Arrabida, Sesimbra Small-Group Wine Tour from Lisbon

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Enjoy time away from Lisbon on a small-group day trip to Arrabida and Sesimbra. Enjoy a drive along the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest in (...)

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Overview Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon Portugal

Leave Lisbon behind as you cross the Tagus River on the Vasco da Gama Bridge. Built for the 1998 Lisbon Universal Exposition, it is the longest bridge in Europe at nearly 11 miles (17 km) long

Stop At: Castelo de Palmela, Palmela 2950-997 Portugal

Visit the Palmela Castle and ascend the walls and tower for an amazing photo opportunity

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Quinta do Alcube, Rua do Alto das Necessidades, Azeitao 2925-346 Portugal

Visit a beautiful local family owned wine farm in the heart of Arrábida park, where it is time to taste some wine

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Parque Natural da Arrabida, Setubal 2900-324 Portugal

Continue to the northern shore of the Sado River and discover the beauty of Arrabida Natural Park. Climb to the tallest peak at 1,640 feet (500 meters) and gaze over the verdant park towards the Atlantic and the beaches below.

Stop At: Castelo de Sesimbra, Rua Nossa Senhora do Castelo, Sesimbra Portugal

Stop for a fresh seafood lunch (own expense) in the charming fishing town of Sesimbra. Spend more free time strolling along lively streets or continue for a walk along golden beaches.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Jose Maria de Fonseca, Rua Jose Augusto Coelho 11 13 Vila Nogueira, Azeitao 2925 Portugal

You will then follow your guide to a wine tasting session at Casa Museu Jose Maria da Fonseca, one of the oldest wine-producers in Portugal. Enjoy a guided tour of the winery and sample two wines (included) from a wide selection of regional wines.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, Praceta do Cristo Rei 27A Não é localizado em Lisboa e sim em Almada, Almada 2800-058 Portugal

Finally, visit the Cristo Rei Sanctuary, inaugurated in 1959 and inspired by the famous Cristo Rei monument in Brazil, and admire Lisbon from a distance before returning to the city.

Duration: 45 minutes

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
What you can expect Enjoy time away from Lisbon on a small-group day trip to Arrabida and Sesimbra. Enjoy a drive along the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest in Europe. Visit Palmela Castle, then sample four wines at a local winery. Enjoy the fishing village of Sesimbra, and visit Arrabida Natural Park where you can soak in spectacular views of the Atlantic. Relax as you sample two local wines at Casa Museu Jose Maria da Fonseca, one of the oldest wine-producers in Portugal, before heading to Cristo-Rei Sanctuary to admire Lisbon from a distance.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local guide
  • 6 wine tastings
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta do Alcube
  • Entry/Admission - Jose Maria de Fonseca

What's NOT inside

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided visit inside monuments and buildings

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age for wine tasting is 18 years
  • Visit to the vineyards in small groups are not guaranteed
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Infant / child seats are mandatory for children aged 0-11. These are available on request if child age is advised at time of booking.

Departure point:

Hard Rock Cafe Lisbon, Av. da Liberdade 2, 1250-144 Lisboa, Portugal

Duration:

8 hours

Frequency:

All year
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Departure time:

9:00 AM

Return details:

Returns to original departure point
Book by December 9 and travel between November 1 and December 15 to save 15% off our previously offered price!

Reviews & ratings

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2019/09/20
    "This was a great way to spend a day. Our guide Rui was fantastic!! He was knowledgeable about the area and fun to hang out with. The wine was delicious and it was a (...) "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/11/29
    "Nuno was a great guide! The tour was awesome. He was very enthusiastic and passionate. He also went out of his way to show us things and take us places that were not (...) "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/06/05
    "This tour with our guide Jaime from Inside Lisbon was the highlight of our trip. Jaime provided great details about each of the sites we visited, including an (...) "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/07/02
    "On a scale of ten this was a Ten. The small group was really nice, and the people were great. We had a couple from Norway, Canada and Boston, plus a Mexican business (...) "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/07/07
    "Excellent activity! Would do it again "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/07/28
    "Having taken about ten of these small group tours already during my stay in Portugal, I was looking for a relaxing, interesting day with sightseeing and some wine (...) "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/08/11
    "We had a wonderful time on this tour. Thelma was a very knowledgeable and fun tour guide. The wineries, coastal drive, Christ the King statue, and all of the other (...) "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/10/22
    "Awesome tour and our guides, Joao and Bruno trainee were amazing. "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/11/04
    "Great variety. Our guide, Vlod, was excellent. Great to get away from the big city and see area across bridge. "

  • Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting | . | 2017/11/24
    "A great way to see the outer parts of Lisbon and taste some wine. Very knowledgeable tour guide. Really liked only 8 persons on the (...) "

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