Lisbon Old Town - Alfama
"We liked that the focus of the tour was the history. We got to see many of the less-crowded parts of the area, and learn about how [it] developed."
Miradouro das Portas do Sol and the Lisbon Cathedral
Take Aways from our Lisbon Old Town Tour
Catarina is a proud daughter of Lisbon. Having originally studied Conservation and Restoration, her passion for her home town led her to pursue a second degree in Tourism. In addition to working as a licensed tour guide, she is currently finishing her Master's degree in Art History. She loves her city, her work and the delight in the faces of visitors when discovering the wonders of Lisbon.
Tiago Miranda Neiva was born and raised in Lisbon. He studied architecture in Rome and worked later in distinct offices in Portugal and Spain. For several years he was Professor of Arts and Art History, having a Master's degree in Teaching of Visual Arts. He is currently working towards a PhD focused on the Art and Architecture of al-Andalus: the confluence between the Arab, Jewish and Christian medieval world. In recent years he has been working as a tour guide in his hometown, seeking to show and reveal its most intimate secrets through an authentic and passionate local vision. He loves to read, talk and travel, and is through the contact with the diversity of the world around where he finds the particularities and answers of his own life.
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