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Sesimbra is a municipality of Portugal, in the Setúbal District, lying at the foothills of the Serra da Arrábida, a mountain range between Setúbal and Sesimbra. Due to its particular position at the Setúbal Bay, near the mouth of the Sado River and its natural harbour, it’s an important fishing town. The population in 2011 was 49,500, in an area of 195.47 km². The present Mayor is Augusto Pólvora. Wikipedia
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Full-Day Arrábida Wine Tour with Wine and Food Tasting
Enjoy a luxurious wine tour in Peninsula de Setúbal wine region. This is a tour with breathtaking scenery in Arrábida Natural park that includes the visit of two prestigious wine companies with several tastings of renowned wines accompanied by the famous Azeitão cheese. You ´ll walk in the battlements of medieval castle of Sesimbra, contemplate the strong landscape character of Sesimbra area part of the region of 3 castles and finish in Cristo Rei, the best view point to admire Lisbon. This is a personalized service available for small groups in comfortable minivans, tailored to suit your specific needs and wishes, always accompanied by graduated and experienced guides. The duration of the excursion is 9 hours.
Arrabida and Sesimbra Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon with Wine Tasting
Enjoy time away from Lisbon on a small-group day trip to Arrabida and Sesimbra. Enjoy a drive along the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest in Europe. Visit Palmela Castle, then sample four wines at a local winery. Enjoy the fishing village of Sesimbra, and visit Arrabida Natural Park where you can soak in spectacular views of the Atlantic. Relax as you sample two local wines at Casa Museu Jose Maria da Fonseca, one of the oldest wine-producers in Portugal, before heading to Cristo-Rei Sanctuary to admire Lisbon from a distance.
Dolphin Watching and Boat Tour in Sesimbra
Experience unforgettable moments, particularly for younger audiences, and for all those that are seeking to go on a dolphin watching boat tour in their natural habitat for the first time! Only 30 minutes from Portugal´s capital city Lisbon, Sesimbra is one of Europe´s best destination to spot the bottlenose and short-beaked common dolphins in the wild. Get your friends and family together to visit these amazing mammals in the wild and learn all about their habits, features and behaviors while enjoying your tour in one of Bolhas´s dolphin watching boats. With 100% sightings since 2013, Bolhas Tours is the leading dolphin watch company of the region.
Secret Beaches of Arrábida and Caves
Boat trip in the Arrábida Natural Park, from the village of Sesimbra towards Cabo Espichel. Wild beaches, stunning bays, caves and cliffs are some of the features of this magnificent tour. Set off on an adventure to discover all the splendor of this unique ecosystem. You will enjoy the landscape, visit and dive in the crystal clear waters of the famous Ribeiro do Cavalo beach, which in 2017 was considered the best beach in Europe. You will visit the mythical beaches of Mijona and Inferno, as well as the famous beach of Baleeira, where you will have the opportunity to learn a little about the history of the ancient fishermen and whale hunters of the region. During this stop, liqueur typical of the Setúbal region will be served (only for people over 18 years old). Then, we will sail towards Cabo Espichel, where we will observe the magnificent caves and cliffs of the place. After all the adventure, we will return to the Port of Sesimbra, where the experience ends.
Lisbon Kayak tour to Arrábida beaches - All inclusive
This area created the word "California" which later called the state of California in the USA. It is this amazing limestone landscape that will be the backdrop of our kayak tour. The tour will start at the marina of Sesimbra, skirting the jetty of the harbor and heading west along this fantastic landscape. Get ready to visit Mula Cove and Pedra da Mula and their stories until you reach the impressive Ribeira do Cavalo and its blue waters. Leaving the beach behind we have waiting for us the Lapa da Boca do Tamboril and Frade Cove. Lunch will be waiting for us on the beach. We have an exclusive ratio of one guide for every five kayak so you can expect the best follow up. We have one guide for each group of 10 guests.
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