Alternative Free Tour

Alternative Free Tour

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Discover the other side of Lisbon! Admire the street art, graffiti and, overall, the urban contrasts of the Mouraria and Graça neighborhoods.

  When: Mon, Thu & Sat
  Where: Martim Moniz
w  Languages:  english en,  español es

}  Time: 15:30
  Duration: 2 hours 30 min
  Price: Free

Come see the off-the-beaten-path Lisbon in our Alternative Free Tour! Admire the urban contrasts and the different realities in the Mouraria and Graça neighborhoods while enjoying the best street art in town.

Just a couple of streets after we start, as we walk towards Martim Moniz, we start feeling the different vibe. Did you know that, nowadays, more than 70 different nationalities live in the Mouraria? And, right after some stairs, we reach one of the first street art galleries in Lisbon: the Caracol da Graça, with the works of artists like Thiago Gomms, Utopia or Akacorleone.

As we venture into the Graça district, we enjoy one of the best viewpoints in town as we discover the
working villas – authentic neighborhoods within neighborhoods built in beginning of the XX century to house factory workers -, discuss about poetry and admire murals by Shepard Farey VHILS and even Bordalo II.

The tour will finish admiring one of the most astonishing works in Lisbon: André Saraiva‘s tile mural, next to the National Pantheon. Book now to enjoy the alternative side of Lisbon with us!

Highlights of the Alternative Free Tour

N  Admire the finest street art Lisbon has to offer
N  Open your eyes on top some of the hills with the nicest views
N  See Lisbon’s multiculturality in our most diverse neigborhood
N  Understand how the working class lived in the city, back in the day

What we’ll see in the Alternative Free Tour

  Mouraria & Graça
  Street art & graffiti
  Amazing viewpoints

  Famous murals
  Gardens & squares
  National Pantheon

Meeting Point

  Meeting Point: Martim Moniz

In front of the Capela Nossa Senhora da Saúde.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can your tours be free?
Our Free Tours are based on tips only! Part of this will go to cover marketing and operational expenses. In this way we achieve great quality in the tours, immense guest satisfaction and that we also make sure that, regardless of the budget, everyone can enjoy Lisbon as much as we do.
In which language is the tour?

The Alternative Free Tour runs in English and Spanish.

When does the tour run?

The Alternative Free Tour runs, in English, on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, at 15:30.

How long is the tour?
The Alternative Free Tour lasts for approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, but it can be a little longer depending on the rhythm of the group.
Where does the tour end?

The Alternative Free Tour finishes in front of Lisbon’s National Pantheon.

Is it suitable for people with reduced mobility or babies in a stroller?

Unfortunately, our Alternative Free Tour is not accessible due to the nature of the neighborhood.

We're a big group. Can we still join?

We always try not to leave anyone out but, sometimes with large groups, it is difficult to organize the tour and the guides. Groups of 7 or more are always welcomed, but we require a prepayment of 10€ per adult and 5€ per youngster (14 – 18 years). This principle results from the need to protect and value the level of quality and dedication of our guides.

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