Welcome to Setúbal

Setúbal was inhabited in ancient times by the Phoenicians, and by the Romans who settled on the south bank of the River Sado (in Tróia, opposite the present town), who called it Cetobriga, from which the name Setúbal is derived. It was the Romans who started one of the region's most traditional activities - gathering salt and preserving food in salting tanks whose remains still exist on the Tróia Peninsula. The development of Setúbal has always been linked to the seafaring activities facilitated by its location at the mouth of the River Sado, and it was already one of the country's main ports in the 14th century. Its agricultural produce is also important, some of which is mentioned in documents dating back to the 14th century, in particular grapes, wine, oranges and fish. The wines produced in the surrounding area are still famous today, especially table wines and the moscatel called Setúbal, which can be tasted in the cellars in nearby Azeitão, which also produces excellent cheeses and delicious tarts.

Top Tours & Activities in Setúbal

Serra Da Arrábida, Setúbal And Azeitão, Full Day Tour From Lisbon

A fascinating day between the blue of the sea and the green of the hills, the discovery of a beautiful nature, the friendly people, the unique palates and the leisure. Serra da Arrábida Natural Park is one of the most fascinating coastal landscapes. It reminds us of a huge green wall over the Atlantic with small bays of white sand and crystal quiet waters.

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Tour Sesimbra – Arrábida – Espichel Cable – Wine Cave (Jmf)

Know the best views and taste our wine.

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Know Arrábida, Setúbal, Azeitão And Palmela In A Vintage Car

The Arrábida guards secrets in their wonderful landscapes, history, culture, beauty and gastronomy. Come to know it!

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Coasteering In Arrábida

Fun, incredible spots, diversity, security and a lot to know in the portuguese coast!

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Arrábida Private Full Day Tour

The mountain and the sea connected by the nature! Mesmerizing views!

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Arrabida, Sesimbra, Palmela And Azeitão – South Of The River Tagus (8 Hours)

A stroll through the south bank is enjoying the wonders of the Setúbal Peninsula. From monuments such as the Christ the King to the magnificent views of the Serra da Arrábida, with its beaches of white sands and translucent waters on the slopes of the mountain.

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Transfer From Lisbon Airport To Tróia (Crossing The River By Boat)

Make your arrived to Portugal or your return to home simpler and comfortable!

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Transfer Lisbon Airport – Setubal Troia

When arriving at Lisbon airport, do not worry about reaching the final destination.Avoid long waits and surprises. Book in advance and we will be waiting for you.

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Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
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