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Lisboa on foot & introduction to Portuguese
Venez visiter Lisbonne avec moi, et je peux vous assurer que vous profiterez d'une visite exceptionnelle riche en belles découvertes et surprises! Passez quelques heures privilégiées au cœur des plus beaux quartiers de mon enfance, là ou le temps semble s’être arrêté. Nous arpenterons les collines pour découvrir et profiter des plus belles vues panoramiques sur la ville (les fameux 'miradouros' = belvédères). Aussi, je vous ferai découvrir de beaux parcs, et vous donnerai des adresses authentiques loin de l'activité touristique du centre ville. Vous pourrez éventuellement profiter d'un tour en 'elétrico', le célèbre tramway jaune de Lisbonne! (la ligne 28, la ligne 24 ou 25). Ruelles, passages piétons, architecture baroque, places et fontaines, sculptures et oeuvres de 'street art' seront aux rendez-vous. Je vous propose des ballades authentiques et pittoresques au coeur de la capitale portugaise. J'adapte les visites en fonction des possibilités de marche de chacun. Mes visites durent environ 3 heures. Si vous avez déjà découvert Lisbonne avec moi, je peux vous proposer de découvrir d'autres quartiers, n'hésitez pas à me le faire savoir! Enfin, enseignant le portugais depuis plusieurs années, je vous offrirai une initiation linguistique pour une immersion réussie. I speak english! Je parle français! Eu falo português! Autres remarques Nous emprunterons les transports en commun. Dans ce cas, assurez-vous d'avoir déjà un ticket vous permettant de voyager (Lisboa Viva, Zapping.. ou titre individuel)
Lisbon Kayak Tour & picnic
Welcome aboard and choose your favorite music, in a few moments we will be preparing our kayaks to reach the paradise of Arrábida Natural Park. We will now kayak along the protected Natural Sea park, here we will find unique and rare species of fauna and flora which exist only in this part of the world. Reaching the beach we will enjoy beach games, volley boll, rackets and incredible areas to snorkeling are waiting for our conscious visit. After our picnic full of fruits and natural juice at the beach we will invite your for a little hike to see the wonderful paradise from the top! And now is time to collect garbage from the trail, the most important parts of our visit to this incredible place, the place we call home. The wind is now favorable to come back, is time to discover more of this paradise before arriving the end kayaking. But our day is not over, is not time to come back, more surprises are waiting for us, before arriving Lisboa. Lay down is time to cross the 25th of April bridge, enjoy the view is maybe one our favorite pictures os Lisboa...
Sintra Historical Jeep Adventure
We meet at my Wonder Van Store. Ready for a local insight of the best village in Portugal? Jump in my 4x4 Classic Portuguese jeep for our 1st stop: Quinta da Regaleira where you will have the chance and time to explore this magnificent estate , from the famous Well to it's one of a kind gardens! Surrounded by the immensity of Sintra & Cascais Natural Park, through secret off road trails and past traditional villages take some great pictures while having lot's of fun and ejoying the nature and fresh air! Next stop: the most western point of Europe, Cabo da Roca where the immensity of the ocean clashing into land forms a beautiful cliff with amazing views. After lunch (normally at a local restaurant) and a lots of non touristic view-points (to gaze upon the iconic sights) we head to Sintra's gem: Pena Palace for you to explore this world famous fairy-tail Palace! Before we finish our experience a taste of three different wines, at a local wine shop ;) We also have different options available, such as Private Options for a customized experience, big group tours or team-building event! Also available: 8 seater Mini-Van OR 24 seater mini-bus upon request Just talk to us : We are very flexible and will arrange the best option for your Sintra Experience ! Let's go? * Tickets (entrance fees) not included ** Food not included *** Min. age required 7 years old
Daylight or Sunset by Vintage Sailboat
Welcome aboard of our Vintage sailboats! If you don't find availability in this experience, don't worry! We are 3 friends and have 2 vintage sailboats, so you can also check here: https://www.airbnb.ie/experiences/567343 We will sail under the fascinating and romantic atmosphere of Lisbon, with good music, drinks and relax! Enjoy with us the spectacular panoramic views of Lisbon stretching out before you, while appreciating a plateful of portuguese "petiscos" accompanied by a ultimate fresh wine. We will be happy to share with you our passion for the city and its river and answer any questions you may be curious about. Other things to note If you want memories of this experience, we can share pictures of the best angles ;)
Lisbon Sunset Sensations sailing with wine and snacks
I will meet my guests at the Marina, and present my self and my sailing boat, providing a short security briefing about the tour and the measures that we have adopt because of Corona Virus. I have the Clean & Safe certification from Turismo de Portugal. We will then head down the Tagus River to begin your romantic tour, departing from Lisbon’s Alcântara neighborhood and heading towards Belém. You will after this be taken up river seeing a panoramic view of the city as you go under the bridge “Ponte 25 de Abril” and observe Cristo Rei in all its majesty overlooking Lisbon. Finish your tour sailing towards the sunset enjoying a glass of wine while returning to the marina in Alcântara. During this tour, great conversation is always a “must have” and you can learn a bit about the nautical history of Lisbon and get suggestions on what to see and where to eat. I believe a friendly environment breeds true friends and that’s what i aim for every time I meet new people and share with them this great passion of mine.

