Get the Essential of Lisbon and Luxuriant Sintra Palaces

Within one full day, you will have the chance to combine the beauties of Lisbon with its most charming suburbs like Sintra and the Estoril coast, including “Cabo da Roca” – the westernmost point of Europe.

Highlights:

  • Alfama oldest Lisbon section
  • The best viewpoints of the capital
  • Belém city section with its amazing monuments that reveal Lisbon Golden Era
  • Luxuriant and charming Sintra town
  • Cabo da Roca breathtaking views
  • Cascais cosmopolitan town

Description:

You will unveil the main cultural and picturesque sites of this European capital. The tour may start with a visit to Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest quarter where you will have the chance to overlook the city from some of its most magnificent viewpoints. In the west district of Belém you’ll understand how this city is linked to the heroic deeds of the Portuguese maritime exploration of the 15th and 16th centuries. The Age of Discoveries and the Golden Era of Portugal, transformed Lisbon into the opulent centre of a vast empire. Part of the wealth from these expeditions was used to build magnificent monuments in a unique Portuguese style: the extravagant Manueline architectural style, best typified in Jerónimos Monastery. Some of these monuments can still be seen, especially in the area of Belém.

Situated very close to the capital, Sintra and the nearby coast, is filled with diversity and charm. Within half an hour drive we’ll get into the mountain of Sintra to show you a luxuriant landscape revealing palaces and manor houses, in an area classified world heritage by Unesco.

We will than lead you to the westernmost point of continental Europe – Cabo da Roca – that recalls glorious times and offers you breathtaking views over the Atlantic ocean.

You will pass through Guincho, where you can admire the beaches and the beautiful Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, as well as the magnificent Atlantic Ocean. On your way back to Lisbon, your tour guide will certainly invite you to stop for a visit to the picturesque and charming town of Cascais.

You will also have the chance to pass by the Estoril Casino and its Gardens and continue on a breathtaking sightseeing tour along the coastal road of Estoril, one of the most beautiful and charming itineraries of Lisbon surroundings.

What’s Included:

  • Guide / Driver Fees
  • Pick-Up / Drop-Off at your location in Lisbon
  • Transportation in a modern and comfortable vehicle
  • Travel Insurances

What’s Not Included:

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Admission Fees

Take a Note:

This is a private tour. There will be nobody else joining the party except if agreed by you. This also means the tour can be customized and adjusted to the participants interests at any time.

The default language of the tour is English, but you can choose an additional language from the available options.

FOR YOUR ATTENTION: Due to its micro-climate Sintra mountain might be cooler and rainy. Be aware of this and take an extra coat.

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