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Lisbon Sintra Cascais – Full Day Group Tour Hotel Pick Up

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Duration

8 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people

Languages

English, Español, Português, Русский

Overview


Escape Lisbon’s hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy an amazing experience of the full-day tour in Lisbon Sintra Cascais. Discover the medieval architecture of the National Palace and the colorful houses in the historic center. Admire the scenery of unique beauty of the Natural Park Sintra-Cascais and the historical monuments.

Visit the westernmost point of the Continental Europe Cabo da Roca, “The place where the land ends and the sea begins”, and feel the beauty and the power of nature.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • See the fairy-tale palaces and gardens of Sintra Natural Landscapes.
  • Admire the extravagant architecture of the Pena Palace.
  • Get to the westernmost point of the continental Europe “Cabo da Roca”.
  • Pass along wonderful surfing beaches of Cascais.
  • Discover the unique rock “Hell’s mouth”.

Itinerary

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Pena Palace and Park
Pena Palace and Park

Marvel at Pena Palace, one of the most magnificent and recognisable tourist attractions of Portugal. The palace exemplifies the 19th century Romanticism style of architecture and stands atop a rocky peak, which is the second highest point in Sintra Hills. The Pena Palace richly decorated with Moorish and Manueline motifs. Enjoy panoramic views of the peaceful forests and lush gardens covered by exotic plants and flowers.
The Palace of Pena was designated a National Monument in 1910 and forms part of the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, which has been classified by UNESCO as World Heritage since 1995.

Sintra Historical Center
Sintra Historical Center

Sintra is widely acclaimed as one of Portugal's most beautiful destinations, full of gardens, tiled villas, colorful palaces, and neo-Gothic structures, all surrounded by verdant hills rolling toward the Atlantic Ocean.
Visit Sintra Village Historical Center with free time to taste the traditional "Travesseiros de Sintra"
The Historical Village of Sintra is one of the most known and romantic Portuguese villages. Due to its palaces, woods and the fog typical of its mountains, Sintra has become a magical place with countless legends to tell.
You will have free time to see this beautiful village and also the small and charming traditional shops, antique shops, restaurants and historic cafes but above all the landscape that has already inspired countless artists, writers and kings.

Cabo da Roca
Cabo da Roca

One of the most marvelous views in whole Portugal – the westernmost point of Continental Europe “Cabo da Roca”. We will pass through the wonderful Sintra National Park until arriving at Cabo da Roca, the most western point of continental Europe that was mentioned by our acclaimed Luís de Camões as the place "Where the earth ends and the sea begins." It is a place of natural beauty, with imposing cliffs of 150 meters high.
A few centuries ago, there was a fort that played an important role in the defense of Lisbon and the third oldest lighthouse on the Portuguese coast is still here in operation. Here the landscape is breathtaking and absolute bliss for photography lovers.

Guincho Beach
Guincho Beach

Part of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, Guincho Beach is endowed with a surrounding landscape of great beauty in which the white sand dunes contrast with the deep tones of the Serra de Sintra hills, looming in the background.
Given both its strong winds and waves, the Beach attracts a great following among bodyboarders and surfers. Throughout summer, there is generally a good northerly wind ensuring Guincho is excellent for windsurfing.

Hell’s Mouth
Hell’s Mouth

The next stop is absolutely beautiful rock wall with a very dramatic name – Mouth of Hell (Boca do Inferno). This breathtaking chasm located on a cliff seashore close to Cascais will engage you with crashing waves.
It is believed this place used to be a cave that over time and by the force of the sea relented and gave rise to the scenario as it is known today. Currently, Boca do Inferno is an open cavity, with a sort of arch where it enters the seawater.
In days of rough waters it is possible to hear the sound of water hitting the rocks, such a unique sound that makes an analogy to the location´s name. Arriving at Boca do Inferno is possible to contemplate the beauty of the place from the top, however, there is also a path that leads to the other side of the “arc” of the cavity, where the water enters.

Cascais
Cascais

After viewing the landscape of Mouth of Hell we will stop at the fishing village –Cascais with its lovely harbor full of small fishing boats. This town in the 19th century became a favorite summer destination of the European aristocracy and noble families for its idyllic location and a pleasant climate. Stop in the elegant resort town of Cascais, a once quiet fishing village that was discovered by the European nobility for its idyllic setting, and became a favorite destination for the international jet set thereafter. Stroll along the harbor, before transferring back to Lisbon.

Estoril
Estoril

The drive will take you along the Marginal Avenue, a winding waterfront road with sweeping views of the Tagus River and the Atlantic Ocean and panoramic view over Casino Estoril. Estoril has one of the most beautiful leisure areas by the sea with fine sand beaches and crystal clear water. Along the coast we find besides an extensive beach, Casino Estoril, the largest casino in Europe but also where the famous secret agent, James Bond, was conceived. Portugal was a neutral country in the 2nd World War, which attracted people from the spy networks on both sides of the coin.

Included/Excluded

  • Ticket to The Pena Palace including Pena Park.
  • Pick-up from meeting point and drop off in Lisbon.
  • Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Personal and accident insurance.
  • Free time to explore at each stop.
  • Lunch

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Adventure672814

03/08/2020

"super expérience

Guide ponctuel et très intéressant . Une façon simple de découvrir les environs de Lisbonne. Merci encore Paulo"

Discover54127538758

03/08/2020

"Visite touristique et culturelle

Une belle excursion très réussie malgré le mauvais temps qu'a su faire oublier notre guide Paulo, qui connait parfaitement les points clés de la visite et qui en plus est très cultivé sur l'histoire de son pays et sur les arts et cultures du Portugal, sans oublier la gastronomie. Bref très belle journée"

christian d

03/08/2020

"visite génial avec Nuno

super organisation,tres bon moment passé avec Nuno qui est un guide trés attentionné,convivial,sympathique.il parle trés bien le francais et on a appris beaucoup de choses"

Odyssey23843385692

03/08/2020

"A voir!

Superbe journée , trés bien organisée (timing , prise en charge , visites , explications et j 'en passe ...) de belles choses à voir en petit groupe sympa . Un guide au top pour tout . Je recommande vivement ."

Getaway223178

03/08/2020

"Super Tour mit Daniel!

Die Tour war echt toll u. sehenswert. Daniel hat sich total bemüht u. uns total viel über Lissabon erzählt. Man wird direkt vom Hotel abgeholt, was sehr angenehm ist. War ein toller Tag mit einem super Reiseführer!"
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