Traditional Fisherman's Food Experience

Duration
6 hours
Languages
English, Portuguese
Delve into Portugal’s traditional fishing heritage on this private guided fishing experience from Lisbon that includes a traditional lunch. This tour offers a view of Lisbon’s fishing culture that’s not often seen by travelers. You will explore a traditional fishing village near the capital and learn the local lifestyle. During the tour, stop for lunch in Setúbal, a traditional fishing town filled with a classic rustic appeal. After crossing Lisbon’s old bridge, travel along the coast to the Arrábida Mountain Range, where you can see the breathtaking views of the Sado estuary. It's listed as one of the most beautiful bays of the world. Driving down the Arrábida Mountain, arrival at the city of Setúbal, where you will visit the Livramento Market that was established in 1930.

In June/2015 by USA Today Travel (Food & Wine), considered this market as one of the 10 best fish markets of the world. The market’s distinctive tiled walls, called “Azulejos”, comprised of 5,700 decorative tile pieces, the wall panels measure about 1,259 square feet and depict scenes of everyday local activities such as fishing and farming. You will see an assortment of local seafood laid out on counters and get to know how fish actually look like…

Sardines are a favourite at the market. According to the Portuguese National Tourist Office, 13 sardines per second are consumed in Portugal during the month of June.

To end your experience, and before heading back to Lisbon, you will lunch at a typical family run fisherman's restaurant where you will eat a delicious and traditional Mediterranean meal.

Highlights:  try a new type of travel experience; admire views from the Arrádida Mountains; discover one of the most beautiful bays in the world; visit the Livramento Market, rated as one of the 10 world’s best markets; enjoy lunch in Setúbal at a traditional fisherman’s restaurant.

Departure: daily (except Monday and Sunday). Includes:  hotel pick-up and drop off, transportation by air-conditioned car or van, traditional fisherman’s lunch, a  guide. Minimum 2 people.
Please note:
  • The tour might be cancelled if unsafe/severe weather conditions occur;
  • You must bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and warm clothing. Even in summer, bring a pullover or jacket;
  • The sequence of the mentioned places can be changed according to weather conditions

Joao
With GetExperience since 2022
Meeting point
Lisbon, Portugal
Important to know
Free cancellation
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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$94.66 / person