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Visiting Ponta Delgada, Lisbon and Portimao  next year.  Who are the top private tour providers you've all used?

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Don’t know your interests but we did a fantastic tour in Lisbon via motorcycle and side car.  

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We got off the ship in Lisbon and there were plenty of tour operators waiting. We opted for  tuktuk which was great as it was very hot weather. The driver spoke English and we had a great time.

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in Lisbon and general vicinity, We Hate Tourists tours. Excellent trips reasonable prices. Most trips leave from  Av Liberdade area  or their headquarters at the foot of the April 25th bridge.

 

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Earlier in May this year we used a company  run by Pedro called ‘Lisbon Taxi - Splendid Transfer’ for airport and hotel transfers.  They were reliable, had nice drivers and reasonably priced.  They also offer tours although we didn’t try those.  We will certainly use them again.

 

Would also recommend the free Discover Walks (they operate on a tip basis) which we enjoyed very much.  

Get a Viva Viagem card from any Metro station and ride the tubes, buses and trams - €6.90 for 24 hours and use it as much as you want.  OR you can just Pre-load the amount you want for one or two journeys.  Staff speak good English.

 

if you want the HoHo buses they go from just outside Marques de Pombal Metro Station in Eduardo V11 Park.  Enjoy Lisbon, it’s lovely.

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On 5/1/2019 at 7:10 PM, alaskancruzr said:

Don’t know your interests but we did a fantastic tour in Lisbon via motorcycle and side car.  

I'd love more info! I'll see what I can google.

 

On 5/6/2019 at 12:48 PM, grnrab said:

in Lisbon and general vicinity, We Hate Tourists tours. Excellent trips reasonable prices. Most trips leave from  Av Liberdade area  or their headquarters at the foot of the April 25th bridge.

 

What tours have you done? The "lunch in our home" sounds fantastic.

 

On 5/20/2019 at 5:17 PM, Joolsverne said:

Earlier in May this year we used a company  run by Pedro called ‘Lisbon Taxi - Splendid Transfer’ for airport and hotel transfers.  They were reliable, had nice drivers and reasonably priced.  They also offer tours although we didn’t try those.  We will certainly use them again.

 

Would also recommend the free Discover Walks (they operate on a tip basis) which we enjoyed very much.  

Get a Viva Viagem card from any Metro station and ride the tubes, buses and trams - €6.90 for 24 hours and use it as much as you want.  OR you can just Pre-load the amount you want for one or two journeys.  Staff speak good English.

 

if you want the HoHo buses they go from just outside Marques de Pombal Metro Station in Eduardo V11 Park.  Enjoy Lisbon, it’s lovely.

We love tip based tours. I'll check out Discover walks...thanks!

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On 5/2/2019 at 1:10 AM, alaskancruzr said:

Don’t know your interests but we did a fantastic tour in Lisbon via motorcycle and side car.  

http://www.bikemyside.com/

 

We also did this tour ...it was the best tour we have ever done from a cruise

 

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In Ponta Delgada we did a tour with Azorean Tours.  Was a great way to see some of the island, we got to stop at the thermal hot springs baths for a while.  They have various tour options and are pretty reasonably priced.  

 

In Lisbon, we did a tour called the Real Lisbon Street Art tour.  You can find it on Viator etc but we ended up booking it directly with the company itself as we wanted to modify it somewhat.  Really cool to see the very interesting street art around Lisbon.  

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