Sintra & Cascais Tours

Sintra & Cascais Tours
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$64.71
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

One thing we´re sure of is that you will be astonished by these scenaries! You will have the oportunity to visit Sintra´s finest palaces, such as Quinta da Regaleira or the Pena Palace, taste the local traditional pastries, and many other hidden secrets of the Moon Hill.

During this day we will embrace the wonderful nature, in places such as the Roca Cape or the Mouth of Hell, the most impressive sightseeing perspectives as well as all the centuries old history that characterizes this two beautiful towns in the Lisbon district.

You can meet your guide at either one of the iconic villages we have at your disposal for this tour. As an alternative, Hotel pickup can also be arranged.

In Sintra there is mystery we cannot put down in words! Starting from the historic center, you will see the wonderful Sintra National Palace with its two distinctive chimneys, an ancient summer resort for many throughout history. The traditional narrow streets where we will find the secrets hidden through times.

You will visit Quinta da Regaleira, an amazing place filled whit magic, where it is also said that JK Rowling the author of Harry Potter found here in this mysterious place, inspiration for her work. The property has 4 hectares of surprises in one of the most romantic places on earth.

Seteais Palace is another must see in the village. A neoclassical palace that became a 5 star hotel, listed as world heritage by UNESCO. Pass through the Monserrate Palace before we start our way up to the top of the hill, where you will learn all the small mysterious stories that make our village even more interesting until we get to the Moorish Castle.

On the top of the mountain we get to the Pena Palace, one of the most iconic buildings of our beloved village. An extravagant palace with architectural influence of the Portuguese Manueline style mixed with the Moorish heritage. A real life postcard out of a fairy-tale.

Enjoy the amazing landscapes of our coast. You will pass by the Sintra fishing village Azenhas do Mar, as well as the most western point of Europe, Cabo da Roca. Here the huge cliffs along with the crushing waves make the background for some unforgettable pictures.

On the way to Cascais you will embrace the road along the sea, where nature takes part every step of the way. When we get to this amazing scenic fishing village you will get to see the Mouth of Hell, as well as the mesmerizing beaches, the iconic Cascais bay as well as the traditional Portuguese white houses and all the stories implied in the area.

The tour will end in the place we initially met. If it includes the pickup at the hotel, the adventure will also include a final drive through the Marginal Avenue, passing by the largest casino in Europe, the Casino Estoril, as well as all the beautiful views, ancient fortresses and sandy beaches on the way back to Lisbon.

One thing we´re sure of is that you will be astonished by these scenaries! You will have the oportunity to visit Sintra´s finest palaces, such as Quinta da Regaleira or the Pena Palace, taste the local traditional pastries, and many other hidden secrets of the Moon Hill.

During this day we will embrace the wonderful nature, in places such as the Roca Cape or the Mouth of Hell, the most impressive sightseeing perspectives as well as all the centuries old history that characterizes this two beautiful towns in the Lisbon district.