the famous Arch of Triumph which leads to Rua Augusta, the main pedestrian street of the capital. At this stage of your tour, it will be...

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What people are saying about Graça Historic District

Overall rating

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Absolutely the best way to get close and experience the different boroughs of Lisbon! We thought it would be fun to try out electric bikes and get a quick tour. Wow! Bikes move you much faster than walking yet you still get the "on the ground" sense hearing sounds and feeling pace of people. The noisy little carts are cute but youre still an observer. Gliding through the super narrow roads in Alfama was definetly the highlight. DoubTful we would have taken the time to get so deep into this ancient and magical land of yore. Our guide was super knowledgible of history and maneuvering in traffic. Louis made it super safe and one of the top 3 memories of Lisbon!! We do plan on getting electric bikes~ Btw- we're active 65 ladies... so don't hesitate to go for this fantastic adventure !

Peter was a great guide, very informative tour highlighting the history of Lisbon. Pace was good for us first timers. May husband had various minor things go wrong with his bike, but other guide (sorry. I didn’t get his name) was quick to help. If you want a history lesson and fun ebike tour, we highly recommend.

Inish (sp?) was a wonderful tour guide and knew how to have fun and show us the sights. She took us all around the castle mountain and described all of the important parts of Lisbon and talked about its history and that of the Portuguese culture.

The tour was very informative and thanks to our guide Pattrik we received a lot of interesting information far beyond Lisbon.

Very interesting tour over 3 hills with comfortable E-bikes and very nice tour guide (Nuno)! Thanks a lot!