Free Walking Tour Alfama District - Discover the oldest neighbourhood of Lisbon & ancient stories with captivating facts

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

Discover Lisbon is a tour operator organization founded since 2013 that offers free guided walking tours. All the tours are led by local experts who are passionate about Lisbon and its history. The guides will reveal every secret of the city while enjoying its breathtaking viewpoints, remarkable historical facts and show Lisbon’s unique architectural style. The company believes in making sure you will have a great time and explore the hidden gems of Alfama. Find us with the yellow umbrellas and t-shirts every day of the year at Rossio Square!

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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

Join the free walking guided tour of Alfama, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Lisbon, that survived the famous earthquake of 1755. 

We will take you to the most stunning view points over a sea of terracotta roofs and the Tagus River. Including some emblematic monuments of Lisbon, such as Rossio Square, Dona Maria II theater, Sao Domingos church, Figueira square, Sao Jorge castle, Portas do Sol viewpoint and Sé cathedral.

Tie up your most comfortable shoes and get ready for an adventure with our local expert guides!

Discover Lisbon with our Free Walking Tours, based on your contributions. Pay what you think it's worth – we trust you will find the experience valuable, with most guests typically contributing 10-15 €. You evaluate the experience!

Meet us at D.Pedro IV Square (Rossio), we will be waiting for you near the statue wearing yellow t-shirts and umbrellas. See you soon!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • 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 shirts and umbrellas, near the statue.

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    Outside visit
    Praça D. Pedro IV

    Nuestro recorrido comienza en Rossio y pasa por algunas áreas clave antes de dirigirse al corazón de Alfama, donde también hará una parada en el Miradouro Portas do Sol, antes de finalizar el recorrido en la catedral.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Teatro Nacional D. Maria II
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Castelo de S. Jorge
  • 4
    Outside visit
    St. George Church
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Sé Catedral de Lisboa
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Igreja de Santo António de Lisboa

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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daniele 21 Jun 2024

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Entusiasta ed esauriente, tour piacevole nel cuore del quartiere Alfama,con Valeria è stata una bella e piacevole esperienza
Elisa 20 Jun 2024

Guys this was my second time that I experienced this tour and I was so happy. The staff is extremely professional and the guide Natalia was super fun! I highly recommend this tour to all the tourists, specially if you want to enjoy the importance of each spot here in the famous Alfama area of Lisbon.
Lucia 12 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Lovely tour guide, he was very funny and interactive, ALFAMA was very beautiful, highly recommended if you come to Lisbon!
Javi 07 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Many thanks to Vivian for the awesome tour!
Ela 05 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Filipa was super fun! I loved the Portas do Sol view point so much. Not to forget that the sunny Lisbon made the tour even better, glad that I went, I recommend it to every explorer and walker out there😊
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 9 people.
Not suitable for 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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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