Tours by Certified Guides

Members of AGIC – Associação Portuguesa dos Guias-Intérpretes e Correios de Turismo

Lisbon, Hills and Golden era

The hills and downtown. We start visiting the highest of the 7 hills, where the city was founded int the 5th century BC. We will then enter the oldest district of Lisbon: Alfama and discover the narrow twisted streets, unveiling curiosities that only locals are aware. Then across downtown we walk up to Bairro Alto and get to the top of the elevator Santa Justa from where we have a breathtaking view overlooking downtown, the typical red tile roofs and the fortress of St.George’s Castle.

Golden Era: Belém, monumental district connected with the caravels that left to the maritime discoveries. Visit the church of the Monastery of St. Jerome a masterpiece of final gothic art, the Belém Tower, the fortress in the water, Discovers Memorial, the homage to the maritime discoveries and Henry the Navigator. a visit to the famous pastry shop, “Pastéis de Belém” where you can taste the famous “pastél de nata”, a custard pastry filled in with dairy cream.

DIFFICULTY: medium/low
TO CONFIRM YOUR GUIDE: 50% deposit guarantees your provisional booking. Balance due 7 days before tour start.
Totally or partially walking, depending on the use of public means of transportation or renting a car with driver
Not recommended for people who have difficulty walking
Not recommend for children under 12 years hold
NOT INCLUDED: Entrances fees to attractions and monuments and other personal extras.
MINIMUM: 2 pax MAXIMUM: 20 pax
Inside visits >/= 10 pax in some monuments may require rental of whisperers: cost to be payed by the client
It is compulsory for all participants to wear a mask

Booking

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. 

Stufe 1 – Leicht

Flaches Gelände ohne Höhenunterschiede und Hindernisse. Geeignet für Rollstuhlfahrer. Dauer 2 Stunden.

Stufe 2 – Leicht bis moderat

Überwiegend flaches Gelände (70%) mit leichten Höhenunterschieden sowie einigen Stufen. Für Rollstuhlfahrer nur bedingt und mit einer Begleitperson geeignet. Dauer 2 – 3 Stunden. 

Stufe 3 – Moderat

Gelände (40-60% flach) mit moderaten Steigungen und Treppen. Nicht für Rollstuhlfahrer geeignet. Dauer 3 Stunden. 

Stufe 4 – Anspruchsvoll

Gelände mit Höhenunterschieden (20-40% flach). Auf – und Abstiege, Treppen und unbefestigte Wege. Eine gute Kondition und festes Schuhwerk sind erforderlich. Dauer 3 bis 5 Stunden. 

Stufe 5 – Schwierig

Gelände mit großen Höhenunterschieden (10-20% flach), steilen Auf – und Abstiegen auf unbefestigten Wegen und teils holprigen Boden. Geeignet für erfahrene Wanderer.