Our most recommended things to do in Montijo

Lisbon: Sintra, Pena Palace, Cabo da Roca & Cascais Day Trip

1. Lisbon: Sintra, Pena Palace, Cabo da Roca & Cascais Day Trip

Join a day tour of some of Portugal's most popular sites, with stops in Sintra, the famous Pena Palace, stunning Cabo da Roca and the chic seaside town of Cascais. The trip starts from Lisbon to the famous city of Sintra, where the romantic architecture, historic properties and mansions, as well as its numerous castles and royal palaces, made it a Unesco World Heritage Site. In Sintra, fall in love with the palace's fairytale appearance, its beautiful facade and extravagant interior. Then head to the center of Sintra and enjoy 90 minutes of free time to explore the city on your own. Get recommendations for must-see places in the city, as well as the best restaurant options for delicious traditional Portuguese meals. Then, head to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of mainland Europe, and enjoy impressive views of high rocky cliffs lapped by the ocean. Weather conditions permitting, stop at Guincho beach, whose strong winds and high waves have made it a popular destination for surfers. Finally, visit Cascais, an elegant Portuguese coastal town. Stroll along the Cascais marina, seeing its charming fishing port and its restored fort. After some free time to explore Cascais, settle back into your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy more stunning views of the Portuguese coast on your journey back to Lisbon.

Lisbon: Private Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour

2. Lisbon: Private Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour

Visit the picturesque region of Azeitão, known for its cheeses and wines, on this full-day tour. Discover two of the best wineries in the region and taste fine wines. We start in the morning with a visit to the first winnery where you can learn a little more about the history of the winery and taste some of its wines. Then you can enjoy lunch in one of the typical restaurants in the region. After lunch, visit the second winery in the region and taste 3 more regional wines, and learn a little more about the history of the winery In addition to participating in the tastings, admire breathtaking views in the Arrábida Natural Park. For logistical reasons, the Tour cannot be booked less than 24 hours in advance.

Serra da Arrábida: Private Tour with Wine Tasting

3. Serra da Arrábida: Private Tour with Wine Tasting

We will start our tour passing by the famous Vasco da Gama Bridge. It is the longest bridge in Portugal and the second longest in Europe. It has a total length of 17,345 meters, of which 12,000 meters are over the waters of the Tejo estuary. Destination is Palmela Castle, a castle full of history, made up of several conquests. Headquarters of the Order of Santiago until 1834 and considered National Monument, where Within the walls of the Castle are: the Pousada Histórica de Palmela We then set off to discover the famous Adega-Museu with wine tasting, famous for its long history of wine production, the Moscatel de Setúbal liqueur wine (a regional liquor), and also the world famous wine called "Periquita". We pass by the artisanal Tile Factory that maintains the manual manufacturing process, with origins in the 18th century and using the faience technique. We continue towards the Arrábida Mountain where we can glimpse the famous views of the mountains where the combination of the blue tones of the sea water and the green vegetation of the mountains gives the perfect coloring for an escape into nature. One can say, bluntly, that Mother Nature spared no effort when she created this little corner of Portugal! We pass through Sesimbra - a fishing village, where you can visit the fishing port and the 12th century castle, better known as the Moorish Castle. Here you can enjoy a lunch with typical dishes of the region. We will finish with a brief stop at Cristo - Rei. This National Sanctuary is located at an altitude of 133 meters above the level of the Tagus. The sanctuary and monument "Cristo Rei" constitutes the biggest tourist attraction of the council of Almada with a magnificent view over Lisbon, ending our visit with the crossing of the 25th of April Bridge in direction to Lisbon. Come make this tour with us and get to know the most spectacular places in Portugal.

Lisbon: Private Tour full day

4. Lisbon: Private Tour full day

Get to know the city of Lisbon on a private excursion to its biggest landmarks. Learn about local history as you encounter meaningful locations, including parks, monuments, and iconic buildings. Take in panoramic views of the cityscape and the Tejo River. Get picked up at your accommodation in the city or its surrounding areas and travel aboard an air-conditioined vehicle with free WiFi. Start the visit at the emblematic Belém Tower, on the edge of the Tejo River. Pass by the Padrão dos Descobrimentos and the Jerónimos Monastery. Continue towards Almada over the 25 de Abril Bridge, toward the Cristo Rei monument. Admire one of the most breathtaking views over the city of Lisbon from the other side of the Tejo River. Return to Lisbon, heading to one of the oldest neighborhoods in the capital: Alfama. Stroll through its beautiful streets and alleys full of colorful homes. Explore a dynamic gastronomy with the chance to purchase lunch. Stop by different viewpoints, as well as several buildings that help tell the story of Portugal. Move on to the Cathedral of Lisbon and gaze at its ancient facade. Head toward the Miradouro da Nossa Senhora do Monte, overlooking the city. Contemplate the landscape before ending your tour by passing the Parque Eduardo VII, with views of the Marquês de Pombal Square and Avenida da Liberdade, all the way to the south bank of the city. Sit back on the return drive to your accommodation.

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