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Lisbon: Daytime/Sunset/Night City Sailboat Tour with Drinks

1. Lisbon: Daytime/Sunset/Night City Sailboat Tour with Drinks

Embark on an unforgettable 2-hour Lisbon city cruise on the Tagus River with a live commentary from the crew. Discover the city’s beautiful waterfront scenery on a sailboat while admiring numerous historical monuments and iconic landmarks along the way.  Be greeted by your skipper, who will help you settle comfortably into the sailing boat at the loading pier. Toast with a welcome drink and set off to discover Lisbon's waterways, first passing the triumphant Monument to the Discoveries. Glide under the grandiose 25 of April Bridge and look up to catch a glimpse of the Cristo-Rei Statue looking out onto the waters. As you take in the stunning sights of buildings, bridges, and ships, listen to the crew tell you some curiosities and fun facts about the places you are passing by.  Continue aboard your Lisbon boat tour to the historical city center, where you will get incredible views of Commerce Square, Basilica da Estrela, and the emblematic Castle of Sao Jorge, sitting atop Lisbon's highest peak.  To round off your Lisbon cruise, catch an up-close glimpse of the unique serpentine-like architecture of the MAAT Museum and the iconic Belém Tower. If you have chosen the relevant option, you will also experience the city lit up at golden hour, followed by a beautiful sunset.

Lisbon: 1 or 2-Hour Cruise along the Tagus River

2. Lisbon: 1 or 2-Hour Cruise along the Tagus River

Climb aboard a luxurious yacht for a 1 or 2-hour sailing tour of the coast of Lisbon, departing from the Doca do Bom Sucesso near the historic Belém Tower. Cruise along the tranquil waters of the Tagus River, passing the atmospheric neighborhoods of the city for an appreciation of its maritime and fishing traditions, along with its strategic importance in the defense of Portugal against attack in less peaceful times. Your enthusiastic and experienced skipper will share their knowledge of sailing the Atlantic and Tagus Estuary, as well as provide stories of Lisbon and its surrounding coastline. Your safety is a top priority at all times. Relax on board the stylish boats, which are between 7 and 18 meters long, and feature onboard toilet facilities, a kitchenette, and a CD/MP3/radio audio system to provide the soundtrack to your experience. Choose from a 1-hour morning cruise, a 2-hour day cruise, or a romantic 2-hour sunset cruise.

Costa da Caparica: Surf Experience

3. Costa da Caparica: Surf Experience

Experience the incredible waves of the Atlantic Ocean on surf adventure just outside Lisbon. Discover beautiful white sand beaches and surf spots that are just 10 to 30 minutes’ drive from Lisbon city center. Find waves that are suitable for your skill level, from beginner to advanced. Get to surf some of the coolest hidden spots with a local surfer. The Costa da Caparica is where the Tejo River flows into the ocean. The coastline receives swells of all kinds. Surf with different sized boards, depending on your skillset and experience. Try different shapes, and discover the most suitable board for you as an expert instructor gives you tips. Full surf equipment and wetsuits are provided. Choose the option that includes video footage if you’d like to check out your technique and make any adjustments.

Lisbon River Sunset Sailing Cruise

4. Lisbon River Sunset Sailing Cruise

Shortly after leaving the dock you’ll pass by the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, in the shape of a ship, built for the Portuguese World Exhibition in 1940, and also the Torre de Belém, an iconic monument of Lisbon. Back along the north bank, you’ll have views of historic Lisbon, with the Terreiro do Paço and the Cais do Sodré and also the recently renovated waterfront and see the Museum of Electricity. On the south bank see the forts and prisons that were used during the old regime. You’ll be dazzled by the Ponte 25 de Abril, and have views of the Cristo Rei. Marvel at views of Lisbon you’ll only experience from a boat and make a toast to its famous light. The cruise includes a welcome drink of wine, beer, champagne or juice.

Go Sailing - Lisbon Sailing Tour

5. Go Sailing - Lisbon Sailing Tour

This is a fun, calm and easy going experience that also allows you to learn about sailing, where you grab the helm, help on the maneuvers and/or just relax, meet people, learn history, curious facts and local tips about Lisboa, aboard of a 12 meters sailboat. The two-hour sailing experience have as main route untie from the marina, sailing head to Praça do Comércio (Comercial Square), then turn to Cristo-Rei (King Christ), then to Torre de Belém (Belem Tower) sailing under the 25 de April bridge, and return to the marina passing by Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries). We also offer several difference experiences for group (min 2 and max 11 people). Tailor made tours are also possible but should be arranged in advance (e.g. Beach, Cascais, Team Builing).

From Lisbon: Sesimbra Wild Beach Tour

6. From Lisbon: Sesimbra Wild Beach Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Lisbon and get back to nature at the remote beach of Sesimbra. Cross the Tagus River on the iconic 25 de Abril Bridge and then journey on to Ribeira do Cavalo to discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Relax on the hard-to-reach beach and go for a swim and snorkel in the sea, if conditions allow. Jump from the rocks if you are feeling brave! Then, head back to Lisbon and stop at the Cristo Rei statue of Christ for amazing views of the city. Look down at the beach and blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. In case of schedule restrictions for accessing the Christ-King square, you will stop at the Viewpoint Boca do Vento next to the Christ-King or at Sesimbra Castle.  

