Pousada Castelo Palmela - Within the walled area of the castle of Palmela, donated by D. Sancho I in the 12th century to the Military Order of Santiago, great works were already carried out as early as the 15th century, particularly in the western sector, where a church was built and the convent of Santiago where the headquarters of the Order would be installed. Later, at the end of the seventeenth century, a new convent is built. Set classified as a national monument in 1910.Quinta da Bacalhoa - Considered to be the most beautiful farmhouse of the first half of the fifteenth century still existing in Portugal, Quinta da Bacalhôa is an old property of the Portuguese Royal House. Located in Azeitão, the Quinta and the famous Bacalhôa Palace constitute an artistic monument of the greatest relevance to the country.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, Almada, Setubal District, AlentejoCristo Rei National Sanctuary is located at an altitude of 113 meters above the level of the Tagus. It consists of a portico designed by the architect Antonio Lino, 75 meters high, topped by the statue of the Holy Redeemer with open arms facing the city of Lisbon, 28 meters high, by the Portuguese sculptor Francisco Franco de Sousa. The pedestal, including the portico, rises to 82 meters in height. The sanctuary and monument to Christ the King is the biggest tourist attraction of the county of Almada.This monument is the best viewpoint overlooking the city of Lisbon, offering a wide view over the capital and the 25 de Abril Bridge. In numerous tourist reports on Lisbon the sanctuary and monument to Christ the King, ex-libbris of Almada appears.It is one of the tallest buildings in Portugal, with 110 meters of height.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sesimbra Natura Park, Sesimbra, Setubal District, AlentejoSesimbra is a Portuguese village belonging to the District of Setúbal, region of Estremadura and sub-region of the Península de Setúbal, with about 5 600 inhabitants (2011). Find in the sub-region of Metropolitan Area of Lisbon.The municipality is limited to the north by the municipalities of Almada and Seixal, to the northeast by Barreiro, to the east by Setúbal and south and west coastlines in the Atlantic Ocean.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Castelo de Palmela, Palmela, Setubal District, AlentejoThe Castle of Palmela is located in the village, parish and municipality of the same name, district of Setúbal, in Portugal.In the Setúbal peninsula, in the eastern foothills of the Arrábida mountain range, it is situated between the estuaries of the river Tagus and the river Sado, near the mouth of the river. It is part of the so called Costa Azul, in the Natural Park of Arrábida. From the top of its tower, on clear days the view unfolds to Lisbon.The Castle of Palmela is located in the village, parish and municipality of the same name, district of Setúbal, in Portugal.In the Setúbal peninsula, in the eastern foothills of the Arrábida mountain range, it is situated between the estuaries of the river Tagus and the river Sado, near the mouth of the river. It is part of the so called Costa Azul, in the Natural Park of Arrábida. From the top of its tower, on clear days the view unfolds to Lisbon.Modern archaeological research, however, proves that the subsequent occupation of its site was uninterrupted, initially by the Visigoths and later by the Muslims, the latter responsible for the primitive fortification between the 8th and 9th centuries, greatly enlarged between the tenth and o XII.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bacalhoa Palace and Estate, Vila Nogueira de Azeitao, Setubal District, AlentejoThe vineyard has 14ha and was planted in 1972. At the request of Thomas Scoville, then proprietor of Quinta da Bacalhôa, António Avillez installed a vineyard here to produce a wine with a vineyard similar to that used in Bordeaux, namely in the Médoc.Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot are the red varieties produced here.The vineyard planted at Quinta da Bacalhôa finds the ideal terroir for the production of excellent wines: well drained clay-limestone soils and mild climate due to the strong Atlantic influence.Here, in exceptional years, the Bacalhôa Palace wine is produced.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Fort of Sao Filipe, Setubal, Setubal District, AlentejoThe Fort of São Filipe de Setúbal, also known as São Filipe Castle, is located in a dominant position on a hill, fronting the coastal town of Setúbal, dominating the left bank of the mouth of the river Sado and the Atlantic Ocean in Portugal.A privileged Atlantic port, the first defensive structure of this important town was a wall begun at the time of King D. Afonso IV (1325-57) and completed in the following reign, under D. Pedro I (1356-67), with the function of containing the assaults of pirates and corsairs usually coming from North AfricaDuration: 1 hour