Electric Car Tour of Lisbon Old Town and Belém with GPS Audio Guide


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From $53.42

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: portugal, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Get behind the wheel of a battery powered 2-seater Twizy and discover Alfama, Graça and Belém! Dive deep into Portugal’s history, explore the beautiful old town of Lisbon and follow the trail of those daring explorers who once sailed out from Portugal to conquer the world. Enjoy and listen to the GPS audio guide, which provides you with stories and fun facts about the places you will see.


What's Included

Car insurance

Free parking

GPS audio guide

Time to stop at the various points of interest to get a closer look (e.g. churches, viewpoints etc.

What's Not Included

Food and beverages

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 4 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 70

Additional Info

  • Children (under 18) must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • Driving license required
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • The Twizy is a two-seater car

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Castelo de S. Jorge
São Jorge Castle (Castelo de São Jorge) is one of Lisbon’s most emblematic landmarks. The silhouette of the Castle stands out both by day and when illuminated at night, located on the summit of São Jorge hill, the highest in Lisbon. The hillside also houses two of the city’s neighbourhoods called Alfama and Castelo.

A small fortress was built by the Visigoths during the fifth century. It was modified and enlarged by the Moors in the mid-eleventh century and during the reign of Afonso I of Portugal (1109 – 1185), it was altered and in later years transformed into a Royal Palace. Finally, it was completely restored in 1938.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
The Jerónimos Monastery, also called Hieronymites Monastery, one of the most visited sites in Lisbon. UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site in 1983. This landmark is called Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Portuguese.

The religious building was designed by the Portuguese architect Diogo de Boitaca to commemorate the return of Vasco da Gama from India. The construction began on 6 January 1501 and wasn’t completed until the seventeenth century. The building is predominantly Manueline style (Portuguese late Gothic).

Curiously, the monastery was built on the site of the former Ermida do Restelo, the chapel where Vasco da Gama and the rest of the sailors prayed before setting sail down the African coast to India.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Alfama
Alfama is one of Lisbon’s most genuine neighborhoods – its architecture presents the unique characteristics of old and colorful buildings that give it a joyful character and tranquility.

• Admission Ticket Free

Panteao Nacional
A symbol of Portuguese identity, the National Pantheon is an emblematic monument that welcomes and honors the great men and women to whom the country owes its recognition. A memory that perpetuates and symbolizes the highest posthumous honor granted in Portugal. Let's discover it?

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco)
Praça do Comércio, Commerce Square in English, is Lisbon’s main square. It was built on the site where the old Royal Palace used to exist before it was destroyed by the earthquake of 1755.

The southern end of the plaza is open and looks out onto the Tagus River. The other three sides have yellow-coloured buildings with arcades all along the façade. When the square was first built, the commercial ships would unload their goods directly onto this square, as it was considered the “door” to Lisbon.

On the river bank, near the square, is the Cais de Sodré ferry terminal from which several ferries depart down the Tagus River.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Igreja de Sao Vicente de Fora
The Church and Monastery of São Vicente de Fora is one of the historic buildings of the Portuguese capital, in honor of the city's patron saint since 1173: São Vicente.

The origins of the Monastery of São Vicente are very old (here the troops of D. Afonso Henriques would have been camped when the important take of Lisbon to the Moors, in 1147), however the present building was built between 1582 and 1629,

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Museu do Fado
Without a doubt a Fado is a must see for people visiting Lisbon!
Fado is a music genre truly born within the soul of the Portuguese people. It is a story about Portuguese history, and whilst many different types of Fado exist they are all characterised by their mournful melodies and melancholic lyrics.
All of this is loosely expressed by the word ‘saudade’. Saudade expresses nostalgia and the idea of ‘longing’. Fado definitely makes you feel something when listening to it, and is definitely an experience that we highly recommend!

• Admission Ticket Free

Torre de Belem
The Belém Tower (Torre de Belém) was built between 1514 and 1520 in a Manuelino style by the Portuguese architect and sculptor Francisco de Arruda. It was classified as a World Heritage Site in 1983 by UNESCO.

Constructed on the northern bank of the Tagus River, this tower was used to defend the city. Years later, it was transformed into a lighthouse and customs house

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Lisbon Eco Tours
Starting & Finish point

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

The best way to get around the City & to Belem
Gayle R, 22-02-2022
This is such an excellent way to experience Lisbon.
You can cover so much in half a day. Definitely beats getting the train to Belem or getting a Segway/Escooter around the City. This is the way to travel!!!
People will stare at you in awe and jealousy because it just looks so much fun!!
I cannot recommend this activity enough.
Rui & Maria were also so very helpful and patient with us (as we struggled to understand how to drive them
Awesome experience!
Michael_D, 06-10-2021
The car ran very well. The GPS operated correctly. Our main contact was extremely kind and helpful, even though we were running late arriving and leaving. He even helped me find a belt when I realized I forgot mine at home! Extremely good experience and highly recommended, as long as you’re comfortable driving on the hilly cobblestone streets of Lisbon.
Great Experience, fun & stress-free!
JenniferL7045, 26-10-2021
Everything worked out perfectly, He was so nice explaining everything to us and the tour is great, stress- free, you choose where you want to stop and stroll around and where not. We stopped at the cyprus tree and tower of belem, ate the famous pastel de belem (yummy) and walked around Los Jeronimos. The car is so much fun and simple and easy to drive. Great way to check all the sightseeing off your list but stay independent and flexible and have fun. Great memory! Thank you!
A cool way to see Lisbon!
Nicola_A, 01-07-2022
Eco Tours provide a great way to wizz around Lisbon at your leisure. Rui met us as arranged and explained everything and even recommended where we could stop for lunch.

We are a couple in our 60s! And although the ride wasn't the most comfy, it was certainly a fantastic way to see Lusbon. We actually covered quite a vast area. The audio guide (in English) was really informative and interesting.

Just go for it! A really 5 star experience.

Rui was so friendly, helpful and extremely professional.

Muito Obrigada Rui!

Enjoy the tour
Brilliant way to see Lisbon
Kazlet, 20-08-2019
This was such good fun. The tour reps were really helpful and explained how the routes work, places worth stopping etc. I was a little nervous but other drivers were really considerate and lots of people waved and smiled to see the cute little Renault Twizy. It’s very nippy and at no point did I feel at a disadvantage compared to other road vehicles. There’s no air con but it has open windows - very useful on a hot August day. Much more fun than hiring a standard small car and being electric it’s environmentally friendly. Highly recommended.




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