Arrábida Small Group Tour From Lisbon

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local s.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Lisbon hotel (please note that you may have to walk a short distance from your accommodation to be picked up), or nearest location possible, only in certain areas of the city (c.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Retuns to a centrally located drop off point in Marquês de Pombal and/or Restauradores square.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover the Mediterranean charm of Arrbida on this 9-hour small-group tour from Lisbon. Cross the scenic Tagus River, and visit Albufeira Lagoon (Lagoa de Albufeira), a prime bird watching spot. Journey to Espichel Cape to see hundred million-year-old dinosaur footprints. Visit the medieval streets of Palmela, the marlin fishing village of Sesimbra, and the protected estuary in Setbal. Round trip transportation from Lisbon is included. This eight-person tour offers personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Start your morning with a hotel pick-up in Lisbon, then ride south to Arrbida in your air-conditioned vehicle. Cross the Tagus River on the 25th of April Bridge (Ponte 25 de Abril), and discover the verdant Arrbida Mountains. On the way to this UNESCO World Heritage Site applicant, pass by landmarks such as the statue of Cristo Rei, fashioned after the Corcovado statue in Rio de Janeiro.

Stop at Albufeira Lagoon (Lagoa de Albufeira), home to a popular beach and one of Europes top bird watching spots. Continue on to picturesque Espichel Cape, and see its 18th-century Our Lady of the Cape sanctuary, a popular pilgrimage site. See hundred million year-old dinosaur footprints in this protected area.

Next, visit the marlin-fishing village of Sesimbra, and admire its 12th-century castle overlooking the bay. Sample local seafood such as the famous Mariscada de Sesimbra (local seafood, including lobster, crab, shrimp, and more) or the Caldeirada (fish stew with local seafood). After lunch (own expense), journey up the Arrbida Mountain. Pass by lush greenery and vineyards where some of the worlds most premium muscat wines are producedand go for a taste of a Torta de Azeito, a traditional pastry and a local muscat wine. Snap photos of the stunning vistas overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Set out for Palmela, passing through Setbal and Sado estuary, a nature reserve inhabited by birds and dolphins.

Wander the medieval labyrinthine streets of Palmela, and take in views of Setbal Peninsula, Lisbon, and the Atlantic Coast. Finally have a wine tasting in a famous winery in Azeito before getting back home.Watch the glow of the sunset color the city as you cross the bridge back into Lisbon.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup (or nearest location possible) only in certain areas of the city (center). It may be required to get to a standard pick-up point (i.e Cais do Sodr train station or Saldanha metro station).
  • Drop-off at 2 centrally located points: Restauradores square / Marqus de Pombal
  • Small-group tour (8 people max.)
  • Professional but informal local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
  • WiFi available in the minivan
  • Traditional pastry ("Torta de Azeito")
  • Muscat tasting ("Moscatel de Setbal")
  • Wine tasting (3 red wines + 1 ros)

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please contact the company at least 24 hours before the activity for exact pick-up location and time (normally between 08:00 AM to 08:45 AM).

Please note that you may have to walk a short distance from your accommodation to be picked up

Not wheelchair accessible

Please note that infants and children occupy a seat

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Maximum of 8 persons per vehicle

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

It's a good idea to wear tennis shoes or other appropriate footwear for the tour and bring along a bottle of water. In summer bring your sunscreen and in winter it gets very cold so make sure you bring a jacket

Please note, this tour may be conducted in two languages

A minimum of 4 people and maximum of 8 people per booking is required: there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

Winter option available January - May and Summer option available June - October

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