Kickstart Your Trip to Lisbon

Vintage tram rides, Pasteis de Nata, and 101 questions.

  • Private &

  • 3 hours

  • From
    €33.33  EUR per person based on 2 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Get your first snapshot of the city as you join one of our local Lisbon hosts to orientate yourself, discover the best ways to get around, as well as a recommendation or ten about where you could visit (and when, and how, and most importantly: “is there food there?”).

Learn how to navigate Lisbon city and its surrounds by foot, metro, or vintage tram, get nifty tips and tricks to experience the city like a local and ask any or all of the 101 questions you may have about the area.

Along the way, you could find yourself strolling down grand avenues lined with purple jacaranda trees or exploring a warren of small streets in a 1000-year-old neighborhood. We reckon both sound pretty cool.

You’ll spot famous sights like the São Jorge Castle and Praça do Comércio, stop to pick up some pastries or sip some sangria on a terrace - the point is, you’ll feel at home in no time at all with your host showing you the ropes.

Experience highlights

  • Choose your pace - a casual stroll or grand tour of the inner city of Lisbon and its surrounds

  • Visit some of Lisbon's iconic spots and neighborhoods

  • Take the experience at whatever pace suits you - a leisurely stroll through the city or squeezing in as much as possible

  • Get a taste of Lisbon through an inspiring lens and acquaint yourself with the briefest of histories, some general city info, how to get around and where you should visit

  • Your host will reveal recommendations for things to do during the rest of your trip, and feel free to ask anything you’d love the inside scoop on!

Good to know

What’s included

  • Meet your host at a location of your choosing- within a reasonable distance.
  • A private and personalized experience
  • 3 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)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


5 average | 1 reviews

June 2019

Lisbon City Tour

We had a really enjoyable afternoon with Gabriele. She showed us some fascinating parts of Lisbon and gave us some great tips for where to eat and what to see for the rest of our trip.

Review by Gary L


5 average | 3 reviews

May 2018

Great for tourists or business travelers with limited time

I had very limited time as I was on a business trip, and I don't like big tour groups so I decided for a 3-hour-private tour. AnnElisa was a fantastic local guide and showed me lots of places that a tourist would probably miss out on. She was also very attentive to my wishes and requests and was very knowledgeable about Lisbon and its history, but also its current hotspots and nightlife. It basically felt like walking through the city with a friend. Highly recommended!

Review by Carola F

Reviews for Lisbon


April 2019

Brilliant organisation and a perfect guide!

Luis was a great guide for our booked 6 hours trip! He gave detailed information, recommended what is worth to see and what is better to leave (due to Eastern it was very crowded.). We had a very interesting day with him! Thanks Luis!

Review by Sabine H


April 2019

Lisbon: book a local host-4vhours

Fred picked us up right on time and spent a leisurely and enjoyable sharing his favorite spots with us He took our pre-tour suggestions into consideration and was very knowledgeable. He even introduced us to some of his favorite tapas. A perfect tour to get your bearings and receive suggestions for our independent sightseeing.

Review by Sharon G


September 2018

Great Fun!

Since I was new to Lisbon, I needed a host who was a familiar with the city and the tour routes. Ann had the knowledge and she often introduced me to places via shortcuts and alternate routes. She is very positive, attractive and fun. She is also a very good walker. I even called her "a military style guide." :) In the 6 hours experience I was exhausted from time to time but she was always ready to go more. For there are many hills in the territory of Lisbon, I thought traveller can be easily tired of walking. She is from Italy as written in her profile, but her English was fluent and correct and fun. ;) She is sociable and attractive. She will guide you to your style.

Review by James C

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