Discovering Lisbon with a local

Private Lisbon Walking Tour

The Private Lisbon Walking Tour works as a great introduction to Lisbon. And it is the best way to get a general view of the historical center of the city.

You will have your own private guide to show you Lisbon. To take you where no car can enter. To go behind doors, talk about the history and interesting stories of one of the oldest cities in the world.

We like to go outside the touristy paths to show you a more authentic city. And, because you will have always a private guide with you, you will get a completely different perspective of the city, the local’s point of view about the quarters, the Portuguese culture, the economy, the everyday life.

This Private Lisbon Walking Tour has a meeting point in central Lisbon and a duration of around 3 hours. It is mainly focused on the historical center. You will cover the areas of Baixa, Alfama, Chiado and Carmo. Because it is a private tour, every tour is adjusted to you and every tour is unique.



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The Private Lisbon Walking tour covers the areas of:
Baixa, Alfama, Chiado and Carmo

Medium + to high
Lisbon is a hilly city and although we have our tricks to avoid the big uphills, the level of activity of this tour is medium + to high
We do not recommend this tour to people that have walking limitations

This is not a tour created for children, but we have done it before with children.

Prices for children are as followed:

0 to 9 years old: Free
10 to 16 years old: 30€ per person
> 16 years old: 60€ per person

Should I tip the guide?
This is one of the questions that we get a lot. In Portugal, tipping is not mandatory but appreciated and considered a sign that you have enjoyed the service. Giving a tip or not at the end of the service as well as the amount is always your personal choice.

The client is required to provide all the necessary information about him and his group to Your Friend in Lisbon. The client has to provide accurate information about any physical limitations, food allergies (in the case of the food and wine tours) or any other relevant elements to guarantee the quality of the tour.

The client is responsible to be on time in the meeting point agreed. Your Friend in Lisbon is not liable for reduced tours due to delays by the client. Please note that your guide may have other tours booked for the day, making it impossible to extend the duration of the tour.

Your Friend in Lisbon will do everything to respect the itinerary agreed with the client, but it is not liable for any change imposed by unpredicted situations caused by traffic, demonstrations, works in progress or any other. In every case, Your Friend in Lisbon will try to do everything possible to mitigate the effects of the unexpected events.

Payment and cancellations
A booking can only be confirmed after the payment of the full price. No date can be held until a payment has been done.

Any cancellation request must be made by the client by email ( and acknowledged, also by email, by Your Friend in Lisbon. The date on which the request to cancel is received by Your Friend in Lisbon will determine the refund due as follows:

Payments are only refundable if cancellation occurs more than 8 days before the day of the tour.

If the cancellation occurs less than 8 days before the tour, 50% of the payment will be kept as a cancellation fee.

If the cancellation occurs less than 48 hours before the start of the tour, the client will have to pay the 100% fee for the booked services.

The above stated refundable amounts don’t include any non-recoverable upfronts costs incurred by Your Friend in Lisbon on the client’s behalf and that the client will have to pay in the case of a cancellation.

In the case of a partial cancellation – if the client has booked more than one tour, for example -, the above stated refundable amounts will always apply to the canceled tour.

Your Friend in Lisbon is not liable for any circumstances beyond its control, such as flight delays or cruise ship delays, for example.

Weather conditions are not considered a valid reason to cancel a tour, as all of our tours are done with sun, rain or wind.

Other special cancellation situations may be discussed to reach an agreement. This type of cancellations will always require the verification of the reasons to cancel.

Refunds will be done by PayPal or bank transfer and the client must pay all the fees that may apply.

In the unlikely event that Your Friend in Lisbon has to cancel the tour, the client may choose between a rescheduling of the tour or a full refund.

Your Friend in Lisbon is not responsible for any incidental expenses the client may have incurred with the tour.

Liability Waiver
By booking a tour, the client acknowledges that all travel involves some risk and releases and discharges Your Friend in Lisbon and its guides from and against any and all liability from its participation on the tour. The client assumes all risks associated with the tour and agrees that this release shall be legally binding upon him personally, all members of his family or group and all the minors traveling with him, his heirs, successors, assigns and legal representatives.

Under no circumstances will Your Friend in Lisbon be liable to the client for any indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages, injuries, death or other damages, pecuniary and non-pecuniary.

The client acknowledges that he will voluntarily participate in the tour and accepts possible risks as: transportation failures, accidents or illness, damaged, stolen or lost property, criminal activity, negligence in the conduct or arrangement of this trip.

All changes requested by a client after booking a tour require the previous acceptance by Your Friend in Lisbon. Although Your Friend in Lisbon will try to do the best to accept these suggested changes it always depends on the availability of guides and vehicles or any other aspects which Your Friend in Lisbon can not control. Your Friend in Lisbon is not obligated to accept these changes after the booking has been done.

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The private Lisbon walking Tour is perfect for:

Travelers looking for off the beaten path tours

People that prefer to explore the traditional neighborhoods to museums

People curious about the Portuguese culture

Real reviews from TripAdvisor

What they say about us



“Great value for money. We had a private walking tour and this was the best thing we did in Lisbon.
The guide was knowledgable, friendly and perfect.
We covered quite a wide area and had some fantastic recommendations.”

Alexandra, UK

“The guide was passionate about her city and country.
Her wit, charm and conversation made the time both educational and a blast.
She took us to some interesting off the path nooks and introduced us to the nata pastry (a life game changer)”

John, USA

“This was the best tour we have ever done.
The guide loved her city; a history and language buff who bought every inch of amazing Lisbon alive
with a mix of story based building blocks that gave us an insight into the chronology of the City
and a perspective on life and politics, religion and economics that define the Lisbon of today. “

Paul, USA



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