Private Full Day Tour To Pena Palace, Ericeira & Mafra, From Lisbon

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Private Tour - Executive Class 10/14/2019 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM Private Tour - Standard Class 1.. read more
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Any Hotel or Address in Lisbon District
    Airports
    Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
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  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore the charms of Sintra which is par excellence, Portugal's most mystical and romantic destination and considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A village as a unique destination, magical and absolutely fascinating. Enjoy the diversity and beauty of unique landscapes and indulge in the typical cuisine that Ericeria gives you full of flavor and stories of generations. Be enchanted by the Jos Franco Museum Village and the iconic Mafra National Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Park and National Palace of Pena, Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal
The Park and the Pena Palace, located in the Serra de Sintra and the fruit of the creative genius of D. Fernando II, are the greatest exponent of 19th century Romanticism in Portugal, with architectural references of Manueline and Moorish influence. The Palace was built to be seen from anywhere in the Park, lush forest and gardens with over five hundred tree species from the four corners of the world.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Centro Historico de Sintra, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal
Sintra's historic center is an open-air museum full of magnificent treasures. The village of Sintra, at the base of the Sintra Mountains, was for a long time a royal sanctuary. Amidst its vast vegetation are incredible castles, palaces, gardens and farms. Sintra, with its imposing hills dotted with palaces, churches and manor estates, extending in waves of green to the ocean and the fascination of Vila Velha's urban agglomerations is a privileged place of excellence, of undeniable beauty and cultural and natural interest. . In 1995 it was classified as a World Heritage Site in the Cultural Landscape category by UNESCO.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Ericeira, 2655 Ericeira, Portugal
A traditional fishing village, Ericeira has developed enormously during the 20th century due to the growing interest in it as a summer resort. It has, however, maintained its original characteristics and its own individual atmosphere. Fifty kilometres from Lisbon, in an easily accessible area, its beaches are very crowded during the summer, and are considered among the best in Europe for surfing. Ribeira d`Ilhas Beach, where one of the World Surfing Championship contests is held every year, is worth a special mention. A visit to Ericeira is also an excellent opportunity to try the shellfish and fresh fish dishes, the speciality of the regional cuisine.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Aldeia Tipica Jose Franco, Estrada Nacional 116, Mafra 2640-578 Portugal
Jos Franco Village Museum is also commonly called Saloia Village, Cork Oak Typical Village or even Jos Franco Typical Village. This village is one of the most recognized musealized villages in the country. To tell the story of this village we have to go back to 1920, the year of the birth of potter Jos Franco. The son of a shoemaker and a door-to-door cookware saleswoman (and at fairs when business was weak), Jos Franco lived with the potter's trade from an early age. The Cork Oak was, at the time, an important potter center, and it is customary for the people of the earth to learn to handle the clay and make a profession of it. Franco learned the trade from two local potter masters before starting at age 17 on his own. In the early 1960s, Jos Franco began to shape an old dream, to recreate a village of ethnographic character, where the way of life of local people was mirrored. It was a form of tribute to his land.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Palacio Nacional de Mafra, Terreiro Dom Joao v, Mafra 2640-492 Portugal
The National Palace of Mafra was proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2019. The Royal Palace occupies the noble floor of the Mafra building and the 2 turrets. The north turret was occupied by the king and the south turret by the queen, and both turrets are linked by a 232-metre gallery making it Europes largest palatial corridor. This building, of about 40,000 m2, housed a Franciscan convent (300 fryers) and features Campo Santo, the Infirmary, the Elliptical Hall (capitular), the Literary Acts Hall, the Stairway and the Dining Hall. It boasts a large library thought to be one of the most beautiful in the world. The Royal Building has two carillons with 98 bells the largest of its time. The Basilicas 6 organs are pieces of unique heritage worldwide. The Royal Convent and Palace of Mafra is the most important baroque monument in Portugal. The building covers an area of almost four hectares (37.790 m2), including 1.200 rooms, more than 4.700 doors and windows, 156 stairways and 29 inner yards and courtyards. Such magnificence was only possible due to the Brazilian gold that poured into the country, allowing the King to carry out his patronage of the arts and the strengthening of royal authority.
Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Bottled water

Exclusions

  • Tickets / Lunch / Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
  • Entry/Admission - Palacio Nacional de Mafra

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infants must sit on laps

Infant seats available

Near public transportation

Stroller accessible

Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair accessible

The information of the places or monuments to be visited on this tour are merely indications of places of interest, which may or may not be visited during the trip.

The driver can extend the hours of the tour in agreement with the customer, and charge 30 per 1 hour extra (payable to the driver).

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate