Situated in the Lisbon metropolitan area, Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. It lies at the mouth of the River Sado on the coast just below Lisbon and is opposite the beautifully filigree sandy Troia Peninsula. It is best known for its rich history dating back to the Roman Period and is home to the third-largest harbour in the country. Setubal is famed for it’s sweet and globally acclaimed Moscatel wine and is set at the heart of the Portuguese sardine industry. Visitors can wander the pedestrian streets, view the picturesque fountains and gardens, and learn about the history of this thriving historic town. Not-to-be-missed highlights include: the 15th-century Mosteiro de Jesus and the Portuguese ‘azulejos’, a charming chapel set inside the Fort of Sao Filipe, perched on the hill overlooking the city.