Lisbon OffBeat Tours

Lisbon Tours

The Lisbon City Guide of 1925, by Fernando Pessoa

The Lisbon City Guide of 1925, by Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa wrote a city guide about Lisbon in English in 1925. The manuscript was published in a bilingual English-Portuguese version.   Try to follow the footsteps of Pessoa…   Lisbon, What the Tourist Should See Over seven hills, which are as many points of observation whence the most magnificent panoramas may be enjoyed, the […]

Lisbon Old Funiculars and Elevators

Lisbon Old Funiculars and Elevators

Santa Justa Elevator, Rua Aurea & Rua de Santa Justa, +351 (21) 361-3054. Located downtown, this elevator was designed by a follower of French engineer Gustav Eiffel and connects downtown to Trinidade, located many metres uphill. 7 Colinas valid. Inaugurated on 10 July 1902, it is the only street lift in Lisbon for public service. It was built […]

Tram 28, The Best Way to Know Old Lisbon

Tram 28, The Best Way to Know Old Lisbon

Instead of paying for a ride on one of the costly tourist trams, try Tram 28. Tram (or “Eléctrico” in the Portuguese) Line 28 is one of only three traditional tram lines that still operate in Lisbon. These trams, which until the late-1980’s ran all through-out Lisbon, were manufactured between 1936 and 1947. Tram 28 […]

GPS-Guided GoCar Lisbon Tours

GPS-Guided GoCar Lisbon Tours

‘Tourism of Portugal’ Awarded GOCAR TOURS PORTUGAL as a top services company operating in the touristic animation sector in 2009 “Tourists, it’s time to dump the map and jump inside a GoCar.” CNN Headline News Want to experience the Lisbon most visitors never get the chance to see? Then fold up your map, put away […]

Sidecar Tours, Lisbon and Sintra

Sidecar Tours, Lisbon and Sintra

  Lisbon Tour Lisbon, capital of Portugal, spreading along Tagus river banks. Its 18th century downtown is surrounded by the famous old districts with their narrow street with cobblestones, such as Alfama and Bairro Alto. Driving along the river bank find Belém the beautiful district with its old monuments Torre de Belém and Mosteiro dos […]

Lisbon Tour by Tram

Lisbon Tour by Tram

See Lisbon’s top attractions, including Alfama and the Santa Justa Elevator, on a hop-on hop-off tour by traditional tram. This flexible tour is an easy way to get around the city and see what you want – you decide when to get off the tram to explore Lisbon on your own. When you’re ready to […]