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Free Walking Tour of Belem
Activities in Lisbon

Free Walking Tour of Belem

  • English English
  • 2 hours

Discover one of the most well-loved and iconic neighbourhoods in Lisbon on this fantastic walking tour. And even better... it's free!

Free Tour of Belem

We'll start our free walking tour in Praça Afonso de Albuquerque in the heart of Belem. In this square, your guide will start explaining about the Age of Discovery and the role that this neighbourhood played in this important period of European history. 

Next, we'll head to the beautiful Belém Palace, where you'll learn about the history behind the world-famous Portuguese custard tarts, known as pastéis de Belém. Afterwards, we'll head to the Jerónimos Monastery. This is one of the most prominent examples of the Portuguese Late Gothic Manueline-style architecture in Lisbon and, alongside the nearby Tower of Belem, it was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

Not only will you also get to see the tower, but our expert guide will also take you to visit the Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of Discoveries), which celebrates the Portugues Age of Discovery in the 15th and 16th centuries; the 25 de Abril bridge, a 7,470 ft (2,277 metre) long suspension bridge used as a backdrop in the 1969 James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret ServicePraça do Império, a beautiful square with green spaces, statues and an impressive fountain; and much more.

After approximately 2 and a half hours discovering this fascinating, iconic neighbourhood, our tour will come to an end.

Please note that this free walking tour is not available for groups of over 6 people. If you have a larger group, why not book a private tour of Lisbon?

You Decide the Price!

Our tour guides work exclusively for tips. At the end of the tour, you'll be able to decide how much you think it was worth.

Price

Per person
Free Tour in English
Free

Free Tour in English

  • Per person

    Free

More Information

Duration

2 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking expert guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (8:40 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not advisable for people with reduced mobility).

Free!

Meeting point

Afonso de Albuquerque Gardens

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.