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  • Full-Day Arrábida Park Private Tour from Lisbon

    1. Full-Day Arrábida Park Private Tour from Lisbon

    Discover the stunning beauty of the Arrábida Natural Park on the Sado River estuary on a full-day sightseeing tour from Lisbon. Following a pick-up from your hotel or apartment, transfer by air-conditioned minivan across the 25th of April Bridge (Ponte 25 de Abril), which spans the Tagus River and sets you on course for the coastal town of Cascais. Relax on the 30-minute journey to Arrábida Natural Park and then marvel at the abundance of trees and beautiful flora. The 108-acre park is one of 30 nationally protected regions and is home to the famous Convento de Nossa Senhora da Arrábida, a former monastery built in the 16th century. Continue through the park, catching glimpses of the golden sand beaches surrounding the Albufeira Lagoon (Lagoa de Albufeira). Go to Cabo Espichel and hop out to explore the Santuário de Nossa Senhora do Cabo Espichel, a pilgrimage site since the early 18th...

    Had a great time. Our only complaint would be that the vehicle wasn't a mini van like we expected so it was a little tight.

  • From Sesimbra: Full-Day Arrábida Culture & Wine Tasting Tour

    2. From Sesimbra: Full-Day Arrábida Culture & Wine Tasting Tour

    After pickup in Sesimbra you’ll visit the market in Setúbal, considered one of the best markets in the world. Explore the huge variety of fresh fish, fruit and vegetables, bread, cheese and regional pastries on offer. Soak up the vibe and history of the city. Continue to the first winery, stopping to take spectacular photos from the Arrábida Natural Park over the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the luxury Quinta da Bacalhoa wine cellars with a local guide, and enjoy a wine tasting of three renowned wines. Your next stop is for lunch in Setúbal, one of the most iconic and picturesque fishing towns in Portugal. Continue to the José Maria da Fonseca winery to tour the cellars, then enjoy a private visit and wine tasting in Azeitão village. Following this, visit the Azulejos de Azeitão tiles factory and watch traditional European methods of tile making. Then take a walk through the medieval castle o...

  • South of Lisbon’s Wonders: Arrabida, Wine & Tile Tour

    3. South of Lisbon’s Wonders: Arrabida, Wine & Tile Tour

    Learn how tiles became one of Portugal's icons and delve deep into their manufacturing. Drink the best regional wines and discover the process behind getting the grape to your glass. Get picked up by your local guide at your accommodation. Make your way south crossing the iconic Tejo River by Vasco da Gama Bridge, one of the longest in Europe. Continue to Palmela Castle, which has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Due to its privileged and strategic location, it’s one of Portugal’s oldest castles and home to stunning views for both Tejo & Sado River. Move onward to Arrábida Mountain, integrated into the protected Arrábida Natural Park. Marvel at its beauty. Hidden between the trees, turned towards the ocean, find yourself at the Arrábida Convent! Your next stop is the Tile Factory. Travel back in time at this one-of-a-kind handmade factory that still uses centuries-old techniqu...

  • Lisbon: Cultural Region of Three Castles Tour

    4. Lisbon: Cultural Region of Three Castles Tour

    After being picked up from your hotel or accommodation, your walking tour will begin. You will start with a tour of Sesimbra Castle, which was the last of the irregular-shaped hill forts constructed by the Moors prior to the invasion by the Christians in the 12th century. You will then head to Espichel Cape, located to the west of Sesimbra, Portugal. Travelers are drawn there due to impressive views of its cliffs facing the Atlantic Ocean, and you will be able to take spectacular photos from Arrábida's Natural Park over the Atlantic Ocean. You will then have time to visit the “Livramento” Market in Setúbal, which was considered one of the best in the world. Here you will discover a huge variety of fresh fish, fruit and vegetables, bread, cheeses, and regional pastries. Following these markets, you will be granted some free time for lunch in the fishing town of Setubal, where you can ch...

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What people are saying about Sesimbra

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 3 reviews

The best way to experience Portugal.

André was an absolutely phenomenal tour guide. He is incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about Portuguese history, food, wine, and culture. For anyone wishing to experience the best that Portugal has to offer, I cannot recommend the Sesimbra and Arrábida tour enough; it will introduce you to some of the hidden gems of the greater Lisbon area and show you how welcoming the country can be.

Very interesting wine and culture tour

Worth every penny. The tour is well composed and the guide very knowledgeable on the subjects. I was not rushed in any way and we seemed to go into overtime without problems or cutting corners. Many thanks to the guide

We had a great time. Would definitely recommend this tour to others.

Had a great time. Our only complaint would be that the vehicle wasn't a mini van like we expected so it was a little tight.