Tour Lisbon in a Motorcycle Sidecar
Explore Lisbon’s hilly streets in a motorcycle sidecar—taking a photography workshop as you go! It’s a fun new idea from Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon.
Speeding around Lisbon by motorbike is popular among locals, and now Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon offers a thrilling city tour in a motorcycle sidecar. It’s just one of many creative opportunities in the new city guide, Lisbon Through Four Seasons Eyes, produced by Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon.
All you need to do is climb aboard and buckle up. There’s room for two people, and enough bikes can be supplied to transport you and your fellow travellers. Your guide is an experienced rider who knows Lisbon’s most intriguing secrets.
Discover the City From the Ground Up
Embark on a thrilling ride as you zip through Lisbon’s narrow cobblestone streets and discover captivating glimpses of daily life.
Head down the tree-lined Avenida da Liberdade, crossing the squares and visiting the ancient Alfama quarter. Ascend to Castelo São Jorge and enjoy breathtaking city views from the castle ramparts. Then descend to the port area of Belém with its UNESCO-listed tower at the edge of the sea.
You might stop to try traditional pastéis de Belém (custard tarts) at Antiga Confeitaria de Belém, where you can peek into the kitchen that has housed the secret recipe since 1837.
Visit the 15th-century Jerónimos Monastery and the tomb of explorer Vasco da Gama. It’s a voyage that’s as exhilarating as it is educational.
Turn Your Ride Into a Photo Workshop
To make your motorcycle tour even more unforgettable, you can transform it into a photography lesson, with your trip accompanied by local professional photographer Harold Naaijer. After a quick briefing and check of your camera equipment, Naaijer will follow on his own scooter.
He’ll provide an insider’s eye for Lisbon’s photographic hot spots—offering tips on how to frame the perfect shot, maximize the exquisite Lisboan light and capture the city’s most evocative scenes. The exercise is sure to affect all your holiday snapshots going forward.
Learn more about this motorcycle tour in the regularly updated Lisbon City Guide, designed as an online flipbook.
To start planning your Lisbon adventure, visit Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon.