Come with us on this free walking tour of Lisbon, taking a journey through the most emblematic spots in the Portuguese capital, and immerse yourself in the past and the present of the city of Fado. What's more, it's FREE!
Free Walking Tour of Lisbon
The tour starts at the Obelisk in Praça dos Restauradores square. From there it's on to the São Roque hill, where the Jesuits resided more than 500 years ago before visiting the São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint, one with spectacular views of the São Jorge Castle, the Lisbon Cathedral and the old town.
Then we'll continue through the streets of Barrio Alto, the most bohemian part of the city, until we arrive to Chiado. Here you'll learn all about the lives of Luís Vaz de Camões and Fernando Pessoa, two of those who wrote about Portugal's role as one of the world's major powers!
Lisbon was also the scene of events which shook the whole country, such as the 1755 earthquake, or the Carnation Revolution which put an end to the reign of the 'New State' and its dictator Salazar. The tour passes through the remains left by these historic episodes and will continue all the way to the famous Rossio Square, to take a look at the famous Santa Justa Elevator and the Jewish Memorial.
The tour will end around Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio).
Groups of over 9 people will not be able to participate in this activity. If you are a large group, we recommend you reserve a private tour.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:
- A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
- The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
- All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
- Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
- The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
- Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
2 hours 45 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
English and Spanish speaking expert guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - Is it possible to borrow a wheelchair?
A - No.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Lisbon Tourist Office.