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  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Duration:  5 hours (approx.)

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Enjoy a half-day trip from Lisbon to Sintra to see one of Portugal’s most popular attractions, the massive, gorgeous Pena Palace (Palácio da Pena), perfectly located on top of a hill. You will enjoy a guided tour of the palace and learn interesting facts about Portuguese history. Then visit Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point in mainland Europe, and Cascais, a beautiful little town full of beaches.

Highlights

  • Half-day tour to Sintra and Cascais from Lisbon
  • Take a guided tour of the gorgeous Pena Palace (Palácio da Pena)
  • Enjoy the beauty of the fairytale town of Sintra
  • Stop for a photo op at Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of mainland Europe
  • Breathe in the fresh sea air on a beach in Cascais
  • Entrance fee to Pena Palace included

What You Can Expect

Sintra, Pena Palace and Cascais Half-Day Trip from Lisbon

Sintra, Pena Palace and Cascais Half-Day Trip from Lisbon

From Lisbon, head west to Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and so-called fairytale town due to its hills, palaces and villas.

Your guide will lead you on a 1,5-hour tour through the famous Pena Palace (Palácio da Pena), a whimsical Romanticist palace that dates back to the 1840s and was a monastery and summer residence of Portuguese kings and queens. Admire the Victorian and Edwardian furniture and the beautiful, detailed decor. See the majestic ballroom and imagine the aristocrats who once danced there in grand dresses and suits. Sneak a peek in the Arab Room, where tremendous paintings cover the walls and ceiling. Then take a walk through the Pena Park and enjoy the royal air while you see the huge variety of trees and exotic plants.

You'll have 20 minutes of free time in Sintra. Spend them by either visiting the Sintra National Palace (Palácio da Vila) or enjoying a cup of good coffee with typical pastries such as “travesseiros” or “queijadas de Sintra”.

Continue your tour to Cabo da Roca (March to October only), a dramatic cliff famous for being Europe's westernmost point. Enjoy the 20-minute break and take pictures of the beautiful landscape and the cape’s small lighthouse.

Your last 10-minute stop is Cascais, a former fishing village and preferred resort for European royals in the early 20th century. Stroll along one of the small beaches before heading back to Lisbon.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Very interesting. Most of all I liked Sintra.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Beautiful places!!!!!!! Cascais is amazing, there is a wonderful view on the way there. Sintra is a cute little town. Very recommended.

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