ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Lisbon secret walk w/ locals & my granny

Lisboa, PortugalPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Sílvia

  1. 90 mins
  2. Hosted in English, French, and Portuguese

What you'll do

You will be joining me in my home, in Alfama, to go on a walk inside this district, through its narrow streets, meeting some locals, unveiling secrets.

To guide our steps we will follow an emotional itinerary draw by 9 Alfama's old postcards, that my grandmother wrote me when I lived abroad.

We will be searching for those images now, wandering in Alfama streets, confronting the 'past' and the 'present'.

In between, there will be time to meet some locals, live musicians, discover hidden secrets, while Lisbon's historical context is also emphasized, namely the Arabic origins of Alfama and how it influenced our gastronomy. But also the Roman presence, the city landscape transformation, the 1755 earthquake.

Our virtual walk will be a combination of videos filmed now, photos, postcards, sounds, filmed objects, all smoothly integrated into our live talks and group interactions, in order to provide you with the experience of being here and together.

During my daily walks, I will keep shooting Alfama's life & people, replacing some 'old' videos with new ones, to provide a dynamic and real-time experience.

By the end of this promenade we will be back home to see Lisbon from my balcony, on the 5th floor, facing the river, whether it shines or rains, doing a toast to our future!

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You will be joining me in my home, in Alfama, to go on a walk inside this district, through its narrow streets, meeting some locals, unveiling secrets.

To guide our steps we will follow an emotional itinerary draw by 9 Alfama's old postcards, that my grandmother wrote me when I lived abroad.

We will be searching for those images now, wandering in Alfama streets, confronting the 'past' and the 'present'.

In betwe…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Sílvia can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $85.

What to bring

  • Immediatly after you book this experience I will point something that you you can bring to our session. No worries, because you already have it at home!
  • Get a drink (or several). But at least one to cheers once we go on the balcony!
  • Know more about our tours on Instagram/Facebook: @ohmycodtours

Meet your Host, Sílvia

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 101 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am the CEO of Oh! My Cod Food Tours & Trips (www.ohmycodtours.com), a sustainable & slow food travel company that supports local communities & connects travelers w/ social & cultural subjects, in a fun, 'foodie' and informative way!

I was inspired to merge my background in transcultural psychology & anthropology, my love for Portugal & food w/ a conscious travel mindset, to create impactful & meaningful experiences (in-person and online experiences).

I was born in Lisbon, Alfama. At 24 years old I started to live abroad & never stopped traveling again. But I always come back to Lisbon.

I love to travel, to meet people, to be surprised. Art is very important to me (cinema, dance, photography) but also, going out, reading, cooking, eating, & drinking w/ friends & guests!

I've lived in France, Morocco & Turkey.
I am the CEO of Oh! My Cod Food Tours & Trips (www.ohmycodtours.com), a sustainable & slow food travel company that supports local communities & connects travelers w/ social & cultural subjects, in a fun, 'foodie' and informative way!

I was inspired to merge my background in transcultural psychology & anthropology, my love for Portugal & food w/ a conscious travel mindset, to create impactful & meaningful experiences (in-person and online experiences).

I was born in Lisbon,…
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Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 101 reviews.

Audrey
May 2021
Silvia s'est montrée très professionnelle et prévenante dans l'organisation de cet événement privé pour l'anniversaire de mon papa. Elle maîtrise très bien le français et a veillé à inclure tous les participants à l'événement de façon très chaleureuse. Encore merci !
Eszter
April 2021
I have attended some very good online experiences, but this is my favourite so far. Combining a personal story with a beautiful walk in this amazing city is an excellent idea. And it was done perfectly, well structured, interactive etc.. I cannot wait to go back to Lisbon.
Maria
April 2021
I can so much recommend this experience! It covers everything you need to know on your travel: history, sight seeing, personal stories, contact to locals - i could not imagine before that an online experience can make your feel so close to the soul of a city, i got a feeling that i cached the spirit of Lisbon . I think what made it special is that you felt the passion of Silvia, showing people her Lisbon. Thanks s much for your time and efforts!
Oksana
April 2021
It was very interesting to see how the city changed or not changed over the years since the photos had been taken. It was also a unique opportunity to see small yards and narrow streets, and other places that are not tourist spots, but are so beautiful.
Christina
March 2021
The evening in Lisbon was one of the greatest online excursions that I have been able to experience so far. I enjoyed every second. Sìlvia is a great, humorous and passionate host and storyteller. It was very special to get to know Sìlvia and her grandmother. Thank you very much, dear Silvia! I hope to see you soon in Lisbon.

Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 2 and up can attend, up to 30 guests total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
You’ll need to stream audio and video to participate.

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.