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Lisbon, Portugal

What to See on Trips to Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon Portugal - the westernmost capital of mainland Europe with an unusual mix of the old and the new.

Pay tribute to the town standing on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean that is home to the world's most significant voyages and greatest explorers: Vasco da Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator.

Not only is Lisbon the picturesque capital of Portugal, but it also bears the title of Europe's second-oldest capital after Athens. What is more, Lisbon was the first actual “world” city - the head of an empire that spread over all continents, including South America and Asia.

Contemporary travelers will find a lot to discover in this spectacular city built on hills as its history falls thousands of years back, incredible views open from every angle, and most of its streets possess monumental gems.

Get lost in the city’s white-bleached limestone buildings, intimate alleyways, parks, gardens and easy-going charm. Here are some must-sees for exploration:
  • The World Heritage - Belem Tower
  • Jeronimos Monastery
  • Cristo Rei (similar to the Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro, this 100 meter tall statue stands on the opposite bank of the Tejo River from downtown Lisbon)
  • Ponte Vasco da Gama (longest bridge in Europe)
Experience the pleasure of being in Lisbon.

See it on following tours

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
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9 days

3 cities

2 countries

Barcelona | Madrid | Lisbon

Travel Spain and Portugal on a private tour brought to you by Firebird. Tour from Lisbon, Portugal to Madrid & Barcelona in Spain. Experience the colorful Iberia!

Private tour | Spring, Fall, Easy Pace

Iberian Discovery Private
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9 days

3 cities

2 countries

Lisbon | Madrid | Barcelona

Combine the sunniest destinations in Europe in one fully-customizable private tour of Portugal and Spain. In 9 days traverse the most iconic highlights of Lisbon, including Belem and Sintra, Madrid's Prado Museum and Asturias district, and travel to Barcelona to enjoy Gaudi gems.

Private tour | Heritage

Age of Columbus Discoveries
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11 days

5 cities

2 countries

Seville | Huelva | Vilamoura | Lisbon | Funchal

Traverse the land of the discoverers and see the main places linked with the world's greatest explorers from Seville to Algarve and from Lisbon to Madeira.

Private tour | Adventure, Spring, Summer, Fall

Two Continents: from Barcelona to Marrakech
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24 days

8 cities

3 countries

Barcelona | Madrid | Seville | Granada | Malaga | Fes | Marrakech | Lisbon

Start your personal trans-continental adventure of the world's brightest countries and see the best of Spain, Portugal and Morocco during the 24-day private tour.

Private tour | Classic, Spring, Summer, Fall

Best of Portugal from Lisbon to Porto
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7 days

5 cities

1 country

Lisbon | Sintra | Porto | Braga | Guimaraes

Take a Portuguese adventure and enjoy the homeland of great discoverers! Begin in the fabulous capital Lisbon, enjoy authentic live Fado show, proceed to the highlights of Porto, and as a grand final explore medieval Braga and Guimaraes.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 29, 2019

7 days

5 cities

1 country

Lisbon | Sintra | Porto | Braga | Guimaraes

REDUCED RATES Portugal has something for everyone: from modern architecture to ancient castles to striking natural beauty. Set off on a Portugal journey to remember.

Private tour | Top picks, Heritage

Portugal: 5 Must-Visit Cities
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10 days

6 cities

1 country

Lisbon | Sintra | Coimbra | Porto | Braga | Guimaraes

See the best of Portugal and discover its treasures from Lisbon and Porto to small genuine gems like Evora, Coimbra and Guimaraes.

Private tour | Platinum

Platinum Portugal
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10 days

7 cities

1 country

Lisbon | Evora | Sintra | Coimbra | Porto | Braga | Guimaraes

Treat yourself to a 5-star Portuguese experience as you explore the top attractions of this inspiring country. Private drivers, top-notch hotels, only best guides and all must-sees included.

5-star cruise | Gastronomic, Gold

Royal Douro Voyage
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Jul 16, 2019

12 days

7 cities

2 countries

Lisbon | Sintra | Porto | Lamego | Salamanca | Regua | Guimaraes

Give yourself the royal treatment as you explore the best of Portugal aboard the "Spirit of Chartwell", the former ship of the British Queen. Amazing experiences and tours await you on this boutique voyage.

Private tour | Heritage

Portuguese South
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7 days

4 cities

1 country

Lisbon | Sintra | Algarve | Vilamoura

Set off on your own special Portuguese discovery to see the best of scintillating Lisbon, fairy-tale Sintra and the sunny Algarve region
E.g., Jun 19 2019