Walking Tours to discover Lisbon

The Short Lisbon Stroll

Step into the heart of Lisbon with a quick jaunt through marvelous city's core. Starting off at the Baixa district, this relaxed 2 km (1.2 miles) walk should take you about 1 hour to enjoy.

Start off at the Rossio square (officially known as Pedro IV Square), filled to the brim with cafes, shops, and the majestic D. Maria II theatre. Get lost in the intricate patterns of its cobblestone pavement and stand in awe of the beautiful columned fountain.

Venture on to the majestic Praça do Comércio, admiring the eye-catching arch that overlooks the rest of the city. Treat yourself to a dazzling sunset by the Tagus river, and lose yourself in the vibrant yellow buildings breathing history from every corner.

Meandering Through Mid-Length Lisbon

Take a leisurely 5 km (around 3.2 miles) stroll, expected to last about 3 hours, exploring the historic Alfama district, and end at the monumental Belém neighborhood.

Begin your adventure at the São Jorge Castle, a historical fortification providing unmatched panoramic city views. Navigating the maze of small streets of Alfama, marvel at the Fado houses and feast your eyes on the alluring street art on the walls of the district.

Wind your trail west to the Jerónimos Monastery, a spectacle of Portugal's stylishly unique Manueline architecture. End your trip by rewarding your taste buds to a local pastry delight, Pastel de Nata, at the world-renowned Pastéis de Belém bakery.

The Long Lisbon Exploration

Embark on a full-day, in-depth 10 km (around 6.2 miles) stroll to see the undiluted essence of Lisbon, spending about 6 hours enveloping yourself in the local culture and history.

Kick off your journey at the tranquil Eduardo VII Park and make your way downhill to the lively area of Marquês de Pombal. On reaching Rossio Square, take a break with a cosy cup of coffee in its famous cafe, 'A Brasileira'.

Get your cameras ready as the cosmopolitan Chiado district offers a variety of picturesque sights. Don't pass up the opportunity to soak up some culture at the Museu do Fado, a tribute to Portugal’s unique musical tradition.

Continue your voyage towards the LX Factory, a regenerated industrial site transformed into a dynamic cultural hub packed with innovative shops, amazing restaurants and mind-blowing street art!

Take your final strides towards the river Tagus, culminating your delightful tour at the heartwarming sight of Lisbon's emblematic landmark, Belém Tower!

There you have it, folks! Short, medium, or long - whatever suits your mood or pace, Lisbon's always got a charming journey up her sleeve ready to unravel history, culture, and picturesque beauty. Enjoy your walk!