Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon

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Explore Sintra and Cascais on a 8-hour group tour from Lisbon, limited to a max of 8 people and only in English. You’ll visit the unique and (...)

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Overview Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Park and National Palace of Pena, Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

We will visit the remarkable Pena Palace, one of the major expressions of 19th-century romanticism in the world. The current palace dates back to 1839, when King Ferdinand II bought the ruins of the Monastery of Our Lady of Pena and started to adapt it for use as a residence according to his romantic taste. We will, not only visit the Pena Palace, but also explore some parts of the Pena Park.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Centro Historico de Sintra, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

Sintra is an old and mainly pedestrian village that was founded thousand years ago. The Greeks named Sintra the "Mountain of the Moon" and today is still a true fairy tale village. Is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1995. Here you will have free time for lunch (lunch costs are not included) and to enjoy some famous travesseiros (pillows), in a old bakery that existed since 1862, they are light puff pastries that are turned, rolled and folded seven times, and then filled with delicious almond-and-egg-yolk cream and lightly dusted with sugar. You can also enjoy the Sintra cheesecakes.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Regional de Colares Winery, Alameda Cel. Linhares de Lima 32, 2705-351 Colares, Portugal

Colares and its famous wine cellars are on our way to the Atlantic Ocean. Colares is a quaint village famous for its wine, a royal passion that started in the 13th century. The landscape had been sticking in time and around we can enjoy old villas, beautiful mansions, small and big farm areas or a centenary tram.

Pass By: Praia das Macas, Colares Portugal

Praia das Maçãs (Apple’s beach) it’s the most popular beach and village in the west of Sintra. It’s also the last stop of a centenary tram. It was very busy in the beginning of the 20th century, however today is only a popular spot for the locals.

Stop At: Praia das Azenhas do Mar, R. Dr. Antonio Brandao de Vasconcelos 40, Colares 2705-084 Portugal

We will make a stop in one of the most picturesque seaside towns in Portugal. Azenhas do Mar has a stunning view overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and whitewashed red-roofed houses along the cliff.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Estrada Cabo da Roca, Colares 2705-001 Portugal

We will make a stop in the wild Cabo da Roca, which is a 150 meters (500 feet) cliff that forms the western most point of continental Europe. Facing the roaring Atlantic, this spot is a surprising and remote landscape with amazing views.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Guincho Beach, Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais Portugal

The Guincho beach is beautiful sandy beach area 9 km away from Cascais. It’s a protected landscape where we can see dunes and endemic flora. It’s also a popular destination for surfers.

Stop At: Centro Historico de Cascais, Cascais Portugal

Cascais is a former fishing village that gained fame as a resort for Portugal's royal family in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Nowadays, it is a popular vacation spot for both Portuguese and foreign tourists. Nowadays is village with small museums, picturesque gardens, a shiny marina and a pedestrianized old town. We will stop here for a while and sugest you to try the most famous ice cream of Portugal, Santini’s Gelati!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Casino Estoril, Av. Dr. Stlanley Ho, 2765-190 Estoril, Portugal

Estoril is 2 km away from Cascais and it becomes the Portuguese Riviera, a popular destination for rich Portuguese and non-Portuguese families. Were we’ll find hotels, villas and a casino. Estoril was the place where Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond got inspired to wrote Casino Royale, because there were many spies and exiles staying here.

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small-group tour
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Led by a local guide
  • Family friendly
What you can expect Explore Sintra and Cascais on a 8-hour group tour from Lisbon, limited to a max of 8 people and only in English. You’ll visit the unique and surprising Pena Palace in Sintra that really looks as a fairy-tail and the charming village Sintra. here you’ll have the chance to taste the delicious and famous pastries - travesseiros (pillows) and the Sintra cheesecakes. In the afternoon Azenhas do Mar will take your breath away! A formers fishing town it’s one of the most picturesque small seaside villages. Then you’ll visit the westernmost point of continental Europe - Cabo da Roca - once consider the end of the world. Your last stop will be in Cascais, a lovely beach town where you can stroll around. The return to Lisbon will be made along the coastline where you´ll enjoy astonishing sea views.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Park and Palace of Pena entrance fee (14€ per person)
  • The tour will be only in English
  • Maximum 8 people
  • Escape long lines
  • Local guide and driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena

What's NOT inside

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour will be only in English
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Departure point:

Av. da Liberdade 9, 1250-149 Lisboa, Portugal

Duration:

8 hours

Frequency:

Daily

Departure time:

8:45 AM

Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/11/11
    "We had Richardo and he was a fabulous tour operator. He knew real detailed history and stories. He was friendly, clear and nothing took us by surprise. The trip (...) "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/09/30
    "Really enjoyed the day. Ricardo was very informative with all the History. Had time to have a nice lunch and do some shopping. Easy to find the pick up, would (...) "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/08/05
    "A great day tour from Lisbon. Easy pick up point . Comfortable 8 seater van with our very knowledgeable and friendly guide Ricardo Great visit of Pena Palace enough (...) "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/08/12
    "Guide had a great personality, extremely knowledgeable and caring. She was engaging with all 8 ppl in the group throughout the day. Unfortunately morning was rainy (...) "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/08/14
    "This tour was Amazing! Everything we saw was beautiful and exciting. Marlene, the tour guide from Lisbon Riders is so knowledgeable about the culture and history of (...) "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/08/14
    "We absolutely loved the tour and the guid - Caterina was absolutely the best! Strongly recommended !!! "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/09/05
    "A truly great change of pace compared to Lisbon touring. Sintra was such a cool and interesting place to visit as well as the other picturesque sites that we went (...) "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/09/09
    "The tour was very comprehensive but a little long. Ricardo, our guide was very informative and personable. I would recommend him (...) "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/09/16
    "The tour was great and Tania our guide was amazing - her knowledge, commentary and suggestions made the day very enjoyable. "

  • Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon | . | 2019/09/19
    "Sintra is a must see place, and Tanya our guide made it quite a memorable visit with her deep knowledge of everything Portuguese. Skipping the line is crucial too (...) "

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