Graça & Mouraria Lisbon Free Tour

FREE TOUR

GRAÇA & MOURARIA

 
Where

Dom Pedro IV Square (Rossio)

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2,5 Hours

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Tue & Sat

10.30 am

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Look for the Blue Umbrellas

Graça & Mouraria Free Tour

Tradition and Multiculturalism

Our Graça & Mouraria Free Tour will take you through two of the most loved neighbourhoods of Lisbon. In this two-and-a-half-hour tour you will lose yourself in the multiculturalism of Mouraria and the viewpoints of Graça. We will finish at Mercado de Santa Clara, the most
iconic shopping area in Lisbon, the famous Feira da Ladra Market which is open every Tuesday and Saturday.
 
We will begin our Graça & Mouraria Free Tour from Rossio and enter Mouraria at the Largo Trigueiros where we will reveal to you how immigrants from all over the world turned this old decaying neighborhood into a vibrant lively multicultural place where exquisite Asian
restaurants are next door to traditional Fado Restaurants and European handicraft shops.

Next to Escadinhas de São Cristóvão and its amazing Fado Mural dedicated to Maria Severa, we will discover the historical origins of Fado and what inspired the...

 

HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR

  • Mouraria and Multiculturalism

  • The Origin of Fado and Fado Vadio: Severa and Fernando Maurício

  • Largo da Achada and the Oldest House in Lisbon

  • The Rose Palace and the Lavadeiras Fountain

  • The First Jesuit House in Portugal

  • Origin of the Graça district
    Jardim da Cerca Graça (Garden of Graça Fence)

  • Graça Belvedere

  • Working-class villas of Graça
    Natália Correia and her Pub Botequim

  • Convent of Mónicas

  • São Vicente de Fora Church and Convent

  • National Pantheon

  • Santa Clara Market and Feira da Ladra (flea market)

 

POINT

MEETING

 
 

INFORMATION

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GROUPS OF 7 OR MORE ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED. IN THIS CASE, WE REQUIRE A PREPAYMENT OF 10€ PER ADULT AND 5€ PER YOUNGSTER UNDER 18. CHILDREN UNDER 14 ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

This principle results from the need to protect and value the level of quality and dedication we demand of our Take Lisboa local guides.

 

WHAT IS A FREE TOUR?

Free Tour is a relatively recent concept and advocates the democratization of access to this type of touristic experience. We want to enable everyone to get to know our city regardless of their budget.

Many people question how can a tour be free? The tour is free because there is no prearranged price, each participant will define the amount they consider appropriate according to their level of satisfaction and personal budget.
Our guides receive no salary of any kind other than what they receive from the guests who decide to join our Lisbon Free Tours. As they only work for gratuities the trend is that Free Tours are significantly better than conventional paid tours. The guide will put all his energy, commitment, and knowledge into each tour. 

Now that you know the theoretical explanation of the concept it's time to join one of our Lisbon Free Tours and prove in practice that this is one of the best and richest ways to get to (really!) know a city.

 

HOW LONG DOES THE FREE TOUR TAKE?

The Free Tour lasts around 2h30. 

IN WHAT LANGUAGE IS THE TOUR?

The tour is exclusively in English.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?

The tour includes a local English-speaking guide expert in our history and ready to give you great tips to make your stay in Lisbon unforgettable.

 

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?

The tour does not include transportation, entrance to monuments or meals.

 

HOW DO I BOOK THE FREE TOUR?

You can book your Free Tour by clicking the Book Now button on this page, then choose the date and complete the booking form. You will receive your confirmation immediately. If you have any difficulties please contact us by email, phone or Whatsapp:

hello@takefreetours.com | +351 914 059 080

IS BOOKING MANDATORY? WHEN SHOULD I BOOK?

Booking is not mandatory you can just show up at our meeting point and join the Free Tour.

Although it is not mandatory it is recommended especially during public holidays and festivities, at such dates you should book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

 

HOW DO I GET MY TICKET?

Once you book the Free Tour a Booking Confirmation is sent by email. If you do not receive the confirmation email check your spam or contact us.

You do not need to print the confirmation, you can present it to our team on your phone/tablet at the beginning of the Free Tour.

 

IS THE FREE TOUR ACCESSIBLE?

No. This Free Tour is not recommended for people with reduced mobility.

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Please Note: Participation in our tours is strictly on a voluntary basis. Take Lisboa and the guides will not be responsible in any way for injuries to body and/or property incurred during the tours. Take Lisboa reserves the right of admission to any tour. Please come prepared for walking and for the weather conditions. An adult must accompany children under 13. Activity License 1399/2016.

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