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Exploring Arrabida Natural Park in a Private Day Tour

By Lisbon VanTours
Price was undefined, price is now €185

Features

Free cancellation available
8h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Christ the King Statue belvedere

  • Arrabida Peaks and Breathtaking Views

  • Espichel Cape, Shrine and Site of dinosaurs fossil trails

  • Setubal Fishing Port, Bay and Dolphin interpretation centre

  • Old Tide Mill and Bird Watching spot in the Estuary

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's included

    Bottled water

  • What's included

    Internet on board

  • What's excluded

    Meals

Know Before You Book

  • Minimum age - 5 Years


What you can expect

Bring your family or friends to enjoy a relaxed day trip to meet one of the most amazing places in Portugal, the Arrabida Natural Park and the Sado Estuary.
This is an immense protected area, involving a large natural and historic heritage, like a wonderful bay, a gorgeous estuary refuge for thousands of birds, a permanent dolphins colony, wonderful beaches, a promontory with a legendary shrine, medieval castles, fossil trails of dinosaur and breathtaking views.
Also integrated in this vast landscape there are vineyards and olive groves, fishing ports and restaurants of excelent seafood.

In this day trip we leave Lisbon to Arrabia with a first stop in the most notorious belvedere to admire the best sights of Lisbon, the Christ the King Statue. From here you get a real approach to understand the maritime vocation of the city along its history.
Heading to south we’ll visit a well known winery at the foothills of Arrabida in Azeitão, where we’ll come across with very ancient olive trees, planted by the Romans 2000 years ago. An optional wine tasting may be made if someone in the group is interested.
Driving west we reach the westernmost point of our trip, the Espichel Cape, a secluded promontory over the ocean, where the scenic landscape of the fossil coast was whilom considered an edge of the world. From those old times came the sacred spirit of the place and later a christian legend raised a faith site to Our Lady in a stunning shrine. Close to the place, some cliffs expose vestiges older than millions of years, the dinosaurs fossil trails. We'll observe a few of them on a closer site.
On the way back to east we'll visit a medieval castle in Sesimbra with beatiful views over the town and the ocean.
After a scenic drive across Arrabida peaks to admire the breathtaking views, we reach Setubal City. Here we’ll see the fishing port, the bay and the estuary.

Optionaly to the wine tasting stop in Azeitão, we may visit in Setubal the dolphin interpretation centre, an old tide mill and a bird watching spot in the Sado estuary.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Rua do Parque Natural da Arrabida
  • Palmela Setúbal 2950

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Lisbon Lisbon

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