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Explore beyond Lisbon city limits—and see several of Portugal’s top attractions in half-day—on this seamless, small-group tour.
This half-day Sintra tour allows you to discover the most important sites of this beautiful village. Your tour will start at the medieval village of Sintra and you’ll visit one of the many 19th century palaces, built by the Royal family. You’ll have free time at the village to taste the famous pastries: Queijadas and Travesseiros. At the end of the tour your guide will drive through the Natural Park of Sintra to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost site of Continental Europe, passing by many other 19th century palaces, built by the Royal family.
A charming village located in a Natural Park with castles and grand mansions used as summer houses for the Portuguese royalty. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site and due to its natural beauty and unique atmosphere Sintra is the most visited village in Portugal.
An astonishing fairytale palace located on one of the highest peaks of the Sintra Mountains. Pena Palace was built in the 19th Century by King consort Ferdinand II of Portugal. He turned a 16th Century monastery ruins into one of the most eclectic palaces in Europe by blending different types of Gothic, Egyptian, Moorish and Renaissance elements to it. Around the palace he created a park where he planted different exotic species of trees from all over the world.
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.
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.