Polaroid Walk • Lisbon City Centre

MARCH - NOVEMBER

 

 

Tour description

This is our most popular tour. Once you meet your guide you will be given a bite-sized and fun introduction to the history of Polaroid the company and it's impact on popular culture and contemporary art.

We'll then get to know a few different cameras from the polaroid family. After this everyone will be furnished with one polaroid camera each and a fresh pack of colour film, you'll be shown how to use it and given tips on how to take the best pictures possible. We then hit the streets of LIsbon for a couple of hours to take some real pictures, we'll cover some of the main sites but also go off the beaten path a little to get some interesting perspectives of the city.

Sample Itinerary

• Jardim do Príncipe Real (Gardens of Príncipe Real - where the tour begins)
•Bairro Alto
• Largo do Carmo
•Baixa Chiado
•Rua Augusta & Praça do Comerçio
• Alfama
•Portas da Sol [viewpoint]
• Miardouro da Graça [viewpoint]

What's included?

•Local Lisbon photo guide
- All of guides are practising contemporary artists or photographers, this is not an oral historical tour of the city -
•Introduction to the history of Polaroid photography
•Rental of a vintage polaroid camera
• 1 x pack of polaroid colour film (8 photos)
note: extra film can be purchased for 20€ per pack
•Our tours are always in small groups (maximum 8 persons) This is important to us. We aim to offer an alternative way to experience the city whilst causing minimal disruption

Where does it start?

Please meet your guide outside O Palacio [picture below] on the north side of Jardim do Príncipe Real
The tour begins here and will finish at Miradouro da Graça
Click here for location on google maps