Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings

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Experience Lisbon’s unique culture like a local on this evening walking tour and discover where the musical genre Fado was born. As you walk (...)

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Overview Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-109 Portugal

This walking tour combines two things that define the city of Lisbon: traditional food and Fado music. It is more than just a genre, it is a way of feeling and the sung expression of the Portuguese soul.

We will pass by historical neighborhoods such as Bairro Alto, Alfama and Mouraria, to learn more about the traditional aspects of life, so you can get a feel of the city like a true local, a ‘Lisboeta’!

Stop At: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria, Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria, Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal

This walking tour combines two things that define the city of Lisbon: traditional food and Fado music. It is more than just a genre, it is a way of feeling and the sung expression of the Portuguese soul.

We will pass by historical neighborhoods such as Bairro Alto, Alfama and Mouraria, to learn more about the traditional aspects of life, so you can get a feel of the city like a true local, a ‘Lisboeta’!

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Alfama, Lisbon Portugal

Ending point.

What you can expect Experience Lisbon’s unique culture like a local on this evening walking tour and discover where the musical genre Fado was born. As you walk through some of Lisbon's old districts, your guide will explain the history of Fado, which started here in the 1820s. Along several stops, enjoy traditional small dishes and 'petiscos' (local finger food) and listen to Fado live performances, songs about lost love and 'saudade,' a feeling of longing.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Professional but informal local guide
  • Multiple musical live performances (~10 minutes each)
  • Local delicacies tasting (+15 samplings of traditional food, i.e. 'pataniscas', cheese, chouriço and others)

What's NOT inside

  • 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
  • Please be reminded that there may be more than one language spoken during the tour (max. two languages).
  • English, Spanish and Portuguese are available all year round. French, Italian, Russian and Romanian ONLY ON REQUEST (according to availability).
  • A CONSIDERABLE amount of walking is involved.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • In case of adverse weather conditions (e. g. heavy rain), the tour can be cancelled, without prior notice. Refund will be given in these cases.
  • It is not recommended to bring children below age 6 (during musical performances, it is required to be totally silent, including pausing from eating)
  • There's no special dress code, although it's recommended not to bring slippers. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Departure point:

Praça Luís de Camões, 1200-243 Lisboa, Portugal

Duration:

3 hours

Frequency:

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Departure time:

7:30 PM

Return details:

Alfama, 1100 Lisbon, Portugal

Reviews & ratings

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2020/02/13
    "Spent 11 days in Portugal and was on a tour every single day. Thisbis the best tour that we had for the reason that our tour guide Tania was the best!!! She really (...) "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2016/08/04
    "Great experience. Tour was nice, guide informative, food excellent, and Fado show great. A real neighborhood gem. "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2015/10/22
    "Excellent sightseeing tour, great show and a surprisingly very good dinner. Great value for money and ets not forget the excellent guide. I cannot remember her name (...) "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2015/10/25
    "Excellent attention by guide,great food and music "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2015/12/07
    "Maria was a great guide, the dinner and fado show were memorable. "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2016/01/08
    "Very good experience. The place was nice and the performers were good. The food was just OK but the tour was mostly about the city and the FADO.The guide was very (...) "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2016/03/15
    "We had a wonderful experience, starting with our guide Mihaela, she is friendly, and knows her city very well. She picked us up at the hotel, took us around the city (...) "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2016/04/19
    "Great for a quick tour of the city and a fado night! "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2016/06/03
    "Transport was on time at the Hotel to pick up us at the right time, our city tour was very informative and the food and FADO music at the restaurant was incredible (...) "

  • Lisbon Fado Walking Tour with Food Tastings | . | 2016/06/09
    "We had a great time and the Fado show was wonderful and very entertaining. Nice to engage in other cultures and here the background (...) "

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