Fado Free Tour with a real "Fadista"

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Duration: 2h 30min
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Overview of the tour in Lisbon

Voted the World's Best Original Free Walking Tour.
Embark on the soulful Fado Free Tour in Lisbon, where the narrative of Portugal's most poignant musical expression unfolds through historic districts. Led by a guide who lives and breathes Fado, you start at Nossa Senhora da Saúde Chapel, exploring Fado's Moorish roots.

Discover tales of its evolution from sailors' laments to a national symbol, with stops at Severa Square and the statue of Fernando Maurício, where Fado's rich history comes to life. Experience the emotion of Fado on Remédios Street, where your guide's performance connects you deeply to this art form.

The journey ends at the Fado Museum, offering a comprehensive look at Fado's enduring legacy.

This tour isn't just an exploration but a deep dive into Lisbon's soul, promising a lasting connection to the city's authentic cultural heartbeat. Join us and let Lisbon's melody resonate within you, leaving an indelible mark on your heart.

This activity includes:

  • Museu do Fado
  • Martim Moniz
  • Origins of Fado
  • Mouraria District
  • 19th Century Fado
  • Fado Vadio
  • Origins of the Portuguese Guitar
  • Alfama District
  • 20th Century Fado
  • Portuguese Guitar
  • Elements of the Fado Scene
  • Fado: A Painting

Meeting point

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Saúde | Martim Moniz

On arrival

Meet your guide with the Take Lisboa badge at Praça do Martim Moniz, in front of the chapel.
The nearest metro station is Martim Moniz and the chapel is called Capela de Nossa Senhora da Saúde.
We ask you to be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the starting time, so we may have time to welcome all our guests.
This tour will only run with a minimum of 4 adults.

Groups of 7 or more are always welcome. In this case, we require a deposit of €10 per adult (12 years old or more). This principle results from the need to protect and value the level of quality and dedication that we demand from our local Take Lisboa guides.

Things to note

Bem-vindos à Mouraria e a Alfama! The Old Districts, where Fado was born and where we're going to take a trip to the past. Being a free tour, we will give it our best for you to enjoy our charismatic neighborhood. Being a free tour, all we ask is that you show up and if not please cancel so others may join.

We ask you to be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the starting time, so we may have time to welcome all our guests.

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.

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Th, 18 July 2024
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