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Amália Rodrigues Tour
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Are you fado aficionado? On this Amália Rodrigues tour, you'll learn the history and career of Portugal's most famous fado singer.

Fado in the streets of Lisbon
Fado singer
Street art depicting Amália Rodrigues
Amália Rodrigues Foundation
Learning about Amália's life
Lisbon's famous tramway

Amália Rodrigues Tour

At 9 am, we'll meet at Calçada de Santana, in Lisbon, to start our tour about Amália Rodrigues, Portugal's most famous fado singer. On this tour, divided into seven parts, we'll find out about the various periods in the artist's life. 

Our meeting point, the Calçada de Santana, the place where Amália spent the first years of her life, the guide will tell us about the singer's childhood and her relationship with her family. Did you know that her father was also a musician?

We'll also learn about the beginning of Amália Rodrigues' career, how she became internationally famous, and other interesting facts about her life. For instance, she was forced to quit her studies to work and help support her family, but her passion for music was always present.

Another milestone for the fado singer's career was the 25th April Revolution, which we'll also discuss on the tour! And of course, we'll also talk about her best-known works, such as Uma Casa Portuguesa and Cheira a Lisboa

In the last part of the tour we'll discuss the peak of her career and her last years of life. For this, we'll head to São Bento Street, where the Amália Rodrigues Foundation is located. We'll explore the museum and delve further into the life of this fado singer. It was Amália herself who asked for her house to become open to the public, so her fans could know her more intimately and on a personal level.

After our visit to the museum, we'll end the tour and part ways.

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Price

Per person Children under 4
Amália Rodrigues Tour
20
not permitted

Amália Rodrigues Tour

  • Per person

    20
  • Children under 4

    not permitted

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Guided visit to the house museum of Amália Rodrigues.

Audioguide at the house museum.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

180 Calçada de Santana