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Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon

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Explore Sintra and Cascais on a 8-hour group tour from Lisbon, limited to a max of 8 people and only in English. You’ll visit the unique and surprising Pena Palace in Sintra that really looks as a fairy-tail and the charming village Sintra. here you’ll have the chance to taste the delicious and famous pastries - travesseiros (pillows) and the Sintra cheesecakes. In the afternoon Azenhas do Mar will take your breath away! A formers fishing town it’s one of the most picturesque small seaside villages. Then you’ll visit the westernmost point of continental Europe - Cabo da Roca - once consider the end of the world. Your last stop will be in Cascais, a lovely beach town where you can stroll around. The return to Lisbon will be made along the coastline where you´ll enjoy astonishing sea views.
  • Experience Portugal outside of the capital city
  • Visit a Romantic palace in a UNESCO-listed mountain village
  • Travel between coastal cliffs and sand beaches with ease
  • Walk through the ocean community of Cascais
  • See a broad range of landscapes and architectural styles
What to Expect
Meet a driver at a central location in Lisbon, and then travel into the Sintra Mountains in a climate-controlled minivan. The first stop of the day is Sintra's Pena National Palace, whose fascinating history starts in the Middle Ages, then you'll have free time to stroll through the heart of the old city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pause to taste travesseiros (a beloved local sweet that's stuffed with almonds), and meet back up for the trip to the Atlantic Ocean, passing the pretty towns of Colares and Azenhas do Mar. Pause at Cabo da Roca, and then visit Cascais, a fishing village turned elegant seaside escape. Before the return to to Lisbon, you'll stop by a famed gelato shop that's among the best in the country. Your tour ends at the original departure point.
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Departure Point
Av. da Liberdade 9, 1250-149 Lisboa, Portugal
Departure Time
8:45 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Park and Palace of Pena entrance fee (14€ per person)
  • The tour will be only in English
  • Maximum 8 people
  • Escape long lines
  • Local guide and driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour will be only in English
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews pena palace day trip small fishing village excellent tour cork tree guide ricardo air conditioned minivan continental europe pleasant journey armani exchange running commentary westernmost point of europe the atlantic ocean highly recommend this tour portuguese history money well spent well worth the money
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Reviewed today via mobile

As a result of a lack of organization, we ended up waiting an extra couple of hours to get up to Pena Castle to, again, wait in line to see a beautiful but somewhat over rated castle. We enjoyed Cascais. It was more relaxed. Our...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nuno was our guide. We were a group of eight people. We were in a well air-conditioned van that held 8 plus the driver. Nuno our guide was fantastic. He had a running commentary through the whole 10 hour tour. He was very knowledgeable, very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about our guide Rita and this tour. She made the experience of visiting Sintra, the coast and Cascais more than I hoped for by sharing her vast knowledge of all these areas. Her comments and observations provided a Portuguese perspective (apolitical)...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tim C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Carolina was a fantastic tour guide. She was friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. Although the weather was hot and there was a heat alert, we made the best of it and had fun throughout the process. Carolina was so apologetic but it was out of...More

Thank Esweeds
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tania was a great tour guide. Informative, good driver, good English. As a photographer, it was a rich experience. I do regret the tour does not give time to hike to Cruz Alta for the classic view of the palace, but that would add four...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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2 September 2019|
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Response from Jennypst | Reviewed this property |
This tour was in English and there was not a stop at Boca de Inferno. The cost of the tickets was included.
Michael W
30 August 2019|
Response from Caroline C |
I took the « getyourguide » tour and you can choose. Mine was french-english-portuguese
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Celia L
22 August 2019|
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Response from CaliPony | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the tour is in English. We did not specifically stop at Bobcats de Inferno, but you have an hour in Cascais to explore.
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