Walking tours

Old Lisbon tour to Alfama and São Jorge Castle

Availability: Seasonal
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy stunning views of the River Tagus from the Castelo São Jorge
  • Learn about Lisbon's rich history and culture
  • Discover the origins of the Portuguese capital in the historic Alfama
  • Take a stroll through the streets and become part of the city
What to expect

This tour follows the city's oldest walls and it will take you to the Castelo São Jorge (St Georges Castle) overlooking the River Tagus and the oldest part of Lisbon. On this tour, you go back in time to the Roman Olisipo and you'll visit its theatre. The Romans discovered the thermal waters of Alfama, but it was the Muslims who gave them the name al-hamma (thermal fountain). This borough continues to be an authentic labyrinth of alleys, interior patios, stairways and tiny squares. Here you will encounter the three major religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Alfama was also the borough of the fisherman. Its spirit transcends itself where on every corner Fado is sung. You'll also have the opportunity to visit the Lisbon Cathedral, one of the most famous landmarks of the city.

The tour will take you to the following areas:

  • Alfama
  • Castelo
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What's included
  • Guide
  • Entrance and guided tour of the Lisbon Cathedral
What's not included
  • Transfers to and from the meeting point
  • Entrance to São Jorge Castle
Reduced price
  • Child (0-12 years old): free
Where
Meeting point:

English, Spanish and German tour: In front of Casa dos Bicos (building with diamond-shape spikes) at Rua dos Bacalhoeiros, 10 (Campo das Cebolas)

French tour: São Vicente's Church (behind the tram nº28)

When
  • Control the calendar to select the schedule more suitable for you
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Provider
Lisboa Autêntica
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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