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Meet the Team - Margarida and her Lisbon tips

Updated: Jan 10

Exploring Lisbon Through Margarida's Eyes: A Journey Beyond the Tuk Tuk

Lisbon is on Tour team - Margarida

Embark on a journey through the enchanting city of Lisbon with Margarida, the vibrant soul behind the wheel at Lisbon is on Tour. In our "Meet our Team" series, we delve into the personal preferences and experiences that make our drivers unique. Get ready to discover Lisbon from a local's perspective as Margarida shares her Lisbon tips, her favorite spots, hidden gems, and valuable advice for those eager to explore the heart of Portugal.

Margarida's culinary heart is divided between the cozy ambiance of Capim Limão and the regal flavors of Laurentina, known as the King of Bacalhau (codfish). These gastronomic delights offer a taste of Lisbon's rich culinary heritage.

Panoramic view from Miradouro de S. Pedro de Alcântara in Lisbon

Preferred Viewpoint: S. Pedro de Alcântara

For breathtaking panoramic views, Margarida heads to S. Pedro de Alcântara, a miradouro that captures the essence of Lisbon's undulating landscape. The perfect spot to soak in the city's charm, from historic rooftops to the Tagus River.

Favorite Neighborhood: Chiado

Amidst the vibrant streets of Chiado, Margarida finds a perfect blend of history, culture, and contemporary flair. This iconic district is a testament to Lisbon's eclectic charm, with its trendy boutiques, historic theaters, and lively atmosphere.

Go-To Bar/Club: Sky Bar, by SEEN

When the sun sets, Margarida recommends heading to Sky Bar, by SEEN, for a night of sophistication and breathtaking skyline views. This stylish rooftop bar offers a unique perspective of Lisbon's nightlife.

Costa da Caparica beach view

Ideal Sunny Day Outing: Costa de Caparica Beach

Escape the city heat with Margarida's preferred sunny day retreat – Costa de Caparica Beach. Just a short drive from Lisbon, this sandy haven invites you to relax, sunbathe, and enjoy the refreshing Atlantic breeze.

Favorite Museum/Gallery/Monument: Lisboa Story Centre

Delve into Lisbon's captivating history at the Lisboa Story Centre, Margarida's top pick for a cultural experience. Immerse yourself in the narrative that shaped the city we see today.

A Ginjinha store that serves the famous cherry liqueur

Beloved Lisbon/Portuguese Delicacy: Ginja

For a taste of local sweetness, Margarida recommends indulging in ginja, a traditional Portuguese cherry liqueur. It's a flavorful sip that encapsulates the spirit of Lisbon.

Diverse Tour Experiences: Welcoming 30+ Nationalities

Margarida's tuk tuk adventures have been a melting pot of cultures, with approximately 30 nationalities having experienced the magic of Lisbon through her guided tours. Each ride is a unique fusion of languages, stories, and shared moments.

Advice for Lisbon Visitors: Wear Comfortable Shoes!

Margarida's practical advice for visitors echoes the sentiment of many locals – bring comfortable footwear. Lisbon's charming, narrow streets are best explored on foot, ensuring you can wander freely through its enchanting corners.

Lisbon is on Tour team - Margarida

Margarida's favorites provide a window into the rich diversity of Lisbon, offering a taste of the city's culinary treasures, scenic vistas, and cultural gems. Join us in celebrating the individuality of our team members as we continue to introduce you to the personalities that make Lisbon is on Tour an unforgettable experience. Stay tuned for more stories from our dedicated drivers who bring the essence of Lisbon to life, one tuk tuk ride at a time.

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