Discover the architectural delights and delicious bites of Sintra on a private full-day trip from Lisbon. The UNESCO-listed Pena National Palace is a vibrant confection of pink domes and lemon towers: tour of the hilltop landmark and learn of its rich history. Enjoy coffee and a traditional ‘travesseiro’ (sweet pastry); taste wine at a regional vineyard; and delight in Mediterranean flavors during lunch at a Portuguese restaurant. Conclude your tour with free time in the charming coastal town of Cascais and receive undivided attention on this private tour.
At your central Lisbon hotel, board an air-conditioned coach destined for the palatial delights of Sintra. After a scenic drive, you’ll arrive at the UNESCO-listed Pena National Palace — a colorful confection of lemon domes and pastel pink towers
Follow your guide on a tour of the palace, whose elevated position allows panoramic vistas, and delve into its regal history. Then, travel to the village of Sintra to sample a travesseiro — a sweet Portuguese pastry — and shot of bica, coffee similar to espresso.
Proceed to a regional vineyard and descend to atmospheric caves in which wine is fermented. Then, pleasure your palate during a wine tasting session and head to a local restaurant to enjoy a lunch that showcases the best of Portuguese cuisine.
Satisfied by fine food, you’ll embark on a panoramic tour of Cascais, a charming coastal village adorned with a plethora of palaces. Disembark your coach and spend free time shopping or enjoying Cascais’ seaside situation before you return to your Lisbon hotel.