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Melides: Horse Riding on the Beach with Wine Tasting

1. Melides: Horse Riding on the Beach with Wine Tasting

Enjoy a horseback ride that will connect you with nature. Breathe in the fresh sea air under an immense sky. Explore the woods of Grândola near the coast and discover the local wildlife. Pass through dunes and pine forest of the protected area of Melides. Ride along a beach that stretches out for over 60 kilometers with the ocean at your side. After the beach, you will ride close to the Melides freshwater lagoon, where you will be able to spot a variety of bird species. If selected, at the end of your activity, enjoy a wine tasting session of three different types of wine produced in the region or a barbecue lunch. You can also opt to book a private instructor and enjoy a memorable day with a group of your friends or family.

From Lisbon: Remote South-West Coast Full-Day Private Tour

2. From Lisbon: Remote South-West Coast Full-Day Private Tour

Your tour will begin around 08:30, 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. You will start by heading south by the Iron Bridge towards Comporta beach, in the Troia region (a one-hour drive). Next, head further south to Melides, Santo André, Sines (the birthplace of Vasco da Gama), Porto Covo, Milfontes and Zambujeira do Mar. In between these points, depending on your preferences, you’ll have lunch at one of the many restaurants of the region that is known for its fresh fish and exquisite seafood. Along the way, proceed through the protected area of the southwest coast to Odiceixe, also a beautiful beach and one of the last points before reaching Algarve. On the return journey, there may be time for a short visit to São Teotónio, a traditional village in Alentejo, before returning to Lisbon by 6.30 PM.

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What people are saying about Melides

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 10 reviews

A comprehensive and beautiful west coast tour. We have never seen this area and really enjoyed the everchanging landscape. Thank you for the wonderful restaurant recommendation - the food, service and wine were excellent.

I had never ridden a horse and it was the 1st time my girlfriend, I give 5 stars because I can't give more! Super available and open to answering all questions and making a spectacular tour! really worth it!

Wonderful experience!! Well-groomed horses, very safe ride and responsible, dedicated and very friendly staff! I recommend this experience with enchanting landscapes.

Amazing. Very friendly and welcoming. we will be back