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

Highlights
  • 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
From US$78.98
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.
Reviews (104)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Totally Worth While and Completely Enjoyable!

To say our excursion was wonderful would be an understatement! Jose was a wonderful tour guide, and it was just my partner and I for the day! Not only did we have a great history lesson of Lisbon and Portugal overall, we had some amazing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tonyoch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great Tour!

Everything was great! Enjoyed great wines and got to see to country side of Portugal! Luis was our guide and did a great job! I took one star off because the process meeting the guides at the beginning is VERY unorganized! Everyone is in a...More

Thank 931gracea
Reviewed 26 February 2019
Worthwhile Tour!

We took this tour with our guide, Pedro. He was a nice and knowledeable tour guide! We had a wonderful time visiting the sites - the old Santa Maria church in Palmela and the wine tasting at Quinta de Alcube in Sesimbra. Overall, it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laura C
Reviewed 24 December 2018
Great Company, Great Guides

This is an incredibly responsive company with great services. We did the full day wine tour which takes you to two wineries. One is a commercial winery with two tastings, the second is a small, local winery with multiple tastings in a more casual setting....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank DCBOSNY
Reviewed 12 November 2018
Fun and Informative day trip from Lisbon

We had a fabulous time on our wine tasting trip to Arrabida and Sesimbra. Jose, our guide, was informative and friendly. We sampled some great wine, saw two very different wineries, saw cork trees and learned about the harvesting of cork and took a beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank linniet
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