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The Best Alfama Walking Tour 2024

€ 30
3 hours
Live tour guide

About Alfama Walking Tour

Walk through Alfama's ancient lanes, where history meets today's vibes. Discover hidden gems, from the Sé Cathedral to lively Fado tunes. Top it off with breathtaking views of Lisabon and local tales, making every step an adventure in Lisbon's heart.


Alfama Walking Tour

Join our Alfama Walking Tour and discover Lisbon's oldest quarter. This area, known for its rich Fado music and quaint, winding streets, offers a unique experience. Our three-hour journey starts with breathtaking views from Miradouro da Graça, leading right into Alfama's vibrant heart.

Along the way, you'll learn about Alfama's past and its community's challenges today. Our guide, who is passionate about Portugal's culture, will cover various topics, from history to Portugal's current events and its delicious food. Opt for a Tuesday or Saturday tour to explore the bustling Feira da Ladra flea market.

See famed sights like the Miradouro de Santa Luzia, the iconic Tram 28, and the impressive São Vicente de Fora. Admire the beautiful tile panels depicting historical scenes, and don't miss the panoramic Portas do Sol viewpoint. Learn more about the historic Lisbon Cathedral and the grand National Pantheon. We will take you on a journey through Alfama's narrow streets, where you'll be able to learn how the city changed after the devastating earthquake of 1755.

This tour is not just a walk; it's a chance to engage with the city's culture!

  • Guided walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Local taxes and fees
X not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • Museum entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
X not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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Meeting Point

Caracol da Graça 21-1, Lisboa, Portugal

Meet by the entrance to the church in the Miradouro Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen.

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Experience the rich history and culture that define the oldest quarter of Lisbon.


Visit the Sé Cathedral and Saint Vincent Church, two significant historical landmarks in Lisbon.


Enjoy panoramic views of Lisbon from the Graça and Nossa Senhora do Monte viewpoints.


Learn about the deeply rooted Fado music tradition in Alfama. Understand the cultural significance of this unique genre in Lisbon's local community.

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FAQ - Alfama Walking Tour

Are there any unique activities on the tour?

Yes, the tour includes a visit to the Feira da Ladra flea market. This is the place where you can experience the local way of life and find unique souvenirs. The market operates on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

What makes the Alfama Walking Tour special?

The tour is led by a knowledgeable and certified local guide who provides deep insights into Portugal's culture and heritage, making it an enriching experience.

Is the Alfama Walking Tour suitable for all ages?

The Alfama Walking Tour is a fantastic experience that suits everyone, regardless of age. Its design ensures that individuals of all generations can fully enjoy and engage with the journey through this historic district.

Are there any other nearby attractions worth visiting after the Alfama Walking Tour?

Don't miss Santa Luzia Viewpoint in the Alfama district, one of the city's most romantic spots, and São Jorge Castle to climb its bell tower. After exploring Alfama, consider visiting the nearby Lisbon Cathedral, Belem Tower, and Igreja de Santo António de Lisboa. These iconic landmarks are steeped in history and offer breathtaking city views, enhancing your Lisbon experience.

What makes the Alfama Walking Tour different from other Lisbon tours?

The focus is on Alfama's unique history, including Fado music in the intimate small-group setting. This way, you'll have a more personal and immersive experience than larger, more general city tours. For all those fascinated by the stories of Fado, don't miss the Fado Museum or Fado Show after your tour of Alfama!
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Reserve your spot today and embark on a unique city exploration!

Know before you go

  • You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
  • Booking can be done now with no payment required today.
  • The tour is in English and suitable for small groups of up to 8 people.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • Dressing according to the weather is also advised.
  • Meals, drinks, and museum entrance fees are not included.
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Authentic Experience!

A journey through the heart of the city's oldest neighborhood is highly recommended for those seeking a deeper, more authentic understanding of the city beyond its tourist spots. Our guide was truly exceptional, and we're so glad we did this instead of a free walking tour!


Absolutely a must!

We easily reached our meeting point from our accomodation at Largo de Sao Domingos. Our guide was wonderfully accommodating, and he ensured a comfortable pace for everyone. The rich information provided and our guide's genuine friendliness made the tour a delight, and I thank him for that!


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