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Sesimbra and Arrábida National Park Tour with Wine Tasting

1. Sesimbra and Arrábida National Park Tour with Wine Tasting

Spend a full day exploring the Setubal region of Portugal on a tour that takes you through the countryside to see castles and taste wine. Begin your trip by crossing the Tagus River on your way to the impressive Cabo Espiche on the westernmost point of the Sesimbra coastline. Then, it is time to go to the fishing town of Sesimbra and visit a Moorish castle. This seaport town also boasts plenty of beaches and restaurants serving fresh seafood. Nearby is Arrábida Natural Park, located on the shore of the Sado River estuary. Visit the famous beaches of Portinho da Arrábida and Figueirinha, before heading to Setubal for a fish lunch! After lunch you will make your way to the astonishing Arrabida Mountain. This is a protected (Arrabida Natural Park) area. Here you will visit a a small local family owned cellar in the middle of the peaceful Arrabida Mountain to learn more about how this precious nectar is made. You will see the vineyards, see how the process is completed and of course, taste the results. All this is done in the company of a local, in an informal and funny way.

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Arrábida and Sesimbra Day Tour & Wine Tasting

2. Arrábida and Sesimbra Day Tour & Wine Tasting

Experience the flavors and natural beauty of Portugal on this lovely full-day tour. Heading towards Portugal's Extremadura region, you will travel out of Lisbon over the longest bridge in Europe, the Vasco da Gama Bridge. In Palmela, you will find a Moorish castle offering fantastic photo opportunities. Visit a family estate where you can try homemade wine. Then continue through the mountains of the Arrábida National Park - up to 500 meters or 1,640 feet above sea level- and marvel at the spectacular views of one of Portugal's most beautiful landscapes. The park is also home to many plant and animal species found exclusively in this region. Much of the park is subject to strong protective measures and certain locations can only be accessed with special permission. Time for a short break. Take a relaxed stroll on the beach of Portinho Arrábida and enjoy the cool sea breeze and crisp air. Then, head to the charming fishing village of Sesimbra to have lunch at one of the village's friendly local restaurants with delicious dishes featuring the day's fresh catch. In the summer, cool off with a swim in the Atlantic, or simply go for another walk along the village's inviting beaches. Don't miss your chance to visit the village's beautifully restored church dating back to 1725, or take a walk to explore the Sesimbra Castle. Of course, the perfect follow-up to a delicious meal is great wine. Take part in a guided tour of the José Maria da Fonseca winery, one of the oldest in Portugal. It is still family-owned. Discover the region's outstanding wines at a wine tasting that includes 2 local varieties. As a perfect finale, take in the view over Lisbon from the platform of the Christ the King statue before crossing the 25 de Abril Bridge and heading back to Lisbon.

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Private Van Tour Arrabida and Wine Tasting

3. Private Van Tour Arrabida and Wine Tasting

Start the tour admiring the Tagus River Bay while crossing the Vasco da Gama bridge, one of the longest in Europe (117.185 meters long). At Palmela, climb to the medieval castle to enjoy the breathtaking view and then, down to the village historic centre, taste the Setúbal Moscatel, which is the emblematic wine of the Setúbal Peninsula Wine Region and one of the Portuguese wine treasures. Relax for lunch in the fishing town of Setúbal or at Sesimbra beach, where the local gastronomy, especially the fresh fish, is superb. After lunch, go to the highest point of the Arrábida Natural Park to enjoy the magnificent scenery and paradisiac views over the green mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. Then go to Azeitão where you will visit one of the oldest wineries in the region (Casa Museu José Maria da Fonseca) and enjoy another wine tasting. In this noble village, the local sweets and cheese are also a must. Finally, stop at the Cristo Rei (inspired by Rio de Janeiro’s Christo Redentor) to enjoy the view over the city of Lisbon, before returning to Lisbon, crossing the 25 de Abril suspension bridge.

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From Lisbon: Private Wine Tour with Setúbal & Arrábida

4. From Lisbon: Private Wine Tour with Setúbal & Arrábida

Discover the peninsula of Setúbal and admire the impressive mountain ranges and beaches. Ride over the Vasco de Gama Bridge and see the other side of the river at Tejo. Enjoy the view of the beautiful coast and the Arrábida mountains, then ride past the wine producers in Palmela, Setúbal and Montijo, where the finest wines are made. Visit Cabo Espichel and its breathtaking landscape. Sample the famous local cake in Azeitão, then ride again over the Arrábida mountains, which take their name from the Arrábida Natural Park, to Setúbal. Visit the Livramento Market and sample regional wine and cheese at the Mourisca tidal mill.

