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Private Alfama Walking Tour

Private Alfama Walking Tour
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Private Alfama Walking Tour
US$185.67
Overview
Explore the historic Alfama district of Lisbon with a local guide on a 2.5-hour walking tour and learn more about the history and culture of one of the only areas in the city not destroyed by the 1755 earthquake.
What to Expect

Discover the enchanting ‘village within a city’ belonging to the true Portuguese people!

Alfama is not only one of the oldest and most picturesque districts in Lisbon, but also was one of the only neighbourhoods, which was not destroyed in the 1755 earthquake. And so, the city still has kept its quaint familiar charm. In fact, the moniker of this neighbourhood comes from the Arabic ‘Al-hamma’ meaning ‘hot fountains’ or ‘baths’.

Decorated in beautiful ‘azulejos’, the steep winding alleys of this neighbourhood give way to breath-taking 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 neighbourhood one of the most authentic in Lisbon!

Our tour begins in Rossio and passes some key areas before heading into the heart of Alfama where you will also make a stop at the Miradouro Portas do Sol, before ending the tour at the cathedral.

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Reviewed today via mobile
An interesting tour but a dishonest guide

The tour is interesting but at the end the tour guide (Vaschko) asked us to go to a restaurant with him. In reality, he is acquiring customers for this restaurant for money and free food for himself. Until now, no problem. Expect this restaurant had...More

Thank Hamza N
Reviewed yesterday
Alfama Tour with Kathrina

great tour, Kathrina gave us interesting stories and anecdotes which made the tour exciting and fun! Definately recommended!

Thank Federico K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
A wonderful discovery

We followed the walking tour with Ninetta and she was the perfect guide for a charming and characteristic neighborhood like the Alfama. It is impossible not to fall in love with the city with her passion! And don't forget to try the ginjinha, you'll love...More

Thank Elena L
Reviewed 2 days ago
Thumbs up to Camila, our tour guide for Alfama

Camila was lovely and shared a lot of useful informations with us. She encouraged us to put all sort of specific questions or curiosities we might had. She seemed like she knew the city very well. We found out some interesting facts about Lisbon and...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 4 days ago
Free walking tour with Katrina

I had an amazing morning walking through Alfama, discovering the citys charm and history. My guide Katrina was the best person suited for this job. Thank you so much for making my stay in Lisbon unforgettable.More

Thank Patrick H
Geral D, Guest Relations Manager at Discover Lisbon, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback! Nothing makes us happier than a satisfied discoverer! We are happy to hear that our tour guide gave you an amazing experience.We hope to be given the opportunity to see you again in beautiful Lisbon and help you discover it...More

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