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Sintra Small-Group Tour from Lisbon with Cabo da Roca and Cascais

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Sintra Small-Group Tour from Lisbon with Cabo da Roca and Cascais
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Sintra Small-Group Tour from Lisbon with Cabo da Roca and Cascais
US$68.94
Overview
Visit the atmospheric city of Sintra on a full-day, small-group tour from Lisbon, then spend the day exploring the Portuguese coast, Quinta da Regaleira, and Sintra’s historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With a mix of guided and independent time, you’ll discover romantic grottoes and colorful architecture, then get spectacular views to the Atlantic coast from the Serra de Sintra. This 9-hour Sintra tour includes pickup at centrally-located Lisbon hotels as well as entrance fees at the Quinta da Regaleira, and it’s limited to 8 people for a more personal experience.
What to Expect
Start the day with 9am pickup at your centrally-located Lisbon hotel, then begin the 18-mile (29-km.) trip to Sintra in a climate-controlled minivan, following Marginal Avenue for sweeping views of the Tagus River and Atlantic Ocean. Leave the 25 de Abril Bridge behind as you parallel the railway line, passing white sandy beaches, fishing vessels, ancient fortresses, and old mansions.

As you drive along the Portuguese Riviera, snap photos of the Casino Estoril, Europe’s largest casino, then pause to stretch your legs in Cascais, a fishing village turned chic holiday destination. Explore narrow alleys and glimpse traditional Portuguese white houses, or simply find a spot to relax by the beach.

Continue to picture-perfect Cabo da Roca, continental Europe’s westernmost point, and spot some of the surfers at Guincho, one of the region’s most famous beaches.

Upon arrival in Sintra, explore the historic center then head to the romantic Quinta da Regaleira estate for a guided tour of the palace, lush gardens, lakes, grottoes, and buildings with mysterious links to the Freemasons and the Knights Templar.

Head to the top of Serra de Sintra to visit the Park and National Palace of Pena (entrance not included). Admire the fairytale example of architectural Romanticism that blends several styles, including Gothic, Neo-Manueline, Neo-Islamic, and Neo-Renaissance. The tour includes a delicious traditional pastry, such as an egg-filled pastry travesseiro or the tart-like queijada, a final sweet treat before the trip back to Lisbon and drop-off at the Lisbon city center.
Reviews (116)
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Reviewed yesterday
Well organised, well timed, wonderful tourguide

Tourguides make or break tours. Andre (hope I spelt his name right), who ran ours, did a splendid job - entertaining, explaining and looking out for everyone on the tour group with endless enthusiasm. Great tour commentary, even recommendations for lunch on top of all...More

Thank jonathanlth
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous tour of Sintra

We had a fabulous tour of Sintra with our tour guide, Stan. Our tour started out going to Sintra and seeing Quinta de Regaleira. While the mansion was interesting, the grounds were amazing. We then proceeded to Cabo da Roca and then on to Cascais...More

Thank DebbieC23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loved the Sintra attractions!

The tour was very well organized. We beat the crowds to Pena Palace, thanks to our tour guide. The Quinta da Regaleira gardens and wild masonic creations were equally good. That said, we wished the tour guide had perhaps slowed down a little as four...More

1  Thank Orlando D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good

This was an all day affair. Got to see everything that was mentioned. Had time to wander and shop and have lunch. The guide was very pleasant and gave us a pretty decent amount of history behind the city. The van was very comfortable, since...More

2  Thank asultana16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Busy Day

We had a fun filled, busy day with peppy Claudia. She is a great tour guide with much knowledge of Porteguese history. Our tour consisted of five. She made everyone feel comfortable and welcome. She insisted that we hurry on our hike up to the...More

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Tamar S
26 September 2018|
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Response from Donna B | Reviewed this property |
We were there a little over an hour which was enough as we really wanted to get to Pena palace
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Tamar S
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Response from sazzlem88 | Reviewed this property |
I was confused as well but yes, like everyone says, the tour includes a visit to Pena Palace but you just have to buy your ticket separately. This is normally visited at the end of the day and because of the queues the guide... More
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asultana16
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Response from Frank B | Reviewed this property |
In this tour you have around 1.50hours of freetime in Sintra in which you can have your lunch and some shopping etc etc. If you want to the guide will drop you off to the Pena Palace but don’t think they will to the Moor... More
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