All our family tours are designed with a theme, to show you a part of the city - through your kids' eyes! Here you will find walking or driven tours, both escorted by our child-friendly guides; some are planned for full-day duration (6 - 7 hours), and others take a half-day duration (3 - 4 hours) and may be combined for a full-day tour. All tours may be re-planned according to your preferences (please see Custom Travel Planning & Itineraries). Some programs include entrance in museums and monuments, and some might include public transportation (subway, bus or tram). Choose your family private guided tour! Available languages: PT, EN, ES and GER.
Private Family Guided Tours
Being an Alfacinha
'Alfacinha' is a term to denote a person from Lisbon. By taking this tour you will become one, and finally be called 'Alfacinha' (‘little lettuce’)! We will present you the popular characters of the city, our symbols, our favorite snacks, the best legends and myths, and the unique details that are even a secret to some locals. Walk on the typical quarters of Mouraria, Castle and Alfama and take a ride on the traditional tram...
From Prehistory to the Foundation of a Kingdom!
Where there ever crocodiles in Lisbon? Were the Romans here? To answer this and other questions, we will visit the Geological Museum and meet the first animals that occupied this territory, go down to the ruins of the ancient roman city of ‘Olisipo’, cross the old Muslim neighborhood of Alfama, and go up to the Castle, where the city was conquered and the kingdom of Portugal was born...
Lisbon, an Enchanted City
In this make-believe tour, we will not travel on history books, but instead we will step in-between enchanted places of the city. Starting in the historic center, we will visit some amazing churches and other curious buildings, we will enter the world of fantasy to meet a very special dolls' "hospital" and we will go down beneath the ground to meet some objects and traces of Lisbon from other times.
The Ancient Water-Cycle of Lisbon
Find out how one of the most complex engineered structures in the world to bring water to the city inhabitants was built. In this tour we will cross the Aqueduct, visit the main reservoirs and some special fountains in the city. We will also get to know some curiosities, like popular characters that brought water to people’s houses... From Monsanto Forest Park to Príncipe Real neighborhood.
Half-day (3 to 4 hours)
Full-day (7 to 8 hours)
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Driven tour (private transport with our guide)
Public transport (subway, tram)
Try & Learn
Great News From Lisbon
Did you know that Portugal had a revolution named after a flower? Get to know the biggest events of Lisbon’s history: the conquest of the city, the Discoveries, our 'carnation revolution', and the ones that have contributed to build the city we have today. In this walk we will be traveling through the city center, just like news reporters, going down and up the hills, from the Castle to Carmo’s Square.
This is our classic tour of Lisbon! A perfect general tour to introduce you and your family to the historical sights, the best views and the main attractions of the city center. Around Baixa, Chiado, Bica and Bairro Alto, you are invited to discover some of the city symbols and the most relevant peculiarities of Lisbon. This is our highest rated and most popular tour for first time family visitors to Lisbon!