Lisbon and the Hieronymite Monastery Tour

Lisbon and the Hieronymite Monastery Tour
Private & Custom Tours > Private Sightseeing Tours > Private Tours
$85.88
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

The Lisbon and the Hieronymite Monastery Tour will start with one of the most beautiful view points in the city. Perfect place for your tour guide to make an introduction of the history of Lisbon. On your way to the historic centre you’ll pass by some of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon and will have time to walk around visiting its best spots. After the city center you’ll visit the famous neighborhood of Belém where you can visit the church and cloisters of the UNESCO world heritage site Hieronymite monastery, admire the world-famous Tower of Belém and the Monument of the Discoveries. You’ll end your tour with a taste of the famous custard tart of Portugal: the ‘Pastéis de Belém’.

Our guide/driver will pick you up at your hotel/address or other meeting point and then you’ll start the tour where you'll have the opportunity to get to know the following places:

Traditional trade area - Praça do Comércio is one of the largest squares in Europe and the main entrance of the city of Lisbon. Currently, the square is used for cultural events, New Year’s Eve and music concerts. To get to the city center, you have to pass the Arch of Triumph and walk along the well-known Augusta street, where you can find several shops with handicrafts, restaurants and bakeries.
Baixa area
- The ‘Baixa’ is the center of the city of Lisbon and extends to the river Tagus. It was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1755, which destroyed part of the capital, under an anti-seismic construction project giving it the look it has today.
Santa Justa Elevator - Was inaugurated in 1902 and designed by the engineer Raoul Mesnier de Ponsard in cast iron and enriched with filigree works. In 2002, it was classified as a National Monument.
Alfama - 
Considered one of the most traditional districts of Lisbon and the birthplace of Fado; a typical song of Lisbon, classified as world’s Intangible Heritage by UNESCO. Its known internationally, by the fado houses and festivities in honor of Saint Anthony, it is one of the most visited places in Lisbon.
Belém district - 
Launching point for the Portuguese discoveries, with monuments classified by UNESCO as world heritage sites, in a beautiful open riverside setting.

After this amazing day you we’ll travel back to Lisbon to the agreed drop-off point.

Please note that this description is just suggestions of places to visit. Since it’s a private tour, the itinerary will be designed according to your preferences and the tour length.

We highlight that our tours are private (just you and us) and our Mercedes vehicles are very comfortable with wi-fi and bottled water on board. It’s also important to let you know that our tours are done with a guide/driver very well prepare to add valuable information about the visited places and about Portugal in general.

It's also important to inform that our local guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting point.

The Lisbon and the Hieronymite Monastery Tour will start with one of the most beautiful view points in the city. Perfect place for your tour guide to make an introduction of the history of Lisbon. On your way to the historic centre you’ll pass by some of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon and will have time to walk around visiting its best spots. After the city center you’ll visit the famous neighborhood of Belém where you can visit the church and cloisters of the UNESCO world heritage site Hieronymite monastery, admire the world-famous Tower of Belém and the Monument of the Discoveries. You’ll end your tour with a taste of the famous custard tart of Portugal: the ‘Pastéis de Belém’.