During the half day tour you'll see the historic mansions and magical buildings with intricate details and incredible architectural designs within the beautiful natural scenery of the Natural Park of Sintra. This beautiful town along the coast a short distance from Lisbon is filled with history and sightseeing opportunities at every turn. Whether as part of a longer stay in Portugal or a destination in its own right, it will keep you busy with things to see.
This private tour of historical Sintra provides the opportunity to see its beautiful architecture and surroundings. With your private guide, make stops to see important attractions like Pena Palace (any entrance fees are at your own expense or you can add tickets during booking), and explore places that are not typically part of the tourist itinerary.
Following a pick-up from your hotel in Lisbon, transfer by private vehicle to Sintra city center, where you will have some time to explore the old streets of Sintra. Later see the extravagant Pena Palace perched on a rock that overlooks the coastline of Lisbon. Marvel at its mix of Moorish and Manueline motifs. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding woods. Hear the romantic story of the palace and feel like a member of the Portuguese Royal Family.
Afterward, it is time to see Cabo da Roca, continental Europe’s westernmost point. Get a souvenir certificate inscribed with the words "Where the Land Ends and the Sea Begin" by Camões.
Admire views of the natural beauty of the area, and pass through the coastal village of Cascais. En route to Cascais, experience the mystery of the "Devil's Mouth” grotto created by the crashing of the waves on the rocky bluff. If there is some time, you will stop in the elegant resort town of Cascais, a quiet fishing village that was discover by the European nobility for its idyllic setting and became a favorite destination for the international jet set thereafter. Drive back to Lisbon along the Atlantic coast.
This private tour designed to be a half-day outing but the duration cay be prolonged with additional time with extra charge, if you prefer. Feel free to let your tour guide know what you are interested in, and the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.