Lisbon: Sintra, Pena Palace, and Cascais Day Trip

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Head to Sintra and Cascais on this unforgettable day trip from Lisbon. See some of the highlights in the region including the Pena Palace and Gardens, Guincho beach and the coastal town of Cascais.

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  • Feel the incredible power of the Atlantic Ocean at the very edge of Europe
  • Learn about the history of Sintra and Portugal while listening to your guide
  • Step back in time in Sintra and explore the opulent Sintra National Palace
  • Soak up the coastal charm of Cascais as you wander through the streets
  • Pass through Estoril and catch a glimpse of some of its luxurious attractions


Set off on a day trip to Sintra and Cascais and discover the best of these two Portuguese towns. Visit the incredible Sintra National Palace, explore the Pena Palace and its gardens, discover the picturesque streets of Cascais, and admire views over the Atlantic Ocean. Depart from the center of Lisbon and head to the charming town of Sintra, a place of profound historical significance and natural beauty. The first stop here is the iconic Sintra National Palace. Step back in time and admire the craftsmanship and splendor of this amazing building. The National Palace of Pena and its gardens will likely remind you of a fairy tale realm. The colorful palace features a mix of architectural influences, blending Neo-Gothic, Neo-Renaissance, and Moorish aesthetics. Take some time to explore both of these captivating destinations. Continuing your journey, you'll arrive at the mesmerizing Guincho Beach. Let the forceful waves of the Atlantic and the gentle rustle of surrounding dunes envelop you in nature's embrace. This stunning sandy expanse is a testament to nature's raw beauty, where you can feel the cool ocean breeze, hear the roaring surf, and be awed by the sheer vastness of the coastline. It's a place of reflection, rejuvenation, and adventure, evoking a deep connection between land and sea. Arrive in the town of Cascais and take a stroll through its idyllic streets, adorned with cafes, boutiques, and beautiful architecture. During the stop in Cascais, you can enjoy the coastal scenery and take the opportunity to enjoy some seafood by the waterside. On the way back to Lisbon, pass through Estoril, another coastal gem. Catch a glimpse of this luxury destination as you pass through. It's long been a playground for the elite, attracting visitors with its resorts, beaches, and nightlife.


Pickup and drop-off from a central point in Lisbon Transportation by minivan Local guide Pena Palace tickets (if selected)

Important Information

  • If you choose the option with Tickets Not Included you will need to purchase the tickets separately. Your guide will assist you during the tour.
  • We cannot guarantee that the Pena Palace Tickets (Interiors) will be available, as they tend to sell out in advance. You will always be able to purchase the Pena Gardens Tickets (Exteriors).

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