Tours from Home: Portugal’s Age of Exploration from Lisbon

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1 hour

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Why take this online tour?

Navigate the waters of Portugal’s prolific seafaring city of Lisbon on this live online tour from home. Join an expert local guide as they lead you on an expedition through the maritime adventures during the Age of Exploration and Discovery.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Journey to Portugal with an expert local guide who will share the tales of seafaring life during the age of exploration and discovery
  • Created with Sketch.Learn the secrets to Lisbon’s beloved waterfront neighborhood of Belém
  • Created with Sketch.Pose questions and comments to your expert guide during the tour.
  • Created with Sketch.Connect to this live online experience from the comfort of home.
  • Created with Sketch.Receive a $25 voucher with every online tour for future tours around the world.

The Age of Exploration and the pursuit of discovery!

The anticipation of arrival was marked by the rapid heart beat felt under his coat. Just off the starboard side of the rolling ship the first glimpse of land in over 100 days could be seen - a rare dot of hazy green in a world that had for too long been saturated in blue. Quick visions of the years came and went - vessels lost to shipwrecks and men lost to pillage, each fading as his seafaring journey was about to end, and the phase of land exploration about to begin.

On this incredible live online tour, join our local expert guide from their home in Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon to yours and into the world of discovery, exploration, and all the various results from sea-based expediti...

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The anticipation of arrival was marked by the rapid heart beat felt under his coat. Just off the starboard side of the rolling ship the first glimpse of land in over 100 days could be seen - a rare dot of hazy green in a world that had for too long been saturated in blue. Quick visions of the years came and went - vessels lost to shipwrecks and men lost to pillage, each fading as his seafaring journey was about to end, and the phase of land exploration about to begin.

On this incredible live online tour, join our local expert guide from their home in Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon to yours and into the world of discovery, exploration, and all the various results from sea-based expeditions into mass global multiculturalism.

Lisbon’s apt location, just at the mouth of the Tagus River on the coast of Portugal, granted it the perfect elements for becoming the most powerful sea-faring country in the world during the 15th century. From one historic neighborhood - Belém, thousands of ships set sail in search of new lands, new routes, and the promise of riches. Follow your expert guide as they weave tales of Vasco da Gama, a bunch of kings named João, and the sites that make up modern Lisbon today.

Enter the Jerónimos Monastery, get a bird’s eye view of Belém Tower, and step foot on the decks of the varied explorers who dominated the waters, setting the tone for making the world a much, much smaller place. Your guide will share with you the most important aspects of Lisbon through the use of visuals, video, and expert storytelling - exposing the many myths, legends, and tales of this incredible port city.

This tour is an excellent opportunity to be inspired for a future trip, relive the memory of a former, or for anyone with a passion for travel and culture.

By booking this online tour, receive a $25 gift voucher valid for 2 years in any of our Walks global destinations.

Expressing gratitude to your guide through tipping has never been easier - now featuring an online tipping portal!

All times specified are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

If the tour or date you are interested in is not available, please email toursfromhome@takewalks.com to inquire about a private tour.

What's Included

Exclusive access to a local expert guide

Simple, digestible stories by an engaging storyteller

$25 voucher for future tours

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