NileGuide Expert Says:
The idea originated in San Francisco but has captured the imagination of Europe, including Lisbon.
Rua dos Douradores 16
1100-540 Lisbon, Portugal
tel: +351 (0)21 096 5030/mobile: +351 (0)918 000 191
NileGuide Expert tip:
International ERASMUS students in Lisbon enjoy a €10 discount off the first hour.
A GPS-guided storytelling car is how tour operator Gocar describes its quirky sightseeing product. The little three-wheeled, two-seater vehicles are smart: the GPS system and onboard computer do the thinking while driver and passenger enjoy the ride that not only takes in the city's principal visitor attractions but also lesser-known districts. As you drive the car speaker system delivers a running commentary about the area you're driving through. You can stop at any time to take photographs, grab a coffee or break for lunch. Currently there's four tour options to choose from: East City Centre Tour, West City Centre Tour, Belém Tour, and Expo Tour.