Lisbon: Foot & Funicular

Approximately 4¿ hours
Strenuous Activity 

Discover Lisbon by coach, funicular, elevator, tram and your own two feet on this tour that shows you what it’s like to move about like a Lisboeta (a Lisbon native). It takes you all over, using a wide range of transportation options.

Drive by coach to Commerce Square in central Lisbon, where you will leave the coach and begin with a fascinating walking tour.

Follow your guide and you will pass beneath the Triumphal Arch to reach Rua Augusta—the most famous downtown street.

Take the Santa Justa funicular that connects this area with the beautiful Chiado quarter. At the top, stroll to the São Pedro de Alcântara Viewpoint to snap a few great photos.

Ride the Gloria elevator down to Restauradores Square and walk to Rossio—the city’s main square.

Hop aboard the tram and ride to the Santa Luzia Lookout in Alfama.

Take more photos of the superlative view and visit the Castle of St George.

Wander down the Alfama. Re-board the coach here and it will take you back to the pier.


Participants must be able to walk approximately 1½ miles over paved and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and several steps. Wear comfortable walking shoes and casual clothing. Tour operates in all weather conditions; bring appropriate weather gear. Public transport is used on this excursion; expect some waiting time. Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair or for those with mobility limitations.


This excursion is led in English