Lisbon Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip To Lisbon And Sintra

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Combine rugged coastal scenery with historical sights on this private full-day shore excursion from Lisbon. With a private guide at your side, depart from the port in Lisbon and spend the day exploring the regions most breathtaking natural and manmade sights. Journey out to Sintra to visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town center and Pena National Palace, then venture south along the Atlantic coast. Learn about Lisbons history as you tour the Belm district, home to Belm Tower, Monastery of St Jerome and the Monument to the Discoveries.


  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included

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When your cruise ship docks in Lisbon, meet your dedicated personal guide, who will show you the finest sights in Lisbon and nearby Sintra. Then, settle into your air-conditioned vehicle either a minivan or a car, depending on the option selected and relax as you ride down the major thoroughfare of Liberty Avenue and into the modern heart of Lisbon. Got any questions about the various sights you see? Just ask your local guide, who will be by your side for most of the tour.

From Lisbons modern center, drive north to the picturesque town of Sintra, which is surrounded by pine-covered hills. Visit the Pena National Palace, a 19th-century Romanticist palace, whose brightly painted exterior and whimsical design details lend it an attractive fairytale appearance. After poking around the palace, enjoy some free time to wander around Sintra at your leisure and perhaps refuel with a bite to eat (own expense).

Meet back up with your guide and travel along the Atlantic coast, passing by long stretches of clean sandy beaches interspersed with rugged cliffs. Make the most of dramatic photo opportunities by snapping pictures from the sheer cliffs of Cape Roca (Cabo da Roca) and the enchanting grotto at Hells Mouth (Boca do Inferno). Enjoy a scenic drive back to Lisbon, passing the picturesque resort towns of Cascais and Estoril.

In Lisbon, immerse yourself in local history in the Belm district, a historical neighborhood next to Tagus River. See the Monument to the Discoveries, which pays homage to the great 15th-century explorer Henry the Navigator. Listen as your guide explains the history behind various Lisbon landmarks, such as the Belm Tower and the Monastery of St Jerome.

After touring Belm, settle back into the car or minivan and travel back to the port, where you can catch your ship and continue with your cruise.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Lisbon port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Inclusions for Lisbon Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip To Lisbon And Sintra

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee

Exclusions for Lisbon Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip To Lisbon And Sintra

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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3 Traveler Reviews

  • Very enjoyable tour. Joel was very personable, very knowledgeable and allowed deviation from planned tour. We ate lunch at a restaurant that served barnacles and tiger prawns the size of a small house. Never thought I would eat and like barnacles.

    One thing to factor in...if coming in on a cruise ship, be aware that Lisbon time is one hour ahead of the ships time for purposes of scheduling.

  • Great private tour! Iris our driver was great and willing to go to different places just to show us the Lisbon flavor!
    Thank you!

  • Joe was unbelievable and took us everywhere. He didn't even get lunch because we got delayed in the Castle. He told us about pastries and we got some. Two ships were in town and it was very busy. He took us to view the entire City and it was past his tour time. There were ) of us and we all loved it

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