Tours - Lisbon Sampler

Tours - Lisbon Sampler

A wide variety of Half or Full day Tours can be organized such as:

City tour – HD or FD:
A comprehensive tour of Lisbon will take you to Belém, a monumental area where you’ll stop at the Discoveries Monument, Belém Tower and Jeronimos Monastery.

Drive trough downtown (Baixa), to Commerce Sq. and to the area of Alfama, where the 12th cent Cathedral stands and to the Castle that the first Portuguese King Afonso Henriques conquered to the Moors in 1147. Return to the hotel .

A full day can include Parque das Nações and the Oceanarium.

Sintra tour – HD or FD:
Departure to Sintra, a beautiful village set at the foot of the Sintra Mountains and Natural Park. Visit the 14th cent. Palace that houses one of the best tiles collection of the Iberian Peninsula and free time to stroll around.
Drive on to the westernmost point of continental Europe - Cabo da Roca and further on via the impressive Guincho Beach to the well known seaside resorts of Cascais and Estoril – Stop and free time.
Return to Lisbon driving along the ocean up to the mouth of the River Tagus.

On a FD one can include Pena Palace and / or the Colares Wine cellars .

Óbidos / Nazaré / Batalha / Fátima FD:
Drive northwards and arrive at the beautiful walled town of Óbidos with its picturesque streets and the Pousada do Castelo.

On to Alcobaça to visit the 12th century Church with the tombs of the beloved Pedro and Inês de Castro. Nazaré - The most colourful of Portuguese fishing villages with Sítio (panoramic view).
Visit Batalha 15th cent Monastery (an historical landmark) and finally Fátima - centre of Christian faith and a local of world pilgrimage.
Drive back to Lisbon through the colourful farming region of Ribatejo.

Sesimbra & Arrábida Tour HD or FD:
Leaving Lisbon by crossing the famous bridge over the Tagus , a 1st stop will be made at SESIMBRA - fishing village (nice view from the castle over the whole village). Then on to AZEITÃO - famous for the Muscatel Wine cellars – visit followed by tasting.
Possibility of visiting a tile factory...

Afterwards we will drive along the Arrábida natural park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and will make a stop in SETÚBAL – nice old section with lots of small shops...

Before getting back to the hotel, a last stop will be made at Christ King monument from where you can enjoy an overwhelming view of Lisbon.

Évora Tour FD:
Departure from Lisbon to drive south across the world’s largest cork region for an exciting journey into the past. In Évora, capital of the province of Alentejo, visit to the ruins of the Roman Temple, the Romanesque Gothic Cathedral, the Bones Chapel and the University.

A walk along its streets will help you to enjoy this typical town considered World Heritage. Free time for lunch. Return to Lisbon.

Dolphin Watching Tour (FD ):
Drive to Setúbal - before boarding attend slide presentation about the region and the dolphins resident community. Embark for Dolphin Watching in a semi-rigid inflatable boat with hydrophone on board. Visit to Sado estuary and to Arrábida coast – Stop for snorkelling (in the Summer).

Lunch can be organised on the beach or in Setúbal. Return to Lisbon at the end of the day.

All Tours can be adapted to your requests and will be operated in deluxe tourism Bus or Minibus with air conditioning.

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