Lisbon - Private Wine Tasting Tour to the Setubal Wine Region

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  • 6 hr

Tantalize your taste buds on this full day, private guided tour to the Setúbal Wine Region. This tour is a great introduction to the wonderful wines and local cheeses in this beautiful Portuguese region. You will visit and discover three different wineries, and have the opportunity to their local wine varietals. Not forgetting the verdant mountain landscapes of the Arrabida Mountain National Park. Being a private tour, participants will be just you (your group) and your guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Estatua do Marques de Pombal

On our way out of Lisbon we will pass by the Marques de Pombal Statue. From here we will have a 35 minute drive to the Setúbal Wine Region.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 25 de Abril Bridge

On this full-day tour, you will travel first to Azeitão, an area that is well known for its wines and cheese. On the way there, we will pass Lisbon´s old bridge. Our "Golden Gate". Reaching the Setúbal Wine Region, you will visit some of the region’s top wine cellars and taste fine wines and other produces.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Quinta do Alcube

One of the wineries you will visit is Quinta de Alcube. A wine cellar owned by a family for over a century (since 1913). It is a traditional cellar, that produces up to 350,000 litters per year. Here you will be able to taste 4 of their wines and understand how wine is done and their philosophy. Their wines are sold only directly to customers, making it difficult to find in shops.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Jose Maria de Fonseca

Another stop will be at the renowned wine cellars of José Maria da Fonseca, where you will learn about the winery’s history, since 1834, and sample 2 of its wines. This is one of the oldest wineries in Portugal, and the oldest of the region. Inside you will see the oldest wine collection of Portugal (Fortified Wine). Also here, they have the oldest cellar/brand that is 160 yrs old, and where they used unique handmade mahogany barrels that have a capacity of up to 20.000 liters.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Casa Mae da Rota de Vinhos

Your third and final experience, will be in the old village of Palmela. Here you will taste up to 5 more wines, in the “Mother House” of this wine region, where you can see and taste, what most of the 21 different wineries in this region produce.You will also sample some traditional local produced cheese, bread and other goods.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palmela

In addition to all the tastings, you will marvel at the views of the Arrábida Natural Park, mountain range and its history.

Duration: 10 minutes
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