River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon

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The sunset cruise lasts for 2 hours and starts at the Cais do Sodré river station. During this shared cruise, you have the opportunity to see (...)

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Overview Location: Lisboa, Portugal
This two-hour boat cruise along the River Tagus in Lisbon goes from Alfama to Belém. You will travel by open boat and see the sights from the water. On-board commentary provided by the guide ensures you don’t miss anything. As soon as we depart, you will see the amazing waterfront area between Praça do Comércio and Cais do Sodré, Ribeira das Naus where many of the Portuguese explorers' ships were built. After that is the Praça do Comércio, the largest square in Lisbon and also one of the most iconic symbols of the city and it was rebuild after the great earthquake of 1755.

On this cruise, you have the opportunity to admire some of the most amazing monuments and buildings of the city: São Jorge Castle is a Moorish castle overlooking the historic center; Lisbon Cathedral is the oldest church in the city built in 1147; Alfama is the oldest district of Lisbon. The Church of Santa Engrácia is a 17th-century monument, in the 20th century it was converted into the National Pantheon. Christ the King is a Catholic monument erected in 1959. The 25 de Abril Bridge is a 2.3 km suspension bridge.

Also seen on this tour is Belém, which has two unique monuments and are World Heritage Sites: Mosteiro dos Jerónimos and Tower of Belém. They are two jewels of the Gothic Manueline style. Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a monument located along the river where ships departed to explore and trade with India and Orient, the monument celebrates the Portuguese Age of Discovery during the 15th and 16th centuries.

At the end of the sunset cruise, you will be dropped off where the tour began.
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
What you can expect The sunset cruise lasts for 2 hours and starts at the Cais do Sodré river station. During this shared cruise, you have the opportunity to see wonderful landscapes of the historical city center, passing by such sights as: the Commerce Square, São Jorge Castle, Alfama, National Pantheon, Santa Apolónia Station, Cacilhas, Christ the King, 25th of April Bridge, Tower of Belem, Discoveries Monument, MAAT and Palace of Ajuda. After the sunset the colors of the sky change and create an amazing experience, helped by the wines of the south region of Setúbal that we serve freely during the tour. We hear Fado all the way which gives the right environment to enjoy the cruise, the wine, the views and the amazing sailors stories around the Lisbon traditional boats.

Practical information

What's inside

  • 2 hours sightseeing river cruise in a 1947 traditional boat full of colors and hand painted flowers and maximum capacity of 50 people.
  • White wine served freely along the tour

What's NOT inside

  • Transportation to/from attraction
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Show up 15 minutes in advance
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 47 travelers

Departure point:

Terminal Fluvial - Cais do Sodré, R. da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, 1249-249 Lisboa, Portugal


2 hours


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Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/10/16
    "On a whim we took this cruise. It was our first night in Lisbon and this was a wonderful introduction to the city. The wine flowed, the blankets kept us warm and the (...) "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/10/08
    "When we booked this sunset cruise, we had no idea that the cruise would be on a vintage boat painted in traditional Portuguese colors, so that was pleasant surprise (...) "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/09/20
    "We really enjoyed cruising up and down the river. The crew couldn't have been nicer. Offering wine and even blankets when it got chilly and breezy later in the trip. (...) "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/09/20
    "We had a 24 hour layover at Lisbon Airport so we decided to do this tour to fill some of our time there. The crew were all very friendly and the views were amazing. (...) "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/09/16
    "Great tour guides and the wine was flowing freely.Lisbon from the river was breathtaking. All aboard were in great spirits "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/09/16
    "One of our favorite memories in Lisbon. Highly recommend! Just the right balance of interesting information of the area and extremely relaxing. The wine was lovely (...) "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/08/13
    "Joao was our host on this sightseeing cruise. He along with the crew were pleasant, accommodating and respectful. They answered our questions and made every effort (...) "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/08/05
    "Wonderful commentary accompanied by excellent wine service and a nice sunset. Courtesy rugs to keep warm were welcome. "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/08/05
    "We went on the cruise in early June, and had a beautiful evening to watch the sunset. We had booked it before we left the UK, which wasn’t really necessary. The crew (...) "

  • River Tagus Sunset Cruise in Lisbon | . | 2019/07/30
    "Excellent tour hosts - João and Daniels. They were friendly and passionate! Would definitely recommend. "

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