Trace – and taste – your way through Lisbon’s history as a cultural crossroads from its Age of Exploration heyday to the present, trying globe-trotting Portuguese cuisine from Campo de Ourique’s most historic spots.
Ascending off the beaten track from Estrela to the village-like Campo de Ourique, you’ll taste hearty meals and sweet treats steeped in tales from Portugal’s imperial past, with your expert Culinary Backstreets guide illuminating the history behind each bite. Along the way you’ll discover spots usually the reserve of the most discerning locals, meeting producers and learning their stories as you feast.
A Lisbon local
Culinary Backstreets guide
Your Culinary Backstreets experience will be led by a Lisbon local with expert knowledge of the city’s history and cuisine scene. All experienced storytellers in their own fields, these Lisbon correspondents count born-and-bred Lisboeta tour guides, an international food writer, a wine-pairing wizard and a globetrotting anthropologist among their ranks. One thing they all have in common: a passion for providing insider access to the capital’s culinary traditions.
Dig into cross-cultural delicacies from a family-run tasca, classic bakeries and an age-old market, taking in tales of Portugal’s past along the way.
- 5 hours and 30 minutes
- Start Time
- Tours run between the hours of 10:00 and 15:30
- Call our travel specialists 24/7 on 1 800 464 2040 or contact us to find availability
- Experience location
- You’ll meet near the Estrela Basilica; we’ll send you the details in your confirmation.