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Secret Supper Club - Wine Dinner
Discover Portugal's cuisine and culture at a dinner party hosted by a wine expert. We'll dine on several courses of traditional Portuguese fish and meat dishes, each with a contemporary twist and paired with Portuguese wines. During dinner, we'll explain the different regions, people, and landscapes of Portugal. You'll leave with a full belly and a deeper understanding of the country and its cuisine and wine reality. Other things to note Special arrangements may be provided as Vegan or Gluten-free meals. Guests must be over 18 years old.
Wine Venture & Boat Trip in Douro Valley
Come and see why we became awarded by Airbnb as being the Most Successful Hosts and Highest Rated Experiences for the last 2 years. We call it Commitment, Friendship and Passion for Culture, History and Wine. THE JOURNEY We start our day in Porto, heading to Douro Valley in a very comfortable Mercedes Van driving through spectacular roads. We want to let you immerse in breathtaking views in a Unesco World Heritage Site. It's time for a stop in a hidden viewpoint where you will have a great opportunity to take wonderful pictures. THE WINE AND SOMETHING MORE We will visit a stunning old winery where you will discover more about viticulture, winemaking and wine aging. You will learn about technical specifications of Douro Wines and their Terroir. Tasting their wines is embracing the whole region by feeling its aromas, flavours and complexity. NOT JUST WINE Before lunch, nothing fits better than 1 hour private cruise enjoying the breathtaking views with tasty snacks and drink. LAST BUT NOT LEAST We will drive you to another exclusive family-owned winery where we will enjoy a delicious home cooked Portuguese lunch pairing with their wines and then visiting their charming property. Please be in mind that we offer something that you couldn't have access on your own! Customer knows best: that's why we believe our reviews will tell you why we are the best Douro Valley Experience! Other things to note * Private Groups - Please contact us to create a Private Experience for you. * Clean and Safe certification guaranteed * We can accommodate Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free for Lunch (or any kind of food allergies). Please alert us after finishing your booking process.
Typical Breakfast with Goats
Visit a goat farm where you will be in contact with the animals and then you can enjoy a traditional breakfast with dairy milk from the goats, as well as other typical products from the region.
Local 4x4 Tours @ Ponta do Sol
The experience begins downtown Ponta do Sol, near the beach and supermarket where you can buy your last snacks and drinks for the journey. The first hour we will go upstream Ponta do Sol river, that will take us to a "levada" walk, where we will find a hidden waterfall. In the second hour we go up the mountain to do the sheperd's tour and be delighted with wonderful landscapes, wildlife and pure Nature. The third hour will be spent on preparing traditional food and drinks for a gastronomic experience, in a old sheperds shelter. The last 3 hours of the tour will be spent mostly in the Laurisilva endemic forest, in the north side of the island, which will take you to to the heart of the island and it's origins. For the end of this experience, I will take you back to the south coast for an amazing sunset. Other things to note Be prepared for adventure and some adrenaline. I'm going to be telling some stories about these landscapes and ecological value, the way older generations built these roads and water channels.
Meet My Bees in Lisbon
After introductions, we'll talk about how bees live, work and make honey. You'll learn about the importance of the bees for the planet. This is a hands-on experience where you will put on a bee suit and have an up close look at the hives. You'll hold a frame of bees and identify workers and drones and try to find the Queen bee. And afterwards we'll taste different types of honey! Other things to note: The experience is located in Quinta de Cima do Marques de Pombal in the historic centre of Oeiras.

