The Soul of Alfama: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Departs: portugal, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Explore the historic neighbourhood of Alfama at your own pace with this self guided audio tour perfect for story lovers and photography enthusiasts.  Beginning at the top of the Alfama, by Santa Luzia viewpoint, you'll weave your way through timeless streets while discovering the stories and history that this ancient neighbourhood hides in plain sight.

The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. It plays audio automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline. If you've got an hour and want to see all the major historical and cultural themes that this picturesque quarter has to offer – this is the tour for you!  The tour can also be enjoyed virtually at home.

What's Included

Lifetime access to 'The Soul of Alfama' tour

Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

VoiceMap Application

What's Not Included



Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitiser with them to ensure their own protection and the protection of others
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Visiting Alfama is like stepping into an ancient village within the city, wherever you turn is a postcard with vivid colours, arches, tile panels, street art, fountains, eclectic balconies, tiny streets with potted plants, clotheslines, and stunning river views.

• Admission Ticket Free

Miradouro de Santa Luzia
The upper level of the Miradouro de Santa Luzia is one of the greatest charms of Lisbon. There's a Portuguese cobblestone pavement, cut in small garden beds and topped by a pergola of stone and wood, coated with traditional Portuguese tiles.

• Admission Ticket Free

Miradouro das Portas do Sol
Portas do Sol means the gateway of the sun. Its postcard perfect panoramic vista offers you views over Alfama, from the St. Vincent Monastery to the National Pantheon and the Church of St. Stephen.

• Admission Ticket Free

Museu do Fado
The Fado Museum is a venue that pays homage to Portuguese "Soul" music. A genre so pungent and touching that it will not easily leave anyone indifferent. It's even said that Fado makes the cobblestone streets cry.

• Admission Ticket Free

Chafariz de Dentro
Chafariz de Dentro Square is the main square of Alfama. Chafariz de Dentro means the “fountain indoors”, because it was located inside the old city walls.

• Admission Ticket Free


Fantastic suprise!
Navigator719104, 05-10-2019
Amazing experience through the "maze" of the Alfama. The buildings and locations come alive. A totally different and engaging way of visiting! Thanks! Totally recommend.

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