Welcome to Lisbon’s best night tour! At night, Lisbon’s old quarters come alive with the sound of music. The Fado Houses, where one can savour the excellent local cooking and listen to the emotional music of Portugal, are unique. Down the hills, the open air cafes, bars and discos, reflect their light in the calm waters of the River Tagus, like in the Bairro Alto quarter, the Expo area, Alcantara and Docas.
Cross bridge 25 Abril for a magnificent view over Lisbon. From a height of 200 ft you will see the glittering thousands of city lights, the seven hills with lit monuments, and the XVII century aqueduct.
The main squares and avenues of Lisbon by night: the ample and elegant Avenida da Republica with coffee shops and tea rooms, central Marques de Pombal square facing Eduardo VII park, Liberdade Avenue – stylish boulevard from the XVII century with its cabarets – Restauradores square with theatres and restaurants. Continue by Rossio square – the heart of Lisbon, the shopping area. And we arrive to the wide and stylish Comercio square in front of the vast estuary of Tagus river and Sao Jorge castle as a background. Not far the ancient cathedral of Lisbon, followed by the narrow streets of Alfama quarter.
The riverside with the discos zone, Bairro Alto with its famous nightlife, the Parliament of Portugal – superb XIX century building – Estrela Basilica with an outstanding dome. We finally arrive to Jeronimos Monastery, of famous Lisbon XVI century construction, lit by night – the the other monuments on the water’s edge – Belem Tower, Monuments to the Discoveries.
This tour may end in a typical restaurant where you can have dinner and enjoy the local Folklore and Fado show.