Lisbon: Mystical & Romantic Sintra - Pena, Regaleira & Roca

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On this fully guided day trip from Lisbon, you will explore the magical Sintra, visiting Pena Park and Palace, Sintra Old Town, Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca and Lisbon Riviera close to Cascais.

Highlights

  • Feel the emotions of the Romantic Pena Palace and Park
  • Explore the old town centre
  • Discover the enigmatic and scenographic Quinta da Regaleira
  • Visit Cabo da Roca in Sintra/Cascais nature park.

Description

Prepare your intellectual spirit and adventurous soul. Let Sintra Mountain embrace you on this fully guided day trip from Lisbon. Hiking, History, Romance, Pastries, Ocean and Fun, all mixed in a magic blender. Our first stop will be at Pena Palace, where we'll escape the crowds of the main entrance by taking a different way than the one used my most of the travellers. We'll explore Sintra nature with a soft hike in park until the palace. We'll then explore the most beautiful terraces, architecture and history of Pena Palace. For us, the most beautiful is the outside and we don't plan to visit the crowded rooms inside unless we have bad weather conditions. Around lunchtime, we will stop at the Sintra Old Town, close to the National Royal Sintra Palace, where you'll have free time to eat and discover the old town. We'll also visit the mystical Quinta da Regaleira, a scenographic park inviting you to a symbolic initiation journey. We'll explore fountains, caves, the Initiation Well, a labyrinth of secret tunnels and the palace. Along the walks we will share all our love for this mountain, giving you a reliable source of information and local knowledge. The 'cherry on top' of this day trip, is the stop by the ocean at Cabo da Roca, discovering some of the coastline secrets along the way. An experience for all, suitable for single travellers, groups or families. Notes: Pick up at Bessa Hotel Liberdade Meals and monuments tickets are not included

Includes

Driver / Guide Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point Transportation - 9 seats minivan with A/C Guided Tour in Pena Park and Palace Guided Tour in Quinta da Regaleira Local Pastries (Travesseiro or Queijadinha) Bottled water Personal Accident and Liability Insurance Bottled water

Important Information

  • Monument tickets are not included. We will buy the tickets to Pena Palace for you in advance (with a time slot). Please be ready with cash for reimbursement (14€ per person / in 2024 it will cost 20 euros per person). As tour guides, we can skip the lines to buy tickets at Quinta da Regaleira. If this happens, you should have cash for reimbursement (11€). Sintra has a micro-climate and is usually cooler than Lisbon and other cities around. Bring always appropriate clothing. Bring comfortable walking shoes. We will walk up and downhill, including stairs. We usually walk per day 8 / 9 km.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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