Lisbon Metropolitan Area
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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.

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Lisbon by Tuk-Tuk: 2 Hour Guided Tour

2. Lisbon by Tuk-Tuk: 2 Hour Guided Tour

Explore the best that Lisbon has to offer on this private 2 hour electric tuk-tuk tour. Tuk-tuks are the perfect solution for touring the narrow streets of Lisbon and can accommodate up to 6 people. Discover the romance of the city as you visit the neighborhoods of Alfama, Graca and Mouraria.  Additionally, unveil the contemporary sides of the city with a visit to Chiado, Bairro Alto, Principe Real and Estrela. Let your guide share local history and stories of Lisbon throughout the tour. Lisbon is a city of seven hills, so you will break next to the best panoramas to capture the most gorgeous views. On this tour you will taste the famed local aperitif: ginginhai, a cherry liquor, while in the neighborhood of Alfama, an opportunity not be missed. Enter the Baixa district and learn how the city was rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake. Explore cosmopolitan Chiado and pass its designer stores, art galleries, bookshops and restaurants. Visit the Portuguese Parlament and end with a view of the Estrela Basilica.

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Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Private Tuk-Tuk City Tour

3. Lisbon: 1.5-Hour Private Tuk-Tuk City Tour

Lisbon is one of the oldest capitals in Europe, full of history and culture. Its location next to the Tejo river, seduces anyone and makes it a very romantic city.  On this tour you'll have the opportunity to feel the true soul of Lisbon, and visit neighborhoods like, Alfama, Graça and Mouraria.  Tuk-Tuks are the perfect solution for touring the narrow streets of Lisbon, and are also fun and eco-friendly. Lisbon is called the city of 7 hills, so you'll have the opportunity to take a break along the best viewpoints, to contemplate the best views of the city. In the midst of all this, there will still be time to drink the famous liqueur "ginginha" in the neighborhood of Alfama. During the whole tour you will be accompanied by your experienced guides who will explain everything about the city. An unforgettable experience!

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Melides: Horse Riding on the Beach with Wine Tasting

4. Melides: Horse Riding on the Beach with Wine Tasting

Enjoy a horseback ride that will connect you with nature. Breathe in the fresh sea air under an immense sky. Explore the woods of Grândola near the coast and discover the local wildlife. Pass through dunes and pine forest of the protected area of Melides. Ride along a beach that stretches out for over 60 kilometers with the ocean at your side. After the beach, you will ride close to the Melides freshwater lagoon, where you will be able to spot a variety of bird species. If selected, at the end of your activity, enjoy a wine tasting session of three different types of wine produced in the region or a barbecue lunch. You can also opt to book a private instructor and enjoy a memorable day with a group of your friends or family.

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Lisbon: 2-Hour Historic Tram 28 Tour by Eco Tuk-Tuk

5. Lisbon: 2-Hour Historic Tram 28 Tour by Eco Tuk-Tuk

Follow the route of Lisbon's historic tram 28 to discover the main sights and hidden locations. Travel by eco-friendly tuk-tuk to neighborhoods such as Graça and the viewpoint of Senhora do Monte.  Travel back down the hill along the narrow streets of Alfama, stopping at Largo das Portas do Sol for more panoramic views. Continue to Lisbon Cathedral, built on the site of a former mosque. Enter the Baixa district and learn how the city was rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake. Explore cosmopolitan Chiado and pass its designer stores, art galleries, bookshops and restaurants. Go to the National Assembly and end with a view of the Estrela Basilica.

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Portinho da Arrábida: Coasteering Trip

6. Portinho da Arrábida: Coasteering Trip

Coasteering is a multi-activity that uses various sports modalities such as trekking, climbing, swimming, abseiling, caving and many jumps into the water. The coasteering circuit is located in one of the most extraordinary places, on the border between the Arrábida Mountain Nature Park and the Luiz Saldanha Marine Park, with its crystalline green waters. Venture into one of the most beautiful places in Portugal and enjoy a fun day full of activities.

