Did you know: Sintra is classified as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site since 1995.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Moderate
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Description

Embark a private sightseeing tour of historic Sintra and its stunning surroundings. Stop to see important sites along the way and enjoy exploring places not included on typical tourist routes.

You will have plenty of time on this tour to take in all the spots of historic importance and admire views of the area’s natural splendor.

After seeing the highlights of Sintra and the coastal village of Cascais, you can also taste some of Portugal’s traditional pastries from Lisbon and Sintra.

The tour is designed to be a full day of exploration, but the duration can be shortened if necessary, according to your scheduling requirements. You can also let the tour leader know your main areas of interest so the trip can be customized for you.

Itinerary

Meeting at the Marques de Pombal Square

You will meet your guide in front of the HF Fenix Hotel at the Marques de Pombal Square, and start you rtour.

Natural Park of Sintra

Driving to Sintra you will discover it´s history and most importantly, the natural park, that was all planted by hand centuries ago.

National Pena Palace

Reaching the top of the Sintra Mountain range, you will explore the Pena Palace with your private guide.This palace was internationally elected as the most beautiful palace of Europa, and is one of the best examples of 19th-century Romantic revivalism in Portugal. Your guide will accompany you inside of the monuments and locations for historic explanations.

Cabo da Roca

As you are in Sintra, you cannot miss the chance to visit the westernmost point of mainland Europe, Cabo da Roca. It´s around 140 meters above the sea, making it a very nice location for a panoramic view over Sintra´s Mountain range and the coast, making it worth the visit.

Praia do Guincho

Being part of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, the Guincho Beach is surrounded by a landscape of great beauty. The white sand dunes contrast with the deep tones of the Sintra Mountain Range in the background. Given both its strong winds and waves, the Beach attracts a great following among body-boarders and surfers.

Cascais

After passing the Guincho Beach and driving along the coast, we reach Cascais. Situated near the sea and traditionally a fishing village, Cascais enjoyed an important period of development in the 14th century, when it was a major stopping off point for boats on their way to Lisbon, turning it into a very busy port at that time. From there it had an even more important period in history, during the 2nd world war, haven been an inspiration for the so well knows spy, "Bond. James Bond" 007. Discover the details with your guide.

Estoril

In the 1930s Estoril became one of Portugal´s main tourist centers, and the chosen place of exile for a lot of deposed European monarchs (King Juan Carlos of Spain, among others). During the Second World War it was the refuge of writers, politicians, artists, businessmen and many persecuted Jewish travellers.

Return to Lisbon

From Estoril we drive back to Lisbon to the same drop-off point.

What's included

  • Pick-up and drop off at the "Marques De Pombal Square";
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car or van;
  • Private tour with Professional guide (just your group and your guide);
  • Guide will accompany inside the monuments to explain it´s histories.

What do I need to bring

  • Be sure to bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a camera

Important information

  • National monuments might close without notice, on public holidays and other special occasions!
  • Entrance fees vary according to the tourism season;
  • This tour does not include entrance fees so that participants can decide what sites to visit;
  • Not wheelchair accessible;
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions;
  • The sequence of the mentioned places can be changed according to customer’s will or due to weather conditions.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 6% if cancelled 999 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • PRIVATE CAR TOUR
  • SIGHTSEEING

Guided Language

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Portuguese
  • Español

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