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Obidos On Your Own

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Get to know the quaint town of Obidos on your own, visit a medieval castle, and more on this scenic morning city tour in Lisbon.

Discover the enchanting Oeste region to explore the charming town of Obidos and more when you book this scenic morning tour in Lisbon. Your 5.5-hour tour includes a digital guide and map travel assistant and the chance to explore this quaint town at your own pace and learn about each place you visit. Visit the medieval castle of Obidos and excite each one of your senses, from tasting the local fruit and enjoying a Portuguese liqueur tasting to hearing the local music as you stroll along the village's paved streets.

Start your adventure in the morning by making your way from your port to Lisbon's downtown area to check in at the Marquis Pombal Square. From there enjoy a relaxing, hour-long scenic drive to the enchanting village of Obidos. This charming village owes its growth to a Roman settlement and offers much to excite all your senses. When you arrive, you will first excite your sense of sight with the stunning architecture you will encounter as you pass charming churches and beautiful homes and stroll along the village's paved streets.

Use your interactive guide to lead the way and teach you about the sights you will see as you explore the Obidos, including the Castle of Obidos. This medieval castle dates to the 12th century and stands 259 feet above sea level. Over the years, architects designed this trapezoidal castle to feature various architectural elements such as Gothic, Romanesque, Manueline, and Baroque-style architecture. Admire its historic walls as you feel its texture, exciting your sense of touch.

Next, take in the delightful aromas of the flowers that decorate the streets of Obidos as you excite your sense of smell. Entice your sense of hearing by listening to the relaxing music in the streets as the locals go about their daily life. Immerse yourself in the culture as you hear the bustling of the busy conversations of the locals in the neighborhood. Conclude your scenic tour by exciting your sense of taste as you sample mouthwatering local fruit and delight in a delicious liqueur tasting of the Portuguese liqueur ginjinha before returning to the Marquis Pombal Square.

If you're looking for a unique way to explore a charming village with a medieval castle on your own, then you won't want to miss this exciting tour. Book your spot on this relaxing Obidos sightseeing tour today and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $49.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic, Active
Tour Duration
5.5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
A taxi (not included, approximately 10 EUR each way) or a complimentary shuttle is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
For those wishing to visit any churches, remember that shoulders and knees must be covered. Comfortable, sensible, closed-toe walking shoes are recommended. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also suggested.
Guests must be able to step and walk over paved, gravel, and cobblestone surfaces, some of which may be uneven and on an incline. There are steps at most sites visited. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.