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Lisbon: Tastes and Traditions Food Tour

1. Lisbon: Tastes and Traditions Food Tour

Follow your guide on a tasty adventure through the streets of Lisbon. Eat your way through the city with 7 stops and 9 tastings of some mouth-watering local cuisine. Relax along the way with three drinks along the way, including a glass of sour cherry liqueur. Start your morning among the locals at the oldest pastry shop in Lisbon. Taste a delicious selection of homemade sweet pastries while sipping a classic Portuguese-style espresso. Next, you’re off to the only traditional Portuguese grocery store left in Lisbon. Your guide will explain Portugal’s obsession with salt cod. Try another beloved local product, acorn-fed Iberian ham. Enjoy a glass of Lisbon’s signature sour cherry liqueur at the 130-year-old family-run stall that does it best. Make your way to a no-frills bar serving up the best bifana (marinated pork sandwich) in the city. This buzzing bar is constantly packed with locals who can’t get enough. Next, it’s about time for lunch, and there’s no better place to enjoy it than among Lisboetas at a traditional Portuguese tasca. Here you’ll the have home-cooked classics of Portuguese cuisine with your choice of beer or wine. Discover one of the hidden gems of Portuguese food, gourmet canned seafood. Learn about the history of canning in Portugal and sample some delicious preserved goods for yourself. Last but not least, you’ll finish on a sweet note with Portugal’s most famous pastry, the pastel de nata (custard tart). learn all about their surprising history and get an up-close look at these sweet treats being made.

Lisbon: Food and Wine Walking Tour

2. Lisbon: Food and Wine Walking Tour

Enjoy the flavors of the Portuguese cuisine in Lisbon’s traditional places. The guide will give you lots of insider tips for wine, petiscos, food, fado, and good company. Learn about the importance of coffee in Portuguese culture. Find out about Lisbon’s great cafés, such as the 18th-century café Nicola (this café was opened in 1787 by an Italian man, one of Lisbon’s most literary cafés and a place for tertúlias), and discover where you can find another coffee landmark in the city. Try the famous Portuguese codfish cake with a glass of refreshing green wine. Learn about the historical center of the city which is full of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. Take a look at all the delicious and exotic products on display at an old gourmet shop, from dried, salted Bacalhau – now one of Portugal´s most traditional dishes — to the sausages, hams, and cheeses, and learn all their secrets. Learn the history of Port, Portugal’s famous fortified wine, and then try it with the delicious São Jorge Cheese. Visit one of the most famous Tascas in Lisbon, where you´ll taste a typical Bifana (pork sandwich) watered down with a cold draft beer. Learn the history of Ginjinha, the favorite liqueur of many Portuguese, considered the drink of Lisbon, and try it at the first place that started to sell it in 1840. Learn tricks to climb the hills of Lisbon and enjoy one of the most fantastic views of the city, while your guide will explain what food to try and what restaurants to visit in each of the neighborhoods. Finish your tour in style, in a true local venue, with Chouriço, Portuguese bread, and other local products served with a glass of delicious red wine.

The Lisbon Pub Crawl

3. The Lisbon Pub Crawl

Discover Lisboa after the sun sets and watch the city transforming into a playground of music, tapas, and lively parties. Get to know other travelers before setting off into a night full of fun and excitement. Meet fellow travelers and like-minded locals as you mingle with people from all over the world in a city known for its warm nights and wild parties. Your guide is a professional party planner and a local, so you can definitely trust them to show you a good time. Enjoy a welcome drink at each bar, one-hour open bar for beer and sangria, and finish your crawl as a VIP guest in a venue prepared for all the groups to converge and have a party together. Expect shots along the way and end in one of Lisbon's most popular clubs with skip-the-line access. Enhance your experience by choosing to add gin and vodka mixers during the power hour.

Lisbon: Pub and VIP Club Crawl

4. Lisbon: Pub and VIP Club Crawl

Discover Lisbon's nightlife scene with the help of local guides, and get to know fellow travelers from around the world. Take part in Lisbon’s first and biggest pub crawl, visiting 3 clubs and bars throughout the night. Start the night with an hour of unlimited free beer or sangria to get the party started. Then enjoy exclusive discounts on cocktails. Meet party-loving travelers from all over the world as you visit different bars with different types of music. Visit 3 bars in Bairro Alto, the most iconic nightlife district in Lisbon, and finish your night with free entry to a local club. You will be led by at least 2 local identified guides, who will provide you with a great introduction to the local nightlife.

