Discover the Lisbon You Won’t Find in the Guidebooks with Alternative Lisbon
Firstly, we’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us through this unprecedented time. The tourism and arts sectors have been hit hard. So by joining one of our activities you are really helping us to get back on our feet and continue to support the arts and cultural sectors. We appreciate it.
Alternative Lisbon has taken all relevant and possible steps to limit the spread of the coronavirus during our activities. Please see details below for how we will operate during this time.
Private tours are available upon request
- Our walking tours will be limited to small groups to ensure social distancing is possible
- Masks are mandatory and will be worn by your guide
- Our start time are planned in order to avoid rush hour and to visit the areas at its quietest time
- Please ensure children are supervised at all times
Cancelations & Refunds
- Should an activity be cancelled due to changes in government guidelines, a full refund or credit note will be issued
- If you need to cancel or move your booking please try to give us a minimum of 48 hours notice. Once an activity has been given the go ahead and a guide booked, it incurs a cost to us. Due to limited numbers we would appreciate as much notice as possible to try to refill any unwanted spaces
- Cancelations within 24 hours or no-shows will receive no refund, we will do our best to move you to another date at our discretion
Please note: At no circunstance you should leave you home if you suspect Covid symptoms or if you’ve been exposed to the virus. Please seek for medical attention, for everyone’s safety. If in Portugal, call 808 24 24 24.
Thank You for your Cooperation!
Welcome To Alternative Lisbon Tours
Alternative Lisbon Tours is the premium off-the-beaten-track tour and cultural experience provider!
Alternative Lisbon Tours specialises in authentic and exclusive Lisbon Tours and Cultural Experiences. So, we will take you under the skin of one of Europe’s most fascinating capitals. Because our company is passionate about the city of Lisbon and its hidden corners. So we offer first-hand insights into Lisbon’s Street Art, its cultural and creative community. And we share the Portuguese social history through fun and engaging activities for solo travelers or groups of friends and family. From a Fun Day off to Team Building exercise: we have the best options for you.
As well as our original Lisbon Walking Tours, our Private Tours offer you experiences that can’t be found anywhere else. And we give you exclusive access to the city projects and communities. But also also bring back to them, helping the city to grow susteinably.
Our Original Lisbon Tours
Lisbon Street Art Walking Tour
The Alternative Lisbon Walking Tour starts in the centre of Lisbon then winds it’s way through the beautiful streets and alleyways of Bairro Alto, Alfama and into Graca. You’ll learn about world renowned local and international artists, and discover hidden spots as we showcase Lisbon’s best and most colourful street art.
You’ll discover how the culture of Europe’s most westerly capital has been shaped throughout history, stopping by some of the cities most stunning viewpoints along the way. We’ll explore the roots of of Fado and street poetry whilst learning about Lisbon’s vibrant LGBT scene and discussing how the city is dealing with rapid change and adapting to the tourism boom.
Craft Beer Lisbon Tour
In Portugal’s warm climate, sipping a cold beer has always been a local pastime! However, finding craft beer hasn’t always been easy. Lisbon is now home to several craft breweries and specialist cutting edge bars. Our Lisbon Craft Beer Tour is a great way to explore the Bairro Alto and Baixa while stopping to sample some of the finest local and international craft beers.
We’ll see modern bars, a barbershop bar, and see the brewing process in action at Lisbon’s best new brew pub. All drinks are included, as we taste a wide variety of craft beers and learn about their unique flavours and heritage.
Lisbon Art Running Tour
On our Lisbon Jogging tour, you can see much more in a couple of hours than can be covered by walking for a full day! We’ll navigate Lisbon’s famous hills to avoid the steepest inclines whilst ensuring we reach the best viewpoints. We run at a relaxed pace, stopping often to discover hidden spots.
We’ll see some of Lisbon’s best street art that can usually only be seen on public transport tours and hear the political and social motivations behind the art.
We’ll finish with a run along the Tejo River and end in a local café where you can grab a cold juice, food or cold beer!
Our Exclusive Partnership Tours
Our Customer Reviews
Feedback from some of our recent tour guests
A fabulous day with Alice at Alternative Lisbon! Highly recommend if you want to know more about the city and styles of street art. Just remember to look up!
Really loved it, not just the standard graffiti art but some amazing hidden gems along the tour, great insight into how street art is progressing in today’s world, keep up the good work guys!!
Had a wonderful and eye opening alternative tour with the lovely Alice. Learned so much about the history of Lisbon and mesmerized by the stories about the neighbourhoods and every street art I saw. Loved this tour.
Looking For Something More?
We offer customised educational and private tours
Private & Corporate Tours
Alternative Lisbon Tours are experts in providing bespoke activities and team building exercises. So, to all wishing to experience a different side of the capital or organise a unique and memorable event, we have a great day out awaiting. It’s the perfect Team Building Activity for your business: fun, engaging and up to date.
We understand that every client is different and we love to get creative. Because of that, we will carefully design the perfect activity for you. Whether it’s a corporate day out or team building, a hen party or a family traveling together. So, for each ocasion, we have the best option. From an Unique Lisbon Street Art Tour by Walking or Running to the Best Lisbon Craft Beer Experience, and our Top Street Art Workshop. And as a plus, we can add a personal twist and custom details to make your experience with us an unforgettable one.
School & Educational Tours
Our Alternative Lisbon School Tours and Workshops are the perfect activities for educational organisations. Our experiences are fun, instructive and interesting for students of all ages. And because we use the Street Art as a great tool to communicate with all generations, it’s easy to engage with the our Lisbon School Tours. Also, we invest on the best art materials for our guests to create their own piece of art. Which they can take home after our Street Art Workshop. So, together, we build a cool memory for life.
We organise Bespoke, Educational Tours and Activities for Schools, Colleges and Universities from Portugal, European Cities and also overseas. Book now your Lisbon School Tour with us!