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Alfama Free Walking Tour

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Discover the charming of the ‘village within a city’ that belongs to the true Portuguese people!

Alfama is not only one of the oldest and most picturesque districts in Lisbon, but also was one of the only neighborhoods which were not destroyed in the 1755 earthquake. And so, the city still has kept its quaint familiar charm. In fact, the moniker of this neighborhood comes from the Arabic ‘Al-hamma’ meaning ‘hot fountains’ or ‘baths’.

Decorated with beautiful ‘azulejos’, the steep winding alleys of this neighborhood give way to breath-taking views of a sea of terracotta roofs and the Tagus River. The aromas of traditional Portuguese cuisine, the echoes of Fado tunes, and the elderly Portuguese locals chattering, all make this neighborhood one of the most authentic in Lisbon!

The tour begins in Rossio and goes through some key areas before heading into the heart of Alfama, where you will also make a stop at the Miradouro Portas do Sol, before ending the tour at the Cathedral.

This tour is available in English, French, and Spanish.

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Welcome!

Discover Lisbon is a Tour Agency Operator based in Lisbon, Portugal, focused on providing Free Walking Tours, Paid Tours, and Private Tours. Our simple purpose is to offer you the best tours in this gorgeous city.

We believe there is no better way for you to visit our colorful city than to walk through its characteristic neighborhoods with our expert local guides. They will reveal every secret of the city while enjoying its breathtaking viewpoints, unique architectural style, and traditional food. Besides, you will be able to make new friends from all around the world!

All the tours start from Rossio Square, also known as Praça Dom Pedro IV. With yellow t-shirts and yellow umbrellas, we will be waiting for you from 9:30 am to 11 am, from 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm, and at 7 pm. We provide tours in English, French, and Spanish.

Every day of the week during each month of the year our yellow umbrellas will be shining under the beautiful blue sky of Lisbon.

Come enjoy, explore and Discover Lisbon with us!

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