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Literary Lisbon

Your guru: Andoni
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  • Lisbon
  • Available in: Spanish

About the guru Andoni

Hi! I am Andoni, born in Bizkaia and resident in Lisbon for more than two years and a tourist guide for seven years. I have worked in Madrid, Dublin and Lisbon and have guided around 40,000 people in all these years. For me, guiding is more than a job, it's my passion! I graduated in Geography and specialized through a master's degree in Urban Planning, and I have also st... More »

Hi! I am Andoni, born in Bizkaia and resident in Lisbon for more than two years and a tourist guide for seven years. I have worked in Madrid, Dublin and Lisbon and have guided around 40,000 people in all these years. For me, guiding is more than a job, it's my passion! I graduated in Geography and specialized through a master's degree in Urban Planning, and I have also studied History and Tourism. I love literature, architecture, gastronomy, history and travel. I am a lover of Lisbon and Portugal, something that you will discover from minute one on my tour.

About the tour

Together we are going to get to know the most important authors of the Lisbon and Portuguese letters: Saramago, Pessoa, Camões and Eça de Queiroz, among others. In addition, we will also know the stories and adventures of great foreign authors who passed through these lands, such as Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Lord Byron or Hans Christian Andersen. We will discover several old literary cafes, and of course, we will also know some of the most emblematic bookstores in the city, in fact ... Did you know that in Lisbon there is the oldest bookstore in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records? And all this with many anecdotes, joy, good humor and salt shaker. Come with me to know the literary secrets of the city of light and the Tagus, a city that inspires just by seeing it. What will we see? - Saramago Foundation: life and work of the Portuguese Nobel Prize winner - Fernando Pessoa and his heteronyms - Luís Vaz de Camões - The old bookstores in Lisbon - Chiado and Barrio Alto - Cervantes and Lope de Vega in Lisbon - The old literary cafes - Lord Byron and Hans Christian Andersen - Father Vieira and Portuguese humanism All this and much more ...

Meeting point
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How to find me: In front of the Saramago Foundation (casa dos bicos)
Tour duration: 2 hours

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