Lisbon: 3-Hour The Slave Trade - An Historical Walking Tour

5. Lisbon: 3-Hour The Slave Trade - An Historical Walking Tour

In the first half of the 15th century Portugal, under the guidance of Prince Henry the Navigator, began what is now referred to as the Atlantic slave trade. This trade saw between 12 to 14 million Africans sold into slavery and taken across the ocean to the Americas, a crime against the humanity of these individuals which lasted for four centuries. On this walking tour, you learn just how this trade shaped Portugal's development. To that end, you will be guided along back streets and main avenues, monuments, churches and public squares that have a connection with this history and can offer insight into how Lisbon was marked by slavery. Various topics such as the genesis of slavery in the Iberian peninsula, the birth of the Atlantic slave trade, the Age of Discovery, the day to day aspects of the life of a slave living in historical Lisbon, the importance of Brazil, the abolition of trade in Portugal, the Portuguese colonies in Africa and the struggle for liberation by African nationalists will be addressed.  This tour will be conducted by a licensed local guide. Gain the knowledge you need to know to enhance your stay in Lisbon and to promote Portugal's culture and heritage. From recommendations of things to do in the city, to insider advice on public transportation to other areas you would want to visit during your stay, feel free to ask your guide anything. A total of one coffee and one WC break will be included. 

Lisbon: 2-Hour Luz Stadium and Guided Museum Tour

6. Lisbon: 2-Hour Luz Stadium and Guided Museum Tour

Discover the history of sports in Lisboa at the Benfica Stadium and Museum. Learn about the players, traditions, and secrets of the club from your expert guide and fellow Benfica aficionado. Stroll around the pitch, visit the changing rooms, and the press room, and have your photo taken with the Sport Lisboa and Benfica eagle. Learn about the relationship between Sport Lisboa and Benfica with clubs in other cities and countries, and celebrate the differences that every culture brings to the sporting world. Feel celebrated as a participant in the club because none of it would be possible without the supporters.

Alfama Free Walking Tour

7. Alfama Free Walking Tour

Wander around the steep, narrow streets of what people often call the village within the city. Alfama is one of the few districts in Lisbon not destroyed by the earthquake of 1755. Decorated in beautiful ‘azulejos’ (tiles), the steep winding alleys of this neighborhood give way to breathtaking views of a sea of terracotta roofs and the Tagus River. The aromas of traditional Portuguese cuisine, the echoes of Fado tunes, and the elderly Portuguese locals chattering, all make this neighborhood one of the most authentic in Lisbon! We'll see Lisboa's most emblematic landmarks, like the Rossio Square, Dona Maria II Theatre, Sao Domingos Church, Figueira Square, Sao Jorge Castle, Portas do Sol viewpoint, Sé Cathedral. Tie your most comfortable shoes and get lost in time in historical Lisbon with our expert tour guides. Meet us every day at D. Pedro IV Square (Rossio). You can find our yellow-shirted team with yellow umbrellas near the statue, right in the middle.

Lisbon: Street Art Tour

8. Lisbon: Street Art Tour

Join this guided walking trip to explore the colorful streets of Lisbon and discover an open-air gallery of today's most innovative urban street artists. See graffiti and sophisticated murals, and get a feel for the locals. Encounter whimsical murals of lizards and horses on the side of an entire building, along with political and social statements such as Obey's "Revolution Mural" as a contrast to the wealth of the surrounding area. See small masterpieces concealed in the hidden alleys of the old town and large-scale installations in wide-open areas. Look at works in progress and admire art that has been there for decades.

Downtown Free Walking Tour

9. Downtown Free Walking Tour

Learn about the history of Portugal as you explore the Bairro Alto, Baixa, and Chiado neighborhoods of downtown Lisbon. Discover the city's nightlife and bars. See the famous yellow trams of the Bica Funicular. Finish up by enjoying a magical sunset and river view at Miradouro de Santa Catarina. Meet your guide at Praça do Rossio. Stop by the Bica Funicular and admire the famous steep street and emblematic yellow trams. Explore Chiado, a modern, cosmopolitan neighborhood that was almost completely destroyed by the 1755 earthquake. Go to Bairro Alto, a neighborhood known for its vibrant nightlife. Listen to your expert guide explain the history and interesting development of this area. End your tour at the Miradouro de Santa Catarina, a terrace overlooking the river. Gaze at the spectacular sunset.

Lisbon: Street Art Walk

10. Lisbon: Street Art Walk

Reveal the secrets of Lisbon and its street art on this 3.5-hour walking tour for groups of up to 8 people. Find hidden places with your private guide, and get an overview of the entire historical Alfama district. After greeting your guide at the meeting point, set off on your street art adventure. Explore the city's old neighborhoods and both its old and new street art. Visit the outdoor urban gallery in Bairro Alto to admire the amazing tile work and sidewalk patterns. During your tour, see some of Lisbon's secret artistic places, such as the street art gallery in the Chão do Loureiro car parking lot. Find some of the freshest art at Caracol da Graça, and maybe even see artists at work at the legal place to paint, Calçada da Glória. Throughout your tour, stay aware, and keep looking up and down, because art is everywhere. Once your tour is over, take home an artistic souvenir to remember your amazing experience.

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What people are saying about Lisbon

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5,850 reviews

Ana was a great tour guide! It was nice to get an idea for food in the area and she even left us with suggestions on where to go for the rest of our time here. Highly recommend!

Sophia was absolutely fantastic! It was a great experience. She introduced us to the local food and wine, which was all fantastic!

Educational and above all delicious - highly recommended, but plan the way back on foot, because there is a lot to eat...

Joao is fantastic almost an art professor! Would recommend to everyone!!

Loved the music, singing, and dancing was amazing.