Arrábida Tour

Shore Excursions in Setúbal

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- This full day tour stars after the pick-up at your hotel (7 hours tour in a mini van with air conditioned) - We will cross the estuary of  Tagus River through magistral bridge 25 de Abril -King Christ Monument towards to Setubal Peninsula.- Cabo Espichel  - Cape Espichel. "Santuário da Nossa Senhora do Cabo" -(Sanctuary of Our Lady of the  Cape).-The magnificent Castle of  Pamela Castle -  -The beautiful village of Sesimbra and famous for its wonderful gastronomy- Azeitão: a pretty and prosperous village in the region of Setubal at the foot of Arrabida Hills.  A visit to the   Wine producer family  Museum José Maria da Fonseca.- Arrabida Natural´s Park.  - The tour will be proceed through the beautiful city of Setubal through one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal.- Returning to Lisbon and to your hotel will be by the Vasco da Gama Bridge - the longest in Europe (17 Km).
- This full day tour stars after the pick-up at your hotel (7 hours tour in a mini van with air conditioned) - We will cross the estuary of  Tagus River through magistral bridge 25 de Abril with a height of 190m in the breathing view of Cristo Rei - King Christ Monument towards to Setubal Peninsula.The Cristo-Rei Monument is one of most iconic and prominent landmarks that stands approximately 113 meters above Tagus River. -  During our itinerary the tour guide will be providing you information about the history of Setubal region that has acquired an enormous prestige and importance in the wine industry. our tour will include the following itinerary: - Cabo Espichel  - Cape Espichel - one of the most amazing seascapes and a major crossing point for thousands of migratory birds in late summer and early autumn.   Built extremely close to the edge  of the tall cliffs stands the "Santuário da Nossa Senhora do Cabo" -(Sanctuary of Our Lady of the  Cape) - a late century XVII church. - The visit follows towards  to the magnificent Castle of  Pamela Castle -  The strategic location of the fortress allows for a 360º panoramic view for photographic shoots  of its  surroundings, from the mountains and the river to the fertile plains and the neighboring cities. Up north, Tagus River and Lisbon. - The beautiful village of Sesimbra and famous for its wonderful gastronomy  - a tiny fishing in a sheltered bay overlooked by a Moorish Castle that also encloses a 12th century church and affords wonderful views from its ramparts. -  Azeitão: a pretty and prosperous village in the region of Setubal at the foot of Arrabida Hills. Known for its good wine, olives and creamy sheep cheese also features some of the finest quintas - villas or country estates - in the region.  A visit to the   Wine producer family  Museum José Maria da Fonseca would never be complete without a genuine tasting of the best of what has been produced for almost two centuries. - Arrabida Natural´s Park - that covers the Arrabida Hills which Meditarrean like vegetation and micro-climate resemble Adriatic locations. The soil and mild climate features produces a lush vegetation rich in species with its beautiful panoramic view of a calm, crystal blue-green water.   With a beautiful and breathtaking scenery the Arrabida Hills  is the best place to visit and to be for landscape photographers. - The tour will be proceed through the beautiful city of Setubal through one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. The fine white sand and clear waters sets as fantastic contrast of the imposing Arrabida Hills. - Returning to Lisbon and to your hotel will be by the Vasco da Gama Bridge - the longest in Europe (17 Km).

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Lunch

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus
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