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Lisbon Explorer Private Tours

Lisbon 1300-044, Portugal
+351 966 042 993
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Excellent tour

The Jewish Lisbon tour with Paolo is a must. It was a full walking tour packed with voluminous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mindy K
Outstanding tour!

My husband and children (ages 13 & 14) were traveling to Portugal and hired Lisbon Explorer tours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lauren M
Garden City, New York
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Private Tours For the Culturally Curious! Perfect for travelers, foodies and art lovers who want more than a mass tourism experience • Lively and knowledgeable experts • We are local scholars with a passion for the food, wine, culture and history of Portugal • Excellent English-speaking • Easy walks downhill, or luxury vehicles with heat and A/C • Insider tips on restaurants and places locals visit • FREE rides on historic trolleys • Access car-free historic quarters and go inside sights • No megaphones, headsets • Affordable. ----- To really know Lisbon one must go into the small maze-like streets of the city's old quarters, where automobiles are limited and real life unfolds in pedestrian friendly streets and squares. The young and vibrant guides and scholars who lead our tours are not part-time students or actors who memorize scripts, or offer free tours to large groups without advance reservations. We carefully choose historians who are talented at speaking on Lisbon's treasures, and the amazing stories beneath them. After each tour our staff is available to assist with free city maps, additional sights to see, and restaurant or shopping suggestions. We look forward to bringing Lisbon alive for you in truly amazing, historic and relevant detail.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Lisbon 1300-044, Portugal
+351 966 042 993

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jewish Lisbon tour with Paolo is a must. It was a full walking tour packed with voluminous amounts of fascinating history. His vast knowledge is unique and his communication was mesmerizing. We enjoyed every minute of our conversation with him throughout. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and children (ages 13 & 14) were traveling to Portugal and hired Lisbon Explorer tours. We did the private Sintra tour & the Belem tour. Our guide Liliana was sensational. Her English was perfect, she had wonderful insights and was able to guide...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on one of the 'CityTuk' TukTuk vehicles with a guide called Miguel Perriera who was magnificent. Polite, knowledgeable and friendly, we couldn't speak highly enough about this guy. Highly recommended to help you enjoy all that is special about Lisbon, of which there...More

Thank andy s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review is not about the tour, unfortunately we will not be able to make a tour with Lisbon Exploreres, but the way how they communicated with me from the first e-mail with quote and to the last one letting me know that my refund...More

1  Thank lana094
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hosted friends and family for a wedding in Lisbon, and wanted to take them on a tour! It was a group of around 30 adults, and we were a bit concerned about the large group going into it, but our tour guide, Paolo, came...More

1  Thank Ali L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Paolo was a fabulous tour guide and kindled my interest in Lisbon and Portugal in general. Would travel back just to listen to his amazing stories

1  Thank choppin3aca
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had three tours with Lisbon tours and each one was amazing! The guides were not only friendly, they were well versed in their tour areas. We could not pose a question to them that they could not answer. They allowed us to move at...More

1  Thank JosephC241
Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you want a thorough history of the Portuguese Jewish experience, then you need to book with Paulo Scheffer. This history professor gave us an entertaining and in-depth tour covering the story of the Portuguese Inquisition, Jewish contributions in Lisbon, the state of Jewish life...More

2  Thank OneVegasGuy
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We were part of a group tour of Lisbon. I normally dislike groups but Paolo was great. Very informative and knowledgeable with a lot of "behind the scenes" info.His story telling style was great and the 3 hours we spent with him flew by. I...More

1  Thank steve b
Reviewed 28 June 2017

After cruising the Douro we were flying home from Lisbon late evening and so booked an afternoon private walking tour. Our guide Justin showed us one gem after an other.It was truly amazing that we were able to see so many memorable sites that really...More

1  Thank doreenho1
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7 March 2016|
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Response from LisbonExplorer | Property representative |
Hi Seniordad, Please visit our web site and you can see all of our tours, the descriptions, photos, a list of highlights, as well as what is included. Yes, we skip the lines. We use authorized guides who can skip the ticket... More
26 October 2015|
Response from LisbonExplorer | Property representative |
Hi Eatwelloften, You have posted your tour request in a discussion forum for TripAdvisor. They do not allow the exchange of any personal data here. To reserve this tour, please visit the Lisbon Explorer website and reserve... More
leslie p
25 September 2015|
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Response from LisbonExplorer | Property representative |
Dear Leslie, This is a public forum and TripAdvisor does not allow users to post email addresses or website addresses here. Please contact Lisbon Explorer through the Lisbon Explorer website. Also, TripAdvisor posts the... More