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Pena Palace and Sintra Half-Day Tour from Lisbon

Product ID: 14870
Discover the romance and charm of Sintra on a 5-hour tour from Lisbon, and wander among the fairytale palace and gardens of Pena Palace. Stop en route at continental Europe’s westernmost point, and discover the fabled surfing beaches near Cascais.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Romanticist architecture of Pena Palace in exotic Pena Park
  • Explore the narrow streets of bohemian Sintra
  • Go to the westernmost point of mainland Europe at Cabo da Roca
  • See the former royal retreat of Cascais on the Estoril Coast
  • Drive to the popular surfing beach of Guincho
  • Discover one of Portugal's richest municipalities
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Lisbon on a half-day tour to Pena Palace in the bohemian town of Sintra, and discover the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of one of the most popular destinations close to the Portuguese capital.

Following the transfer from Lisbon city center, explore the romantic architecture of Pena Palace on a guided tour. Enjoy stunning views of the exotic Pena Park forests, created by King Ferdinand II between 1842 and 1854.

Then, stroll the narrow streets of Sintra town center, stopping to try traditional delicacies, such as queijadas (sweet cheese and egg tarts) or travesseiros (custard-filled puff pastries).

Next, drive along the coast to Cabo da Roca, and enjoy breathtaking views from mainland Europe’s westermost point. Continue to the famous windsurfing beach at Guincho, and stop in Boca do Inferno, a rocky inlet of natural caves along the coast of Cascais.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Official tour guide
  • Entrance fee and guided tour of Pena Palace
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Present your voucher at the sale point at Praça do Comércio (yellow bus kiosk, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM) to be exchanged for a ticket. Address: Praça do Comércio, 1100-148, Portugal. Departure time: 2:00 PM. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour departure.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with reduced mobility or children younger under 4 years
• Comfortable shoes are recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 171 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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I (solo traveler) had an amazing afternoon! We were group of 17 plus guide Ricardo (He was awesome! Spoke Portuguese and English and fed us so many interesting facts from history). We travel by this luxurious minibus and everything was well organized. Just amazing! Well worth money and time! Thank you!!!

March 7, 2020

Susannah (and) the driver were absolutely perfect- careful, considerate of all passengers and Susannah was very knowledgeable, pleasant, entertaining, made me want to read more about Pena and the Royal Family. The tour was perfectly timed to end with the sun sinking into the ocean at Cabo da Roca, where DaGama must have gazed and dreamed as he left from there. Impactful. I would recommend this tour to travelers who want to relax in the morning and not have to rush and to all interested in fine art, architecture and history. I will definitely use Get A Guide again in the future- no problems with payment or checking in.

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October 11, 2019

Très bien toutefois le programme étant très chargé, on a l’impression de courir un peu mais c’est vraiment très intéressant et très beau, Le village de Sintra est intéressant mais pas le temps d’y faire quoique ce soit car l’arret N’a durée que 20 minutes alors ne peut visiter le château.toutefois le château Pena est un incontournable. Une escapade rapide près de Cascais et Cabo da Roca est également très spectaculaire.

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August 16, 2019

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Product ID: 14870