Archive for the 'Boat trips' Category

Sunset Sailing Tour Lisbon with ‘Tagus Cruises': great experience, panoramic city views seen from the Tagus river, very romantic & super full moon

Tweet Portugal has the most gorgeous sunsets I have ever seen! When you visit Lisbon it is a great idea to enjoy a sailing tour and to discover the city seen from the river Tagus. TagusCruises Lisbon: sunset sailing on the river Tagus, a great experience! This 2 hours sunset sailing trip departs daily from Doca do Bom Sucesso, close to […]

Lisbon inside city tips: hop on hop off bus, Red Tram historical tour, Santa Justa Lift, Cristo Rei statue, old tram 28, St George Castle, Portas do Sol, Belém Tower, hotspots, breathtaking views & nightlife

Tweet Planning a short trip to Lisbon? My inside (cheap) tips and trip ideas! ‘Hop on and hop off’ open-topped double decker bus tours are a popular way for tourists to view Lisbon city. The “River Tagus tour” offer you the the opportunity to view the areas in which most of its monuments may be found, […]

Ferry boat from Lisbon to Montijo, a walk through picturesque village Alcochete to Samouco beach: wonderful day trip & pink flamingos

Tweet Away from the crowds, on the south bank of the river Tagus (Sul do Tejo), there’s the beach of Alcochete, located near the small city of Montijo . From Lisbon you can take a bus across the Vasco da Gama Bridge directly to Alcochete centre at Oriente station  (431, the most frequent), or 432 and 437. Ferry […]

Lisbon 3 hours river mini cruise: old and modern Lisbon attractions seen from the Tagus River & renovated, traditional ‘Cacilheiro’ boat

Tweet Trip to Lisbon for only a few days?  Take a boat trip on the Tagus River to discover the contours of the old and the modern part of the Portuguese capital. This short cruise (from April 1st – October 31) departs every day at 15:00 from Terreiro do Paço, just near Praça do Comércio (‘Commerce Square), and lasts […]

Exclusive sailing cruises 3 mast schooner river Tagus Lisbon “Leão Holandês” (The Dutch Lion) & Dirk Gesink

Tweet Around 1986, the Dutchman, Dirk Willem Gesink, decided to spend his honeymoon in Portugal. At that time he was a successful businessman in Holland and since his childhood a passionate sailor. He had started sailing when he was four years old at the “Loosdrechtse Plassen” in Holland. Lisbon,  Doca de Alcântara Obviously Dirk Geesink looked for […]