This tour was recommended to me by a friend and even tough I'm from nearby Lisbon, I still wanted to check it out! The tour guide was Catarina, and she was very clear in everything she said, I learned a lot about Alfama and about...More
The tour begins and the entrance of Castelo de S. Jorge. We walked through Alfama with Fahim, his energies and stories brought the streets and monuments of Alfama to live. We learnt history, Fado, the funny stories & corners of Alfama. We take these tours...More
Walking Alfama is a frequent recommendation for what to do in Lisbon. With most things closed for Christmas we booked a free walking tour. It was such a perfect way to spend part of our day. Our guide, Fahim, was great--part historian, part cultural guide,...More
We had the best time walking around the Alfama District with Joao! He was an excellent guide — super informed on the history of the country and the area we were in specifically. Would highly, highly suggest to anyone visiting Lisbon.
Clear joining instructions and easy to find. Bit of a hike up to the castle but we found a small cafe for a quick refreshment before it started. Group size was about 15 people. Our guide Fahim was great. Very enthusiastic, excellent English and informative....More
Happened into this tour when sitting on a bench in the meeting spot in a hot pink shirt; they thought I was the tour guide. Found out it was free and we were trying to figure where to go first so we joined. Mafalda was...More
Fahim was a bag of fun! We arrived 10 mins late due to traffic, but just as well Fahim was still going through introductions (in the form a quiz no less!). Great play with humour, as we wound through the labyrinth that is Alfama streets....More
Brian was our tour guide this morning and provided a good overview of the history of Portugal and Lisbon.This is a good introduction to Lisbon and to Portugal. He provided good information about this area of the city along with recommendations for other parts of...More
We took two tours with Joao-Belem and Alfama. You could tell from the start that Joao loves his city and is very excited to share his knowledge of the history and culture. I highly recommend joining him.
We had a tour with Fahim who was very knowledgeable and engaging. We had a great time learning about the history of Portugal and being taken around the small streets. We got given a fact sheet at the end which was very helpful. Would definately...More