A Different Type of Underground Lisbon

Get to know the a different side of Lisbon in an exploration of it’s underground scene. In this tour, you’ll visit some of the city’s best-kept secrets: local bars and associations. If you want to experience an authentic and sometimes crazy evening, this is the tour for you.

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Get to know the a different side of Lisbon in an exploration of it’s underground scene. In this tour, you’ll visit some of the city’s best-kept secrets: local bars and associations.

If you want to experience an authentic and sometimes crazy evening, this is the tour for you.

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Description

Lara & Katrina

About your guide

My name is Martin Lartell, a Stokholm Swedish native gone nomad travelling around Europe in my standard iconic blue Volvo Van -hipster to the bone (the irony isn’t lost on me)(oh, I’m your host)!

My life took a big turn when I hit the road after studying in Sweden and didn’t feel like I ever wanted to go home. Since then I’ve been all around the world living with some crazily strange communities, taken motorbikes up to the highest points of the Himalayas and driven around the world in my blue house on wheels.

What we’ll do

Getting here I quickly and by total chance caught onto an awesome Portuguese concept called “associations”, a magic middle ground between charity and artist collective.

I joined one by total chance because I was looking for an artist studio and a friend of a friend pointed me in the direction of these crazy British guys. Since getting on board we’ve been throwing huge nights in our abandoned fishing warehouse that sits on the river-facing Lisbon, and it’s been such an exciting journey.

Inside the city there are heaps of these underground art collectives that run secret, local nightclubs and bars that you can only find if you know where they are or who runs them. I’d love to show some international travellers what the underbelly of Lisbon looks like – it’s like nothing I’ve ever seen!

We will be visiting the following associations:
-Rda
-Anjos 70
-Crew hassan
-maybe Desterro
-Sirigaita.

Each association ask for a “donation” so that you can become a member, which allows you to go inside, so don’t frown if they ask you for €3 on entry.

If you want to see a side to a city very few tourists have ever seen, come with me! I really look forward to showing you.

All the best.

What else you should know

Prepare for smokey rooms and some crazy performances.

What to bring

Casual dress and €20 for drinks and entrance…

Time: 10:30pm-2:30am

22 reviews for A Different Type of Underground Lisbon

  1. Jeanne Hazelton

    I can highly recommend Martin’s underground tour! It doesn’t matter if your are travelling with someone or solo, you will have a great time anyways! We got to see a lot of cool bars that would have been a hazzel to research and to try to find by ourselves. Our group connected very well and I had a wonderful night thanks to Martin!

  2. Altagracia Hassan

    Myself and my fiancé had a great time with Martin. It was fun going to bars that we wouldn’t have gone by ourselves. I recommend this experience for anyone who would want to have a night out in Lisbon.

  3. Amado Ackerson

    Martin took us to about a half-dozen different places, all very unique. There was a great variety and I definitely wouldn’t have found these places myself. He was very conscientious about keeping everyone together and making sure everyone was fine – great host! His stories were entertaining and he quickly made the group feel comfortable.

  4. Andra Canez

    This is a great tour to customize it based on how fancy you want it to be. You can spend 10euros or you can spend 100. The guides take you to the different places, they are really hidden gems and you decide what you want to order and how fancy you want it to be. I was in a small group so it felt really intimate.

  5. Annamarie Wedell

    Es war ein sehr angenehmer Abend mit Martin und unserer Truppe. Er hat eine angenehme Art mit allen Gästen umzugehen und man kommt dadurch leicht mit einander ins Gespräch. Er ist flexibel, zuverlässig und sehr gut zu erreichen. Alles in allem ein sehr lustiger Abend und auf jeden Fall weiter zu empfehlen!

  6. Anne Moor

    This was a really fun way to see the city and enjoy the diverse individuals who were a part of the group. Each place was different and our host kept us moving making sure to include snacks so individuals would feel good while enjoying their drinks. Oscar is a fun people person with a great personality. Had a really good time.

  7. Antonette Hawker

    Martin’s tour was great! Showed you places that as a tourist you’d never find on your own. Tour took us to a variety of places from small local bars to rooftops. Martin’s a really friendly guy and makes you feel welcome straight away. It’d be tragic not to take this tour while in Lisbon!

