Lisbon River Sightseeing Cruises & Tours

The Yellow Boat Tour is a river sightseeing cruise on the River Tejo to discover the old Lisbon, its monuments, hills and cityscape, from a different angle, and to take amazing pictures.

The tour covers the Alfama district, with its Castle and Panteão Nacional (National Pantheon), as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Jerónimos Monastery and the Belém Tower. It gets very close to the suspension red bridge – Ponte 25 de Abril.

Tour Details

Operating from May to October, the tour takes about 1h30, and it’s on the old “Cacilheiro” ferry boat, which has been renovated. The hop-on hop-off system lets you explore Lisbon at your own rhythm according to the following circuit:

  1. Terreiro do Paço
  2. Belém
  3. Terreiro do Paço

The ticket is valid for 24 hours, and may be purchased on board.

The ferry has an open-air area and a bar. The boat service includes information about the trip, provided in four languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.

Additional Advantages

The Yellow Boat Tour ticket also includes:

  • free access to any Carris tram
  • free access to the Santa Justa Lift and Lisbon’s three funiculars
  • free access to the Aerobus
  • discounts on tickets to monuments and museums