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  2. Lisbon
  3. Sintra Palace

Sintra, Queluz, Cabo da Roca & Cascais Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 9001
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Explore the historical World Heritage Site of Sintra town, and discover its palaces, parks, and castles. Travel through unique natural landscape to the Cabo da Roca headland. Visit the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park and the upscale coastal town of Cascais.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover historical Sintra town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Quinta da Regaleira, one of the most mysterious mansions in Portugal
  • Admire the beaches and Sintra-Cascais Natural Park
Full description
This private full-day tour has its focus on the historic monuments of Sintra and the spectacular natural beauty of the surrounding area. The suggested itinerary can be modified, however, to reflect your interests, as the tour is fully customizable.

Typically you’d make your first stop at the 18th-century Queluz National Palace, before heading to historical Sintra town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

See Sintra National Palace, located in the center of Sintra. The initial building was a Moorish palace, but profound architectural modifications were made during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries, altering the external appearance.

Situated atop a hill in Sintra, the Romanticist Pena National Palace was built in the middle of the 19th century. Sintra Moorish Castle, a fortress dating to the 9th century, was built by the Moors during their occupation of the area. Its location provides for magnificent views over Sintra and the ocean.

The estate of Quinta da Regaleira features a palace, a chapel, and gardens with grottos, wells and subterranean areas. Symbolism and mythology are hallmarks of the palace, making Regaleira one of the most esoteric mansions in Portugal.

Visit the neoclassical Seteais Palace dating from the 18th century. The palace has been converted to a luxury hotel. Experience the romantic environment of Monserrate Park, where exotic plants grow along with the local flora. Today this is the site of an important botanical museum.

The tour continues on to the Cabo da Roca headland, the westernmost point in continental Europe, on a road that passes through a unique natural landscape.

You’ll finally reach the coastal town of Cascais, passing through Guincho and enjoying views of the beaches, Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Includes
  • Private guide
  • Transportation by comfortable van or mini-bus
  • Bottle of water
What’s Not Included
  • Admission tickets
  • Lunch

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Pick-up and drop off at any point in the Lisbon metropolitan area

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From £317.01 Per group up to 3

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