Best things to do and see in Lisbon
Lisbon is the largest city in Portugal and the nation’s capital. It is located where the longest river on the Iberian Peninsula meets the Atlantic (The Douro R.) and is widely known for its custard tarts, ( pastéis de Belém) and of course, Fado. If you are traveling from Spain, it’s smooth sailing to get there either by car or with the multitude of connecting flights from Spanish airports. Portugal is a great destination for making some shorter, weekend trips, but you will have plenty of beautiful monuments and neighborhoods that will keep bringing you back for another chapter in your travels.
Among all the great free tours offered in Lisbon, you will definitely be able to find one that focuses on the aspects of the city you find most interesting or that best represent your personal tastes, whether that is a tour that takes you to a specific neighborhood or district or an interesting tour with a certain theme. A trip to Lisbon can’t be complete if you don’t stop and visit, the Baixa or the Alfama district, the Bairro Alto, Chiado, or visit Jerónimos Monastery in the Belém neighborhood. One of the main charms of the city, its viewpoints: Portas do sol, Santa Luzia, viewpoint of Graça, Viewpoint of San Pedro de Alcántara or climb the Elevator of Santa Justa all offer tourists a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Atlantic gem. Other points of interest are the Cathedral, the Convent of Carmo, Belém Tower, the Praça del Comercio or the São Jorge’s Castle.
So you can find out which tour and which guru is best for the free walking tour you want to plan during the morning, afternoon or evening, just go to the webpage and read up on the reviews written by other people who have already done the tour. What’s more, many of these tourists have also been looking at the many options available in destination cities in Portugal like Coimbra, Evora, Braga or Ferrel.