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Lisbon Surf Experience

1. Lisbon Surf Experience

Experience the impressive waves of the Atlantic Ocean on a half-day or full-day surf adventure from Lisbon, and discover some of the most beautiful white sand beaches and surf spots for beginners or advanced surfers just 10 to 30 minutes’ drive from the city center. Get to surf some of the coolest hidden spots with a local surfer. Transfer from Lisbon Zoo, enjoying views of the rich coastline and its varied elements along the way. See deserted beaches and uncrowded waves. Go to the Costa da Caparica, where the Tejo River (River Tagus) flows into the ocean. A place of unique natural heritage, the fossil cliffs of Caparica are a “Protected Landscape.” Carved by the fury of the waves and elements of erosion, the coastline receives swells of all kinds. It’s a consistent surf area, offering a variety of waves for all levels of surfing experience. Surf with different sized boards, depending on your skill set. Try different shapes, and discover the most suitable board for you. Full surf equipment and wetsuits are provided, along with optional video footage so you can check out your technique and make any adjustments as needed.

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Lisbon: Pastel de Nata Baking Class with Drinks

2. Lisbon: Pastel de Nata Baking Class with Drinks

Learn all about the delicious Portuguese Pastel de Nata by baking yourself a batch of these local pastries with the help of chefs and instructors in a pastry class. Make your way to the cozy and inviting kitchen, and be guided through the entire process from start to finish. Feel the soft texture of the dough in between your fingers, and smell the delightful aroma once your pastries are in the oven. Finally, tuck into your homemade Pastel de Nata, savoring its sweet flavors. During and after the class, sip on a variety of local beverages, to perfectly complement your gastronomical journey.

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Lisbon: 2-Hour Pastel de Nata Cooking Class

3. Lisbon: 2-Hour Pastel de Nata Cooking Class

Roll your sleeves up and get ready to make your own Pastel de Nata, Portugal's famous egg tarts. Join the chefs in the kitchen for a 2 hour hands-on cooking class.  With origins from the 19th-century, Pastel de Nata was created in monasteries and is probably Portugal's most iconic pastry and has become a national symbol. Loved by all, this pastry is becoming popular worldwide. Learn the secrets of this sugary temptation and take the recipe home with you to amaze all your family and friends. During this cooking class you will have the chance to make your own Pastel de Nata as well as another traditional Portuguese treat. Enjoy tea, coffee, and a light meal to share after cooking.

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Lisbon: Traditional Portuguese Cooking Class

4. Lisbon: Traditional Portuguese Cooking Class

Learn about the delicious Portuguese gastronomy and culture the proper way. Get in the cooking mood with some drinks and finger food while you learn about each dish, from spices to culinary approach. Cook yourself a traditional 3-course meal with the instruction of friendly and helpful chefs. Arrive to a cozy and inviting kitchen and start the night off right with appetizers and Portuguese wines and beer. Enrich your knowledge of cultural cooking, learning about each of the seasonal dishes and traditional techniques. Apply your new knowledge of Portuguese gastronomy by cooking each dish in a fun, step-by-step, and traditional Portuguese environment. Feel assured and welcomed by empathetic instructors, no matter your experience level.

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Lisbon: 1-Hour Portuguese Wine Tasting Session

5. Lisbon: 1-Hour Portuguese Wine Tasting Session

Choosing from a wine menu can be overwhelming if you are not familiar with the country’s wine. On this 1-hour guided wine tasting session, be introduced to and sample Portugal’s impressive offering of wines. During the session, learn about the history, flavors, grapes, and growing regions of Portuguese wines as well as how to pair wines with food. By the end of the class, you will have a better appreciation of Portuguese wine as well as an understanding of the link between wine and Portuguese culture throughout history. Please note that the experience takes place at a wine tasting bar and does not include dinner.

