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Discover Lisbon from a new perspective on this boat tour: cruise down the Tagus River to the famous Belém district. Explore historic monuments, admire beautiful streets and taste traditional custard pastries. What are you waiting for?

Discover Lisbon from a new perspective on this boat tour: cruise down the Tagus River to the famous Belém district. Explore historic monuments, admire beautiful streets and taste traditional custard pastries. What are you waiting for?

Belém Boat Tour

On the morning of your tour, you'll meet your guide in Praça do Comércio, in the heart of Lisbon city centre. From there, you'll head down to the dock where you'll board a semi-covered boat to Belém. Throughout the cruise, you'll enjoy spectacular views of Lisbon from the Tagus River as we sail in a boat that has both covered and partially covered areas.

What's more, you'll make a stop during the journey under the 25 April Bridge, allowing you to admire the iconic structure of one of the longest suspension bridges in Europe. Continuing your boat trip, you'll approach the Christ the King sanctuary, which stands atop a hill on the opposite bank of the river.

As you sail down the Tagus, you'll be able to see the sweeping curve of the Museum of Architecture, Art and Technology building, contrasting with the historic Tejo Power Station, now the Electricity Museum, next to it on the riverbank. Approaching the Belém district, you won't be able to miss the enormous Padrão dos Descobrimentos, a monument in the form of a caravel that celebrates the Age of Exploration.

Then, you'll head back onto dry land next to the Belém Tower, a 16th-century fortress that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After learning about the history and importance of the building, you'll enjoy a stroll around the nearby area, visiting the Jerónimos Monastery, one of Lisbon's most visited monuments, and entering its church. We'll be able to visit the interior every day except for Mondays when it'll remain closed.

We'll also visit the famous Wind Rose to learn all about the voyages undertaken by the Portuguese between the 15th and 16th centuries. After this, we'll show you how to get back to Lisbon with the transport tickets included in this activity.

Finally, after three and a half hours of activity, you'll arrive back at the starting point.

Transportation

If weather and/or river conditions are not good, the boat ride may be canceled. In this case, transportation to Belém would be by train or streetcar.

In any case, at the end of the tour we'll give you a 24-hour ticket for use on Lisbon's yellow streetcars and elevators.

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Price

Adults Children 5-12 years old Children under 5 years old
US$ 27.10
US$ 13
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 27.10
  • Children 5-12 years old

    US$ 13
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes.

Language

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

Included

Spanish–speaking guide

Semi–covered boat trip to Belém (one way)

24–hour ticket for the yellow streetcars & elevators in Lisbon

When to book?

You can book up until 3 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.

Accessibility

Only some areas are accessible.

Sustainability

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

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Allowed, with carrier.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is there a bathroom on the boat to Belém?

    A - Yes.

  • Q - Can you attend this tour with a baby stroller?

    A - Yes, you can.

  • 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 4 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 .

Free cancellation

If you cancel after the reservation you will be refunded 100% of the total value. If you do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Praça do Comércio

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