Arrábida, Azeitão & Setúbal Full Day
Time of Departure: 09h00
Time of Arrival: 18h00 (approximately)
Get to know the beautiful Sesimbra, visit a winery farm, the traditional tile factory and all this in one of the most beautiful landscapes in Portugal - the Serra Natural da Arrábida.
25 de Abril Bridge: We begin our tour of Sesimbra, Azeitão and Setúbal crossing the 25 de Abril Bridge towards the fishing village of Sesimbra, one of the most charismatic riverside villages in Portugal known for its excellent fish restaurants, as well as its Arabic Castle, another heritage of the Moors in Portugal.
Sesimbra Castle: The Sesimbra Castle is of Arab was built at the highest point, to guarantee a good protection and with a privileged vision. It was built by the Saracens, although there are records of other peoples before its construction, proved by some prehistoric and proto-historical materials found there.
Arrábida National Park: We will cross the Serra da Arrábida Natural Park, one of the most complete and protected Portuguese parks with more than 500 meters in height and with a fabulous view of the estuary of the river Sado, where we have a resident colony of uncommon dolphins for this class of mammals. Through the appointment it is possible to take a boat trip to see this fantastic family of mammals.
Lunch: We will gladly recommend and book a restaurant for you according to your preference.
Azeitão - Winery: We then arrive at the winery José Maria da Fonseca known mainly for PIRIQUITA wines. Time for a wine tasting event and also the local sweet the Torta de Azeitão, another sweet made in Convents where the yolks "reign".
Azeitão - Tile Factory: Still in the village of Azeitão we will find one of the most incredible factories of handmade tiles, faithful copies of tiles from the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Learn all the process from clay molding to the final process and understand that in addition to just decorative tiles, they are pure art where no two are alike, as the whole process is manual.
Setúbal - Outlet: Time to visit the city of Setúbal, where fish and boats were the most important economic factor for centuries. Its fishing and canning activity constituted one of the main export products, greatly boosted by the port of Setúbal. There is the possibility of visiting the largest Outlet in Europe, the famous Freeport outlet.
- This is a private tour, in a Mercedes-Benz luxury Van with driver / guide
- Vans with the capacity for 8 people (including driver)
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel / apartment
- All tours have insurance
- Entrances in monuments and meals are not included in the price
- Your driver/guide may go inside the monuments with you when a legal parking space is available
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