Fado and dinner tour
- Dinner menu to keep you well-fed and happy
- Let the atmosphere of the city surround you as your guide takes you through the streets
- Feel the music and see it move with a live band
- Learn more about the local culture first-hand
Fado means destiny, fate. It's characterized by heartfelt tunes and lyrics infused with a sense of fatefulness and longing to which we use the word Saudade to characterize it. Besides attending a Fado concert, you'll be taken on a 30-minute walking tour through the alleys of Mouraria and Alfama. You start our Fado tour in Lisbon with a typical Portuguese dinner in our amazing hostel at Rossio's train station - Lisbon Destination Hostel. Homemade food, wine, and an amazing environment are the keys to any good Portuguese night.
After dinner, you'll wander the alleys and tight streets of old Lisbon on a small walking tour through Mouraria and Alfama, where you can get to know the streets where Fado was born. The guide will explain to you the history and the cultural importance of Fado, and how it shapes the mentality in Portugal. You'll end the tour at a traditional Fado house where you'll listen to the heartfelt melodies of Fado. Lose yourself in the atmosphere and mood of this typical Portuguese music genre played by the Portuguese guitar and characterized by heartfelt lyrics. While you enjoy the music, you will also get with some cheese, chouriço, and wine to warm your stomach and heart.
- Walking tour
- Dinner & drink
- Live music
- Guided tour
- Food tasting
- Extra drinks
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Child (0-10): reduced
R. 1º de Dezembro 133, 1200-121 Lisboa, Portugal
Reception of Lisbon Destination Hostel, Rossio Train Station, 2nd floor, Largo Duque do Cadaval
Get inside the station, go to the 2nd floor, the hostel is in front of the train ticket office.
- A considerable amount of walking is involved – not recommended for people with reduced mobility
- Language: English/Portuguese/Spanish (conditioned to confirmation)
- All ages; children accompanied by adults
- Minimum of 2 people to run the tour
- Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 8.00pm
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