Lisbon: Pena Palace, Moorish Castle, Qta. Regaleira & Sintra

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Get lost in the Romanticism of Sintra, one of the most picturesque villages in Portugal with this private tour from Lisbon. Travel in a comfortable BMW car and see highlights like the Pena Palace.

Highlights

  • Step into the history of Sintra at highlights like the Palácio de Pena
  • Explore the streets Sintra's stunning Old Town with the help of your guide
  • Capture pictures of the Moorish Castle from a spot with breathtaking views
  • Stop at a Piriquito along the way to buy some tasty Queijadas de Sintra Pastries
  • Enjoy the historic buildings & magnificent gardens of Regaleira on a guided tour

Description

Be picked up from your accommodation in Lisbon, Almada, Costa de Caparica or Cascais and hop aboard a climate-controlled car to begin your private tour. Relax on the scenic drive to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Sintra. Appreciate the exterior architecture of the National Palace of Sintra. Walk around with Guide and get the opportunity to know about the historical Town centre. Walk through the town centre to discover first castle called Quinta da Regaleira, it is a quinta located near the historic centre of Sintra, Portugal. It is classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO within the 'Cultural Landscape of Sintra'. Along with the other palaces in the area such as the Quinta do Relógio, Pena, Monserrate and Seteais palaces, it is considered one of the principal tourist attractions of Sintra. Admire the Gothic carvings , Neo-Manueline, on the outside of the Quinta da Regaleira castle. The property consists of a Romantic palace and chapel, and a luxurious park that features lakes, grottoes, wells, benches, fountains, and a vast array of exquisite constructions. The palace is also known as 'The Palace of Monteiro the Millionaire', which is based on the nickname of its best known former owner, António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro. The palace was designed by the Italian architect Luigi Manini. And then.. Pass by some of the most renowned pastry shops in the city, whose most iconic products is the delicious tart-like queijadas de Sintra. And then you will visit, The Pena Palace (Portuguese: Palácio da Pena) is a Romanticist castle in São Pedro de Penaferrim, in the municipality of Sintra, on the Portuguese Riviera. The castle stands on the top of a hill in the Sintra Mountains above the town of Sintra, and on a clear day it can be easily seen from Lisbon and much of its metropolitan area. It is a national monument and constitutes one of the major expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal. It is also used for state occasions by the President of the Portuguese Republic and other government officials. After admiring the exterior architecture of the palace, the next stop is at another unique monument, the Castelo dos Mouros. A large stone arch presides over the main entrance to the Moorish castle bearing an inscription that hints at Sintra's past. End your private tour of Sintra with a view of place announcing Cabo da Roca as the westernmost point of continental Europe. Cabo de roca hás breathtaking views , mountains, we say end of Europe . Return to your accommodation in Lisbon at the end of your tour with a deeper understanding of makes Sintra so charming. Please Note: Guide will explain the History in English also Information Booklet available in German, French, Italian & Spanish languages.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Air-conditioned BMW transportation Guide/driver Guided tour Information booklet available in German, French, Italian, and Spanish languages Water and WiFi on vehicle Insurance for all passengers

Important Information

  • Opening hours are subject to change.
  • Tour will take place in rain or shine.
  • There are moderate walks included to visit all gardens in Sintra.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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