Private Full-Day Tour: Romantic Sintra From Lisbon

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located Lisbon hotels, cruise terminal or Lisbon airport.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover the charm of Sintra on this private full-day tour of romantic Sintra, from Lisbon. The 19th century saw this three thousand-year-old area become one of the trendiest areas for European nobility and bourgeoisie. See their eclectic tastes reflected in the towns architecture, starting with Pena Palace, a vibrant fairy tale castle swathed in pinks and yellows and surrounded by exotic plants. Explore Sintra villages UNESCO-listed historic center, then journey to Cabo da roca, Europes westernmost point. Enjoy free time strolling through the charming seaside town of Cascais. You will receive your guides undivided attention on this private tour.

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Start your day with a pick-up from your centrally-located Lisbon accommodations, then journey to the hilltop Pena National Palace. Discover one of the worlds major expressions of 19th-century Romanticism at this national monument. Learn about its origin as a chapel built to honor Our Lady of Pena after a sighting of the Virgin Mary. The building grew to include a monastery in 1493, then languished in disrepair after an earthquake and lightning strikes. At long last, Prince Ferdinand decreed it be transformed into a summer residence for the royal family.

Step outside the palace, and explore the surrounding Pena Park and gardens, teeming with trees and plants from around the world. See Sequoia and magnolia from the United States, trees from China and Japan, and ferns from Australia and New Zealand. Meander down narrow roads and paths that lead to a waterfall and bubbling springs of crystal-clear water.

Next, visit the town of Sintra, located in an area dubbed the Portuguese Riviera and known for its many examples of 19th-century architecture. Note the contrast between the old villages black stone pavements and its colorful houses. Visit the grand medieval National Palace, one of Sintras most beautiful examples of Portuguese architecture. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (own expense).

Journey to Lands End (Terra do Fim do Mundo) and admire its striking landscape. Finish your afternoon with free time to wander through the old streets and shops of seaside Cascais. Enjoy the ride back to Lisbon on one of the continents most scenic roads.

Itinerary

Hotel pickup
Sintra: Pena Palace, Moorish Castle and Sintra National Palace
"Travesseiros" tasting
Sintra: Historic Centre
Lunch: Free time
Cabo da Roca
Guincho
Boca do Inferno
Cascais
Estoril
Hotel drop-off

Inclusions

  • Private tour
  • Driver/guide (full time trip leader)
  • Tourist luxury vehicle
  • Comfort pack (fresh waters and cleaning wipes)
  • "Travesseiros" tasting
  • Pickup and drop-off - for Lisbon central hotels, Lisbon cruise terminal, or Lisbon airport. The baggage service is limited to one suitcase per person.

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees - Pena Palace,Adult 14,Youth (de 6 a 17 anos)and Senior 12,5; Moorish Castle Adult 8,Youth (de 6 a 17 anos)and Senior 6,5; Sintra National Palace Adult 10,Youth (de 6 a 17 anos)and Senior 8,5.
  • Guided tours inside Pena Palace and Sintra National Palace

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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