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Private Tour: Lisbon Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon and set off on your private walking tour of this fascinating city.Stop first in Rossio Square (Praça do Rossio) Lisbon’s main meeting place since the Middle Ages. Gaze at the fountains and buildings and admire the 19th-century black and white wave-shaped mosaics that cover the square.Walk to Restauradores Square (Praça dos Restauradores) where a 98-foot (30-meter) high obelisk commemorates Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640. Here take in the art deco Eden Theatre building 18th-century Foz Palace and Liberdade Avenue the 19th-century boulevard that is Lisbon’s main lifeblood.Also
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Private City Tour in Lisbon
"Enjoy a fantastic day of sightseeing in the open air and sunshine visiting historical sites in Lisbon. A local guide will pick you up at your hotel and your day begins with breakfast at Pastel de Belém. See majestic structures of the Jeronimos Monastery the Monument to the Discoveries and Belem Tower.Travel through the city's unique neighborhoods: Lisbon Baixa (a chic district with incredible architecture) Chiado Alfama (the oldest district in Lisbon) Parque das Nações or drive through the city center to behold Parque Eduardo VII. The Lisbon Cathedral (Lisbon's oldest church) and São Jorge Castle make for lovely stops as well. With the option to customize your own itinerary this sightseeing adventure ""Tour the magnificent city of Lisbon and discover the history and culture within. See historical sites such as Belem Tower and drive through the unique neighborhoods of the city.
From EUR40.00
 
Lisbon Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour
"This is the best tour to discover Lisbon. It covers the most important sights of the city visiting Lisbon downtown Belém the factory of 'pasties de Belém' Jeronimos monastery and much more!In the afternoon the tour will end by visiting the old areas of Lisbon and Parque das Nacoes.These are the main highlights that you will see in your tour:Eduard the VII Park Marquês de Pombal
From EUR68.00

More What to Pack in Lisbon

Most importantly: bring some sturdy shoes

Lisbon is often nicknamed the "city of seven hills". These hills are very steep, and most often the streets or stairs leading up there are not in very good condition. The cobblestoned pavements...
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King_Golo
May 05, 2014

Bring and wear FLAT shoes

Lisbon is completely covered in cobblestones - uneven and very slippery cobblestones. Plus, the up and down terrain throughout the city makes for very treacherous walking if you are in anything but...
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alisha.mcfarland
Feb 14, 2013

The Rough Guide to Lisbon

I usually borrow guide books from a library for my travels, but sometimes I feel like I have to buy a guide book just to make my bookshelf look well travelled. As I was really looking forward to...
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HORSCHECK
Sep 28, 2011

Something for windy nights

Even if the locals warned me,I didn´t belive how chilly it might be at summer.I really had not enough long sleeved shirts.My husband did not even take his jeans with him,because at hollidays in Italy...
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Turska
Mar 18, 2010

Lisbon...

Most of Lisbon is quite steep and full of cobbledstone streets. So trolleys don't always work well in the streets. If you come from Europe using a low cost company don't forget that they charge for...
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J_Antunes
Jan 25, 2009

Pack as Light as You Can

Pack as light as you can, it is a big advice I assure you. A study has proved that a large percentage of what you pack is never used. In the winter it rains often so an umbrella or rain coat is a good...
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AlPhilip
May 07, 2008
 
 
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Mediterranean climate

First of all: very comfortable shoes because Lisbon is on different hills so it has been build up and down. Take a stroll with high heels will be a nightmare for every woman. On the other hand, I...
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PALLINA
Nov 21, 2007

Free map of Lisbon

Don't forget to pick up a free map of Lisbon at the Tourist Information Office or at the Lisbon Welcome Centre. I got a map which was sponsored by "El Corte Ingles", which is a big department...
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HORSCHECK
Oct 02, 2007

Stuff to bring for a weekend

We were only there for a weekend, so I just brought my backpack, a handbag, and a money belt. Comfortable shoes for walking on those cobblestone streets, light summery clothes (it can get hot in...
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fairy_dust
May 06, 2005

Guidebooks

There are very good guidebook in libraries, bookstores and Tourism Office to know what you should not miss in Lisbon. I usually go to the Tourism Office and there I found maps and simple...
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ncfg
Feb 20, 2005

Good shoes a must

Nearly every street and plaza in Lisbon is cobbled, which can be hell on your feet if you're spending all day walking around from one sight to another, so do yourself a favour and make sure you have...
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pugwashman
Dec 14, 2004

Lisbon in Spring

If you must reach your hotel walking, think to the narrow sidewalks of the city, to sloping streets and to the smatched soils. Lisbon is closed to the sea and the wind can be a bit cold even on...
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GUYON
May 12, 2004

Climate in Lisbon

The rainy season is between October - May, summers keep mostly dryAvg. Temp. in Spring: max.: 19 – 22°C ( 66 - 71°F ); min: 12 - 14°C ( 53 - 57°F )Avg. Temp. in Summer: max.: 26 – 29°C ( 79 -...
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Leipzig
Mar 27, 2004

take very little...

if possible - and if flying out of Lisbon, bring only carry-on luggage. there's only one line where people queue up at the airport - meaning there are VERY long queues to check in your luggage. But...
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call_me_rhia
Mar 13, 2004

Top Hotels in Lisbon

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Rua do Pau de Bandeira, 4, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1249-021, Portugal
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Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 17, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1150-278, Portugal
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Rua 10 De Dezembro 123, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1200-359, Portugal
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Rua Das Janelas Verdes 47, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1200-690, Portugal
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Rua das Cozinhas 2, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1100-181, Portugal
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Rua Rodrigo de Fonseca, 88, Lisbon, Estremadura, 1099-039, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Lisbon

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Castelo de São Jorge

The castle Sao Jorge has been built by the Moors in the mid 11th century, it was the last defensive stronghold of people who resided in the citadel: the Moorish governor(his palace was nearby) and the...
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Torre de Belém - Tower of Belém

This tower was part of the Tagus river defense system It has been built betwen 1514 and 1520. It is one of the most popular building of Lisbon if not of all Portugal and it is one of the architectural...
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Alfama Quarter

This is the oldest part of Lisbon, where muslims lived when they invaded the city, until they were expelled. You will find the cathedral and narrow streets with bars and restaurants offering authentic...
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Oceanario de Lisboa

Housed in a magnificent building, stuck out in the waters of the dock like some oil rig tugged in for repairs, is the largest indoor aquarium in Europe: The Lisbon Oceanarium. Inside you will find a...
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Day Trips:

The Palace of Pena stands atop a rocky peak, which is the second highest point in the Sintra hills (the only place higher than the palace itself is the Cruz Alta, 528 metres above sea level). The...
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Mosteiro dos Jerónimos - Jerónimos Monastery

Jerónimos Monastery is a testament to the explosion of riches that Portugal inherited after the discovery of the New World. The world turned on its axis and its centre moved from East to West, leaving...
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solopes

"Lisboa"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Lisbon"
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a2lopes

"My home town"
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acemj

"Lisbon, Portugal"
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SOLODANCER

"Ahh, LISBON....Esta tao bonita como sempre."
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