We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Worth doing”
Review of Lisbon by Segway

Lisbon by Segway
Book In Advance
More Info
$49.26*
and up
Small-Group Medieval Lisbon Tour by Segway
Ranked #3 of 120 Food & Drink in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Lisbon by Segway is not the conventional Segway tour. We are the newest, biggest, coolest, cheapest and MOST MODEST Segway tour company in town.We are local guys who love to show you their city. Lisbon is not just its monuments.. Lisbon is it´s monuments, light, passion, river, sun, viewpoints, parks, food and people. We designed unique tours so you can enjoy Lisbon the way we want you to know it. This is what we want you to know, It´s how we want you to remember it Welcome to our beloved city, Lisboa!Lisbon by Segway is the only Segway tour company sponsored by Turismo de Portugal and it is an official Segway authorized tours company.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Stroller parking, Activities for young children
Reviewed July 19, 2013

We fell in love with Lisbon while on our 5 day visit there during the worldwide Rotary Convention and managed to see many of the sites. On our last day we decided to book for the Lisbon by Segway tour of Medieval Lisbon.

Never having used a Segway before, my partner was a bit nervous but Alex, one of our guides together with Miguel, kitted us out and took us and our Segways to a little square just round the corner from the office for our "lesson". It is amasing how quickly one gets the feel of the Segway and before long both of us were very confident and itching to give it a go.

We waited for the rest of the group, four English girls on a 30th birthday trip to Lisbon, to arrive and undertake their training and then we were off.

We followed Alex Alex with Miguel at the end and went on a winding journey through the old parts of Lisbon, many of which we had not yet visited, through streets too narrow for cars. It was a great experience and a lovely way to see Lisbon. Alex and Miguel were excellent, the Segways were great fun and we saw parts of Lisbon we would probably not have seen.

The Segway tour was one of the highlights of our trip and I would recommend it to anyone. I would have been happy to take another tour immediately.

1  Thank JDG500
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (1,388)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

730 - 734 of 1,388 reviews

Reviewed July 19, 2013

Me and my girlfriend went to Lisbon first time and tried also for the first time the segway! We did the delicious Tour and all in all: AWESOME!!! Very professional, cool and laid back guys...Segways are in perfect condition, small group of 4 People and our guide Alex was really friendly, patient and knew all the History and background you need to know of Lisbon! The Tour was supposed to be around 2hours...we went for four hours instead and it was great! Tasted typical food and green wine! And for the one who are scared of driving the Segway...we had an American Lady with us and she obviously had no coordination at all! But Alex was very patient and taught her everything she need to know! So she was ready to go! Lisbon is the perfect city to do such a Tour! We saw a Lot of the city and felt pretty familiar with the Most important places there!

1  Thank Alex S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

It was a great tour. You can enjoy the sight seeing, historical places and get a detailed information about lisbon history. In addition you will enjoy the traditional food in Portugal.

Thank Wajih_Alsaid
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 12, 2013

We took the 'sailor' tour with Pace who was a great guide who wanted us to have a huge amount of fun in a safe way.
The tour was well planned with lots of things to see and talk about as well as plenty of opportunity to ride the Segway as it is supposed to be ridden for fun and not just a fast way to get from one end of the town to the other.
Pace made us feel like he was taking friends out and showing them his city and we had a great social conversation over the Pasteis de Belem.
Everyone in the team and office was so helpful and came up with great suggestions on what to do on the remaining days in the city and some great places to eat away from the tourist options. All were making a great effort to ensure we enjoyed not just the Segway, but the whole of of time in the city. Thank you everyone.

Thank mozzyfood
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lisbon by Segway is by far the best way to see the historic neighborhoods of Lisbon. This was our first time riding segway, and it was very easy to learn. Our guide Gonçalo was very knowledgeable and professional. We signed up for the "delicious" tour. We enjoyed the food and drinks along the way. I highly recommend taking this tour when in Lisbon.

Thank vin0expl0rer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Lisbon by Segway also viewed

 
Lisbon, Lisbon District
Lisbon, Lisbon District
 

Been to Lisbon by Segway? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing