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An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado

Cultural Night Tour Of Lisbon

4 hours

An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado

A casa de fado, ginjinha liqueur, Portuguese food, and hauntingly beautiful music.

  • From 113.04 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 4 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish)

An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado
An authentic Lisbon evening listening to fado

You can’t say you’ve really heard fado until you’ve experienced it live in its birthplace, Lisbon’s historic Alfama or Mouraria.

So to remedy that, you’ll join one of Lisbon’s local hosts for an evening listening to this melancholic music - it’s more fun than that makes it sound, promise.

Depending on your vibe, your host can show you to a famous casa de fado where you can enjoy a traditional Portuguese meal during a fado dinner show performed by well-known local artists.

Or, if a hidden gem sounds more like your style, spend the evening sipping ginjinha (the local sour cherry liqueur), nibbling on petiscos and listening to less rehearsed, but no less moving fado in a tiny, tucked away tavern where you’ll likely be the only person who doesn’t live in the city.

You’ll hear all about the history of the music, no matter where you go, but be sure to ask your host to translate the beautiful lyrics, that’ll give you an extra appreciation for the hypnotic sounds.

And you never know - in these parts, if you’re lucky, you might just stumble across someone playing fado in the streets, or walk into a bar at the right time to hear the locals singing just for each other. Magical.

    • Spend 4 hours with one of our music-loving Lisbon hosts
    • Enjoy stories of fado history and hear the mournful music for yourself
    • Your experience, your pace - pick a Casa de Fado to enjoy the music over a meal or head into a tavern for an authentic, local experience and enjoy dinner in a nearby restaurant
    • Hear fado in its birthplace - the laid back, historic Alfama or Mouraria neighborhoods
    • Let your host recommend the best fado bars in the city, loved by locals and tourists alike
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • A private and personalized experience
    • 4 hours with your host
    • 2-course dinner and 1 drink
    • Hearing fado live
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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