Highlights of Lisbon Accessible Shore Excursion

highlights-of-lisbon-accessible-shore-excursion002On this Highlights of Lisbon Accessible 6 Hour Shore Excursion, you’ll get to experience the best highlights of Lisbon, explore the spectacular Jeronimo’s Monastery and enjoy delicious lunch at an accessible Portuguese restaurant.

This Accessible Shore Excursion begins with your guide and driver meeting you at the cruise port. Board your private accessible van and head out on a scenic drive through the central part of Lisbon.

During the first part of this wheelchair friendly 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 theIgreja do Carmo church,and Rossio Square, one of Lisbon’s main squares since the Middle Age.

Your first stop of the day is Miradouro de Sao Pedro, a panoramic view point. At this beautiful landscaped terrace with a fountain you’ll have some time to soak in the beautiful views and capture some memorable photos of the city! Next, you’ll make your way via Bairro Alto, central Lisbon, to Belem, a picturesque district to the west of Lisbon, which is the home to many of the capital’s most notable and important tourist attractions.

On this accessible Lisbon Highlights Tour, you’ll also see the fascinating Estrela Basilica, the antique wooden Tram No 28, and The Palácio de São Bento, home of the Portuguese parliament. Driving through Belem, you’ll see the Monument of Discoveries, the Tower of Belem.This tower has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

One of the best highlights of your day will be a visit to the beautiful Jeronimo’s Monastery, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will share the history of this spectacular Monastery with you as you are escorted around this fascinating site.The Monastery of Jeronimo is one of the most decorative churches of Portugal!

After your visit here, you’ll board your accessible van again and enjoy a scenic drive 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. You’ll also pass by the enormous monument Christ the King statue before making a stop at Mercado da Ribeira, a traditional market and food court in Lisbon, the perfect spot to grab a quick bite or enjoy a delicious gourmet experience offered by the 30 different vendors in the Mercado.

After lunch, your accessible Lisbon tour will continue with a scenic drive past Praca do Commercio,Lisbon’s mighty plazas positioned on the edge of the Tagus estuary. Following the famous route of Tram No. 28 up the hill onboard your van, you’ll reach the oldest district inLisbon, Alfama. Here, you’ll see the beautiful Lisbon’s Cathedral, the oldest church in the city. You will also stop at a picturesque viewpoint called Miradouro das Portas do Sol, offering truly spectacular views over Alfama and the sea.

As your Highlights tour of Lisbon comes to an end, your driver and guide will escort you back to your cruise ship at the port.

The Highlights of Lisbon Accessible Shore Excursion features:

  • Private accessible transfers and convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and several accessible toilets along the route).
  • Enjoy a comfortable driving tour of Central Lisbon peppered with beautiful historic highlights!
  • Visit the beautiful Jeronimo’s Monastery, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site!
  • Snap some memorable photos at the picturesque viewpoint Miradouro de Sao Pedro & Miradouro das Portas do Sol!

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
  • Jeronimos Monastery
  • 25th April Bridge
  • Christ the King Statue
  • Mercado da Ribeira
  • Praca do Commercio
  • Panoramic view point Miradouro das Portas do Sol
  • Castelo Saint George
  • Pantheon

Accessibility Description

The Highlights of Lisbon Accessible Shore Excursion 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.

The accessible van used on this shore excursion has a wheelchair lift available to easily enter the van without having to transfer out of your wheelchair.

half-day-accessible-lisbon-driving-tour005half-day-accessible-lisbon-driving-tour002The route used during your stops along this highlights of Lisbon accessible shore excursion is flat and smooth, with only very limited small inclines and cobblestones.

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Tour Details

Tour duration: 6 hours

Cost: 1-2 people EUR 1075, 3-4 people EUR 1125, 5-6 people EUR 1150

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

Meet-up time: Anytime of the day

Meet-up place: Lisbon 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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