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Explore Lisbon's Medieval Past

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Stop At: Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior ), Largo da Se, Lisbon 1100-585 Portugal

The solid and imposing Se Cathedral is Lisbon’s most important and iconic religious building. Since the 12th century the Se Cathedral has been entwined in Portugal’s early history, which bore witness to the baptism, marriage and passing of Portugal’s nobility and elite. The exterior of the grand old church resembles more that of a fortification than religious centre, with massive solid walls and two imposing clock towers.


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro das Portas do Sol, Largo das Portas do Sol Alfama, Lisbon 1100-411 Portugal

Whether you’re heading uphill to the São Jorge Castle from the Cathedral or the other way around, the Portas do Sol viewpoint is perfectly located in the middle of this route which is ideal for an impromptu break.

Visiting this lookout is also an excuse to enjoy Lisbon’s most genuine traits with a fantastic view of the Alfama district’s eastern front and the Tejo River, which extends to the edge of the river in a unique maze of streets, stairways and alleys. From the top of the viewpoint it is also possible to admire the various domes and different types of architecture that make up the Santo Estêvão, São Miguel and São Vicente de Fora churches.

Being at the Portas do Sol viewpoint is like being on the balcony of a house, thanks to its cozy and bustling environment. Besides the view worthy of a Lisbon postcard, at the Portas do Sol lookout you can stop and enjoy an authentic Portuguese coffee at its kiosk, see the famous nº 28 electric tram that constantly passes by the tram stop located out front, as well as discover the São Vicente statue, patron saint of Lisbon, holding the boat that is the symbol of the Portuguese capital.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, Largo do Monte, Lisbon 1170-361 Portugal

Lisbon is known as the city of seven hills, and that´s because is full of viewpoints with fantastic views. The Senhora do Monte Viewpoint, located in the Graça neighborhood, it offers a unique panoramic, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful views of Lisbon, especially for being one of the highest points of the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora, Largo Sao Vicente, Lisbon 1100-572 Portugal

he Church or Monastery of São Vicente de Fora; meaning "Monastery of St. Vincent Outside the Walls" is a 17th-century church and monastery in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most important monasteries and mannerist buildings in the country. The monastery also contains the royal pantheon of the Braganza monarchs of Portugal.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Panteao Nacional Campo de Santa Clara, Lisbon 1100-471 Portugal

The Church of Santa Engrácia is a 17th-century monument in Lisbon, Portugal. Originally a church, in the 20th century it was converted into the National Pantheon, in which important Portuguese personalities are buried.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Alfama, Lisbon Portugal

Alfama is a delightful maze of narrow cobbled streets and ancient houses, which lead up the steep hill from the Tejo Estuary to the Castelo de São Jorge. Contained within this diverse and charismatic district are many of Lisbon’s most important historic buildings, including the Se Cathedral, the Castelo de São Jorge, the Panteão Nacional and the Igreja de Santo António.

Historically, Alfama was situated outside of the city walls and was associated with poverty and squalor, where only the poor and disadvantaged lived. As Lisbon grew into a major seafaring city, the district retained its lowly status as the tough and deprived district where sailors and dock workers lived. Today, Alfama has shrugged off this grim reputation, and has transformed into a fashionable and artisan district, but still retains its unique character and rich heritage.

Duration: 10 minutes
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Departure Point
Lisbon Cathedral, Largo da Sé, 1100-585 Lisboa, Portugal
Departure Time
7/3/2019 - 10/7/2021Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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