History & heritage tours

Maritime fortifications in Cascais private tour

Availability: Tuesday to Friday
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English , French , Spanish , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit and learn about the Maritime Fortifications of Cascais
  • Discover Forte de São Jorge, Santa Marta Museum and Citadel
  • Stop for lunch at Casa da Guia, over the Atlantic Ocean
What to expect

Visit and learn about the Maritime Fortifications of Cascais, from Forte do Guincho to Citadel, with a visit to Forte de São Jorge, Santa Marta Museum and Citadel. The defense line against foreign invasions and pirates was consolidated in the XVII century, after recovery of independence of Philippines' rules.

Itinerary

  • Stop at: Fort of Guincho for visiting the fortress exterior
  • Pass by: Guincho Beach, Cascais, Lisbon District, Central Portugal: there is the defensive line back from XVII century along the Guincho coast
  • Stop at: Fort of São Jorge at Oitavos for visiting the fortress and the museum
  • Stop at: Casa da Guia, Cascais, Lisbon District, Central Portugal for lunch in Casa da Guia, over the Atlantic Ocean (not included in the price)
  • Stop at: Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum, Cascais, Lisbon District, Central Portugal for visiting the Lighthouse and Museum
  • Stop at: Palacio Cidadela Cascais, Cascais, Lisbon District, Central Portugal for visiting the Citadel
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What's included
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Cascais, Sintra, Lisbon or Oeiras
  • Entry/Admission - Fort of São Jorge at Oitavos,Entry/Admission - Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum
What's not included
  • Lunch or coffee
  • Entry/Admission - Casa da Guia
Where
Meeting point:

Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Cascais, Sintra, Lisbon or Oeiras. Please confirm the pick-up place directly with the local operator after booking

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place directly with the local operator after booking
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking and a minimum of 2
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity

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When
  • Tuesday to Friday at 10.00am
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Provider
Pipefly
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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