Lisbon 2-Hour Tagus River Sailing Cruise

7. Lisbon 2-Hour Tagus River Sailing Cruise

Board your sailing yacht in the marina at Doca do Bom Sucesso, near the Belém Tower, one of the most-visited sites in Lisbon. You’ll soon be off, sailing the calm waters of the Tagus River on a 2-hour cruise, on board a comfortable and up-to-date sailing yacht. Sail with an enthusiastic and experienced skipper, who will be happy to tell you all about Lisbon. Yachts range in length from 7-18 meters, and each is equipped with a WC, fridge, and kitchenette. See the sights of Lisbon from the Belém Tower to Alfama. You’ll sail by the Cristo Rei, enjoying views of the city from a unique point of view, while hearing about Portuguese nautical history and the main monuments you pass by.

Lisbon: 2-Hour Yacht Sailing Tour With Portuguese History

8. Lisbon: 2-Hour Yacht Sailing Tour With Portuguese History

Welcome aboard! Sharing what I'm passionate about, sailing as I show off the most beautiful places in the city, that's what makes me do this every day. Our tour begins at the Dock of Belém and goes straight to Praça do Comercio. From there we will sail towards Belém. During that time, you will be able to see several historical and fashion monuments in Lisbon, such as the 25 de Abril Bridge, Cristo Rei, the Electricity Museum, the Belém Tower, the Discoveries Monument, the MAAT and the Jerónimos Monastery. We will see Lisbon from a different perspective. While you relax on a 12-meter sailboat the crew will be delighted to share their knowledge with you. If you're curious about sailing, don't hesitate to let us know and we'll have to share some of our 2 decades of experience. I want my guests to feel “at home” as they sail. Enjoy the most special moment of the day with the best company and a glass of wine, the captain's offer. We look forward to having you aboard.

Lisbon: Sunset Sailing with Portuguese Wine and History

9. Lisbon: Sunset Sailing with Portuguese Wine and History

Welcome aboard! Embark on a tour of Lisbon from a completely different angle. Join your passionate guide on a sailboat at sunset, and capture sights of the most beautiful places in the city. Begin at the Dock of Belem, board the boat, and head straight to Praca do Comercio. From there, sail towards Belem and several historical and fashion monuments in Lisbon, such as the 25 de Abril Bridge, Cristo Rei, the Electricity Museum, the Belem Tower, the Discoveries Monument, and more. Take in views of Lisbon from a different perspective while you relax on a 12-meter sailboat with a crew that is delighted to share their knowledge with you. Feel completely at home in an environment, perfect for anybody curious about sailing. Enjoy the most special moment of the day with the best company and a glass of wine, the captain's offer.

Lisbon 2-Hour River Cruise

10. Lisbon 2-Hour River Cruise

After arriving at the dock you will be shown to the sailing boat and briefed on the tour. Leaving the dock, you will pass by the Padrão dos Descobrimentos in the form of a ship, built for the Portuguese World Exhibition in 1940, then the Torre de Belém, Lisbon’s ex-libris. You'll then head to the south bank and watch industries of old, forts and prisons used during the old regime, be dazzled by the Ponte 25 de Abril, once Oliveira Salazar Bridge and see the Cristo Rei. Back to the north bank you will see the Historical Lisbon, with the Terreiro do Paço, the Cais do Sodré and the recently renewed waterfront. Arriving at the dock you’ll see the Museum of Electricity and the newest emblematic structure, the Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology. During the tour you will be served a welcome drink!

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What people are saying about Almada

We absolutely LOVED it. The whole experience was way more than just a touristic ride on the river. The peaceful moment when the motor is turned off and there is only the sound of the wind taking us down the river towards the sunset.... Valter is an amazing host, teaching us the basics about sailing. We weren't only seated down enjoying as we were helping him with the manœuvres or simply just enjoying. He even let us have control of the helm. It was not our first time in a similar experience but this was way better, it was almost a masterclass where you can lay down and relax whenever you want. We had a beautiful sunset, and the views from the riverside are awesome. Valter had some drinks and snacks for us which made this whole experience close to perfection. Thank you so much for this unforgettable moment

Had an amazing time on the Sunset boat trip! Our tour guides were absolutely lovely and nothing was too much trouble. They shared lots of interesting and great information about the history of Lisbon and did so in a fun entertaining way :) would recommend booking this activity to anyone, was our favourite evening of the holiday! Also generous with drinks with wine and beer for the duration of the tour :)

what a fantastic way to end the day. From booking the platform to the end of the experience, everything was spectacular. the boat has all the necessary conditions to enjoy it to the fullest. from hygiene to comfort nothing to point out Mr Luis and Fernando made the experience go beyond all expectations, super friendly and always available to share their knowledge I strongly recommend

Woow! Can honestly say that it was a beautiful experience, especially when it's spent with a loved one. It was super relaxing and peaceful. Our guide also put some music on and for me it made the whole experience feel complete.

Even though the weather was not cooperative our guides were excellent and we had a good time