HOW TO SPEND 48 HOURS IN LISBON
A hip and historic city with great weather and all for good value: it’s no wonder Lisbon is a popular tourist destination.
We have some tours that start in Lisbon and finish in Porto. However, that is difficult to visit everything in just one morning. If you book one extra night in Lisbon, this free e-book is for you! You have here 13 things to do and see in 48 hours in Lisbon. Here we present a selection of things from amongst all those you can do, which can’t be missed in the Portuguese capital. And, these suggestions are not included in our tours.
Discover this beautiful city, set across seven hills, from the older Bairro Alto and atmospheric winding streets of the Alfama to the wonderful Saint George Castle.
Experience the Best of Lisbon. You must ride the iconic Canary-yellow trams, listen to the traditional sound of Fado, and taste Belem’s famous custard tarts.
Private Tours from Lisbon
Take a private Lisbon tour with a local driver who is motivated to share the best of this European capital with you. Choice your tour from Lisbon. Guaranteed Departure. It is perfect for Solo Travel in Portugal.
Lisbon, Sintra, Estoril, and Cascais
Only 30 min from Lisbon, Sintra is one of the most romantic places in the World, famous for it’s Royal Palaces and Castle, and considered Unesco World Heritage since 1995. By the way, don’t forget to visit the Pena Palace. Sintra’s most famous sight is the multi-colored façade of the Pena Palace, a notable example of Portuguese architecture in the Romantic period. After snapping your pictures, head into town to shop for everything from art, souvenirs, cork bags, local produce, and handmade ceramics.
After lunch, we will drive along the Atlantic coast. We can stop at the Guincho Beach (a surfer’s paradise) or Boca do Inferno (Hell’s mouth cliff). Finally, enjoy a leisurely walk along the bay at the glamorous town of Cascais. Our driver will continue along the coast to Lisbon passing by Estoril and the casino.
On this full-day private tour, we will make a combination of walking and driving, and visit the best areas of Lisbon, We can start the visit in Belem, famous for the Belem Tower, the Discovery Monument, and the Jeronimo’s Monastery. Don’t forget to stop at Pastel de Belem, and taste the most famous custard tarts. The tour will continue to Lisbon downtown and finish in front of your hotel.
Minimum number: just one person.
Fatima, Obidos, and Nazare from Lisbon
This tour visits the revered sanctuary of Fatima, the medieval village of Obidos, and the seaside resort of Nazare for a look at some spectacular sights.
Once you meet your driver and set out from your hotel in Lisbon, a drive along the coast brings you to Fátima, where you can visit the beautiful basilica and revered monuments that make up the famous Sanctuary of Our Lady. And then, pay a visit to the fishing village of Nazare before you stop for lunch by the sea.
In the afternoon, pay a visit to the famous village of Obidos, a peaceful community known for its well-preserved medieval streets, walls, and 14th-century keep.
Minimum number: just one person.
7-Day in Portugal – The Best of Portugal
Start in Lisbon and end in Porto! With the in-depth cultural tour, you have a 7-day tour package taking you from Lisbon to Porto and the beautiful Douro Valley. It includes:
- Small Group Tour. The groups are limited to 8 passengers.
- 6 nights in a twin room.
- Breakfast is included every morning in all multi-day tour packages.
- Enjoy a private guided city tour of Portugal’s capital, Lisbon.
- Lisbon: tasting of the famous ‘pastéis de Belém’.
- Explore Porto and the Douro Valley with a private guide.
- Douro River cruise (1h approx.).
- Full day in the Douro Valley with lunch and Port Wine tasting.
- Fatima: Join the faithful at one of the world’s holiest sites and pay homage at the Chapel of Apparitions.
- With a private guide, visit the coastal gems of Portugal, including Sintra.
- Private transfers during the tours.
- Guide during the tours.
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