Free tour

Lisbon Old Neighborhoods, History & Their Stories

Duration: 2h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Quality Verified Registered on May 09, 2019

Tours Of My Life, offering pay-what-you-wish Lisbon walking tours. We show you the history and the exciting stories of Lisbon with the best guides in town and, at the end, you will determine what a tour was worth. Find our team in Lisbon and tour with them to meet the fantastic secrets of the city. Look for the Black Umbrellas with the Yellow Gnome in the meeting point!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Take the most out of your day in the center of Lisbon with the most complete free walking tour available. Get to know the main neighborhoods of the historic Lisbon (Bairro Alto, Chiado, Downtown and Alfama), the heritage and their stories, at the comfort of the mild temperatures of the morning.

Our tour it’s very well paced and our local guides will tell you all about the fascinating stories behind the history of Lisbon and Portugal, the portuguese culture and their people.

You will know how the city developed since 3000 years ago until our days and how you can notice the different influences of the Romans, the Barbarians, the Moors and several other civilizations throughout the streets of the Portuguese capital.

We will show you a lot of hidden gems of the old town as well as the most significant monuments of the city center like the Church of São Domingos, the ruins of Carmo Convent, Rossio Station, Santa Justa Elevator and more, as well as the main squares of the city center like Praça Luís de Camões, Largo do Carmo, Rossio, Praça do Comércio and Portas do Sol.

You'll get to know the history of the most important figures that influenced the city (writers, performers, architects, kings, knights and much more)and stories from the most important chapters of the history of Lisbon (earthquake of 1755, batalha de Aljubarrota, the revolution for democracy aka Carnation Revolution, etc).

Free Tour - You take a tour with the best local guides in town and by the end you determine what the tour was worth (i.e.: 10€, 15€, 20€, …)

Tours Of My Life is Officially Licensed by Turismo de Portugal (national tourism office).

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  • Meeting point:
    Praa Lus de Cames 580 1200208 Lisboa ...
    Praa Lus de Cames 580 1200208 Lisboa Portugal
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    On "Praça Luís de Camões" just look for the team with the "Tours Of My Life" logo in Black Umbrellas and T-Shirts.

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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Alexandra 11 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Francisco is an amazing guide ans showed us so many interesting places. He really lives for this job. Everything about the tour was perfect and his English is great. He was really motivating and answered every question. I did many great walking tours in the past. This was my favourite by far.
Noelia 10 Jul 2024

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Travelled in family - Jul 2024
Simplemente maravillosa. Ha hecho que me enamore de Lisboa, de sus calles, de su cultura.... la mejor guia que he tenido en mucho tiempo. mil gracias
Charo 07 Jul 2024
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Ha sido muy ameno y completo. Conviene llevar agua, gorra y calzado cómodo. Hay bastantes subidas y bajadas pero el ritmo es tranquilo y se va mezclando con las historias y curiosidades de los lugares. Muy recomendable.
Jacq 28 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
A wonderful storyteller bringing history to life. Peppered with fun and some witty sarcasm. All in good fun. So good that I signed up for his Belem tour too.
Carolyn 18 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
An excellent experience which gave us an interesting and in depth overview of the city of Lisbon . Telma was engaging and knowledgeable and made sure she included everyone. Outstanding !
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
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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