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Arrábida: Full-Day Private Tour with Wine Tasting

1. Arrábida: Full-Day Private Tour with Wine Tasting

Your private full-day Arrábida tour begins with a drive over Lisbon’s 25 de Abril bridge en route to the Arrábida ridge. Stop to visit the Albufeira lagoon, a popular spot for kayaking, kite surfing, and windsurfing. You’ll also visit the largely unexplored beach at Praia das Bicas, and take in the views of the ocean from the cliffs above, with the Sintra ridge in the background. At Cabo Espichel you’ll visit the sanctuary and church of Nossa Senhora do Cabo and the aqueduct, and then make a brief stop to see the dinosaur footprints. Head up to the Sesimbra Castle and take in the views of the fishing village below. Your driver will then take you into Sesimbra, a fishing village located on a calm bay, where you can enjoy fish and seafood of exceptional quality and take a walk along the breakwater near the beach. You’ll make your way down through Portinho da Arrábida to an idyllic white sand beach at the mouth of the Sado RIver. Enjoy a climb up to the top of the ridge to marvel at the incredible views! To the north you’ll be able to see the entire city of Lisbon and the surrounding mountains, and to the south, you’ll have views of the crystal-clear blue sea, islets, the Tróia peninsula, and the city of Setúbal. Afterwards, you’ll stop in Azeitão at the cellars of José Maria da Fonseca to taste 6 of the finest regional wines.

From Lisbon: Private Wine Tour with Setúbal & Arrábida

2. From Lisbon: Private Wine Tour with Setúbal & Arrábida

Discover the Peninsula of Setubal and admire the impressive mountain ranges and beaches. Ride over the 25th of April Bridge and see the other side of the river at Tejo. Enjoy the view of the beautiful coast and the Arrábida mountains, then ride past the wine producers in Palmela, Setúbal and Montijo, where the finest wines are made. Visit Cabo Espichel and its breathtaking landscape. Visit Sesimbra, with its beautiful bay and one of the main fishing ports in Portugal. Continue along the summits of Arrabida Mountain, which gives the name to the Arrabida Nature Park, and on your arrival in Setubal visit the Livramento Market where fresh products from the sea and land are sold from Tuesday to Sunday. A Wine and Cheese tasting will be waiting for you in a quiet environment at the Mourisca Tide Mill in the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve. On your return to Lisbon cross the Vasco da Gama Bridge, one of the longest bridges in the world.

Azeitão: Private Full-Day Wine Experience from Lisbon

3. Azeitão: Private Full-Day Wine Experience from Lisbon

Get a true taste of Portugal and explore some of the country's best wineries. On this tour from Lisbon, visit four wineries among the best in this important wine region.  After being picked up from Lisbon, you will be transported via air-conditioned minivan as you set off to explore the cellars of four of the region's wine producers. Visit 4 from the following wineries: José Maria da Fonseca, Quinta da Bacalhoa, Venâncio Costa Lima, Quinta do Piloto, Casa Mãe, Malo Tojo, Horácio Simões and Xavier Santana. If you have any specific requests, don't hesitate to tell your guide, who will do their best to provide you with the perfect tour. Due to availability, your guide cannot guarantee any specific wineries, though you will always visit four of the above. 

Lisbon: Surf or Bodyboard and Wine Tasting

4. Lisbon: Surf or Bodyboard and Wine Tasting

Travel from the Lisbon Zoo, taking in views of the rich coastline and its varied elements along the way to the Costa da Caparica, where the Tejo River (River Tagus) flows into the ocean. You will be provided with surf equipment and meet your instructor before beginning your surf experience.  After surfing take a break and visit a sunny fisherman village. Here, you will be given the opportunity to taste the fresh flavors of the Portuguese fish-based gastronomy. Marvel at the views of the spectacular protected landscapes and historical monuments in Arrábida Natural Park. After, enjoy a wine tasting in a historic cellar in one of the richest wine regions in Portugal, Setúbal.

From Sesimbra: Arrábida Private Wine Tour

5. From Sesimbra: Arrábida Private Wine Tour

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, visit a tile factory and learn about the European traditional methods of making them. Finally head to Cristo Rei, the best spot to enjoy a beautiful view over Lisbon. Then return back to the city.

From Lisbon: Palmela Wine Tasting Tour with Snacks

6. From Lisbon: Palmela Wine Tasting Tour with Snacks

Take at trip 40-kilometers south of Lisbon to wine country. Enjoy wi-fi in the vehicle, then take part in a tasting of several wines and a liqeur in the scenic landscape that surrounds Arrábida Mountain. Nibble on snacks, and take a visit to the store to complete your experience. About 40kms south of Lisbon in Palmela, it rises a great opportunity to taste the excellent wines of the Setúbal region, as well as enjoy the beautiful green landscape of Arrábida Mountain. Its excellent wines are produced on soils close to the Atlantic Ocean belonging to the huge massif of Arrábida Mountain. A professional in wines will conduct the wine tasting in a totally relaxed and passionate environment explaining since the harvest species up to the wine production processing that is, the grape treatment related to the amount of sugar, acidity and the fermentation process. You will be tasting several varieties such as the Setúbal muscatel a sweet and fresh wine, the liqueur Bastardo as well as the rare boal grape variety called White Tradition. Also noteworthy are the White Reserve and the Red Reserve wines, the latter being produced in a tank using the technique of foot trodden. The wine tasting is served along with local bread, olives, cheeses, and a variety of Portuguese chorizo. The visit ends at the local store, thus providing the wines tasted and also with some unique products such as regional sweets.

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What people are saying about Setubal

We fully recommend Luis for a private tour! it is evident that he really enjoys what he does. He is very people centric, he focuses on people needs and gives an outstanding background of the tour. We fully received 120% of what we expected and want to come back to Portugal and do another tour with him!

We had a wonderful day with Jose, our host. We saw the many sites in the nature park and spent time at two beautiful beaches. The wine tasting was excellent and our lunch was also delicious and it provided us with a buffet of traditional dishes.

Memorable!

It is a tour that exploits your senses ... of taste - very good tastings and also all the sight seeing of these places with the sea in front and the green of the place in contrast ... we loved it! Highly recommended - André first!

We had a great time learning how to surf! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about surfing as well as the Lisbon area. We had a wonderful day and would absolutely recommend this experience to others.

It was a private tour, so I was able to respond flexibly to this request and I was grateful. Thanks to the knowledgeable guide Natasha, I enjoyed it very much.