Experience Sesimbra's fishing scene and hear the stories about the evolution of this town in the last decades. You’ll learn about the many ways and techniques of fishing and encounter the real Sesimbra on this guided walk.
What to Expect
Portugal fed itself for hundreds of generations using nets and lines, and its maritime and fishing traditions are among the most entrenched in Europe. In this experience you will observe, learn, experience and taste the real Sesimbra.
Start your tour inside Santiago's Fortress, one of the most important monuments of Sesimbra, and walk along the promenade to the west side of the town. Admire the architecture of the iconic Hotel do Mar and hear about the urban changes in Sesimbra during the last century.
Enter the Port of Sesimbra and follow your guide on a tour inside the Fishing Port, where you'll observe the unloading of fish from the boats, see the catch of the day and familiarize yourself with the fishermens' lifestyle and traditional fishing techniques. Taste the Fisherman's Liqueur, a typical drink, inside a fisherman warehouse.
Go on a 30 minute boat tour in Sesimbra's bay and enjoy the breathtaking views of the town and the surroundings. Admire the landscape of beautiful cliffs, Mediterranean vegetation and golden beaches.
Finish your tour at a local fish restaurant feasting with the highest quality fresh fish for dinner.
- Small-group tour (limited to 12 people)
- Local guide
- Entrance in the fish auction
- Liqueur tasting inside a fisherman warehouse
- Boat tour along the bay
- Dinner (starters, main course, drink, dessert and coffee)
What's Not Included
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Transportation to/from attractions
- Any additional drinks or food