Arrábida: Full-Day Private Tour with Wine Tasting
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8 hours
Start the tour admiring the Tagus River Bay while crossing the Vasco da Gama bridge, one of the longest in Europe (117.185 meters long). At Palmela, climb to the medieval castle to enjoy the breathtaking view and then, down to the village historic centre, taste the Setúbal Moscatel, which is the emblematic wine of the Setúbal Peninsula Wine Region and one of the Portuguese wine treasures. Relax for lunch in the fishing town of Setúbal or at Sesimbra beach, where the local gastronomy, especially the fresh fish, is superb. After lunch, go to the highest point of the Arrábida Natural Park to enjoy the magnificent scenery and paradisiac views over the green mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. Then go to Azeitão where you will visit one of the oldest wineries in the region (Casa Museu José Maria da Fonseca) and enjoy another wine tasting. In this noble village, the local sweets and cheese are ...
Take a private 8-hour tour of enchanting fishing villages and beautiful Portuguese coastline with this Tesla tour of Setúbal from Lisbon. Experience the jagged hillside cliffs and charming seaside village atmosphere of Sesimbra. See some of Portugal's most stunning landscape at the Serra da Arrábida. Explore the bustling port city of Setúbal on the Blue Coast. Enjoy a fully customizable experience and go at your own pace. Let your driver know if you want to switch up your itinerary, take an alternate route, or see something specific.
After pick-up from your hotel, leave Lisbon via the 25 de Abril bridge, heading towards the Arrábida ridge. Climb up to the top of the Serra da Arrábida. You will have no words to describe the incredible landscape presented in front of you! To the north you will be able to see the entire city of Lisbon, the mountains of S. Luís, S. Francisco, Louro and Gaiteiros. And to the south, the crystal clear blue sea, the islets, the Tróia peninsula and the city of Setúbal. The next stop will be one of the oldest wineries in the region, which started activity in 1914. Being a family business, this winery is now on its fourth generation. The winery produces some famous wines, ranging from table wines to demarcated wines (with Designation of Origin). Here you will have the opportunity to sample typical regional products in addition to the traditional wine tastings. Next visit Sintra, the capital ...
Cross the Vasco da Gama bridge, the longest in Europe, to reach Setubal. Here you will start your tour by visiting the Livramento Market, which was once considered one of the best markets in the world. Here, you will find a huge variety of fresh fish, fruit, vegetables, bread and regional pastries on offer. For the next stop of your tour, head to a family-owned winery in the gorgeous valley of the Arrábida Natural Park. The wine produced here has won several awards at the Brussels International Wine Competition. Here you will have the chance to taste 5 different wines. Afterwards, you can take some amazing pictures of the view over the Atlantic Ocean and stop for a visit at Sesimbra castle. Then enjoy lunch in one of the most iconic and picturesque fishing villages of Portugal. Then head to the second winery, José Maria de Fonseca, where you will enjoy another wine tasting. Also, visi...
Following a pick-up from your hotel in Lisbon, turn south to Palmela, passing by longest bridge in Europe, Vasco da Gama Bridge. Then drive to highest hill where Palmela Castle is situated. Get some photos from a beautiful view of the lands and sea around. After exploring 12 Century Castle, drive west to reach the heights of natural park, with stunning views and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Take spectacular photos from the highest point of Arrabida Natural Park (500m. peak). Descending the road reach the fisherman village Sesimbra where you’ll have free time for an traditional Portuguese lunch. Feel the sand of the Sesimbra beach. After lunch you going to visit a wine cellar, producing wines since 1834. You'll get to know the essence of a Wine production family with almost 200 years of history, where the values passed down from generation to generation are kept alive whil...
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Wonderful excursion! Luck was with us: superb weather and calm sea. The guide and the pilot are very welcoming. Shortly after our departure, we were able to observe from the front of the boat about thirty dolphins jumping around us. Then we went along the coast, to observe the cliffs, caves and almost secret beaches. We dropped anchor in a beautiful place where we could swim in turquoise water. A very beautiful memory and a magic moment for the children! To be redone without fail.
I highly recommend taking this tour if you enjoy hiking and the outdoors! I received hotel pick-up and drop-off from Lisbon to the hiking trail. The trail itself was absolutely beautiful and the views were incredible! Andre was a great guide, very knowledgeable and fun to hike with. It was the perfect day trip and my favorite day from my entire vacation!
We had a wonderful time! We were able to spend some time with a beautiful bottlenose dolphin family. The skipper & the guide were very nice and professional and we felt like the well being of the wildlife is first priority!
It was a fantastisch tour. We saw the bottle-nose dolphins quite soon. After that the captain took us along the coast of parc d’Arrabida. At the end there was some time to take a swim.
Bruno and Joao are very very welcoming and we were shown around the coast in addition to watching the dolphins. It was exceptional, I recommend