The Essential Experience Tour – Tiles, Wines & Sceneries!

You will participate in a unique tile workshop, possibly the only one in Portugal where you can see and experiment (if you want) all the process of making a tile. You will also uncover the original Mediterranean vegetation in the Arrábida Natural Park, taste the Setúbal and Moscatel wines in an historical winery and enjoy the views from the Moorish and medieval castles south of Lisbon.

Highlights:

  • Unique Tiles Workshop
  •  Be surprised with Arrábida Natural Park
  •  Visit to the Famous Wine Cellars of José Maria da Fonseca
  •  Astonishing Views from Sesimbra Castle

Description:

This tour will take you south of Lisbon, across 25th April bridge, to visit Azeitão, Sesimbra, Arrábida Mountain and Setúbal.

In Azeitão, you will visit the famous wine cellars of José Maria da Fonseca or Bacalhoa, where you can learn everything about the production process and taste its famous “Moscatel de Setúbal” spirituous wine. Nearby you will have the chance to participate in a unique tile workshop in S. Simão, where Portuguese “Azulejos” are still produced in the traditional way.

Your journey follows to Sesimbra, a picturesque fishing village where we can enjoy the beautiful bay. Its view from the castle is simply fantastic.

Not far from Sesimbra is Arrábida where we will guide you to attest the amazing views of the Natural Park. It’s definitely one of the most beautiful spots around Lisbon.

On your way back to Lisbon, we might stop by Setúbal and check the outstanding views from the Pousada, the former S. Filipe Castle.

What’s Included:

• Guide / Driver Fees
• Pick-Up / Drop-Off at your location in Lisbon
• Transportation in a modern and comfortable vehicle
• Travel Insurances
• Tolls & Parks

What’s Not Included:

• Meals & Drinks
• Wine Estate visiting and tasting

Take a Note:

This is a private tour. There will be nobody else joining the party except if agreed by you. This also means the tour can be customized and adjusted to the participants’ interests at any time.

The default language of the tour is English, but you can choose an additional language from the available options.

FOR YOUR ATTENTION: If you have the time, check out our full day version of this tour. The full tour will let you try a lunch by the seaside, either in Sesimbra or Setúbal. Both are well-known for its restaurants with delicious fresh fish! This is the kind of spots the locals also look for!

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