From Lisbon: Pena Palace Visit & Sintra Guided Day Trip

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Discover the unforgettable UNESCO World Heritage Pena Palace on a guided day trip from Lisbon. Explore Sintra or see the Regaleira, admire scenic views along the coast to Roca, Guincho, and Cascais.

Highlights

  • Enjoy Pena National Palace and its gardens, one of Portugal’s seven wonders
  • Explore Sintra Historical Village or Regaleira and enjoy the local pastries
  • Visit the stunning Roca Cape, the westernmost point of continental Europe
  • Relax in the charming village of Cascais, known as the French Riviera
  • Admire the stunning views of Guincho Beach along the coast with a small group

Description

On this guided day trip, experience the natural and cultural wonders of Portugal as you travel from Lisbon to Pena Palace. Explore the medieval streets and local cuisine of Sintra Village, or even visit the mystical Quinta da Regaleira! Admire the beauty of Roca Cape and Guincho Beach in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park before spending some free time enjoying the charming seaside town of Cascais before returning to Lisbon. Your day trip sets out from Lisbon. Relax as you travel to Sintra's Mountain, home to the amazing Pena Palace. Enjoy this prime example of 19th-century Romantic architecture, a UNESCO world heritage site, with elements of Renaissance, Manueline, and Moorish styles. Next, discover the beautiful palace gardens with rare plants and trees from all over the world. Follow the garden trails to the palace terraces, where you can enjoy stunning panoramic views of the peaceful forests and gardens with exotic plants and flowers. Gaze down at the coastline and Lisbon below. Continue your tour in Sintra Village and visit the Historical Center. Wander the streets of this medieval village, taste the 'Travesseiros de Sintra' and 'Queijadas de Sintra' - both traditional local pastries - and enjoy the magical landscape that has inspired so many artists, writers, and kings. Or spend your time visiting the mystical Quinta da Regaleira and its famous initiatiatic well in a spiral shape! After, drive along one of Sintra's picturesque roads to Roca Cape, the westernmost point of continental Europe. Experience the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean as it crashes against high rocky cliffs. Further on, you'll make your way to Cascais. Pass by in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park at the beautiful Guincho Beach. Admire the white sand dunes in contrast with the Serra de Sintra hills as the ocean waves pound the sand. Glimpse surfers enjoying the strong swells. In Cascais, also known as the French Riviera, take some time to explore the charming city center and enjoy the elegant ambience of this seaside resort town. Finally, after some leisurely strolling, board the minivan and relax with more beautiful views on the way back to Lisbon. On some days, due to the entry slots at Pena Palace, the order of the itinerary could be modified.

Includes

Pick-up from meeting point and drop off in Lisbon Guide Transportation by an air-conditioned SUV WiFi

Important Information

  • This activity should take about 8 hours to complete

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