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Lisboa on foot & introduction to Portuguese
Venez visiter Lisbonne avec moi, et je peux vous assurer que vous profiterez d'une visite exceptionnelle riche en belles découvertes et surprises! Passez quelques heures privilégiées au cœur des plus beaux quartiers de mon enfance, là ou le temps semble s’être arrêté. Nous arpenterons les collines pour découvrir et profiter des plus belles vues panoramiques sur la ville (les fameux 'miradouros' = belvédères). Aussi, je vous ferai découvrir de beaux parcs, et vous donnerai des adresses authentiques loin de l'activité touristique du centre ville. Vous pourrez éventuellement profiter d'un tour en 'elétrico', le célèbre tramway jaune de Lisbonne! (la ligne 28, la ligne 24 ou 25). Ruelles, passages piétons, architecture baroque, places et fontaines, sculptures et oeuvres de 'street art' seront aux rendez-vous. Je vous propose des ballades authentiques et pittoresques au coeur de la capitale portugaise. J'adapte les visites en fonction des possibilités de marche de chacun. Mes visites durent environ 3 heures. Si vous avez déjà découvert Lisbonne avec moi, je peux vous proposer de découvrir d'autres quartiers, n'hésitez pas à me le faire savoir! Enfin, enseignant le portugais depuis plusieurs années, je vous offrirai une initiation linguistique pour une immersion réussie. I speak english! Je parle français! Eu falo português! Autres remarques Nous emprunterons les transports en commun. Dans ce cas, assurez-vous d'avoir déjà un ticket vous permettant de voyager (Lisboa Viva, Zapping.. ou titre individuel)
Benagil Guided kayaking Tour Caves & Secret Spots
We are Xplore Benagil Low Season book with us and enjoy small groups and visit the Benagil grotto practically empty all day; We are the company with the best ranking of local tours, you can confirm in our Reviews; Come visit the best region of the Algarve with us. The experience will begin at Benagil village with our team of sup instructors and Kayaks in the Algarve, where you'll meet at Benagil Beach. We will provide 2 hours of fun and knowledge from local generations, where we will take you to the most secret spots formed by the sea. There you will visit the most beautiful corners of the Algarve coast in the Benagil-Marinha region, where you can dive and float in the most beautiful waters of the Algarve. It will allow you to enter the most stunning and unique caves in the region, such as the “Algar de Benagil ”, which is the most well-known natural monument in the Algarve, considered the most beautiful cave in the world. During the tour, we will also pass the most beautiful wild beaches and caves of the region, feeling the size of the cliffs and viewing the figures that have been carved by the waves of the sea. If you want private tour, the minimum requirement is 4 people. Always arrive 30 minutes in advance of the start of the tour. The day, time and duration of the tour may change depending on the sea and weather conditions.
Sailing in Lisbon, a different way to know the city
Passe um bom momento no barco a relaxar, a mergulhar, a saborear a sua bebida e a ver um pôr do sol como nunca viu antes. Tire fotografias de sonho. Desfrute de um pôr do sol incrível. Venha conhecer Lisboa de um ponto de vista diferente.
Lisbon Kayak Tour & picnic
Welcome aboard and choose your favorite music, in a few moments we will be preparing our kayaks to reach the paradise of Arrábida Natural Park. We will now kayak along the protected Natural Sea park, here we will find unique and rare species of fauna and flora which exist only in this part of the world. Reaching the beach we will enjoy beach games, volley boll, rackets and incredible areas to snorkeling are waiting for our conscious visit. After our picnic full of fruits and natural juice at the beach we will invite your for a little hike to see the wonderful paradise from the top! And now is time to collect garbage from the trail, the most important parts of our visit to this incredible place, the place we call home. The wind is now favorable to come back, is time to discover more of this paradise before arriving the end kayaking. But our day is not over, is not time to come back, more surprises are waiting for us, before arriving Lisboa. Lay down is time to cross the 25th of April bridge, enjoy the view is maybe one our favorite pictures os Lisboa...
