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The Best of Arrabida from Sesimbra

Half-day tour with Wine tasting and Guided visit to the prestigious Quinta da Bacalhoa included

  • 4 hours
  • From 49 euros
  • Hotel Pick Up In Sesimbra included

What to Expect

Highlights: - Sesimbra's fishing harbor - Moorish castle from the 9th century - Arrabida Natural Park - Guided visit to Quinta da Bacalhôa winery with tasting of 3 famous wines - Azulejo de Azeitão Tile Factory - Panoramic swing in Sesimbra - *(optional lunch in Azeitão village at a local fish restaurant for an additional fee) We'll start by exploring Sesimbra's fishing harbor, where you'll witness traditional fishing boats and learn about the time-honored methods of fishing that have been passed down through generations. Immerse yourself in the local culture and witness the bustling activity of the harbor. From there, we'll take a leisurely stroll along the ancient walls of the 9th-century Moorish Castle, offering panoramic views of the Arrabida and Sintra mountains, Lisbon, and the picturesque fishing village of Sesimbra. It's a perfect opportunity to soak in the rich history and culture of the region while enjoying the stunning scenery. Prepare to be captivated as we embark on a scenic drive along the mountain road, offering breathtaking views of the Arrábida Natural Park, the Atlantic Ocean, the Sado River, and the city of Setúbal. We'll make a stop at the most beautiful viewpoint, allowing you to take in the pure and calming air while admiring the awe-inspiring landscapes. At the "Azulejos de Azeitão" tile factory, you'll have the chance to discover the traditional Portuguese methods of tile making. Witness skilled artisans as they create, paint, and glaze beautiful ceramic tiles, providing you with a behind-the-scenes look at this exquisite craft. No visit to the region would be complete without indulging in its renowned wines. Our tour includes a guided visit to the prestigious Quinta da Bacalhoa winery, a top destination for enotourism in Portugal. Explore the winery's vast art collection, marvel at the beautiful cellars where the wines are aged, and delight your taste buds with a wine tasting experience featuring three of the winery's most famous wines. To add a thrilling finale to your tour, we offer a stop with an optional ride on a massive swing perched atop the hill, providing you with a breathtaking panoramic view of Sesimbra and the stunning coastal landscapes of the Atlantic Ocean. *Please note that an optional lunch at a local fish restaurant in Azeitão village is available for an additional fee. It's a chance to savor delicious seafood dishes and further immerse yourself in the local culinary delights.

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