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Traditional Portuguese Food Workshop

This tour will be divided in two parts: first the workshop will be held and later we will take a cultural tour through Lisbon. During this tour, you’ll learn how to make the famous codfish, one of the most well known dishes of portuguese cuisine. The class is entirely dedicated to salted codfish, so you can expect to learn the history and the process behind it while cooking your own lunch. In the afternoon, we will explore the Lisbon area and you will learn about its history while walking around the city center. You’ll visit the most emblematic sites of Portugal’s capital and learn about the Portuguese culture, unique heritage and traditions.

Shore tours Shore private tour
Duration 8 hours
Start and finish Starting and finishing in Lisbon
Number of people 2 or more people

Lisbon features

  • Mild climate
  • Sun / characteristic sunlight
  • Tagus river
  • Warm & friendly people
  • Excellent food and wine
  • Great family experience

About this tour


Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).


The tour highlights recommend some places to visit, however, there are others that may interest you, so we list some of them on ‘optional visits and experiences’. Our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day therefore we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according to your preferences and tour length.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot

Our local guide will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting points.

Our Premium Tours guarantee

Our tours are escorted by very experienced expert guides, all of whom work with us full time. With excellent English, permission to skip lines and expertise that came from real-life experience and on-the-ground knowledge, they are the key to accessing hidden gems and experiencing the true authenticity of our culture. Our guides are non-smoking.

Tour highlights

Codfish Workshop with lunch included

This is a 100% class dedicated to salted codfish, where we will use traditional Portuguese techniques and recipes. The menu may vary according to season and available products and the class takes around 03:30 hours. In the end of the class, we will add to our lunch a Portuguese red and white wine or soft drinks.

Traditional trade area

Located in ‘Praça do Comércio’ it is one of the largest squares in Europe and for many centuries the main entrance to the city of Lisbon. To reach the downtown you’ll have to pass under the Triumphal Arch and walk up Augusta street. Currently the square is used for cultural events, New year’s eve and music concerts.


The heart of the city was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1755 with beautiful cobblestone streets, named after the craftsmen. Many architectural styles are represented, including the original neogothic style of Mesnier du Ponsard, present in his renowned work of the Santa Justa Elevator.


Traditionally known as the home of many of Lisbon’s intellectuals, artists and radicals and recently restored after a devastating fire. Perfect for a coffee or a late-afternoon purchase.


The most traditional and old neighborhood of Lisbon composed of a maze of narrow streets,winding alleyways and steep flights of steps. It’s the birth place of ‘Fado’ (Traditional song of Lisbon, classified as intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO).

Optional experiences and visits

Other Workshops

Since we have a variety of classes, if you don’t want to do the Codfish Workshop, you can do others, for example: Market Tour/Cooking Class (lunch included), where you’ll walk to the local market (+/-8min walking) to buy fresh ingredients to cook your our own lunch (this class takes around 5 hours) OR the Pastry Class where you will learn how to make the famous ‘Pastéis de Nata’ from scratch and also another traditional pastry (this class takes around 1:30 hour). Please note that the price may vary depending on the choice you make.

Bairro Alto

Famous for its narrow streets, ‘Fado’ houses, bars and nightlife.

St. George’s Castle

One of the most emblematic monuments of Lisbon and home of the royalty for centuries. This military fort was built by the Moors in the 11th century and conquered by the first king of Portugal Dom Afonso Henriques on October 25th of 1147.

Lisbon’s ‘Oceanarium’

The largest in Europe, with species from every corner of the world.

Nations Park

Site of ‘Expo-98’ and today a recreation area alongside the Tagus River, where you can have a nice walk, ride a bicycle, do some shopping, go to Lisbon’s Casino and watch a music concert.

‘São Vicente de Fora’ Monastery

The largest church in Lisbon with its beautiful cloisters.

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

One of the most famous museums in Portugal.

National Museum of Ancient Art

For lovers of antiquities.

Tile Museum

Showcasing the history of traditional Portuguese handmade tiles.

Ajuda National Palace

One of the official residences of the Portuguese Royal Family.

Coach Museum

The best and most complete collection of horse-drawn carriages in the world.

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2 people:329€405€425€
3 people:414€510€535€
4 people:526€647€679€
5 people:634€780€818€
6 people:750€923€968€
7 people:871€1072€1124€
8 people:975€1200€1258€
9+ people: contact us

LS Low Season: Nov 1st to Dec 14th & Jan 11th to Mar 31st

HS High Season: April, June, July, August & Dec 15th to Jan 10th

SS Special Season: May, September & October

Traditional Portuguese Food Workshop

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Independent air-conditioning


Guarantees indoor temperatures tailored to the needs of each one

Fresh bottled water<br> and Wi-Fi

Fresh bottled water
and Wi-Fi

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Up to 7 passengers

Up to
7 passengers

Vehicles with room up to 7 passengers with practical storage solutions

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