Join a tour to the Castelo São Jorge(St. George’s Castle) which overlooks the River Tejo and the oldest part of Lisbon. The route follows the oldest walls of the city as it visits the borough of Alfama and the Castle, and then goes back in time to the Roman Olisipo and visit its theater. Learn about how the Romans discovered the thermal waters of Alfama and then the Muslims who gave them the name al-hamma(thermal fountain).
The tour features authentic narrow alleys, interior patios, stairways and tiny squares. In the city you’ll encounter the tree diffent major religions of the past: Judaism, Muslim and Christian. Alfama was a destination for fishermen and its spirit lives on every corner where Fado songs can be heard. This walking tour takes you to heart of the city!
This tour includes:
English speaking local guide — Alfama — Castelo
Reviewed on May6, 2016
Rebecca provided us (group of colleagues) with good information during our 3-4 hours walking trip in Lissabon. Her knowledge of the history of the city is very extreme and she showed us the…
“Love and Passion for Lisbon”
Reviewed on December 18, 2015
Lisboa Autentica was the best choice I could make to for my group of 100 people. Passion and love for own city — this is how they hooked me. They went the extra mile and exceeded my expectations. I…
“Wonderful experience with Lisboa Authentica”
Reviewed on November 23, 2015
We called Lisboa Authentica the evening before the tour for possible tour in the area of Alfama and Castle. And spoke to the owner of the agency Mafalda, she was genuinely helpful, receptive to our…
The meeting point is at Campo das Cebolas, Casa dos Bicos. The house that is covered in spikes!
Things to note
The tour is free for children under 12.