This tour gives you an overview of the history of Portugal in relation to its capital city. Take this journey with us through Lisbon’s background from a local perspective as we examine the historical events that shaped our present day city. The free walking tours are led by a variety of guides each of whom share their own personal insights to the capital. We cover the entire historical center, the areas of Bairro Alto, Chiado, Baixa, Alfama and Graça.
We will pass on tales told by generations of Portuguese people. We won’t tell you the official stories, but the stories that we listened to at home with our friends, familes and neighbors thus including you in our rich culture. With your help, we will create a cozy and familiar atmosphere during the tour. It will be as if you were walking with a group of local friends.
What we talk about during the free tour:
- Introduction to Portugal’s History and Lisbon
- The age of discoveries
- Bairro Alto
- Night Life
- Luck and superstition
- The Great Lisbon Earthquake 1755
- The 25th of April revolution
- Fernando Pessoa
- Small hidden viewpoints
- Commerce square
- Saramago house
- Carmo convent
- Narrow streets
- The old yellow traditional trams
Duration: 2 hours
Price: Donation based
Find more information and make reservations on our website: Lisbon Original Chill-Out Free Tour.