Sintra is a former retreat of the Portuguese royalty. Here, you will find a lush forest with amazing parks and fairy tale palaces. You will also experience the power of Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe and feel the glamour of the Estoril Coast, once considered the Portuguese Riviera.
- Pena Palace and Luxuriant Park
- Regaleira Palace and Mysterious Initiation Well
- Cabo da Roca, the Westernmost Point of Europe
- Drive Along the Estoril Coast
While driving to Sintra (World Heritage Site), your tour guide will present you the several options of sites to visit there, as follows:
• SINTRA NATIONAL PALACE
Located in the centre of Sintra, the initial building was a Moorish palace, but the present appearance is due to profound architectural modifications done during the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.
• PENA PALACE AND PARK
The pioneer of the romantic palaces, dating from middle XIX century. One of the most visited palaces in Portugal and considered one of the most beautiful in Europe. It is surrounded by a lush park.
• SINTRA MOORISH CASTLE
Fortress from the 9th century, built by the Moors, during their occupation period. Due to its privileged location, it allows magnificent views over Sintra and the sea.
• CONVENT OF CAPUCHOS
This convent was built among the trees and the great blocks of granite, which are part of the building itself. Founded in 1560, the small cells, the cork-coating on doors, are proof of the Faith and humbleness of the Franciscan who lived there.
• QUINTA DA REGALEIRA
Built in the end of the 19th century, Regaleira is formed by a Palace, a Chapel and gardens with grottos, wells and subterranean areas. In the palace, as well as in the remaining areas symbolism and mythology is to be found, which makes Regaleira one of the most esoteric mansions in Portugal.
• SETEAIS PALACE
Today, this neoclassic palace from the 18th century, is a luxury hotel.
• MONSERRATE PARK AND PALACE
Conceived in a romantic environment, where exotic plants grow amongst the local flora, it is today an important botanic museum.
After Sintra, your journey continues to Cape Roca, passing through Colares, a route with a unique natural landscape. Feel the atmosphere and the energy in the air. You are at the westernmost point of continental Europe!
You will than proceed to Cascais, passing through Guincho. Enjoy the beaches and the beautiful Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, and admire the magnificent Atlantic Ocean.
Before you get back to Lisbon, ask your tour guide for a walk around Cascais or just lie down for a relaxing tea or coffee in one of the coffee shops’ terraces.
On your drive back to Lisbon, you will pass by the famous Estoril Casino and its gardens and will enjoy a magnificent sightseeing tour along the coastal road, one of the most beautiful and charming itineraries of Lisbon surroundings.
• Guide / Driver Fees
• Pick-Up / Drop-Off at your location in Lisbon
• Transportation in a modern and comfortable vehicle
• Travel Insurances
• Tolls & Parks
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: Sintra mountain might be chilly and windy. We recommend an extra coat or rain-coat.