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NOS Alive Food & Cultural Walk
NOS Alive Taste of Lisboa

Downtown-Mouraria entertaining food and cultural walking tour takes you off the beaten track to get a unique glimpse of the fascinating historical and ancient Lisbon. Leading you through this real neighborhood, you will go further into the local history, the Fado song roots, the architecture and the city culture, while you discover hidden Portuguese food treasures. You will be introduced to spots that locals go everyday! We will visit 7 local businesses and people out of the crowded and touristy areas.

During around 4 hours stroll, we lead you in small groups (max.12), as small enough so not like a touristic tour, but rather among friends in an intimate leisurely walk through Lisbon and its many diamonds in the rough. 

We advise you to do the tour at the beginning of your stay at Lisbon. You will be armed with information, knowledge and confidence to continue exploring areas where locals live and find out what and where to eat well. 

In one sentence: this food tour is a great way for you to experience places and food in Lisbon you would never know otherwise. 

And remember, join us with a slightly hungry stomach - 7 Portuguese iconic tasting stops are waiting for you.

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Tour Facts

Starting time: 15h00 and 15h45
-- Please arrive 10 minutes in advance. We start on time --
Days: Monday to Saturday
Language: English (Portuguese by request)
Meeting Point: Largo de São Domingos (near Rossio)
Duration: 4 hours
Included: guided visit + 10 tastings samples
Distance:  2 km / 1,2 mile
What to wear: appetite, good mood, a bottle of water, comfortable clothes and shoes, adapted to the weather.
Physical level: Medium - The food tour involves a certain amount of uphill walking on cobble stones and climb down steps, typical from old Lisbon streets.
Dietary restrictions: The Portuguese cuisine is based on fish, meat, vegetables, dairy, eggs and bread. We can adapt the tastings to a wide variety of dietary restrictions but the vegan diets. Please let us know when you make the booking if you have any restrictions (i.e.: vegetarian, pescatarian, no pork, no fish, no shellfish, no alcohol, celiac, lactose intolerant). We can only guarantee the alternatives to dietary restrictions if they are communicated until 1 day before the day of the experience.
Weather condition: Rain or shine
Capacity2 pax min. - 12 pax max.
Other questions in your mind?  Please check it in our Frequently Asked Questions