Alfama free walking tour

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on November 23, 2017

We are a Tour Agency Operator based in Lisbon, Portugal, focused on providing Free Walking Tours highly rated on TripAdvisor. Our simple purpose is to offer you the best tours in this gorgeous city. We believe there is no better way for you to visit our colorful city than to walk through its characteristic neighborhoods with our expert local guides. They will reveal every secret of the city while enjoying its breathtaking viewpoints, unique architectural style, and traditional food. Besides, you will be able to make new friends from all around the world! All the tours start from Rossio Square, also known as Praça Dom Pedro IV. With yellow t-shirts and yellow umbrellas, we will be waiting for you from 9:30am to 11am in the morning and from 2:30pm to 3:15pm during the afternoon. English, French, and Spanish are the languages we provide our tours. Every day of the week during each month of the year our yellow umbrellas will be shining under the beautiful blue sky of Lisbon. Our official guides will tell you everything about the history, curiosities, legends, tales and, of course, the famous monuments of Lisbon in four different neighborhoods. During these beautiful and fulfilling Free Walking Tours, you will see the most breathtaking viewpoints of Lisbon, definitely a must-see as advised in various tourism insight books, such as Lonely Planet or Michelin. Check out all of Free Walking Tours below: - Free Guided Tours in English to Alfama, Mouraria and Bairro Alto & Chiado - Free Guided Tours in Spanish to Alfama and Bairro Alto & Chiado - Free Guided Tours in French to Alfama Come enjoy, explore and Discover Lisbon with us!

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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

Discover the charming "village within the city" that belongs to the real Portuguese people! Alfama is not only one of the oldest and most picturesque neighborhoods in Lisbon, it was also one of the few neighborhoods not destroyed by the 1755 earthquake. And so, the city has still retained its distinctive family charm. Indeed, the nickname of this neighborhood derives from the Arabic "Al-hamma" which means "hot fountains" or "baths". Decorated with beautiful "azulejos", the steep winding alleys of this neighborhood give way to breathtaking views over a sea of terracotta roofs and the Tagus River. The aromas of traditional Portuguese cuisine, the echoes of Fado melodies and the local Portuguese elders chatting, make this neighborhood one of the most authentic in Lisbon! The tour begins in Rossio and passes through a few key areas before heading into the heart of Alfama, where you will also make a stop at Miradouro Portas do Sol, before ending the tour at the Cathedral. This tour is available in English, French and Spanish.

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  • Meeting point:
    Praça do Rossio, 1100-200 Lisboa, Por...
    Praça do Rossio, 1100-200 Lisboa, Portugal
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    We are in Rossio Square, with yellow T-shirts and umbrellas and near the statue

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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Elena 27 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Lorena ha sido una guía estupenda, nos ha enseñado todo y explicado con mucha profesionalidad. Repetiría sin duda!!
Anaïs 05 Nov 2022
Ricardo walk us through Alfama. He told us about interesting facts but also tips for tourists visiting Lisboa. Even though, the weather was not with us that day, he did his best to make it worth it. He recommended a few places to go too, during our stay. It was nice eating with him and a few other walkers at noon. I had a great time.
Dru ... 24 Oct 2022
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Travelled in group - Oct 2022
Ricardo took us in the Alfama Walking tour - full of information and interesting stories about Alfama. We did this tour as a family and really enjoyed it - highly recommend to anyone else visiting Lisbon.
Carola 14 Oct 2022
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Eduardo was very entertaining and knowledgeable about Lisbon. He made it very interesting.
Isabel 05 Oct 2022
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
La opción de los free tours son muy recomendables para visitar y conocer el lugar y la historia de donde estas de forma divertida.
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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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