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HD TOUR AZEITÃO / WINE TASTING

Departure heading South of Lisbon crossing the Bridge 25th April over the River Tagus, continuing by the auto-route to Azeitão. Stop for a visit to the wine-cellars of José Maria da Fonseca (JMS), the producers of "Lancer's", "Moscatel" and many quality wines and visitors will be offered a drink of the local specialties.

Continuation to Sesimbra a famous fishing center with the traditional fishing boats moored in the jetty, also preferred by the sports fishermen due to the famous sword fish/marlin. All streets of Sesimbra lead to the lovely beach with calm waters where you may watch the heavy nets being pulled on to the golden sand.

From Sesimbra the tour proceeds for a scenic drive by the coastal road along the Arrábida Mountain, a preserved Natural Park due to its unique vegetation in Europe, and with a superb view over the mouth of the River Sado and the Atlantic Ocean.

Return to Lisbon by the autoroute and the Bridge.

Hd Tour Azeitão / Wine Cellar
Minimum 25 people € 56,50 pp

Includes:
• Transportation on a private coach with air conditioning
• English speaking guide
• Entrance at the JMF wine cellar + wine tasting.



FULL DAY TOUR TO OBIDOS /NAZARÉ / BATALHA AND FÁTIMA







Depart to the Northern auto-route to Óbidos one of the most charming Portuguese villages, completely enclosed within the ramparts of the Medieval Castle.
Walking visit with entrance by the 18th Century arch covered in glazed tiles (azulejos), bright white small houses along cobblestone narrow streets, flower pots on window-sills, Gothic and Renaissance churches specially the beautiful Church of Santa Maria reminds the importance of Óbidos past.
Local artisans and craftsmen still using the old techniques show their wares in the small shops along the streets.


Continuation of the tour to Nazaré, the most famous fishing town in Portugal. Among the bright colored rowing-boats moored on the beach bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, one may watch the fisherfolk bring in the nets. A superb view is enjoyed from the "Sítio", a belvedere on top of the hill while in the streets you may observe women still wearing the traditional 7 skirted costumes.
Lunch, at Hotel Miramar


The tour will proceed to Batalha for a visit to the superb Monastery of Santa Maria da Victória celebrating the victory against the Castillians in 1386 in the Battle of Aljubarrota. This monument built in 1388 is the most beautiful example of the Portuguese Gothic architecture, later in 1509 were added the Unfinished Chapels and Cloisters in "Manueline" and in 1563 the Renaissance Chapels and Cloisters.


Departure to Fátima, the well known Roman Catholic Marian Shrine. Visit the Basilica and the Chapel of Apparitions that marks the spot where the 3 shepherd children had the visions in 1917. Time at leisure for individual activities.
Return to Lisbon.

Rates:
Minimum 25 people € 76.50 per person
Lunch included

Includes:
• Transportation on a private coach with air conditioning.
• English speaking guide
• Entrance fee at Batalha
• Tips at the Restaurant.

CLASSICAL SINTRA TOUR



Departure to Sintra, a small delightful town in the forest covered Mountain of Sintra, immortalized as "Glorious Eden" by the World famous poet Lord Byron.
Located about 30 kilometers northwest of Lisbon, there will be a visit to the Royal Palace of Sintra, a fabulous royal residence of many Portuguese Kings, with wings and halls dating from the 13/14th Centuries.Sintra is excellent for shopping souvenirs and handicraft, and there will be time at leisure.
Descending the mountain on to Cape Roca, the Western-most point of continental Europe, a stop will be made by the cliffs over the Atlantic Ocean. Then following the coastline the tour will pass by Guincho Beach, Boca do Inferno (Hell's Mouth) an ocean carved spectacle in rock.
Arriving at the old fishermen village of Cascais that in the 1940's was chosen as residence by exiled European Royalty, a stop will be made by the lovely bay filled with fishing boats.
Return to Hotel passing by Estoril.

Rates :
Minimum 25 people € 45.00

Includes:
• Transportation on a private coach with air conditioning.
• English speaking guide.
• Entrance fee at Royal Palace in Sintra