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Lisbon: Pastel de Nata Cooking Class with Local Baker

6. Lisbon: Pastel de Nata Cooking Class with Local Baker

Start the class with an introduction to the history of Pastel de Nata (custard tarts) as well as the family-run bakery where the workshop takes place. Try a variety of pastries that the bakery is renowned for.  Afterwards, head to the kitchen to begin the class. Learn how to create the delicate pastry from your expert instructor. Make the custard from scratch and bake your creations inside a professional oven. Enjoy a collaborative team activity, rather than individual cooking stations. Create at least 3 tarts by hand, forming the dough and filling the custard inside the pastry. After the tarts are ready, enjoy the fruit of your labor with coffee, tea, or sour cherry liqueur.

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Lisbon: Surf or Bodyboard and Wine Tasting

7. Lisbon: Surf or Bodyboard and Wine Tasting

Travel from the Lisbon Zoo, taking in views of the rich coastline and its varied elements along the way to the Costa da Caparica, where the Tejo River (River Tagus) flows into the ocean. You will be provided with surf equipment and meet your instructor before beginning your surf experience.  After surfing take a break and visit a sunny fisherman village. Here, you will be given the opportunity to taste the fresh flavors of the Portuguese fish-based gastronomy. Marvel at the views of the spectacular protected landscapes and historical monuments in Arrábida Natural Park. After, enjoy a wine tasting in a historic cellar in one of the richest wine regions in Portugal, Setúbal.

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Surfing and Yoga in Lisbon

8. Surfing and Yoga in Lisbon

Head to the Costa da Caparica, where the Tejo River flows into the sea. A place of unique natural heritage, the fossil cliffs of Caparica are listed as a Protected Landscape. Book this 5-hour program and treat your body and mind to a special day on the Portuguese coast. Your day begins with a one-hour yoga workshop with a certified instructor who will guide in order to experience deep relaxation through simple movements and repetitions. After stretching and relaxing the body and mind, receive a two-hour surf lesson with all the equipment provided along with video footage so you can check out your technique and make any adjustments as needed. This active tour offers the perfect opportunity to see a beautiful part of Portugal while learning or practicing two healthy and fun activities.

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Arrábida: Snorkeling Course with SSI certification

9. Arrábida: Snorkeling Course with SSI certification

Discover the great biological diversity of the Luiz Saldanha Marine Park with a guided snorkeling activity. Explore the underwater world with professional instructors and receive an SSI snorkeling certification after your experience. Enjoy an activity suitable for families or groups of friends. Learn to snorkel in calm waters, and enjoy a safe and fun introduction to snorkeling in a beautiful natural environment. Discover a variety of plant and fish species as you explore underwater coral reefs teeming with life.

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Lisbon Bodyboard Experience

10. Lisbon Bodyboard Experience

Surf in some of the coolest hidden spots with a local surfer. Transfer from Lisbon Zoo, enjoying views of the rich coastline and its varied elements along the way. See deserted beaches and uncrowded waves. Go to the Costa da Caparica, where the Tejo River (River Tagus) flows into the ocean. A place of amazing natural heritage, the fossil cliffs of Caparica are a “Protected Landscape.” Carved by the fury of the waves and elements of erosion, the coastline receives swells of all kinds. It’s a consistent surf area, offering a variety of waves for all levels of bodyboarding experience. Full bodyboard equipment and wetsuits are provided, along with optional video footage, so you can check out your technique and make any necessary adjustments. The 4-hour tour options include one 2-hour bodyboarding session; the 8-hour tour option includes two 2-hour bodyboarding sessions, as well as time for lunch.

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What people are saying about Lisbon Metropolitan Area

Filipe was very professional and helpful. Very knowledgable and full of general information too ! Good equipment and level of tuition very good. Highly recommend. Pity about the wind but unfortunately no control over it ,

The trainer was such a nice person, explained everything very well and the whole experience felt exciting but very safe. I would definitely do this again. Thank you, Nuno!

Alex was an amazing chef! Not only was he really fun, he was also very knowledgeable about each dish we cooked! I recommend this class, you will not be disappointed.

We loved the class!! The extra side dish of codfish fritters and the genuine love they had for teaching us not only the recipes but also their origin in history.

It was fantastic, and the best pastel de nata we ever tasted!