Lisbon's 3,000 years of proud history has always been on the edge, where land meets sea and Europe meets Africa, making this a city built on exploration, conquest and adventure. From the rise and fall of a global empire, to the clutches and release of a reclusive dictatorship, from a city destroyed by earthquake, to a rebuilt cultural destination, keep your cameras at the ready as we take you on a journey of this stunning city and its fascinating history. **SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY FREE TOUR: MARCH 6, 8 & 10 AT 3PM STARTING FROM PRAÇA DO COMÉRCIO** Our special International Women’s Day Tour celebrates the female heroes that have shaped our history! Be moved by the powerful poetry of Alcipe who honed her skills while being imprisoned for 19 years, listen to the dramatic life of Inês de Castro who stole the kings heart and be amused at how Carolina Beatriz Ângelo cleverly found a loophole in the law and became the first woman to vote in Portugal. From royalty to suffrages to physicians, there is no doubt that women have transformed Portugal into the country it is today. Join us as we explore some of the memorials, locations and statues around Lisbon that commemorate these great women. On this special International Women's Day Free Tour we cover: Comércio Square First feminine voices Municipal Square Women and Democracy Lisbon Cathedral Silenced Queens Mouraria Women and Salazarism Graça Convent Nuns, bourgeois and intellectuals Please note that this tour starts from Praça do Comércio. Click on ‘Book Now’ to reserve your spot. *Average tour length. The Lisbon Free Tour usually ends by Praça do Comércio. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
Don't miss this chance to see one of the most beautiful places in Portugal, if not Europe. Experience a stunning medieval town surrounded by palaces and mountains, straight out of a fairytale and all in a half-day trip from Lisbon. A former playground for the royal family, exquisite 19th Century architecture makes the entire town of Sintra a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We'll guide you through the historic center and even take you to taste delicious local baked treats, travesseiros and queijadas. Bring your cameras and enjoy this spectacular day out with us. You won't forgive yourself if you miss Sintra! Inclusions: Entrance to Regaleira Park Exclusions: This tour does not include transportation costs. These are €4.90 for those who don’t already have a travel card.
You've enjoyed the beautiful Portuguese weather, you’ve strolled through the stunning Lisbon streets, and you’ve taken in the amazing architecture. Now there’s only one thing left to do - taste the incredible local food! Our Tapas Experience will introduce you to the flavours of Lisbon. From the finest food Lisbon has to offer, you’ll taste five different tapas (or Petiscos as they’re known here) enjoyed with three delicious drinks, all while learning about the history and significance of each course. The Portuguese are renowned for their mouth-watering food; don’t leave Lisbon without experiencing it!
Join us as we explore the oldest and most atmospheric area in Lisbon. The only part of the city to survive the Great Earthquake of 1755, we descend the hills through Alfama's ancient narrow streets and staircases, which create a uniquely charming district throwing back to the Lisbon of old. Weave your way past the monastery, the cathedral, the castle and more, all of which have been silent witness to past glory and tragedy which have given way to the birth of the nation of Portugal. *Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group! Take advantage of our group discount of 10% for groups of 10 or more!
From a former fishing village to the home of Portuguese nobility, Belém has seen the rise and fall of the world's first global empire. This beautiful and ancient settlement sits on the banks of the River Tagus, and tells the story of the beginning of globalization, and of history's greatest explorers. Join us on a stunning stroll along the riverbanks, taking in iconic views like the Discoveries Monument and UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Belém Tower and the Jeronimos Monastery. On this 21/2 hour* tour, we will discover how a country which lost its last colony in 1999 once had territories covering 60 modern sovereign states. This tour does not include transportation costs. These are €3.1 for those who don’t already have a travel card. *Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group! Take advantage of our group discount of 10% for groups of 10 or more!
At night, the historical, quiet streets of Bairro Alto fill with a bustling throng of people from all over the world wanting to have fun. The atmosphere is electric as the tiny alleys transform and the magic of the city's nightlife awakens. Come and discover it with us! We have chosen the best places for you to enjoy along with our guides, who will turn you into a big group of old friends by the end of the night. And gentlemen, some simple rules to make sure your night is a hit: do not wear sandals, shorts, sporty clothes or sleeveless shirts. You must be 18+ to enjoy this night out. Please bring valid Photo I.D. SANDEMANs NEW Europe Tours supports the responsible enjoyment of alcoholic beverages. When it is misused, alcohol can be dangerous. We want everyone to have an unforgettable night, but for your safety the bars visited on Pub Crawls will cut you off if you’ve reached your limit. The mission is to show you Lisbon’s nightlife, not to get you drunk. Take advantage of our group discount of 10% for groups of 10 or more!