Discover laid-back Mouraria: Lisbon’s secret neighborhood

Discover laid-back Mouraria: Lisbon’s secret neighborhood

Medieval architecture, West African flavors, and traditional ceramics.

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 2 hours

  • From
    $33.60  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

You’ll explore one of the most historic neighborhoods in the city, a medieval pocket of Lisbon which is, in our humble opinion, still one of Lisbon’s best-kept secrets.

You could call Mouraria characteristic of shabby-chic, but its well-worn aesthetic is exactly where its charm lies.

Wind your way up the warren of narrow lanes (disclaimer: it’s pretty hilly, especially if you walk all the way up to the São Jorge Castle, which you absolutely should), stop by tiny shops selling ceramics, try some freshly grilled sardines in a hidden courtyard restaurant, visit an illustration gallery or stroll through the leafy Jardim de Cerca da Graça.

We suggest heading here at the end of the day to see a magical sunset from this secret spot, and you could even take some wine with you.

In this maze of streets is a history dating back to when Mouraria was the city’s Moorish ghetto, and you’ll find surprising diversity from far-flung corners of West Africa as well as deep-rooted Portuguese tradition.

You’ll see why the locals have kept this place all for themselves.

  • Enjoy 2 hours exploring Mouraria with a Lisboeta host by your side

  • Your experience, your way - walk the narrow streets, slowly taking in the Medieval Quarter, shop for second-hand Portuguese tiles and take a stroll through Jardim de Cerca da Graça

  • See enchanting secret spots known only to locals, from your host's point of view

  • Taste traditional local foods or flavors from West Africa

  • Get the most out of your time by speaking to your host about what they think you’ll enjoy in Lisbon

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • A private and personalized experience
  • 2 hours with your host
  • 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 7 days before the experience for a full refund

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  • 2

    We introduce you to your perfect local

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  • 3

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
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