CASTLE AND ALFAMA TOURA JOURNEY TO THE ORIGINS OF THE CITY: VISITING THE ALFAMA DISTRICT AND DISCOVERING SÃO JORGE CASTLE
ALFAMA TOUR + CASTILLO SAN JORGE | 30€ | EVERY DAY
PRAÇA DO COMÉRCIO, LISBOA | APRIL – OCTOBER 16:00 / NOVEMBER – MARCH 15:00 | LOOK FOR THE BLUE UMBRELLA | MINIMUM GROUP 4 PEOPLE
Enjoy an afternoon of legends by getting into a time machine to discover the history of Lisbon through the labyrinth of streets, squares and monuments of the old city, ending up inside the mythical Castle of São Jorge where we will relive the best stories of the knights and ladies of the Middle Ages.
We leave every day at 16: 00 from Praça do Comércio to walk through the old city of Lisbon where we will unveil hidden alchemical messages on the façade of the Old Conception Church, we will talk about the ways of life and customs of the Arab, Jewish and Christian cultures and how they shaped the Alfama neighbourhood, We will visit the Cathedral, the Basilica of St. Anthony, the old prisons of Aljube and Limoeiro, the picturesque courtyard of Carrasco to learn about the life of the last executioner of Portugal and the emblematic viewpoints of Santa Luzia and Portas do Sol. Then we will walk along the walls of the mythical Castle of São Jorge to learn about its history, the birth of Portugal, the conquest of the city and the best love story of the Middle Ages, that of Pedro I and Inês de Castro. To round off the tour you will enjoy the best and unique views of the city from the viewpoints of the fortress.
Duration: 3 hours approx.
Timetable: from March 1st to October 31st at 16:00. From 1st November to 28th February at 15:00.
Price: 30 euros from 14 years old – under 14 years old 8 euros.
Equipment: All our guides are official.
Meeting point: Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio). Look for the sky blue umbrella.
Closest metro station to the meeting point: Terreiro do Paço (Blue Line).
More information: If you have any questions or need more info you can call us or contact us by WhatsApp at (+351) 939787931.
- Fundación José Saramago
- Lisboa Musulmana
- Sé de Lisboa (Catedral)
- Mirador de Santa Luzia
- Lisboa Medieval
- Cerco de Lisboa
- Chafariz do Rei
- La Judería
- Prisión de Aljube y Limoeiro
- Mirador Portas do Sol
- Mirador de San Esteban
- Mirador de Graça
- Castillo de São Jorge (Entrada incluída)
- y mucho más