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  1. Portugal
  2. Lisboa Region
  3. Sintra

Sintra: A Taste of Pena Palace Food Tour

Product ID: 201256
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This gastronomical experience will serve you the best of local traditional dishes, from main courses to local pastries, and finishing off a Port Wine tasting.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up included

Pick up from all hotels, other accomodations, airport or port in Lisbon, Sintra, Ericeira, and Cascais.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Feast on a food experience at a local restaurant
  • Experience a Port Wine tasting, with 3 different wines at a very cozy wine shop
  • Explore Sintra's historical center and try 2 different local sweet pastries & coffee at the oldest and most famous cake factory
Full description
The tour starts with a drive along the beautiful oceanfront roads. Head to Sintra, the most romantic of the Portuguese Villas which was listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. Arriving to Sintra, the next stop is the amazing Pena Palace, icon of the romantic period in Portugal (XIX century). Considered the most romantic national monument, in fact displays bright colors and many different styles that embellish the mountain, bringing life to the region.

You tastings will take place at a traditional, local and very cozy restaurant that will put on your table a whole explosion of flavors. You will be offered a food experience that will make you fall in love with Portugal's cuisine forever.

Desserts and sweet pastries are what Sintra does best so after the restaurant, you will walk through the historical center and its magical streets until you find the main entrance to Sintra’s oldest pastry shop founded in 1862. From there you will get the chance to try two amazing traditional pastries, Travesseiros and Queijadas with a Portuguese cup of coffee. 

To end this tasting experience, you will try Vinho do Porto, Port Wine. This wine tasting takes place in a very special wine cellar located 5 minutes away from the center. Mr. João, your wine expert, will explain everything you need to know about the famous Port Wine. This tour will take you on an amazing and unforgettable experience, well cooked for the food lovers.

Before you go back to your hotel, see the most amazing view ever at Cabo da Roca (western point of continental Europe).
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Food tasting lunch
  • Port wine tasting
  • 2 traditional sweet pastries
  • Coffee and tea
  • All Insurances
What’s Not Included
  • Additional entrance fees if applicable

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Please advise of any food requests, a vegetarian option is available