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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

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Useful information about Lisbon

Learn to say “Bom dia”, “Obrigado/Obrigada” and “Me desculpe” which mean “Good morning”, “Thank you” and “Excuse me”.These few words will get you far so learn to say them well because you will use...
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Local Animals

Albufeira is a real tourist town. At first you will see fellow visitors and have little eye for the animals. But taak some time to look at other places that the bars and the streets. You will see...
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local architecture

While the climate is described as Mediterranean, the low cloud descends the mountain, there is quite an eerie feel when walking the narrow streets and lanes. The rainy times are in autumn and spring...
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Street cleaners

Also in Faro I saw several street cleaners who cleaned the streets manually. Even in the broad streets they were working. I suppose they know the garbage hot spots and with the high climate it's...
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Events&Street Activities

5th June 2003 on the Largo Luis de Camoes. From June the 3rd to the 8th it took place in Evora the BIME-Bienal International Marioneta of Evora. Only puppet show and related arts. Puppet manipulators:...
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Graffiti

I've hardly ever seen a city with as many graffiti as Coimbra. While very often graffiti are just bloated letters with a sprayer's tag, Coimbra's graffiti is almost always political. We've seen lots...
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Local Flowers

The Algarve is a great place to see flowers. I was amazed that even at the beaches there are that many colourful flowers present. It seems to be a local custom to have the nicest flowers in your...
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Cataplana

Cataplana is both the name of a dish and a pan. It is shaped like two clam shells hinged at one end. Traditionally it was made of copper. It has probably Moorish origin. Cataplana as food is a slow...
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Food and drink

Ginginha do Carmo is the most recent hype in terms of Ginja. You can find it in several places, all freshly built, so it's not a place with big traditions and a story behind. For me, it's too sweet....
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Gambling

At many shops all over Albufeira you can gamble. Also here many hope to get the Euromilhões (EURO Millions) prices and other lottery profits. Furthermore there are instant code cards for sale, that...
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fountains

I decided to walk up the steep hill to the Moorish Castle and walked past the Sabuga Fountain and noticed a couple of people filling up large water bottles and placing them in a van. I’m sure it was...
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Street artists

I was surprised encountering a good portion of music in the streets of Faro. It seems that making music is embedded in this town and its inhabitants. The first musician I heard was a man on a German...
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Art-General

Near Évora there is a small town called Estremoz. Estremoz is famous nationwide and also in other countries due to its white marble – it is called the “white gold of Estremoz”. I’ve read that...
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Festivals

As in many parts of Europe in the month of Feburary, Lisbon too holds its carnival. It may be a far cry from Venice or Rio, but the locals have their share of fun too, young and old alike. Recently,...
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Top Things to Do in Portugal

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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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Ribeira

The river bank, or Ribeira, is a fine area to wander or relax. The more popular area of the Ribeira is along the river bank between São Francisco Church and the Ponte Dom Luis I. However, there are...
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Old Town

There have been settlements in Albufeira since prehistoric times. The Romans called it Baltum and built bridges, aqueducts and roads. I spotted no evidence of these although the tiny museum has...
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Quinta da Regaleira

Is the most amazing garden I ever seen! I don't know why the turism in Portugal keep skiping it from the tourist guides. This place is an UNESCO World Heritage! This garden has a lot of details like...
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Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour

The Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour came highly recommended so we put it on our “Must Do” list There are 3 tours offered and we took the middle option, “The Premium Tour” – This lasted about 45 minutes and...
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Slave Market - Mercado de Escravos

It is simply not true that this structure is 'Europe's first slave market', although that fact is often firmly stated. The Romans were importing slaves from Africa (and elsewhere) and selling them...
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