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Helicopter Flight over Historic Lisbon

1. Helicopter Flight over Historic Lisbon

After check-in and a safety briefing, you’ll fly from a heliport on a Robinson 44 over the Tagus River. This 12-minute helicopter flight over Lisbon is priced for up to 3 passengers. Enjoy the views of the Belém Quarter, where the Portuguese embarked on voyages of discovery during the 15th and 16th centuries. They sailed to Africa, to the Persian Gulf and on to India, and from there to Southeast Asia to China and finally to Japan. You’ll see the 2 jewels of historic Portuguese architecture: the Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery. The flight continues to the 25th of April Bridge and on to encounter the Christ the King statue that was built to thank God for sparing Portugal from WWII.

From Lisbon: Paragliding Tandem Flight

2. From Lisbon: Paragliding Tandem Flight

Run, launch your inflatable canopy, and enjoy the ride while your experienced pilot takes you on a flight over the Lisbon coastline. Depending on the weather conditions, your flight will take place either at Praia das Bicas (Sesimbra), Fonte da telha (Almada), Arrábida (Setúbal), or Santa Rita (Sintra). All pilots have several years of experiences which why you do not need any. The canopy is made from very resistant materials such as ripstop nylon and Kevlar.

Lisbon: Guided Walking, Tram, Boat, and Helicopter Tour

3. Lisbon: Guided Walking, Tram, Boat, and Helicopter Tour

Explore Lisbon on a guided walking tour through areas like Downtown Lisbon and the Alfama District. Ride a yellow tram to Bairro Alto for stunning city views. Take to the skies and experience the city from above on a helicopter ride. Meet your guide in Rossio Square and immerse yourself in Lisbon's history on a guided walking tour. Stroll to Restauradores Square to climb aboard the Elevador da Glória, a famous yellow tram that will take you to Bairro Alto where you can admire city views at the São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint. Walk to the oldest Jesuit church in the city, Church of St. Roque. See ruins of the Carmo Convent which was destroyed during the earthquake of 1755. Make your way to Downtown Lisbon, the historic and commercial center of the city. Head to the Alfama District and get lost in the architecture and history of the Cathedral of Lisbon. Follow your guide to Praça do Comércio square which opens to the south to the immense estuary of the Tagus River where Kings and Heads of State used to disembark on state visits. Continue the tour aboard a boat along the Tagus River that will take you to Belém, the neighborhood of Lisbon. View the modern architecture of the MAAT Museum and the Padrão dos descobrimentos, a monument dedicated to the most important Portuguese navigators.  See the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Belem Tower, which defended the city from maritime attacks in the 16th century. Board a helicopter for a bird's-eye-view of the city. Soar over sights like the iconic April 25th bridge and the Manueline-style Jerónimos Monastery. Return to city center in an airconditioned van.

From Lisbon: Sintra Helicopter Tour

4. From Lisbon: Sintra Helicopter Tour

Don't miss this opportunity to see some of the most stunning places in Portugal from above. Your helicopter will take you up and over Sintra Mountain, and atop the mountain you will see the famous Moorish castle, built in the first millennium during the Arab occupation of the Iberian peninsula. Discover Pena Palace, built by a German prince who became the King of Portugal when he married Queen Mary II in the early 19th century. You will be amazed by this explosion of color, set among a forest featuring trees and plants brought from all over the world. You will also see Sintra town and Sintra Palace.

Coruche: 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise

5. Coruche: 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise

Discover Portugal from a unique perspective and take to the skies with this 1-hour hot air balloon ride.  Upon arrival at the meeting point in Coruche, near Lisbon, watch the crew prepare the hot air balloon for your incredible journey over the Montado forest, one of the most unique ecosystems in Europe. Climb aboard as the sky is illuminated with the glow of the rising sun and watch as the surrounding landscapes are bathed in color. Listen to a quick safety briefing before taking off into the sky. Let the morning breeze take you through the countryside, enjoying panoramic views that will stay in your memory forever. Voyage up and down through varying altitudes, see wildlife in its natural habitat and enjoy a champagne toast to commemorate your journey before landing back down to earth.

Costa de Caparica: Paragliding Tandem Flight

6. Costa de Caparica: Paragliding Tandem Flight

Soar high above the ground and let the fresh wind blow around your nose as you paraglide through the air. Enjoy an indescribable feeling with fascinating and breathtaking views around Lisbon. Be in the company of a licensed pilot/instructor for a safe and unforgettable adventure. Experience the pioneers of tandem paragliding in Portugal. Choose from a variety of take-off and flying sites around the area of Lisbon (30km - 60km distance from Lisbon and South Bay). Depending on the weather forecast, your pilot will decide where to fly to make your experience in the air more enjoyable.

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What people are saying about Lisbon Metropolitan Area

Wow!! What a ride :) It was amazing to see Lisbon from all the perspectives: sky, water and walking. The guide Flavio was super nice and knowledgeable, I really recommend this tour to anyone, first timers or habitués!

The tour was amazing, you really get the chance to see the most beautiful parts and highlights of the city. The guide was very kind and knowledgeable. This tour is a must if you ever visit Lisbon!

I justed LOVED it! The experience and Lisbon. We had a great time, it was a small group and Flavio, the guide, entertained us for the whole experience. I really recommend it!!

This tour is a really good and fun way to get to know Lisbon! All the perspectives, great explanation, very kind guide and a small group. It was the highlight of my trip!

Great Experience! We really enjoy this Experience.