Cacilhas - Almada - Costa Da Caparica - Half Day Tour From Lisbon

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am,9:30am,10:00am,14:00pm,14:30pm Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located Lisbon hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

The Cliff Route is the best way to observe and appreciate Lisbon from another perspective, along the riverside area of Old Almada. Without any doubt the Almada area is the best view that Lisbon has! The panoramic view of Lisbon from the top of the 110m Monument of Cristo-Rei as well as from other reference points along the tour, are simply breathtaking.

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Visit the monument of King Christ (Cristo-Rei), the monument is a major symbol of Almada, is the best viewpoint overlooking the city of Lisbon, offering a wide panoramic view of the capital and over the 25th of April bridge. No wonder it is said, Almada is the best view that Lisbon has. It is one of the tallest buildings in Portugal, with 110 meters high.
Visit the House of Cerca, adorned with all the luxury and elegance of a Portuguese house from the beginning of the twelfth century. It is therefore a widely open area to the outside, without grids, where one still enjoys the freedom to move around, guided by his/her own will. Through the large windows the vast landscapes dominates the view. This Palace is located on the northern end of the core of Old Almada, right on the cliff top with a magnificent view over the river Tagus.
Visit to the D. Fernando and Gloria Frigate. In 1821 the Chief of Squadron (Admiral), Intendant of the Royal Navy and Inspector of the Stockpile of Goa, Cndido Jos Mouro Garcez Palha, proposed King Joo VI, through the General Government, the construction of a new frigate in Daman. And so, in 1824, begins the purchase of wood, with the drawings and instructions for the Frigate, being sent from Lisbon. Time to visit the dry dock to observe the Barracuda Submarine, an Albacore Class.
Next stop will be the Capuchin Convent (Convento dos Capuchos) a former Franciscan monastery, was restored in 1558 by Loureno Pires de Tvora. The Tvora family was persecuted by the Marquis of Pombal and its members were cruel and ruthlessly executed on charges they conspired to assassinate King D. Jos I of Portugal. Visit its magnificent garden of pine trees and feel an irresistible invitation to get to know the history of this former convent of Franciscan friars. Today this space serves as City Hall and presents the visitors with an area with art exhibitions, classical music concerts and other cultural events.
Finally enjoy a walk along the beautiful beaches of Costa de Caparica before returning back to Lisbon.

Inclusions

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Wine tasting
  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

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