Lisbon Free Tour: History Through the Stories of its Heroes

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Duration: 2h 30min
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Provided by Vibrant City Tours
English
English  |  4:30 PM & 10:00 AM
EVERY DAY
Portuguese
Portuguese  |  10:00 AM & 4:30 PM
EVERY DAY
from €0 Tip based

Overview of the tour in Lisbon

Join our passionate guides on a captivating walking tour through the heart of Lisbon, where you will learn all about the magnificent city's 3,000-year history.

Discover the fascinating stories about:
* City's origins and why many of the ancient civilizations came here for safe harbor
* The Moorish era, when mosques dominated the skyline, and learn about Portugal's founding king
* How Henry the Navigator ignited the Age of Discoveries, leading to the first global empires that shaped our world
* The most devastating earthquake in European history and the city heroes immortalized in the iconic Rua Augusta Arch
* The Carnation Revolution, dubbed the "coolest coup in the world," which overthrew Europe's longest dictatorship
* Rich literary history of our poets before concluding the tour with the breathtaking view from the Santa Justa lift

Along the way, we will share valuable tips to make the most of your stay in the city, from hidden gems to visiting the best places to experience this vibrant city's food and lifestyle.

By the end, we hope you become enchanted with Lisbon, just as we did.

This activity includes:

  • Rossio Square
  • Figueira Square
  • Baixa Pombalina (downtown)
  • Santa Justa lift
  • Rua Augusta
  • Alfama entrance
  • Commerce square
  • Chiado
  • Carmo Convent
  • First inhabitants of 3.000 years ago
  • Roman and Moorish invaluable legacy
  • Battles for the crown and its heroes
  • The Age of Discovery
  • 1755 Lisbon earthquake and city rebuild
  • Longest dictatorship in Europe
  • Carnation Revolution
  • Art district
  • Local guide and Breathtaking view points

Our Guides

Miguel — Guide of Lisbon Free Tour: History Through the Stories of its Heroes, Portugal
Miguel
Maria — Guide of Lisbon Free Tour: History Through the Stories of its Heroes, Portugal
Maria
Asha — Guide of Lisbon Free Tour: History Through the Stories of its Heroes, Portugal
Asha
Nuno — Guide of Lisbon Free Tour: History Through the Stories of its Heroes, Portugal
Nuno

Meeting point

Rossio

On arrival

Our meeting point is in the center of Rossio Square, located in downtown Lisbon and within walking distance from the main city spots.

Find us at the center of the square near the statue under a rectangular vibrant blue umbrella.

You can also arrive by Metro
Green line: Rossio, Martim Moniz 4’ walk, Baixa-Chiado 6’ walk
Blue line: Restauradores 3’ walk, Baixa-Chiado 6’ walk

Things to note

This is a walking tour through the streets of Lisbon, we advise you to bring comfortable and non-slippery shoes.
We also recommend you also use sunscreen during most of the year.
Most important though is bringing along a good and curious spirit.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

English
English  |  4:30 PM & 10:00 AM
EVERY DAY
Portuguese
Portuguese  |  10:00 AM & 4:30 PM
EVERY DAY
from €0 Tip based
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