Sintra is a stunning place bringing humans in touch with the beautifulness of nature. During this full-day tour from Lisbon, you will also visit two pearls of the Portuguese Atlantic coast, Cascais and Estoril.
Take a walk through the mysterious Pena Park with an astonishing variety of vegetation and discover secret caves and trails. The park was planted with the help of a German engineer, a specialist in botany.
Feel like royalty as you enter the romantic Pena National Palace at the top of the Sintra Mountain with amazing views of the Moorish castle. Be sure not to miss inside the castle the bedrooms of the King and Queen, the chapel of Saint Jerome, the Saxes room, the Arab room, the Green room, the Queens Terrace, the Indian room, the Nobles room, the Deer room, and the kitchen.
During a lunch break in old Sintra you will have the chance to taste the delicious pastries from this village, such as 'travesseiro' and 'queijada'. There will be some time to visit the National Palace which in the 15th and 16th centuries was the place where the Portuguese court spent their summer months. After lunch, you will drive around the beautiful Sintra Natural Park. Enjoy the fabulous views and landscapes of Roca Cape cliffs, well-known since it is the westernmost point of Europe. Catch a view of the strong waves at Guincho beach. End your tour with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast passing the Boca do Inferno (Hell’s Mouth) and admire the glamorous town of Cascais.