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Arrábida and Sesimbra Day Tour & Wine Tasting

Arrábida and Sesimbra Day Tour & Wine Tasting

From US$ 66.48 per person

Discover the amazing landscapes of Arrábida Natural Park and sample Portugal's delicious wine on a full-day trip from Lisbon. Visit the castles of Setúbal, discover historic wine cellars, and enjoy lunch in Sesimbra on a private or shared tour.

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Duration 8 hours
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English, Portuguese, Spanish
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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel over the longest bridge in Europe, the Vasco da Gama Bridge
  • Take in great views of Lisbon from 25th of April Bridge
  • Explore lovely Palmela and Sesimbra
  • Experience the beautiful and unique Arrábida Natural Park and breathtaking views from Portinho da Arrábida
  • Sample excellent local wine and tour a historic cellar in Azeitão
  • Visit a family-owned farm in the heart of Arrábida
  • Admire the view of Lisbon from the Cristo Rei statue
Full description
Experience the flavors and natural beauty of Portugal on this lovely full-day tour. Heading towards Portugal's Extremadura region, you will travel out of Lisbon over the longest bridge in Europe, the Vasco da Gama Bridge. In Palmela, you will find a Moorish castle offering fantastic photo opportunities. Visit a family estate where you can try homemade wine. Then continue through the mountains of the Arrábida National Park - up to 500 meters or 1,640 feet above sea level- and marvel at the spectacular views of one of Portugal's most beautiful landscapes. The park is also home to many plant and animal species found exclusively in this region. Much of the park is subject to strong protective measures and certain locations can only be accessed with special permission. Time for a short break. Take a relaxed stroll on the beach of Portinho Arrábida and enjoy the cool sea breeze and crisp air. Then, head to the charming fishing village of Sesimbra to have lunch at one of the village's friendly local restaurants with delicious dishes featuring the day's fresh catch. In the summer, cool off with a swim in the Atlantic, or simply go for another walk along the village's inviting beaches. Don't miss your chance to visit the village's beautifully restored church dating back to 1725, or take a walk to explore the Sesimbra Castle. Of course, the perfect follow-up to a delicious meal is great wine. Take part in a guided tour of the José Maria da Fonseca winery, one of the oldest in Portugal. It is still family-owned. Discover the region's outstanding wines at a wine tasting that includes 2 local varieties. As a perfect finale, take in the view over Lisbon from the platform of the Christ the King statue before crossing the 25 de Abril Bridge and heading back to Lisbon.
Includes
  • Transport
  • Tour guide
  • Visit of a family-owned manor with wine tastings
  • Guided tour of a wine cellar with wine tastings
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

In front of the Hard Rock Café at Avenida Liberdade 2

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The default language for this tour is English. If you select a different language, for example German, this language will be included alongside English, so the tour will be bilingual. If you wish to have a tour only in your language, please select a private tour.
  • In the summer months, you can take a swim in the Atlantic. If you book during the summer, remember to bring a bathing suit.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 122 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Nuno was our guide! Excellent...! Our guide was excellent, personable, always remembered every question. He set up such a wonderful day, all we had to do was show up! As people who typically plan our own tours, it was so carefree to have someone organize such specific things and knew the area intimately.

September 14, 2021

The wine tasting was delightful. The first vineyard was set in some very picturesque countryside and maybe the more important element was that the wine was delicious. My partner and I bought some to take home to remember the trip. The reds we tried may have converted my partner to red wine. The whites were excellent and all of the wines were very reasonably priced. The stop off for lunch was in a postcard beachside town and the views going over the mountains were frankly amazing. Snapping a few pictures of my phone didn’t really do them justice. Whilst the wine at the second location wasn’t to our taste that’s not to say it was bad wine. The tour was really interesting and the gardens of the house a delight to walk through. Our tour guide was a lovely man, chatty, informative and really made the day more special. Would recommend this tour to all who say they’re going to Lisbon.

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September 6, 2021

Our guide, Joao, was great. Very knowledgeable about the history of the area we were in and knew where to stop for the best photo ops. The two wine tasting stops were great, very different from each other. One was a small family operation and the other was a major player in the wine industry.

November 1, 2019

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