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Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting

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  • Day trip to Arrabida and Sesimbra from Lisbon
  • Drive along the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest in Europe!
  • Enjoy free time in the fishing village of Sesimbra and relax at Portinho da Arrabida Beach
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Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting
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Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting
$80.33
Overview
Taste the finer sides of Arrabida and Sesimbra during this small-group guided day trip from Lisbon. Traverse over the Tagus River via Europe’s longest bridge, the Vasco da Gama Bridge. Learn about the history of the magnanimous Palmela Castle. Nearby taste four delectable wines at an authentic Portuguese winery. Then, stretch your legs for some leisure time at Portinho da Arrabida Beach and meander the fishing town of Sesimbra. Drive on to Arrabida Natural Park and explore the stunning beauty of the Atlantic coast as you savor spectacular views. Keep the wine flowing with two more wine tastes at Casa Museu Jose Maria da Fonseca, one of Portugal’s oldest wineries. This tour offers an immersive experience of Portugal with a small group to ensure a quality experience.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Lisbon for your Arrabida and Sesimbra small-group guided day trip. Hop aboard your air-conditioned minivan and drive off. Cruise along the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest bridge in Europe spanning 11 miles (17 km) over the Tagus River. Hear how it was developed for the 1998 Lisbon Universal Exposition on your way to visit stunning Pamela Castle. From the castle, savor a wine tasting of four delectable wines at a local winery.

Next, head 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. Then, 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.

Alongside your guide, explore one of Portugal’s oldest wineries, Casa Museu Jose Maria da Fonseca. After learning about wine production you’re ready for a wine tasting. Enjoy two regional wines with delicious tastes and aromatic bodies as you relax on the property.

Bust out your camera one more time as you stopover at Cristo Rei Sanctuary, a shrine dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ which was inaugurated in 1959. Then, capture a panoramic view of Lisbon from afar. Finally, hop aboard your minivan and return to central Lisbon where your tour ends.
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Reviewed April 28, 2018
Great Way To Send a Day

Vlad and Mauro took us on a tour that may just be a highlight of our trip. We really didn't know what to expect but spent the day learning the history of this beautiful country. Tasting wines from two very different style vineyards. A quick...More

4  Thank Idglm
Reviewed April 24, 2018
Away from the Hustle & Bustle of the City

We booked this tour on-line & were delighted with it. The meeting place near the Hard Rock Cafe was easy to fine.There were many Inside Lisbon tours departing from the same place. The Guides were great & insured that people got the right Guide. Our...More

Thank Jeri L
Reviewed April 2, 2018
Great Day Tour to Arrabida and Seismbra

Had a great tour with a very knowledgeable guide from the region - Andre Costa - who had lots of insider information. Loved the whole day but particularly to small family vineyard in the morning and Sesimbra. Had lunch there overlooking the promenade and we...More

2  Thank CanTrav60
Reviewed March 4, 2018
Fabulous full day excursion

We did this tour on 23rd February and met our host Jose (hope I remembered correctly) and fellow revellers at Hard Rock Cafe. We had a friendly group of 5 young ladies from the US of A and a Canadian chap. Our host/guide was brilliant...More

Thank maybesaye
Reviewed November 15, 2017
Thank you José!

Many thanks to our wonderful tour guide José for a great day! He was extremely knowledgeable and easy-going . In addition, he was accompanied by two colleagues in training Bruno and Carlos. This trio provided many laughs throughout the day-long tour. The highlight was the...More

Thank sdb_552014
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