Sintra Historical Jeep Adventure
We meet at my Wonder Van Store. Ready for a local insight of the best village in Portugal? Jump in my 4x4 Classic Portuguese jeep for our 1st stop: Quinta da Regaleira where you will have the chance and time to explore this magnificent estate , from the famous Well to it's one of a kind gardens! Surrounded by the immensity of Sintra & Cascais Natural Park, through secret off road trails and past traditional villages take some great pictures while having lot's of fun and ejoying the nature and fresh air! Next stop: the most western point of Europe, Cabo da Roca where the immensity of the ocean clashing into land forms a beautiful cliff with amazing views. After lunch (normally at a local restaurant) and a lots of non touristic view-points (to gaze upon the iconic sights) we head to Sintra's gem: Pena Palace for you to explore this world famous fairy-tail Palace! Before we finish our experience a taste of three different wines, at a local wine shop ;) We also have different options available, such as Private Options for a customized experience, big group tours or team-building event! Also available: 8 seater Mini-Van OR 24 seater mini-bus upon request Just talk to us : We are very flexible and will arrange the best option for your Sintra Experience ! Let's go? * Tickets (entrance fees) not included ** Food not included *** Min. age required 7 years old
Daylight or Sunset by Vintage Sailboat
Welcome aboard of our Vintage sailboats! If you don't find availability in this experience, don't worry! We are 3 friends and have 2 vintage sailboats, so you can also check here: https://www.airbnb.ie/experiences/567343 We will sail under the fascinating and romantic atmosphere of Lisbon, with good music, drinks and relax! Enjoy with us the spectacular panoramic views of Lisbon stretching out before you, while appreciating a plateful of portuguese "petiscos" accompanied by a ultimate fresh wine. We will be happy to share with you our passion for the city and its river and answer any questions you may be curious about. Other things to note If you want memories of this experience, we can share pictures of the best angles ;)
Portuguese Tile Painting
Tile is an extraordinary heritage from Portuguese art and culture. You can find it on the front of buildings, inside houses and in the heart of what it means to be Portuguese. In this workshop that will take maximum 2 hours you will learn how to paint a traditional portuguese tile. You will learn how to transfer a drawing to a 15 cm x 15 cm tile, to learn how the colors work and how to apply them. The tiles will be ready (after firing in the Kiln) in 4 days. You can pick it up, or we can send it to your address by transport (fees apply). You'll have a unique memory which you'll keep forever : the light and colors of Lisbon painted in a tile. This experience is following the sanitary recommendations from the Portuguese Ministry of Tourism. Check our Instagram a_casadoazulejo Direct link for Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/a_casadoazulejo/ 37€ / person
The Original Lisbon Surfing Experience
Welcome to The Original Lisbon Surfing Experience. Whether you want to learn to surf or improve your surfing skills, then Lisbon is one of the best places in the world to do it! We have waves for every level all year round as the water temperature is always the same and allows you to go surfing 365 days per year. We pick you up at a central meeting point and drive you to the beach with the best conditions according to the weather and wave forecast for that specific day. You will have a 2-hour surfing lesson with a genuine local and certified instructor with the surfboard and wetsuit included. Lessons for all levels. From a first-timer to more experienced people. The ratio never passes 5 people per 1 instructor, and we divide the groups according to the guests' level (first time, beginner, intermediate, or advanced). Great for: single travelers, couples, friends, groups, teams, team - building. Check our Full Day Lisbon Surfing option here: https://www.airbnb.pt/experiences/643898 You can also find us on social media and keep up to date on all the news and latest photos: Instagram @surflisbon1 Facebook @surflisboa Homepage: surflisbon.com Other things to note: - We always send a message confirming the exact pick up time. - Please arrive on time. The group will wait no more than 10 minutes for late guests to avoid inconvenience for other guests and logistic.
Lisbon Sunset Sensations sailing with wine and snacks
I will meet my guests at the Marina, and present my self and my sailing boat, providing a short security briefing about the tour and the measures that we have adopt because of Corona Virus. I have the Clean & Safe certification from Turismo de Portugal. We will then head down the Tagus River to begin your romantic tour, departing from Lisbon’s Alcântara neighborhood and heading towards Belém. You will after this be taken up river seeing a panoramic view of the city as you go under the bridge “Ponte 25 de Abril” and observe Cristo Rei in all its majesty overlooking Lisbon. Finish your tour sailing towards the sunset enjoying a glass of wine while returning to the marina in Alcântara. During this tour, great conversation is always a “must have” and you can learn a bit about the nautical history of Lisbon and get suggestions on what to see and where to eat. I believe a friendly environment breeds true friends and that’s what i aim for every time I meet new people and share with them this great passion of mine.
Lisbon Pub Crawl with Open Bar and more
Lisbon has a tremendous cultural history by day as we know, but is Lisbon good for nightlife? Hell yes! Come and see for yourself what happens when office workers head home and the city gains new sounds, new people and new lights. Enjoy a night out with a local in the most authentic bohemian spot of the city. Meet fellow travelers from all over the world! The tour includes a 1 hour open bar of Sangria and Beer, games, discounts and more! If nightlife is your scene, join our Lisbon Pub crawl!  We've been doing this for over a decade now, as a result we got pretty good at it! Your experience here will not be complete until you get lost in our picturesque streets, and have an caneca or two (our word for pint)* Because what happens in Lisbon stays in Lisbon ;-) * The average group size is between 20 to 25 people. We limit the size of our group not to become too big but if you're looking for a smaller more intimate night out, this may be not for you. If you want more information about this just contact me. :)
Lisbon SURF Guide, let's share waves!