  8. Ardelle Schissler

    It took all my courage to experience my very first underground tour. But after meeting Martin and a bunch of other interesting new strangers from all over the world, same as locals, who wanted to experience their own city from a whole new perspective and by getting to know everyone in the shortest amount of time, it became clear to me that I don’t regret a single drink we all shared together that night! Martin as a host was perfect in his job of connecting people together and making them have a wonderful night never to forget. So take all your courage and just book. You won’t regret. Cheers!

  9. Ariane Mcmurray

    Het was fijn om in een ontspannen sfeer leuke kroegjes te zien,zonder dat ik er naar moest zoeken. Martinr wist die sfeer goed te creëren. Top dank je wel

  10. Audie Baylis

    This pubcrawl is amazing. Martin is really easygoing and knows how to bring a big crowd together. It was like going out with a bunch of friends. Had a blast. Actually, i’ll join again tonight!

  11. Augusta Bourdon

    A mix of dive bars and fancy spots. Even a kebab break thrown in there! the tour is flexible, and works around how the group feels. Martin is hilarious and he really wants everyone to have fun. He’s quite the Energizer bunny, which is appreciated in a pub tour guide. Thanks dude!

  12. Benny Chamberlin

    What a great way to experience the nightlife of Lisbon while meeting a variety of interesting fun people! Our guide Martin was enthusiastic and passionate about the city. He made all of us feel welcome and was attentive throughout the evening. Most of our troupe were open minded, cultured people, happy to experience the lesser known bars and pubs of Lisbon, however I think some may have preferred a more commercial evening and perhaps should have stuck to the tourist bars. If you want a tour that is authentic, fun and a great way to engage with new friendly faces, Martin is the man for you. Thank you for making us feel so welcome Martin – and for all the laughs!

  13. Bruno Ephraim

    Nice guy, had a lot of fun with him. He knows his way around Lisbon. Would recommend it. You‘ll meet a lot of nice people!

  14. Carissa Eason

    Great experience! Each bar was very cool and unique. Had a blast meeting people from all over the world! (Wear comfortable shoes though lol)

  15. Carla Campas

    Such a great evening! Martin is friendly and personable and showed us some wonderful sights that we wouldn’t have likely seen otherwise. It was a unique experience that my friend and I will surely remember for years to come. Although I don’t remember much after the vinho verde, the final stop was incredible.

  16. Celia Brion

    Hands down one of the best underground tours i went on. Martin was professional yet very friendly and approachable. I felt safe, taken care of and met some amazing people along the way. The places we visited were a mix of hidden little places and posh with a view. I highly recommend this.

  17. Celine Lagasse

    Great experience getting together in a fun and friendly mix of people from around the world to have a night out, excellently guided by Martin. Perfect start of my weekend in Lisbon.

  18. Chad Albury

    I can highly recommend Martin’s underground tour! It doesn’t matter if your are travelling with someone or solo, you will have a great time anyways! We got to see a lot of cool bars that would have been a hazzel to research and to try to find by ourselves. Our group connected very well and I had a wonderful night thanks to Martin!

  19. Wilma Guilford

    This was an amazing experience. As a woman traveling by myself, these are the type of things I enjoy because I can experience the nightlife in a city in a group and feel safe. I had difficulty meeting up with the group initially (my own fault) and decided to go back to my hotel. Then Martin messaged me and convinced me to come back out and meet up with them. It was a great night. He did a good job of getting everyone in the group to connect with each other and he was very personable. I would happily do it again.

  20. Yung Kohlmeier

    Highly recommend it to everyone. :)) Perfect way to meet really cool people whilst travelling solo. Martin definitely knows exactly where to go to have an amazing night out Lisbon style.

  21. Zana Utsey

    This was a wonderful experience to get to know Underground Lisbon nightlife! We went on our first night in Lisbon and set us up for getting to know the city! The bars were all cool and different from each other and unique in their own way. We also made friends with everyone there! Such a fun night!

  22. Zelda Marth

    Idée très originale. Très bonne ambiance. Une très belle expérience et donc… une très belle soirée. Merci beaucoup Martin ! Very original idea. Very good atmosphere. A very nice experience and so … a very nice evening. Thank you very much Martin !

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