Red Tram

Lisbon- Portugal

The Red Tram passes through Martim Moniz, Graça, Portas do sol, Sé (cathedral), Conceição, Chiado (Camoens), Estrela and finishes its stroll in the Place du Commerce.

Some things worth knowing:

1) Don’t buy tickets onboard. The tickets sold for cash onboard are basically tourist traps – you pay a lot extra.
2) Instead, buy a smart card from any Metro machine. There is a 50 cent charge for the card, and you then pre-load it with journeys. When boarding a tram or funicular. simply hold the smart card against the reader. This validates your journey. I think each journey is about 1.20 Euros while buying it on board is in the 3 Euro price range.
3) If you do a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour, those offered by the Yellow Company include public transport on all the regular trams and funiculars for the duration of the ticket (48 hours, I think), as the Yellow Tours are run by the same company as the bus & tram network. WARNING: they do not apply to metros or commuter trains, as I found out when taking one of the latter…