Alfama is the oldest and most medieval quarter of Lisbon, rich in charm and heritage. On this tour, you'll explore the narrow alleyways, take in the beautiful views over the Tagus River and soak in the neighborhood’s rich musical culture, fleshed out in Fado, the song of “saudade."
Tour Lisbon with a certified local guide who will accompany you and provide inside information about the city beyond the facades of the buildings and historical dates. The maximum number of people for this tour is limited to 6 people to guarantee a more intimate and informal experience for our fellow travelers. Also note that this tour has both a morning or afternoon option.
The walking tour starts at the "Miradouro da Graça" next to the Church facing the view of the city where you will proceed along to the best viewpoint of the city, the "Miradouro Nosso Senhora do Monte". Afterwards, you can explore the maze like streets of the historic Alfama neighborhood. The tour contains a 20 minute break and will conclude at the "Portas do Sol" viewpoint next to the Castle of Saint Jorge.
The main highlights that are offered are a visit to a total of 4 different viewpoints of city, some features of local street art, a chance to get an in depth understanding of the Alfama community and its traditions, and on Tuesdays and Saturdays, a visit to the famous "Thieves Market", the oldest flea market of the city.