Private Wine Tasting Tour to the Setubal Wine Region from Lisbon

6 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
2 - 15
Mobile ticket


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.


  • Pick up and drop off at a hotel/Airbnb in Lisbon or from cruise port;
  • Private tour with Professional guide. Participants will be you and your guide;
  • 10 Wines in total in the three cellars you will visit;
  • Tasting of traditional cheese breads and other goods;
  • Entrance fees to all the wineries and their visits;
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines;
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned car/van.
  • Entry/Admission - Casa Mae da Rota de Vinhos
  • Entry/Admission - Jose Maria de Fonseca
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta do Alcube

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Estatua do Marques de Pombal, Estacao de Metro do Marques de Pombal Praca Marques de Pombal, Lisbon 1250-161 Portugal

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, Praca 25 de Abril Almada, Lisbon 1950-358 Portugal

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, Rua do Alto das Necessidades, Azeitao 2925-346 Portugal

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 hours

Stop At: Jose Maria de Fonseca, Rua Jose Augusto Coelho 11 13 Vila Nogueira, Azeitao 2925 Portugal

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 hours

Stop At: Casa Mae da Rota de Vinhos, Largo de Sao Joao Baptista, Palmela 2950-248 Portugal

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, Palmela, Setubal District, Alentejo

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

Additional information

  • At time of booking, hotel clients must provide the following information at time of booking: hotel name and address
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Stroller accessible
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • When inside the vehicles, it is mandatory for travelers and guide to wear face masks. It is not allowed to smoke, eat and drink inside the vehicles.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
August 2023

Had a wonderful time with Ricardo! Learned a lot about the country, region, wines and fun facts. All the recommendations given were great including restaurants. Ricardo is a true gentleman with a passion of wine! Thank you!

July 2023

Amazing. Great tour experience with a very knowledgeable tour guide in Rodrigo. Multiple vineyards/wineries with food at the last stop that was delicious. Ended up purchasing multiple bottles. Have since opened one that exceeded the tasting, so very pleased

July 2023

Amazing tour visiting 3 different places. What made our tour even better was our guide Vasco, amazing person, very informative, lovely guy. Book it up, you will definitely enjoy it.

July 2023

Our guide Vasco was lovely, very polite and knowledgeable about the area and the wines. He took us to great viewpoints along the route to get photos. The Fonseca tour was really interesting - especially the parts about the wine being aged at sea and also the private family cellar - this was a re...

July 2023

Nice tour and we liked our guide Vasco, very nice and knowledgeable on wine. One of the wineries was very old and had a great tour guide. Would be nice if they included lunch with the tour. Our biggest issue is that our child got sick so one of the three of us had to cancel the day before. Becaus...

July 2023

Excellent tour and experience, I highly recommend this while visiting Lisbon! Private and a very intimate experience.

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