Tours & activities in Lisbon

1.5-hour Lisbon Private Tour

Make the most out of your visit and discover Lisbon's main attractions with your private tour guide

ABOUT THE 1.5-hour Lisbon Private Tour

This 1.5-hour private tour is the perfect introduction to Lisbon and a great way to orientate yourself in the city. Your local private tour guide will take you to must-see spots, as well as walking you through crucial historical events such as the Salazar dictatorship.


Explore Lisbon, the vibrant coastal capital of Portugal


In recent times, Lisbon has emerged as a cultural hub, not just for the city itself but for Portugal as a whole. Some attribute this rise to the warm and friendly local population, along with its stunning white sandy beaches. Others credit it to the charming Moorish architecture and the captivating array of colorful castles.

Lisbon possesses all the elements that contribute to a destination's success, and it offers exceptional value for your money, surpassing many other nearby European cities. After experiencing our engaging 1.5-hour private tour, you'll undoubtedly become one of the countless advocates for Lisbon.

Welcome to the newfound "capital of cool" in Europe, where we'll delve into a wide range of topics, from the Portuguese Inquisition and the era of the Salazar dictatorship to the monumental earthquake of 1755 and everything that falls between. Our journey will lead us through Praça do Rossio, Rua Augusta, Elevador Santa Justa, Livraria Bertrand, Largo do Chiado, Largo do Camões, and numerous other captivating sites.


Experience Lisbon from a closer perspective


For those embarking on a brief excursion to Lisbon with friends, family, colleagues, or fellow travelers, make the most of your visit by reserving a private tour tailored to your schedule.

Lisbon's appeal spans a diverse audience, each drawn for their unique reasons. If you desire additional time and flexibility, consider upgrading to our 2-hour or 3-hour private city tour for an even more comprehensive experience.

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Your 1.5-hour Lisbon Private Tour starts by Praça do Rossio (Dom Pedro)

  • Chiado
  • Baixa Pombalina
  • Carnation Revolution
  • Rossio Square
  • Portuguese Inquisition
  • Carmo Convent
  • Salazar dictatorship
  • Santa Justa Elevator
  • Praça do Comércio


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Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Private walking tour
  • Local English-speaking guide
Additional Information
  • Most popular starting times available online
  • We can adapt the tour for you, even when booking online! You will be asked some questions during the checkout process to help us better tailor the tour to the needs of your group
  • Full refund for cancellations with more than 72 hours notice
  • Invoice available after tour date
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With a private tour, you're the boss!


Whether you’re travelling with a group, or simply want your own private guide, SANDEMANs private tours offer you the flexibility to name your time, meeting point and what you specifically want covered, all at some of the best prices in Lisbon.

We believe in supporting local communities and are committed to giving a voice to some of Lisbon's best local freelance tour guides, who passionately share the city's history and culture with their own unique and always-entertaining style.

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Tailor your experience with a SANDEMANs private tour

  • Expert guides
  • Regular and bespoke options available
  • Pick-up service from your hotel or hostel available
  • Variety of languages available
  • Excellent customer service support


Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.


I am travelling alone; can I book a Private Tour?

Yes, absolutely!

Is there a maximum capacity per group?

Yes, for us to guaranty the quality of the tour, each tour guide can take a maximum of 30 people.

Larger groups can book two private tours online or contact us at for further quotations.

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