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Lisbon: Surf or Bodyboard and Wine Tasting

5. 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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From Lisbon: Wine Cellar and Food-Tasting Tour

6. From Lisbon: Wine Cellar and Food-Tasting Tour

Head from Lisbon to one of the most important wineries in the region for a wine tasting experience and vineyard tour. Try the famous moscatel do Setúbal, a full, sweet muscat wine characteristic of the region. Explore the vineyards and see the different types of grapes that thrive in the area. Feel like an expert sommelier for the day. Before leaving, taste tortas de azeitão, a famous local pastry. Get back on the road and make your way along the scenic route running through the Arrábida Natural Park. Take in lovely views of the coastline and steep limestone cliffs as well as the Sado River.  Stop in the coastal city of Setúbal and learn about the history of the city dating back to the Roman times. Try one of the finest Portuguese delicacies: choco frito (fried cuttlefish). Head back to Lisbon with your palate fully satisfied.

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Azeitão: Private Full-Day Wine Experience from Lisbon

7. Azeitão: Private Full-Day Wine Experience from Lisbon

Get a true taste of Portugal and explore some of the country's best wineries. On this tour from Lisbon, visit four wineries among the best in this important wine region.  After being picked up from Lisbon, you will be transported via air-conditioned minivan as you set off to explore the cellars of four of the region's wine producers. Visit four from the following wineries: José Maria da Fonseca, Quinta da Bacalhoa, Venâncio Costa Lima, Quinta do Piloto, Casa Mãe, Malo Tojo, Horácio Simões and Xavier Santana. If you have any specific requests, don't hesitate to tell your guide, who will do their best to provide you with the perfect tour! Due to availability, your guide cannot guarantee any specific wineries, though you will always visit four of the above. 

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Arrábida: Small-Group Wine Tour with Tastings

8. Arrábida: Small-Group Wine Tour with Tastings

Just 45 minutes south of Lisbon, there’s a natural green and vibrant area. It’s called the Arrábida Natural Park and besides having an amazingly rich ecosystem, home to many animal species and flora as well, it is one of the most reputable winemaking regions in the country. This region is called Peninsula of Setúbal, the capital district. Along the way, listen to your guide talking about the tradition of viticulture in the region, owing to its dense concentration of micro-climates. At your first stop, you will have a tour of a wine house that has been run by the same family for 4 generations, solely dedicated to Palmela wines. See the vineyards and get your taste buds ready for a festival of vibrant reds, whites, and muscats (Moscatel). Your next stop is the port city of Setubal, with it’s beautiful and crystal clear Sado River, have some free time for lunch here. Then you venture deeper inside the Arrabida Natural Park to reach a family property. Explore the centuries-old manor inside the wine estate and the wine producing area. More importantly, you will experience another tasting in their wine cellars. To end this day in a perfect way, try the traditional pastry of Azeitão, called “Torta de Azeitão” and a local Muscat wine (Moscatel de Setúbal). Now sit back and enjoy the sunset over the 25 de Abril bridge as your guide transports you back to Lisbon.

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What people are saying about Setubal

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 171 reviews

Such a relaxing trip outside of the city. So many beautiful views plus you get to go to an amazing beach and get in touch with the Atlantic. Great food in Sessimbra and lovely wine tasting in the midst of nature. The driver is very professional, friendly and shared a lot of knowledge. 

Our guide Tania was so amazing. Not only was she so knowledgeable but she was very sincere and understanding. I absolutely recommend this tour as it helped me see the best part of Lisbon so thanks Tania! You made my day!

Nuno was a fabulous tour guide. He was super knowledgeable and hospitable. We got to see two very different winery experiences and some incredible views along the way.

Very friendly and helpful guides. Beautiful locations and very nice winery with good reception. The cheese I bought on Thursday was also delicious.

The experience was quite good driving over the two main bridges in Lisbon and visiting two vineries, Palmela Castle