General Information About Lisbon
Welcome to Lisbon, one of Portugal’s most iconic travel destinations and home to an amazing array of sights, activities and events. Even first time visitors to Lisbon will quickly be enthralled by how fun and fascinating Lisbon really can be. For those looking for a glimpse of the real Portugal, or just a fun night out, Lisbon mixes old world charm with a modern and vibrant night life.
Pastéis de Belém
City Tour starts in Pastéis de Belém Factory. On of the most famous pastrys in Portugal, also know as “pastel de nata”.
We continue our city tour to the Monastery of Jeronimos It is a Manueline-style monastery, monumental testimony to the wealth of the Portuguese discoveries.
Visit to the tomb of Vasco da Gama and Luis de Camões.
Belém Tower and Padrão of Descobrimentos
Visit the Torre de Belém and the Padrão of Descobrimentos (Discoveries) is the next step of the tour. The Tower of Belém was built strategically on the north bank of the Tejo river, between 1514 and 1520, for the defense of the Lisbon bar, it is one of the jewels of the architecture of the reign of King Manuel I.
The standard of Discovery was originally erected in 1941 for the exhibition of the Portuguese world.
25 April Bridge and Cristo Rei
Crossing the Bridge on April 25 and visit to Christ the King.
The Shrine of Christ the King is one of the symbols of Lisbon. The idea of its construction began in September 1934 after Cardinal Cerejeira, Patriarch of Lisbon visit the monument erected to Christ at the top of Corcovado, in the Rio de Janeiro.
Lunch in Lisbon
Pause the city tour for Lunch.
Sardines, Codfish and Grilled Meat are some of the best choices, as Lisbon have fresh fish every day, Grilled Fish in general are also good choices.
S. Jorge Castle
We start the afternoon tour with a visit to the castle of St. George, considered the most emblematic monument of Lisbon, the Castelo de São Jorge is an important testimony of odd moments in the history of Lisbon and Portugal. Conquered from the Moors by the first king of Portugal D. Afonso Henriques.
St. Luzia Viewpoint
Visits to sights St Lucia, Our Lady of Mount and Portas do Sol. Meet Lisbon and its hills through beautiful views offered by these viewpoints. Highlight of the city tour.