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Private tour to the Cristo Rei National Sanctuary, Cape Espichel, Park ..

Discover the monument popularly known as Christ the King, was inspired by Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, Dom Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira on a visit to the statue of Christ the Redeemer, existing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Cape Espichel with its stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. , the Medieval Castle of Sesimbra and the Arrábida Natural Park of splendid beauty and finally Setubal with its beaches of fine sand and crystal clear water, to fishermen's quarters.

per adult from

$209

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    What's excluded :
    • Guided Tour of the Monuments
    • Entrance Tickets at Monuments
    • FOOD AND DRINKS
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei
    • Entry/Admission - Cabo Espichel
    • Entry/Admission - Castelo de Sesimbra
    • Entry/Admission - Parque Natural da Arrabida
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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

    The monument popularly known as Cristo Rei, was inspired by Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, Dom Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira on a visit to the statue of Christ the Redeemer, existing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1934. Later, on April 20, 1940 , the Portuguese episcopate met in Fatima to ask God to deliver Portugal from participating in the Great World War that involved practically all of Europe, the President of the Council (Prime Minister) Salazar, did not want to violate the old friendship with the United Kingdom , which dates from the fourteenth century, and preferred to maintain neutrality, with Portugal not participating in that war. After the end of the war, the first stone of this building was laid on December 18, 1949, situated at an altitude of 133 meters above the Tagus level. The National Shrine of Christ the King was constituted by a portico designed by the architect António Lino. 75 meters high, topped by the statue of the Most Holy Redeemer with open arms facing the city of Lisbon, 28 meters high, the work of Portuguese sculptor Francisco Franco de Sousa. This monument offers the best view of the city of Lisbon and the 25 de Abril bridge.

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Cabo Espichel, Oeste de Sesimbra, Sesimbra 2970-738 Portugal

    Cape Espichel offers a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and on a very clear day with few clouds you can see part of the great Lisbon and Cascais, it is worth visiting also the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora do Cabo, not only for its architectural beauty but mainly by the popular belief legends that surround the place and a little further away is the Cape Espichel Lighthouse opened in 1790

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Taken by D. Afonso Henriques in the 12th century, reconquered by the Arabs and recovered by the Christians under D. Sancho I, the Medieval Castle of Sesimbra completely surrounds the village and the bay of Sesimbra with its winding cliffs, which also offer great views. over the valley and coast of the area. Within the walls is the 18th century Santa Maria do Castelo Church with its white façade and inside a golden altar and exquisite tiles. The castle also has a park that is ideal for a picnic.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Situated by the sea, Arrábida Natural Park has a splendid beauty, where the blue of the sea alternates with the whitish tones of the limestone cliffs and the green of the dense vegetation that covers the mountain. Its plant richness is one of the park's main attractions, home to unique flora and fauna such as rare orchids, wild tulips and one of the rare examples of Mediterranean maquis in Portugal and its preservation was one of the reasons why Arrábida was considered a true international scientific relic.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Setubal, Setubal, Setubal District, Alentejo

    Setúbal is a district and city of the Lisbon region dating from the Roman era and a port of great historical and cultural importance. In Setúbal district you can find a little of everything from endless beaches of fine sand and crystal clear water, to fishermen's quarters where you can buy directly the region's freshest fish, pine forests that fuel the economy of the region to areas with large commercial and industrial areas.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up at any Lisbon hotel
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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

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Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Executive Tour Service

Activity ID: V-182638P14

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