From Lisbon: Sintra, Pena Palace, and Cabo da Roca Hike Trip

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Join a day trip from Lisbon to Sintra, the capital of Romanticism. Tour the UNESCO Site of Pena Palace and take in sweeping views along the Atlantic Ocean's coastline on a hike at Cabo da Roca.

Highlights

  • Discover whimiscal town of Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage, with stunning views
  • Upgrade option available: Enter the incredible Palacio de la Pena
  • Venture out on an unforgettable hiking experience with breathtaking views
  • Visit Cabo da Roca and Praia da Adraga, the westernmost point of mainland Europe
  • Take in breathtaking views of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park and the Atlantic Ocean

Description

Meet your guide in Lisbon city center and travel to romantic Sintra in a comfortable van or minibus with air conditioning. Arriving at one of the highest points of the Serra de Sintra, you will see the Pena Palace, one of the best expressions of 19th century Romanticism in Europe. If the upgrade option is selected, enter its gardens accompanied by your guide and appreciate the exotic trees from all over the world, making this a magical and mysterious place. Head for the Pena Palace, one of the main residences of the Portuguese royal family during the 19th century to be amazed by the intentional mixture of architectural styles and understand why King Fernando II deserved the nickname of 'King-Artist'. Enjoy the views from on high to the Moorish Castle, a testimony of the Islamic presence in the Iberian Peninsula, built in the 9th century and conquered by the Portuguese during the formation of the Portugal Kingdom. Immerse yourself by the Cultural Landscape of Sintra classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site before heading down to the picturesque village of Sintra to stroll freely through its charming streets or taste its regional products such as the famous travesseiros and queijadas de Sintra. Continue the tour on an unforgettable soft hiking experience from Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of Europe, until praia da Adraga, a beautiful beach nestled between towering cliffs and crystal-clear waters, on a 5-km trail with breathtaking views of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park and the Atlantic Ocean. Feel the crisp and fresh air coming from the forest where we will find some of the oldest vineyards in the region and learn about the history and culture of wine production in Portugal. Then from a fantastic viewpoint, marvel at the views of the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding coastline with its high cliffs. An idyllic setting where our senses are awakened. Along the hiking you will find the perfect spot for a lifetime post card photo. Whether you're an experienced hiker or if it is your first time on this kind of adventure, your tour guide will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience every step of the way, while telling you stories and interesting facts about fauna and flora of Sintra- Cascais Natural Park. The hike will end in Praia da Adraga, one of the most famous rocky beaches in the Sintra-Cascais region. Find a natural and preserved environment, where the rocks, caves and tunnels make a unique landscape. Return to Lisbon in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan while your guide offers recommendations for the rest of your stay. Have fun in a premium small group!

Includes

Transportation by air-conditioned van or minibus Bilingual guide Visit to Cabo da Roca Hiking tour in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park Entry to Palacio de la Pena (if option selected)

Important Information

  • There is a minimum of people required to operate the tour. If this minimum is not met, customers will be offered an alternative date, another tour of equal or superior value, or a full refund A minimum number of people is required to operate in languages that are not English or Spanish. The tour will be offered in English if this minimum is not reached Tour may be affected due to special circumstances

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