Private Day Tour of Lisbon

Private Day Tour of Lisbon
Private & Custom Tours > Private Sightseeing Tours > Private Tours
$58.82
Duration: 4 to 8 hrs
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This comprehensive private tour will provide our guests with the most Lisbon has to offer in terms of culture, history, monuments and sightseeing. Our knowledgeable certified driver-guides will escort and provide all the information about the different topics related to this spectacular tour. The pick up will be at place in Lisbon designated by the guest. This tour usually takes from 6 to 8 hours and transportation will be provided using highly comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicles with WiFi onboard and bottled waters.

Expo 98- Parque das Nações:Expo98 is where the 1998 World Fair took place, now called “Parque das Nações”, it is the most recent district/quarter of the city of Lisbon where you can admire some of the most beautiful marvels of modern architecture.
Alfama:The oldest quarter of Lisbon dates back to the time of the Moors’ conquest of the city. We will explore the narrow cobblestone alleys and streets where the facades of traditional houses are covered with beautiful tiles, an Arabian heritage in the Iberian Peninsula.  Lisbon Cathedral (built in 1448) and the Church of St. Anthony also in this area.
“Baixa Pombalina” with its urban and geometric architectural plan, it became the model used in the construction of other new cities, especially in the New World Here we will visit the famous squares “Praça do Comércio” and “Rossio”, Rua Augusta (the most important pedestrian street in Portugal, with its famous Arch of Triumph.
Parque Eduardo Sétimo:On our way to “Parque Eduardo VII we will drive through “Avenida da Liberdade”, Lisbon’s Champs d’Élysées, one of the most beautiful avenues in the world. Besides the unique green vegetation it is also famous for its national and international brand name shops, a paradise for glamorous shopping sprees. We will pass by the most imposing monument in Lisbon, a tribute to one of Portugal’s biggest national heroes, Marquis de Pombal. As we arrive at the top of “Parque Eduardo VII”, we can admire the wonderful view of the city and of the Tagus River.Ponte 25 de Abril e Monumento do Cristo Rei.
Belem:Belem is the district/quarter of Lisbon that is dedicated to the great Portuguese explorers of the 15th and 16th centuries. Portugal was the first globalized country in the world with the arrival of its explorers to all continents. The Portuguese empire became one of the largest in the history of humanity. The majestic monuments that we find here are a reflection of the golden era in the history of Portugal: “ Mosteiro dos Jeronimos”, Tower of Belem, and the Monument of the Discoveries with the statues of the great Portuguese sailors and explorers, Pedro Alvares Cabral, Vasco da Gama among others. Finally, there is a must visit to the famous “Pasteis de Belem”, one of Portugal´s most typical pastries/sweets.
Chiado e Bairro Alto:The bohemian quarter of Chiado was devastated by a terrible fire in 1988 and was the object of a careful reconstruction project led by the Portuguese architect Álvaro de Sisa Vieira. It is without a doubt the busiest district in Lisbon. It is here that the streets “Rua do Carmo” and “Rua Garrett”, where we can find Café “A Brasileira” (with a statue of the poet and writer Fernando Pessoa, a regular client of this café), come alive everyday!

This comprehensive private tour will provide our guests with the most Lisbon has to offer in terms of culture, history, monuments and sightseeing. Our knowledgeable certified driver-guides will escort and provide all the information about the different topics related to this spectacular tour. The pick up will be at place in Lisbon designated by the guest. This tour usually takes from 6 to 8 hours and transportation will be provided using highly comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicles with WiFi onboard and bottled waters.