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Bairro Alto and Chiado Free Walking Tour

  • Lisbon
  • Available in: English, Spanish

About the guru Discover Lisbon

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... More »

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!

About the tour

Discover the two most famous areas in Lisbon!

Beginning in one of the most iconic places of Lisbon, the cultural hub of Portuguese poets and artists, our guide will explain the history of Chiado and interesting stories of the famous literary figures of Portuguese history. Chiado is also one of the newest neighborhoods of Lisbon as it was almost completely destroyed in the 1755 earthquake and is now the most cosmopolitan and affluent areas of the city.

You will then walk the streets of the Barrio Alto, a quiet and charming neighborhood during the day, which turns lively as soon as the sun goes down. The Barrio Alto is probably best known for its vibrant nightlife, however, our expert guides will also explain the history and development of this up-and-coming area!

You will also pass by Bica and wander its steep streets, (where you can take the all-important postcard-perfect yellow tram photograph!), before ending the tour at the Miradouro de Santa Catarina.

Let us show you why the Barrio Alto and Chiado are the capital’s hot-spots!

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How to find me: Find our yellow team near the Statue at Rossio Square
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €5, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings (2)

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Hajo

5 months ago

It was crap!

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Response from Discover Lisbon:

Hello Hajo! Thank you for joining our tour! This kind of feedback is not so common on our tours, for we strive to offer a great experience to all our guests, which you can also see through all the positive comments here and on Tripadvisor. We do appreciate your feedback and would love to know what happened that made you dislike our tour so much? We would really appreciate you let us know your complete feedback - here or by e-mail to info@discoverlisbon.org , so we can improve the experience for other travelers! Kind regards, Discover Lisbon team
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Maurits

1 years ago

This was the first time I ever did a tour like this but I honestly really loved it. The guide was amazing and very knowledgeable. I really liked both parts of the tour Bairro Alto and Chiado.

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