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Lisbon Comprehensive Overview Tour From West to East

   

Private Tour 7 hours Entrances not  included
Price per Tour 2-3 p 250€   4-5 p 300€ 6-7 p 350€

DESCRIPTION

This tour aims to provide you an overview of Lisbon along its historic periods, going from West to East. We travel through the city from the Discoveries district in Belém to Parque das Nações, the former EXPO/98 site and a symbol of Lisbon Modernity

After picking you up in your hotel we drive to Belém, the district of the 16th century Portuguese discoveries. Here we will stroll and explore the monuments, gardens and museums around and you can enjoy the façade of the majestic Jeronimos Monastery and the imposing Torre de Belém, looking for the historical meaning of what you see. You will hear talking about the Portuguese Discoveries, the Manuel I's reign, the manueline artistic style and more. In Belém also is worth a visit the famous pastry shop where is made the custard tart of Belém.

Then our car will take you to Parque Eduardo VII where you can admire a magnificent panoramic view of Lisbon downtown, St George Castle and the Tagus River south bank.

Crossing through the city center, you will have the opportunity to admire the Pombaline buildings, raised in the aftermath of the earthquake of the 18th century by the Marquis of Pombal.

We continue our journey towards the Tagus passing close to the medieval Alfama district. We end our tour with a walk in Parque das Nações where you will have the opportunity to know the modern architecture of Lisbon and the famous buildings of Lisbon's Oceanarium, Oriente Railway Station, Casino de Lisboa, Knowledge Pavilion, the Cable Car along the riverfront, the Vasco da Gama Bridge and much more. The Parque das Nações was the former site where took place the last World Exposition of the 20th century the EXPO'98.

ITINERARY

1 - Starts in Belém district at West Lisbon
2 - Visit to a belvedere in Belém over the River, with a special view to the Tower
3 - Walking visit around the Jerónimos Monastery, Tower of Belém, Discoveries Landmark, Navy Museum, etc.
4 - Visit to the pastry shop of Pastel de Belém
5 - Time to lunch
6 - Park Edward 7th belvedere
7 - Crossing the downtown
8 - Pombaline buildings from the 18th century
9 - Riverfront route to East
10 - Nations Park
11 - Walking visit in Nations Park, former site of EXPO'98

Along the journey we can reserve some time to visit the Oceanarium considered the world best oceanarium by the Tripadvisor in 2017.

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