Departure from the pier with private driver and guide along the Tagus River front to Baixa, the old business and shopping district, with its narrow streets and famous squares of Comircio and Rossio. Drive along Liberty Avenue, a charming old boulevard lined with gardens and known for its unique black and white mosaics on the sidewalks. At King Edward VII Park, enjoy a splendid view over Lisbon's center and old town. Passing under an 18th-century aqueduct, you will reach the express road to Estoril—a resort town known for the many famous personalities exiled here during World War II. There will be some free time to stroll along the sea walk, photograph the Casino gardens or relax in an outdoor cafi. The drive back to the ship will be along the beautiful scenic road of the Atlantic coastline. At the mouth of the harbour, you will enter Lisbon via its famous monumental district that celebrates the Portuguese Age of Discovery. Short stop at Jeronimos Monastery - a World Heritage monument and the final resting place of Vasco De Gama. Jeronimos’ spires have been carefully hand-sculpted over 500 years ago; and view of Belem Tower Originally a fortress to defend Lisbon. One last photo stop near the spectacular memorial to Prince Henry the Navigator is also the ideal place to see the suspension bridge across the river and the statue of Christ the King on the far bank. Return to ship. No entrances included.
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