Private tour

Lisbon: Arrábida & Sesimbra/ Blue Coast Private Tour

Lisbon: Arrábida & Sesimbra/ Blue Coast Private Tour

From US$ 416.24 per group up to 2

This private 8-hour tour introduces you to some of the hidden treasures in the surrounding area. Explore fortresses, fish markets, beautiful landscapes, dreamy coastlines, breathtaking rock formations, and the wonders of nature.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick-up available from hotels and other locations in Lisbon.
Private group


  • Admire the breathtaking landscapes of southern Portugal
  • Take in views of unspoiled nature at its best
  • Learn interesting facts from your official tour guide
  • Stroll along the beach of Sesimbra
  • Hear the exciting stories of medieval fortresses
  • Enjoy traditional delicacies such as wines, liquors, cheeses, and chouriço
  • Visit a traditional tide mill
  • Take a detour to a local market in Setubal
  • Receive individual attention on this private tour
Full description
See the hidden treasures near Setúbal and Palmela on this minivan tour through the south of Portugal. Ride through cork oaks and pines to the natural preserve along the river Sado, where you can admire a tide mill. It's powered by the ebb and flow of the river. Keep an eye out for storks, flamingoes, and wild ducks. Enjoy lunch in one of the many restaruants in Setúbal or Sesimbra. Try the fantastic fish specialtieis, taken directly from the waters of Setúbal. Don't miss out on the Livramento market, which will enchant you with its tiled scenes of fishing voyages and a large selection of food, from fish to fruit. Pass through Arrábida National Park and admire its 500-meter-tall mountains. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and the calming stillness. Then, visit Sesimbra, a fishin village on the Atlantic. Take a walk along the beach and proceed to Cabo Espichel, a cap on Portugal's Atlantic Coast and the southernmost point of the mouth of the Tejo. Finally, go nearby Azeitão and enjoy traditional delicacies such as wines, liquors, cheeses, and chouriço.
  • Pick-up at all hotels and ports in Lisbon
  • Official tour guide
  • Transport in fully air-conditioned vehicle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Personal injury insurance
  • Pick-up from hotels outside of Lisbon (Cascais, Estoril, Sintra, Carcavelos or Ericeira; additional fee of EUR 20 payable, on site)
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please bring your passport or ID card. Participants aged 65 and over receive a 50% discount on entrance fees to museums and monuments.
  • This is a private tour with an official tour guide/driver. No other guests will be picked up for the tour.
  • This program is just a suggestion. All trips, excursions, or tours can be customized to suit the wishes of the guests.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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based on 2 reviews

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It was really a good outing

Can only recommend this trip, lots of beautiful impressions, the landscape is wonderful, program was varied nicely (landscape, culture, naturally the impressive outlet). The guide was very friendly and helpful and we were impressed with how knowledgeable he was.

June 25, 2012

Apparently this is one of the lesser known tours and I will just not miss this tour! The scenes are breathtaking!

February 28, 2020

Product ID: 14490