Lisbon and Obidos Tour, the perfect Tour for those who want to relive the Medieval times and on the same day make a Lisbon Tour visiting Lisbon highlights.
COST OF THIS PRIVATE TOUR
|2 People – 250€||6 People – 300€|
|3 People – 260€||7 People – 320€|
|4 People – 270€||8 People – 350€|
|5 People – 280€|
- Children up to 3 years old: Free
- Children aged from 4 to 10 years old: 50% Discount
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Hotel/Apartment, Lisbon|
|HOUR OF DEPARTURE||9:00 AM|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:00 PM in the afternoon.|
This tour reconciles the visit to the Medieval Village of Obidos, one that is considered one of the most well-known Medieval towns in the Iberian Peninsula, a village very feminine or if it was not used several times as a wedding gift to the future queens, come and appreciate its streets with typical handicrafts of the region and taste a “ginja” (alcoholic drink characteristic of the region).
Lisbon, Capital of Portugal with a population of about 700 thousand Inhabitants, also known by the cities of the Seven hills occupied by its neighborhoods such as Alfama, Bairro Alto Chiado and of course Bethlehem, the highest exponent of Manueline architecture, not to mention the Pasteis de Belem.
Lisbon downtown or “Baixa de Lisboa” known for the monumentality of its buildings built after the massive 1755 earthquake that destroyed all of Lisbon, the strongest earthquake felt in Europe, which in addition to the earthquake also had a tsunami as well as weeklong fires.
This area which represent a new social order that values the merchant and financial class, to test the resilience of these buildings to a new earthquake the Portuguese prime minister Mr. Pombal used troops marching inside buildings.
Lisbon and Obidos Tour, visit Lisbon as well as Obidos, this medieval village in a single day, ask us !!!
Our private and completely flexible tour will begin by visiting Obidos (Unesco World Heritage), were we will relive a trip back in time to the medieval period and explore the beautiful narrow whitewashed streets that Obidos have to offer us.
Obidos belonged to the defensive pentagon of the Five Castles, this by the hands of the Templars, later used as a wedding gift by the Portuguese King Dinis I, to his wife Queen Isabel, the village became part of the House of the Queens, most of the Portuguese queens in Portugal was financed here receiving Obidos taxes and leaving great benefits there too Quenn Catarina order the construction of the important aqueduct and its sources to be built.
Here we will discovery of one of themos famous and appreciated Portuguese liqueurs, the Obidos “ginja”, prepared?
Obidos - Cherry Liqueur
A real visit to any place, will never be complete without feeling the gastronomy, confectionery, especially in a country like Portugal, small in size, but great in culinary immensity, in this specific case, we suggest a cherry liqueur (alcoholic) drink, made of a wild cherry that can be completed with a chocolate cup.
Lisbon - Downtown
In Lisbon we will visit the downtown area, rebuilt after the earthquake of 1755 and then stop at one of the most spectacular belvederes in the city, the “Lady of the Hill”, for one of the most superb panoramic views of Lisbon.
We continue our Tour into the Alfama neighborhood (ancient moorish quarter) with its narrow streets and alleys where “Fado”, the Portuguese national music, began.
While enjoying the beautiful Liberty Avenue we will reach the Marques de Pombal square where we will stop next to Eduardo VII Park and try to understand the relationship and treaties between Portugal and England and the importance of this relationship in the future of Brazil and appreciate its fantastic view.
Bairro Alto - Chiado
Now its time to “climb” another Lisbon hill and know these two neighborhoods so different and at the same time so similar.
Bairro Alto neighborhood, known for its crossroads of streets that over the weekend fill with thousands of young people, come to enjoy of what is known as the most bohemian Lisbon neighborhood, next to it we have the Chiado neighborhood where culture and art live hand in hand, or if it is not here that the great majority of theaters in Lisbon are concentrated, as in the oldest bookstores of the modern world.
After lunch, our Lisbon and Obidos Tour continues to Belem, an authentic open book about the period of Portuguese maritime expansion, the site where the old shipyards and ports of Lisbon here, brave Portuguese explorers in the 15th century discovering the sea routes to India, Africa and Brazil, celebrating this glorious past, financed by the vast wealth that flowed to Portugal from the colonies.
Here we are going to visit these three important Monuments; the Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery and the Monument to the Discoveries, the last stop will be in the famous Belem pastry factory, to taste this fabulous conventual sweet that attracts millions of people every year.