Lisbon: Tagus River Express Cruise in a Traditional Vessel

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Description

Experience the charm of Lisbon's historic center from a unique perspective on a 45-minute river cruise along the picturesque Tagus waterfront. As you glide across the water, take in the romantic views of the city's ancient architecture, including the stunning Terreiro do Paco, a majestic 18th-century landmark. Witness the beauty of Lisbon's historic heart, but this time, from the tranquil waters of the Tagus River.


Embark on a captivating boat tour through the historic heart of Lisbon, meandering along the picturesque River Tagus. Unravel the rich tapestry of Portugal's 18th-century past as your knowledgeable guide and sailor regale you with fascinating stories while cruising down the serene river. Your 45-minute adventure begins at the vibrant Terreiro do Paço River Station. From the water, take in the breathtaking views of Lisbon's historic center, including the magnificent Commerce Square, the imposing São Jorge Castle, the charming Alfama neighborhood, the majestic National Pantheon, and the bustling Santa Apolónia Station. On the return journey, navigate through the middle of the river to marvel at Lisbon's captivating hills and behold the grandeur of the 25 de Abril Bridge and Christ the King from a distance. Step aboard a charming 1947 sailing cargo boat, lovingly decorated in warm hues and adorned with hand-painted flowers, offering a unique and authentic experience. With a capacity for 50 passengers, this treasured vessel is one of the few remaining traditional boats that once plied the Tagus River. In the late 1960s, these vessels gradually fell out of use, but this stalwart survivor has been meticulously preserved, proudly registering its place in the Portuguese Navy Museum. Experience the thrill of a bygone era on this unforgettable river cruise, steeped in history and charm.

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