Lisbon Sightseeing Circuits

If you want a sightseeing experience in Lisbon, check out the suggestions we have for you.

Lisbon Sightseeing Bus

Tram and Bus Tours
Carristur offers a variety of circuits around the city.

Colinas Circuit
The Colinas tram, a typical form of transport in Lisbon, gives the tourist the opportunity to visit the city’s finest old neighbourhoods and to see medieval Lisbon, with its narrow, winding streets and alleys that are constantly buzzing with life.
Departure Point – Praça do Comércio; Duration – 1 hour and 20 minutes

Olisipo Circuit
This is the alternative circuit par excellence, which highlights one of the city’s most striking characteristics: its contrasts. The aim is to show what there is beyond the main tourist attractions. The Olisipo (Lisbon) Tour provides a global idea of how the city has developed over time and how it is enjoyed by its inhabitants.
Departure Point – Praça da Figueira; Duration – 1 hour and 45 minutes

Tejo Circuit
This is a historical circuit which offers the tourist the opportunity to view the areas of Lisbon in which most of its monuments may be found, such as the crown jewels of Portuguese architecture, the main squares and the city’s most important museums. The tourist may get on or off at any of the stops in order to visit places of interest.
Departure Point – Praça da Figueira; Duration – 1 hour and 45 minutes

Yellow City Cruise 
Get to know Lisbon from two original perspectives. Let yourself to be swayed by the waves of tranquility of the Tagus river aboard the cruise ship operated by Lisboa Vista do Tejo. Then take the Tagus Tour and admire Lisbon at 4 – meter height.
Departures – Cais do Sodré and Torre de Belém; Duration – 1 hour and 30 minutes

For more informations about the following circuits visit the Carristur website.

Transtejo Boat

Author: João Carvalho

Boat Tours 
Transtejo offers a variety of boat tours, including two-hour tours of the River Tagus, from the docks east of Praça do Comércio and travelling as far west as the Belém Tower. Tours depart from the Terreiro do Paço river station, from April to October.

For more information about Boat tours in Tagus River visit the Transtejo Website.

See in Traveling to Lisbon’s website informations about guided tours in Lisbon and other services.

Carris Network Map – Bus, Trams and Elevator Lines in Lisbon

Lisbon has a very complete public transport network!
Besides the Lisbon subway there are buses, trams and elevators that will fulfill all your needs.

Download the bus, tram and elevator network map.
This Lisbon map is organized by colours. Bus, tram and elevator lines have the same colour as the zone they serve.

The regular daytime service of passenger transport is composed of 93 lines for urban and suburban routes on Metropolitan Area of Lisbon and it is ensured by a fleet of 245 different types of vehicles, such as bus, tram and elevators.

Nine buses that operate every night and two other buses working on Friday, Saturday and holiday’s eve nights.
See the following link for more information about the daytime network and nigh bus network maps.

If you need more information about the Metro, check our previous post about Lisbon Subway Network Map.

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