A journey full of history along the banks of the Tagus River

4·Apr·2020

Today we are talking about a very special route for all the lisboners and that delights all the tourists who visit it. This 8 km route along the Tagus River covers various cultural layers of the city and allows a journey with more than 500 years to the Age of Portuguese Discoveries.

With our Twizy E-tech you can visit the entire area along the Tagus River in a completely innovative, sustainable and with maximum comfort. Parking is free so you can stop wherever and whenever you want to take lots of pictures at the many points of interest you will find along the way, including:

LX Factory: An old industrial complex with almost 200 years old, transformed into a space full of art galleries, bookstores and restaurants, maintaining the industrial atmosphere of yesteryear and introducing contemporary elements from various urban art artists.

Jerónimos Monastery: This 16th century monastery is one of the most imposing and famous attractions in the city. Paid by the profits of spices coming from the East, the visit to this monument considered World Heritage by UNESCO, is an unmissable trip at the time of the Portuguese Discoveries. Here is the tomb of the iconic Portuguese poet: Luís Vaz de Camões.

Belém Tower: Built in 1515, this tower is the most emblematic monument in Lisbon. With the original purpose of serving as a protective fortress of the city, it was from here that many voyages of the Portuguese Discoveries departed. Its history and uniqueness of its architecture earned it UNESCO World Heritage status.

MAAT: The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is a recent work with an architecture that has amazed and delighted national and international critics. It addresses the relationship between art and new technologies through contemporary and international programming.

Commerce Square: Also known as “Terreiro do Paço”, this is the largest square in Lisbon and one of the largest in Europe. Originally designed to welcome those arriving in the city by boat, it was where the royal palace was located before the 1755 earthquake.

An unmissable trip that combines historic and emblematic monuments over 500 years old, with modern buildings and avant-garde architecture. All this with the Tagus River and the 25 de Abril Bridge providing a stunning backdrop.

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