The Sado river incredible delta, with the Tróia peninsula is mentioned in some of the oldest accounts of travels made by the Phoenicians, even before the Romans. This Sado river Delta is still home to dolphins and several wading birds, and up river the millenary culture of salt extraction is nowadays accompanied by rice production.
In the morning we will stroll in the historic city center of Setúbal, ending at the market, holding the reputation of having the best fish around Lisbon. After that, we take the ferry across the river to Tróia, and if you are lucky, dolphins can come to greet you. In Tróia we visit one of the most important Roman sites in Portugal. After lunch we will see a unique palafite quay in the Sado river delta and cruise by Álcacer do Sal, one of the most charming white painted towns in Portugal.