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From Belém to the world

180 EURO
Linked to the discoveries, Belém was the starting point of the adventures of a people around the world. On this walkingtour we will discover stories from the 15th/16th centuries, from the Belém Tower to the Jerónimos Monastery.

On this walking tour, discover the starting point for an enormous epic that for 500 years has been closely linked to Portuguese and European history.

We will begin the visit by the river at the Torre de Belém, an ancient defense bastion built in 1515, the starting point for new worlds.

Continuing along the river, we will arrive at Padrão dos Descobrimentos. The only evocative monument of the exhibition held in 1940, which transformed the neighborhood of Belém at the time.

Crossing the train line and the Praça do Império, we will immediately catch a glimpse of the JerónimosMonastery. Built on the beach of Santa Maria de Belém, place of arrivals and departures between Europeans and the rest of the world.

The ex-libris monastery of the Manueline style from the 15th/16th centuries is a reflection of a glorious period of Portuguese history.

In the center of the neighborhood, we will arrive at the famous pastry shop of Belém. With a brief stop to discover and taste the traditional recipe for Pasteis de Belém accompanied by an aromatic coffee.

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Tour availability upon request

Price: 180 € / máx. 6 People
Meet Your guide: Hotel or Belém Tower
Duration: 3:30 Hours
Dificulty: 3 - Moderate
Inclusions: Guide fee, guide transportation.
Exclusions: This does not include any entry to the Belém Tower, Padrão dos Descobrimentos or Jerónimos Monastery.
Please Note :Payment must be made by Paypal up to 48 hours before the tour, right after payment I will confirm the tour reservation, time and meeting point with the group. This tour does not take place on Mondays, the monuments in Belém are closed. Recommend comfortable shoes.

Level 1 – Easy

Flat terrain without obstacles. Wheelchair accessible. Duration 2h

Level 2 – Easy to Moderate

Mainly flat terrain (about 70% flat), gentle climbs and descents. Some steps. Wheelchair accessible only with the help of a third party. Duration is around 2 to 3 hours.

Level 3 – Moderate

Terrain about 40 to 60% flat. Moderate climbs and descents. Steps. not wheelchair accessible. Duration 3 hours 

Level 4 – Demanding

 Terrain about 20% to 40% flat. Some steep climbs and descends. Steps and uneven surfaces. Recommend for fit travelers. Duration between 3 to 5 hours.

Level 5 – Difficult 

Rolling and often steep terrain, 10 to 20% flat terrain. Uneven surfaces. Recommended for travelers used to hiking tours in nature. 

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Marta Martins