Arrábida Natural Park and Sesimbra from Sintra
Visit the picturesque places of the Arrábida Natural Park - enjoy the seascapes and spacious parks and relax by tasting the best gastronomy and wine while admiring the natural wonders of this miraculous place! The Mountain of Arrábida - a part of the Arrábida Natural Park, has rugged terrain and rocky peaks and is located on the north bank of the Sado River estuary, in the municipality of Setúbal, with the highest point at 501 meters altitude and peculiar characteristics of climate and flora. It presents many Mediterranean species, such as holm and cork oaks.
The Natural Park of Arrábida, founded in 1976, is approximately 10,800 hectares. The beaches, protected by the mountains, have calm and transparent waters and are popular among the inhabitants of Setúbal and Lisbon. Portinho da Arrábida forms a natural harbor sheltered by the It is one of the most popular places in the region, GalapinhosBeach, which was chosen in 2017 as the best beach in Europe by the European Best Destinations portal.
Sesimbra has the charm of the land of sea people. A walk through the narrow and steep streets allows us to observe sea motifs that decorate the houses, the presence of nets, and other perch arts. We are right in the center of a fisherman's land. We will also visit the JMF wine museum, which was built in the 19th century and was the residence of the Soares Franco family until 1974. In the end, you will have the opportunity to taste some of the wines produced by José Maria da Fonseca.
The city of Setúbal is on the Blue Coast, an important port and commercial zone. Undoubtedly, one of its main activities is fishing. It has a pleasant historical center, from which pedestrian streets lead us to a lovely avenue, which offers a spacious and refreshing garden. The wide choice of restaurants allows us to taste the best gastrono
Highlights: Natural Park of Arrábida, Sesimbra, Setúbal.Departure: daily. Includes: hotel pick-up and drop-off, driver(guide), wine tasting, transport, insurances, wi-fi, water. Not included: meals, tickets. Minimum 3 people.