Take the best of your visit to Lisbon and get to know the culinary history and the best dishes of Lisbon. You will enjoy a 3.5 hour private guide through Lisbon’s best coffees, restaurants, bars and historic places in the city center.
The tour will start in the Plaza del Rossio, in the center of the city, next to the historic Café Nicola. There you will meet with you private tour guide, and you will start this fantastic gastronomic tour through the city of Lisbon.
The Tour Travel and More team will help you to organize the tour the best possible way to fit your own interest and likes. Remember that this tour is completely adaptable to your interests.
Most important sites & Monuments in this private tour
Lisbon is known worldwide for its rich cultural offer, and here is included its long and great gastronomic story. Portugal has been one of the main discoverers of the world, so its gastronomy its very wide and specialized.
The tour will kick off in Rossio, Lisbon’s main square. From there, your private guide will take you to the most historic coffees in Lisbon, where the intellectual society of Lisbon used to gather, the writers and poets, amongst many other people. This places still show the 19th Century style that the city had in that time, and it is still part of the identity of the city nowadays.
You will visit the famous ´tabacarias´, where the people used to buy their tobacco, newspapers and more. You will also go to the local grocery shops, where people buys bacalao and local products, as well to the local frutarias, where people buy their fruits. You will visit one of the most famous restaurants in Lisbon, La Marisqueria. This restaurant was a innovative idea 1950, it was the first marisqueria (a restaurant specialized in seafood) in the city, and it is still working nowadays.
Your private tour guide will be taking you through different places where you will have the chance to try the different plates and drinks that are most traditional of Lisbon. You will try the best cheeses and charcuterie of Lisbon, as well you will taste the delicious traditional soup – ‘caldo verde’ – made with kale, potatoes and other ingredients where the delicious ‘chorizo’ is the highlight.
Taste the fantastic fried snacks, made with codfish, shrimp, different fishes and meat. Also taste the famous Portuguese snacks, tremoços, with a local beer, the fantastic imperial. Of course, you will taste one of the most famous fast foods of Lisbon, the bifana, a tasty pork sandwich.
In between all these, of course you will try different local wines, like the Oporto wine, different red and white wines, and a local liqueur, the Ginjinha.
Finally you will of course taste the different sweets and traditional pastries of Lisbon. Pastéis de nata, sweets and cakes. You will walk through the two main shopping streets of Lisbon: Rua do Carmo and Garret Street (the main street of Baixa).
The tour will start and finish in the same place where it started. It has a duration of 3.5 hours total. As said, it is possible to adapt the tour to your own interests, here we showed you an example of what we think would be a very good way of getting to know the portuguese gastronomy. Remember the tour is totally adaptable, and we are here to help you organize it on the best possible way.
City of Lisbon
Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal, it has a population that minimally exceeds the 500.000 people. It has coast from the atlantic ocean and it is also rounded by the Tagus River. The city offers a very rich cultural variety, it is very forward thinking and modern, while at the same time it has always kept its unique heritage and traditions. Lisbon is constantly recognised as one of the greatest cities in the world, a claim confirmed by the “Lonely Planet Guides”, which named Lisbon as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit.
Our Private Tours & Experiences at Tour Travel & More
Tour Travel & More offers private custom tours for families, group of friends or even incentives. We adapt our tours to fit your own personal needs. We also understand each customers needs while on holiday and we do everything possible to make your stay and experience unforgettable. All our vehicles are private luxury vehicles, mini buses, and buses. Our guides are in any case private official tour guide, licensed and all have great knowledge to make your experience memorable. We have official guides in a large number of languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, German, Greek, & Portuguese amongst others.