From Posh Príncipe Real to Downtown Lisbon for a Ginjinha

    Rita lisbon banner
    Rita profile pic
    12 Aug 2016
    Clock 40min      Length1mi
    Rating
    5 ratings
    Share

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    This tour starts in one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Lisbon. Here you can wander around a variety of fresh produce and craft markets, have a drink at one of the kiosks or a meal in one of the many restaurants offering many different types of cuisine.

    You will head downtown, passing by São Pedro de Alcântara to admire the beautiful view over Lisbon. You will also visit convents, palaces, the magnificent Rossio Train Station as well as a church with a dramatic past.

    And finally you will have the chance to experience and savour a shot of Ginjinha.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    São Pedro de Alcântara Viewpoint, Glória Funicular, Rossio Train Station

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The closest metro station is Rato, on the yellow line. Or you can take the bus 758 at Cais do Sodré.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Embaixada Concept Store (Portuguese Brands and Designers), Pavilhão Chinês (a bar and a museum), São Roque bakery (for some Portuguese Pastry), São Pedro de Alcântara Viewpoint (one of the many views over Lisbon), Ginjinha (sweet liqueur).

    Best time of day:

    Early in the morning or sunset.

    Precautions:

    Keep an eye on your belongings. It can be hot, so always have a hat, sunblock and water.

Similar Audio Tours in Lisbon

Julie003 2  street4
by Julie Fox in Lisbon
02 Sep 2016
S o pedro de alc ntara  lisbon. photography by julie dawn fox 1920x622

Chiado to Principe Real: Local History, City Views and Urban Cool

Distance 1mi
Duration 30min
18 ratings

This short stroll takes you from one of Lisbon's most emblematic cafés in Chiado to a square packed with history and on to the trendy Principe Real district. On the way, you'll be able to admire spectacular views of Lisbon from various points,... More»


Maria rebelo voicemap profile
by Salt of Portugal in Lisbon
28 Sep 2016
Lisbon tagus river voicemap walk salt of portugal

Lisbon and the Tagus River

Distance 1mi
Duration 40min
10 ratings

This tour is about the relationship between Lisbon and the Tagus river.

Sophia de Mello Breyner, one of Portugal's greatest writers, wrote a poem about Lisbon that reads:

"Here and there in Lisbon
In a hurry or distracted
We turn a corner... More»


Pats
by Lisbon with Pats in Lisbon
12 Oct 2017
Ageofdiscover4 crop

Lisbon: The Age of Discovery

Distance 1.5mi
Duration 45min
15 ratings

“The sea with an end can be Greek or Roman. The endless sea is Portuguese”, wrote the poet Fernando Pessoa.

Lisbon is a maritime city rich in history, architecture and stories. This tour will take you through the hallmarks of the Portuguese Age... More»


Volicon
Locicon 18 Rua de Belém