I will pick you up at Lisbon city center and guide you where the good waves are! The surf lesson is in small groups of max 8 people. The activity takes 2 hours at the beach, starting with a short briefing about equipment and warm up and 1,5h of pure surfing. Depending on waves and weather conditions we will Surf around Lisbon, Cascais or Costa da Caparica beach. (30/45 min driving each way) First time surfing? - No worries, I will guide you to a safe Surf spot, teach you how to Surf and stay on your side all the time ;) Have surfed before and want to improve your skills? - Great! I will surf with you, help you to catch more waves and improve your surf technique :) I teach Surfing from begginer to advanced levels I want to share this love with you! :) After 2h of pure surfing and fun I will get you back to Lisbon, so you can charge batterys for next sessions :) I do everyday morning session and afernoon session! We can do a full day surfing I will share with you my passion and my knowlege. Other things to note: This activity includes ensurance. Depending on sea conditions this activity may start earlier or later, I will always inform you 1 day before the pick up time. This is a nature activity, we are at the beach, we may not have shower and we change clothes at the beach, bring a towel and good vibes :)
⊞Paint Tiles and have a Tea♨
⊞The tiles represent a base of reference for the Portuguese artistic expression and are spread all over the country in monuments and houses. ♥ I intend to provide a unique experience, sharing with you my love about tiles and giving you the opportunity to paint two tiles inspired by our traditional motifs. ✒ABOUT -First of all I´ll talk a bit about the tiles of Porto and explain the most important things to know about the Portuguese tiles and their history. - Then I´ll teach you some of the tile painting techniques used in the production of traditional tiles . -You will have the opportunity to paint 2 tiles ! Important: Tiles need to be fired after the class and are ready usually in 24 hours after the class .
Sailing in Lisbon and Port Wine
We will sail along the Tagus river and enjoy the beautiful and full of history Lisbon's coast line. As the day ends you can enjoy a beautiful sunset. If you want you can help with the sailing activities or just relax. This is a great activity for groups. I will be giving explanations and curious stories of Lisbon's history, all this with a glass of port wine
Discover the HIDDENS GEMS of Gerês National Park!
Come with me to visit one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal! If you like roadtrips, walking through secret Nature and diving into transparent waters, hop on this journey. The experience is done year round, even in autumn and winter, when the landscape of Gerês is more vibrant. No matter the weather, you'll discover breathtaking places. In this trip what matters is the journey, not only the destination. PROGRAM Before we begin the hike, we'll have one of the most picturesque roadtrips of your life, to the Peneda-Gerês National Park. Halfway, we'll stop at a local cafe for bathroom, to get something to eat/drink and then head on our way. When we get to the starting point, we'll do what is my favorite trail of the entire park, where we will let ourselves be soaked up with all that it has to offer, from huge waterfalls, incredible viewpoints, pasture animals with their shepherds and abandoned shelter huts, until we reach a lagoon with incredibly transparent waters, where we will stop to relax for a while and, if you want, also swim. NOTES - The trip is adapted according to your needs and preferences, as in cases of physical limitation. - The price includes pick up in Porto, Braga or Ponte de Lima. - There is a discount per person depending on your group size. - Message me for questions and to settle the starting time and meeting point.
The Art of Azulejos
Join me and discover the secular tradition of Portuguese tiles ( Azulejos). In this adventure you'll not only learn all about Azulejos, from the origins to the contemporary use, but above all you'll have the opportunity to paint your very own tile since there's no better way to learn something than experiencing it. I'll explain you how to do it and you will have the choice between several models and keep an unforgettable memory of your visit to Lisbon.This workshop will happen in one of the iconic neighborhood in town . You'll get the chance to bring with you 2 Tiles, but they need to be cooked, if you stay in Lisbon a few days after your experience, you will be able to take them with you, otherwise pay a fee for receiving them abroad. Other things to note You'll get the chance to bring with you 2 Tiles, but they need to be cooked, if you stay in Lisbon a few days after your experience, you will be able to take them with you, otherwise pay a fee. The workshop is always in English, but I speak french and portuguese.