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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“Nice views and lovely scenery. You can also visit the beaches were the water has a blue tint.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Sublocality
““Seemingly endless coastline of sandy beaches, and still offers pristine beauty despite the recent growth of hotels and resort areas".”
  • 36 locals recommend
Food
“Great food market where you can buy all kinds of fresh local food, from fresh fish to fresh vegetables. Everyday open from 07:00 until 14:30 (Besides Monday, closed)”
  • 36 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“mall, hypermarket, cinemas and other activities (live music, book launches ... etc)”
  • 16 locals recommend
Beach
“The beaches of Serra da Arrábida are extremely beautiful. You can get there by car or bus. In the high season cars can only go to Figueirinha beach. Then you can walk or take a bus. If you are into running one thing that I love doing is: run to portinho da Arrábida. About 12km if I remember correctly. Then come back walking on the beach when the tide is low you can walk al the way to Figueirinha”
  • 23 locals recommend
Establishment
“Go on a wine tasting in the heart of Setúbal producing region and take the opportunity to visit the museum.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Beach
“One of the best beaches in the Lisbon Region. Protected by the imposing Serra da Arrábida (Arrábida Mountain)s, Galapos Beach is a paradise on earth, with a beautiful blue and calm sea, and a beach with golden sand or too white. The crystal clear waters allow observing the bottom of the sea, which makes this beach an ideal place for diving or spearfishing”
  • 18 locals recommend
Museum
“Great place to hangout and drink wine, very cheap high quality wines from local producers”
  • 18 locals recommend
Casino
“The Troia Casino came to bring the nightlife to the Troia Peninsula, making it the epicenter of culture and animation entertainment.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Route
“Ok, its not easy to get to, but you will not regret this full day trip. Particularly if its warm and summery. Take the bus to Setúbal from Gare do Oriente (2 per hour) (Metro: Oriente). This should take about 50 minutes. From Setúbal bus station, take a short walk to the Tróia Ferry terminal along the river. Catch the Catamaran to Tróia and spend the day spotting dolphins and exploring the beaches on the ocean-side of the peninsula.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Establishment
“Observation of the resident community of bottlenose dolphins of the Sado River. Guided boat tour – visiting the Sado estuary and the Arrábida coast.... must go.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“The best non turistic restaurants of the country with special fresh fish and sea food are in Setúbal. Close to the ferry boat point there many of them. I reccomend all of them. Best "choco frito" of the whole world”
  • 14 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“You can see Troia, and Setubal Bay's skyline. Its a majestic castle build in 1582, near the beautiful Rio Sado. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“Great opportunity to visit some art nouveau and african art exhibitions and get to know various wine production processes and taste some very good wines from the area.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Beach
“Get lost in vast offer of sandy beaches Take the ferry in Setubal and you have arrived. Ask where are the beaches...”
  • 16 locals recommend
Church
“It is one of the first buildings in the Manueline style, the Portuguese version of late Gothic. ”
  • 13 locals recommend