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Arrábida Full Day Tour

Departure to the south, crossing the 25 de Abril bridge towards Azeitão, visit the village and José Maria da Fonseca cellars with the offer of a Moscatel test. We continue our trip through the beautiful Arrábida Mountain. Arriving in Setúbal we suggest a stop for lunch and visit the São Filipe Fort. We continue towards Palmela to visit the Castle of Palmela, ending the tour through the Vasco da Gama Bridge, enjoying the view over the Tagus River.

per adult from

$98

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Azeitao, Azeitao, Setubal District, Alentejo

      In Vila Fresca de Azeitão, known for its excellent wine produced by the José Maria da Fonseca cellars, which produces the “Periquita” wine and the famous Moscatel de Setúbal will have the opportunity to follow its production method, making a wine tasting. This village is also sought after by traditionally hand-painted São Simão tiles, where we have a brief description of the process of molding the clay and its painting. To end in a "sweet" way this visit tastes like Azeitão pie, typical of the region.
      Quinta José Maria da Fonseca, a family business with almost two centuries of history, was founded in 1834 and is the oldest Portuguese table and Moscatel wine company. António Soares Franco belongs to the sixth generation of the Soares Franco family, owner of the company for over 170 years. Brazil was early one of the main destinations of these wines.
      In addition to the famous Azeitão pies, a typical egg-based sweet with a slight lemon and cinnamon flavor we can also delight ourselves and purchase another product representative of the region, the traditional and famous Azeitão cheese made from sheep's milk. appreciated for its unique flavor.


      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Parque Natural da Arrabida, Setubal 2900-324 Portugal

      In Arrábida Mountain you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful Troia Peninsula, a tongue of sand that stretches across the Sado estuary. The Serra is protected by its diversity of fauna and flora and its well-known beach of fine white sand with transparent and bright waters, the Figueirinha Beach, in Portinho da Arrábida. On the slopes of the Sierra we also find an old Franciscan monastery, the Convent of Nossa Senhora da Arrábida.
      In the heart of the Serra da Arrábida Natural Park we come to Figueirinha Beach, owner of a unique natural beauty. It is a beach much appreciated by families for its calm sea, emerging a long sandbar at low tide ideal for children. Near this beach is a wooded area, which is very popular mainly in summer for picnics. You can also enjoy stunning views of Tróia and Portinho da Arrábida.


      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Setubal, Setubal, Setubal District, Alentejo

      Setúbal was born from the river and the sea, existing since the time of the Romans, we find numerous traces since the Neolithic period and the Phoenician and Greek civilizations. Fishing, port and industrial area, where we can visit São Filipe Fort and enjoy a tasty lunch with the typical gastronomy of the city, fresh fish, seafood or the traditional fried cuttlefish. Connecting point with Troia by sea, this trip takes about 30 minutes.
      São Filipe Castle, often referred to as a fort or fortress, dates from the 17th century and played a tactical role in reinforcing the Portuguese coast line of defense, battered by pirates from northern Europe and Africa. It now functions as an inn with a tiled Baroque chapel dating from 1736. From the fort's walls you have one of the most privileged panoramic views of the city and the bay.

      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Palmela, Palmela, Setubal District, Alentejo

      The city of Palmela dates back to the Roman period, having been conquered by D. Afonso Henriques to the Moors in 1147. We highlight as main monuments the Pousada de Palmela and its imposing castle, built around the 9th century, located 240 meters above the level of the sea, where on clear days you can see Lisbon.
      This castle has a magnificent view over the plain of the Tagus and Sado estuary, as well as the Arrábida mountain range. Built by the Moors, it was donated to the Order of Santiago, which settled here definitively in 1210. To the west of the castle is the old convent, built in 1423. Part of the building now houses one of the most beautiful lodges in Portugal.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Return Detail :
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      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Portugal Rotas e Tours

    Activity ID: V-238243P5

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