The BELÉM Free Tour: How One of Europe's Smallest Nations Became the World's First Global Village

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian
Guru: Take
Quality Verified Registered on February 19, 2020

Take is a small local company that wants to show its cities to the world. We have a team of talented and passionate guides who want to show you the nooks and crannies, secrets and stories of our unforgettable city. Come and discover Lisbon, Porto, Braga and Guimarães and all the charms and charisma of Portugal. 2018, 2019 & 2020 Certificates of Excellence by TripAdvisor.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Our Belém and the Portuguese Explorers free tour was created to offer you the very essence of the Age of Discoveries. And, of course, the famous pastel de nata. Statue by statue, monument by monument, we will reveal to you the district from where the Portuguese navigators set sail to explore the world. This walk is perfect as an introduction to the Age of Discoveries and we will have many tips and recommendations to share. A spectacular tour to celebrate such a magnificent district. We will visit Belém’s neighbourhood and many of its foremost sites like the Presidential Palace, the Monastery of Jerónimos, the Monument to the Discoveries and the Tower of Belém. Not to mention the scrumptious, mouth-watering pastel de nata. Join us and discover how Portugal became the first global village.

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  • Meeting point:
    Palcio de Belm 1300004 Lisboa Portugal
    Palcio de Belm 1300004 Lisboa Portugal
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    Blue umbrellas next to the statue of Afonso de Albuquerque

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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DEL ... 01 Feb 2023
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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Take cuida a tus grupos o hazlos más pequeños de modo que logres llevarlos en un ritmo adecuado y seas un líder que tome en cuenta e interactúe
Andrea 27 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Todo un acierto, el tour al mando de Virginia fue espectacular 😍
Cindy 25 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Gaby es una gurú muy especial y cálida. Nos dejó al final junto a un atardecer bello en la Torre de Belém. La información y la ruta estuvieron veniales.
Fede... 20 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Martina è stata esauriente e professionale nell’illustrare le bellezze e le curiosità del quartiere di Belem. Consigliata!
Camila 18 Jan 2023

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
We had the tour with Mechi in English, she was a great guide! super fun and she had a lot of valuable information to share with us :) I had a blast!
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

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