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Full-Day Dolphin Watching Tour from Lisbon

7. Full-Day Dolphin Watching Tour from Lisbon

This full-day tour begins as you head south from Lisbon to Setúbal, a picturesque region best known for its fishing port. In Setúbal, board a fully restored salt galleon, or a modern catamaran (depending on weather and sea conditions), for a relaxing and enjoyable cruise in the Sado Estuary, where you’ll learn about the resident bottlenose dolphins and hopefully be able to observe wild dolphins in their natural environment. The duration of the cruise takes about 2 to 3 hours. See the natural reserve of Arrábida, take in the stunning views, and learn about the area’s history and gastronomy. See the Arrábida Convent and discover some important historical sites before returning to the old city center of Setúbal. Before returning to Lisbon, stop at a few sights in the Arrabida Mountain range, from where you can marvel at the natural reserve and get a land view of all the region.

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Lisbon Shore Excursion: Self-Drive Tour with GPS Audio Guide

8. Lisbon Shore Excursion: Self-Drive Tour with GPS Audio Guide

When your cruise ship pulls into the port of Lisbon, make the most out of your time by renting an electric vehicle to spin around town in. With 6 hours to make your way through town, you’ll have time to experience the city’s most charming and magical areas with ease. Each Renault Twizy can accommodate 1 driver and 1 passenger. Drive into Lisbon's old town and the narrow streets of Alfama, Mouraria, Bairro Alto, and Chiado. Drive along the river. Head up to a panoramic vistas to see the city from the top. Stop for a bite or 2 along the way. All the while, you’ll have a GPS and audio guide at your disposal, so you won’t need to waste time figuring out which sights to see.

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Lisbon Flavours Tuk-Tuk Tour

9. Lisbon Flavours Tuk-Tuk Tour

Explore the culinary secrets of Lisbon on a private tour by electric tuk-tuk. Travel through historic neighborhoods to savor the traditional flavors of Portugal and learn the history of the city along the way. Travel the narrow streets with ease and stop to sample delicious food and drinks, served by the locals in typical shops, markets, taverns and viewpoints. Venture into the pretty neighborhoods of Alfama and Baixa and hear how the city was rebuilt after the devastating earthquake of 1755.

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Cascais: 2- or 4-hour Sailing Tour

10. Cascais: 2- or 4-hour Sailing Tour

Start your cruise from Cascais, where you can adapt your route according to your preferences. Enjoy the beautiful coastline aboard a new sailboat.  Sail to Cabo the Roca, the most western point of Europe, or relax along the beautiful white sandy beaches of Cascais, Estoril, Parede, Carcavelos, and Oeiras. Drop anchor, enjoy the sun and swim in the clear blue seas. Another suggestion is to sail along Cascais Coast up to Lisbon and visit one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. From the sailing boat, you will have the opportunity to see Lisbon´s most famous monuments and views.

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What people are saying about Lisbon Metropolitan Area

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 8 reviews

Penelope made the tour not only enjoyable and informative, but also warm and personal. It felt like reconnecting with a dear friend. You can see she is a born ti be a guide! We loved our tuksi trip. She made journeying through Lisbon busy traffic and narrow cobble stoned streets seem easy. It's not but she is very, very good at it. We highly recommend her.

Fantastic tour! Our guide Peter was so knowledgable and took us through back streets and places we would never have discovered on our own. Our guide knew the history of Lisbon and Portugal inside out! It was a small group and very Covid-friendly. Our first time using electric bikes which are really fun once you get the hang of it.

nice tour through Alfama, definitely recommended (would be very tedious without an e-bike) ... tour could be a bit longer (from a cycling point of view)

The best travel guide forever is Martin. I would do the tour with Martin again at any time

Experience sailing on the Atlantic Ocean, a happy experience