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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.

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

    2. 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: Arrábida & Azeitão Wine Region Full Day Private Tour

    3. Lisbon: Arrábida & Azeitão Wine Region Full Day Private Tour

    Your tour will begin around 8:30 AM, when you will be picked up from your accommodation or ship. As this is a private tour, your itinerary is flexible and you can choose which places you would most like to see, in discussion with your driver. The tour will head first towards the Serra da Arrábida, a half-hour drive. Once there, see the vineyards at the base of the mountain before climbing towards the monastery. Proceed down to the hidden beaches of Galápos and Figueirinha, where there will be time for a short stop. After that, head to Setúbal, the district capital, to taste some of the most exquisite fresh fish and seafood dishes available. Take some time to visit the local market, considered one of the best in the world. After lunch, you will pass by Palmela and Azeitão, where a stop can be made at a local winery, depending on the schedule and your preferences a visit to the cellars ca...

  • 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...

  • Arrabída Park with Wine, Cheese, and Pastry Tasting

    5. Arrabída Park with Wine, Cheese, and Pastry Tasting

    Crossing the 25th of April Bridge, admire the best view of Lisbon from the statue of Christ the King. Then, proceed to Arrábida Natural Park to enjoy some beautiful scenery. Marvel as breathtaking landscapes stretch out over crystal-clear waters. Later, you will arrive in the city of Setúbal, a coastal town known for its fishing activities. Explore a fantastic fresh food market before enjoying a lunch break. In the afternoon, visit a handmade tiles atelier to have the opportunity to see Portuguese tiles being made, a truly incredible experience. Before returning to Lisbon, you will go to a renowned Portuguese winery to visit their ancient wine cellars and enjoy a wine tasting. To finish the tour, savor tastings of 3 varieties of cheese, 2 varieties of smoked ham, and a traditional pastry, as well as 2 more wine tastings.

  • Half Day Private Tour to Secret Arrábida Beaches

    6. Half Day Private Tour to Secret Arrábida Beaches

    The tour begins at 8:30 AM or 1:30 PM, depending on your choice, with the pick up at your hotel, apartment or ship. This ensures enough time to enjoy your program without any hurry. This private tour is provided mainly with the objective of showing the Arrábida area. Although there will be time to visit the inside of some selected monuments or attractions, it is never sufficient to visit all of them, so please inform your driver of your preferences and all arrangements will be made in order to fulfill your preferences.  Start by heading south by the Iron Bridge heading towards the Arrábida mountain (30 minutes drive). Once there drive across the mountain, seeing the vineyards at the base, climbing to one of the highest points, and descending to the beaches where there will be a short stop in Figueirinha. Take some time to visit what is considered one of the best markets in the world in ...

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What people are saying about Arrabida Natural Park

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4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

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.