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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
From EUR23.00
 
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 Warnings and Dangers in Portugal

Driving in Portugal

If you decide to drive in Portugal (and it uses to be a good idea, since everything is near and public transport is here and there inefficient), give a special attention to some details:1 - The roads...
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solopes
Mar 14, 2016

Walkways

Most Portuguese walkways are made of small stones/tiles.Be aware that walking these can be a challenge.Even with the great weather better wear some good walking gear when you ar planning to explore...
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pieter_jan_v
Jan 09, 2016

Prickle

Watch out for the coastal plants. They have a natural defence: PRICKLES!The Agave leaves can be quite harmful; better keep your distance from these plants, even when they blossom (which is a rare...
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pieter_jan_v
Jan 09, 2016

Taxis stories

Maybe you are alerted to the risks of dishonest taxi drivers (If you weren't, you are now!), charging in excess. They exist, and specially when exiting from the airports you must be careful. However,...
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solopes
Mar 02, 2015

Taxis at Lisbon Airport

Be weary of the taxi drivers at Lisbon Airport. Two years ago a taxi driver charged me 25 euros to get from the airport to the train station ( a 10 minute drive). Fares for this route should not cost...
lezlie981
Feb 15, 2013

tap water and mosquitos

tap water in the south of Portugal, especially in the villages, is not suited for drinking, got really sick after teeth brush with it. smells like pure chlor and tastes strange. be also aware buying...
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SophiaSchatz
Jul 27, 2012
 
 
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Worst nightmare!

Fires are the worst nightmare of any Portuguese citizen living in the country. On summer, there are many fires all over the country. So, never make fire on a forest not even drop a cigarrete out....
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xicomelo
Apr 04, 2011

THIS THIEF ROBBED ME.

I managed to get robbed 15 minutes after leaving the Airport in Lisbon on the public bus. His name is SANDOKAN* Some may say he is a magician. He has been making tourists money and wallets disappear...
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DAO
Jun 10, 2009

TAP Portugal stands for Take Another Plane

TAP tops lost baggage tablesTAP Air Portugal is the worst performing airline in Europe when it comes to baggage delays, with British Airways in second place, according to data from European airlines...
liam2000
Oct 15, 2008

Lagos in the summer has can be a downer!

Lagos is glutted with tourists in the summer, and the town becomes unbearably crowded in August. The street 'entertainment' has improved over the past four years: In addition to English dressed up in...
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jfpessoa
Aug 20, 2008

Pickpockets on Lisbon transit

Footstool, my wallet was in my front left pocket. My GPS was in the front right pocket. I also carry a "man bag" when I travel. Usually, I don't use my GPS when I am on foot but we were lost so I...
hhk
Jul 31, 2008

Portugal Travel: Regarding the question of safety

Portugal is quite a safe country to visit. I was fine during my visit there in 2003 as a solo female, traveling from the northern part of Porto all the way to Lisboa. I felt safe the whole time. As to...
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risse73
Mar 20, 2008

Public Transportation - Pickpockets

Pickpockets are at work all over the world on crowded vehicles and this is something every traveler should be aware of. Some people candidly sport wallets, money or valuable objects in a very inviting...
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ant1606
Jan 13, 2007

Pick pockets

Lisbon,Beautiful city and Beautiful people.dont allow looks to disaappoint you dangerous well dressed males ah-ah sorry to say that but you never going to suspect any mugger till you have been robbed...
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BETTYALUFOHAI
Dec 07, 2006

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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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"Wonderful Portugal"
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