Half Day Accessible Lisbon Driving Tour

half-day-accessible-lisbon-driving-tour002On this memorable Half Day Accessible Lisbon Driving Tour, you’ll get to experience the best of Lisbon in a short amount of time! This tour can also be booked as a shore excursion, starting at the Lisbon cruise dock.

This accessible Lisbon guided tour begins with your professional private guide and driver meeting you at your central accessible Lisbon hotel or cruise port. Board your private accessible van and head out on a beautiful drive through the central part of Lisbon.

During the first part of this Lisbon tour, you’ll see some of the best highlights of the central part of the city, including Baixa, Lisbon’s Lower Town. You’ll also see the famous Santa Justa Lift, a beautifully crafted elevator that transports passengers from the Baxia district up to the ruins of the Igreja do Carmo church and Rossio Square, one of Lisbon’s main squares since the Middle Age.

Your first stop of the day on this wheelchair friendly Lisbon tour is Miradouro de Sao Pedro, a panoramic view point. At this beautiful landscaped terrace with a fountain, you’ll have some time to capture some memorable photos of the city to share back home! Next, you’ll make your way via Bairro Alto (central Lisbon) to Belem, a picturesque district to the west of Lisbon, which is the location of many of the capital’s most notable and important tourist attractions. Belem is situated on the northern banks of the River Tagus and from the ancient harbors of Belem, ships set sail around the world!

On this accessible driving tour, you’ll see the fascinating Estrela Basilica, the antiquewooden Tram No 28, and The Palácio de São Bento, home of the the Portuguese parliament. Driving through Belem, you’ll see the Monument of Discoveries and the Tower of Belem.This unique tower has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Last but not least, your guide will escort you on a visit to the beautiful Jeronimo’s Monastery, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will share the fascinating history of this spectacular Monastery with you as you explore the site together. The Monastery of Jeronimo is one of the most decorative churches of Portugal!

After your visit to the Monastery, you’ll return to your central accessible Lisbon hotel or cruise port, driving along the beautiful River Tagus with a view on the April 25th Bridge, an impressive suspension bridge connecting the city of Lisbon with the south bank of the Tagus River.On the scenic drive back you’ll also pass theenormous monument Christ the King statue and Praca do Commercio,Lisbon’s mighty plazas positioned on the edge of the Tagus estuary. This location was traditionally a place where traders would sell their foreign wares and financiers would fund perilous expeditions to the far reaches of the known world.

The Half Day Accessible Lisbon Driving Tour features:

  • Private accessible transfers and convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and severable accessible toilets along the route).
  • A comfortable driving tour of Central Lisbon peppered with beautiful historic highlights!
  • Visit the beautiful Jeronimo’s Monastery, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Tour Highlights

  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Rossio Square
  • Panoramic view point Miradouro de Sao Pedro
  • Estrela Basilica
  • Tram no.28
  • Palácio de São Bento
  • Monument of Discoveries
  • Tower of Belem
  • Jeronimo’s Monastery
  • 25th April Bridge
  • Christ the King Statue
  • Praca do Commercio

Accessibility Description

The Half Day Accessible Lisbon Driving Tour has received a 5 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it is entirely step-free, and there is no need to transfer out of a wheelchair.

This wheelchair friendly Lisbon guided tour uses an accessible van with a wheelchair lift.

half-day-accessible-lisbon-driving-tour005half-day-accessible-lisbon-driving-tour002The terrain during your half day Lisbon tour stops is mostly flat and smooth. Ramps are available where needed.

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Tour Details

Tour duration: 4 hours

Cost: 1-2 people EUR 925, 3-4 people EUR 950, 5-6 people EUR 975.

Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week

Meet-up time: Anytime of the day

Meet-up place: Central accessible Lisbon hotel or cruise dock

Dress code: Weather suitable clothing advised

Entrance tickets: Tickets to the monastery are not included in this tour price. Entrance fee is 10 Euro per person, wheelchair users + one companion can enter for free.

Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.

Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

 

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