Alfama the heart of the Ancient Lisbon

Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal
30 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Welcome to Igor's neighborhood. Join him on this tour as he shares with you the place where he has lived in Lisbon for more than 9 years. This tour takes you right to the heart of old Lisbon 700 hundred years ago, exploring the narrow streets that form a most wonderful maze that you can get lost in very easily! He will share with you some of the ruins of the old city wall created by the Moorish more than 900 hundred years ago. He will also take you to the Historical Fado Houses and Taverns owned by the same family for more than 50 years, some of whom Igor knows very well. Learn about the old town's Jewish and Arabic roots, the old fishermans' lifestyle of Alfama the secret breathtaking views and a lot more... It's a neighborhood that looks more a Village, with kids still playing on the streets, old ladies hanging clothes on the window, often seen gossiping on street corners. In this live-streamed adventure, anything can happen so be prepared to have a lot of fun!


Meet your local guide

Igor

Igor is a Tour Guide and Street Artist, Activist with the Street name of Morpheus II. He is a Lisbon local that loves to meet people. Since childhood he has been passionate about history, art, drawing, painting and for the last 7 years, street art. He is trained in graphic design and advertising. Over the years he has enjoyed taking people around the cultural and historical sites, as well as guiding his guests off the beaten track, exploring everything this amazing city has to offer. He has even has partnered with National Geographic in their student expeditions program doing tours for their students in Lisbon! Joining a tour with Igor will allow you to Lisbon through his eyes and explore the culture and history in an authentic, funny, and relaxed way. Be sure to join one of his tours - you won't regret it!

Igor has been guiding since Aug 2014


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Lisbon with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Lisbon. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer or tablet.


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