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history walk

Retrace Portuguese discoveries

history walk

Retrace Portuguese discoveries

29 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Tickets
Hosted in
English
history walk

Retrace Portuguese discoveries

history walk

Retrace Portuguese discoveries

29 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Join me and discover my favorite neighborhood. You'll learn about the age of Portuguese discoveries, how small country at the edge of Europe become first world global power. We will eat a world-famous custard tart at "Pastéis de Belém" bakery. Put on some comfortable sneakers, because we will walk a lot. Charge your phone and camera, and be prepared to take pictures of some stunning examples of Portuguese Late Gothic architecture. You'll also discover modern architecture, breathtaking views of the Tagus river, and the 25 de Abril Bridge.

Your host

Vladimir

Vladimir

I'm a historian by education, a journalist by profession, and tour guide by passion. I came to Portugal six years ago, got married, and stayed in the beautiful country and city that I'm passionate about. You will find out more about me when we meet.

What's included

Food
Drinks Pastéis de Belém
Tickets
Padrão dos Descobrimentos I will provide tickets for the view point at the top of the monument of Padrão dos Descobrimentos

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Where you'll be

The two world heritage sites, Bélem Tower and Jerónimos Monastery, will be our must-stops. We will walk up to the beautiful, but never finished, Palace of Ajuda. You'll discover the biggest square in Portugal, take some amazing photos from the top of the Monument of the Discoveries, and much more.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 15 and up can attend. This is around a 10 kilometer walk. I will adjust the pace of walking to you, as well as the number of stops we take to rest. If the children younger than 15 years of age will take part of the experience, you…

More tips

Bring your camera, comfortable footwear, and water. In case of rain, you will need some kind of rain protection, because weather conditions will not stop us!
Vladimir
Retrace Portuguese discoveries
29 reviews
From €35/person
29 reviews
From €35/person