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  1. Portugal
  2. Lisbon Metropolitan Area
  3. Lisbon
  4. Cabo da Roca

Sintra and Belém: Tapas Food Tour in a Convertible Beetle

Product ID: 50297
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Take a 6-hour tour in a convertible Beetle that begins with a morning drive to Sintra, passing through scenic landscapes with scheduled stops to experience a selection of Portuguese traditional flavors. Marvel at the spectacular views as well.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Available at any hotel or local accommodation within central Lisbon.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy views of Cabo da Roca as you enjoy some special local wine and tastes of Sintra
  • Discover Belém and try out its traditional treats
  • Enjoy the ride on a vintage Beetle
Full description
You’ll first head towards the picturesque Sintra adorned with exquisite palaces, mansions, and romanticism. Sintra is a World Heritage area that is a treasure for its natural attractions, monuments, and unexplainable magic. You’ll see the most important landmarks in a blessing experience by Beetle while the landscape will change from mountain to wild and rugged beaches, and city life.
Sintra’s gastronomy is varied and rich and will make this experience unforgettable. With regard to sweets, a sure highlight is the “Queijadas de Sintra”’ (Sintra tartlets), an ancient sweet which dates back to the Middle Ages. Others that can be tasted include ”Travesseiros” and ”Fofos de Belas”, in addition to jam produced according to traditional preparation methods. 

See the westernmost point in Europe (Cabo da Roca) and taste the flavors of Sintra before heading down the coast to Cascais, the village with the best hot dog trailer and the best views in the city. Following the coastline, you’ll watch as the ocean becomes a river, you’ll taste the special flavors of Belém, and you’ll finish off your tour with a traditional bifana (a yummy pork sandwich).

*Included: Liquor and Portuguese pastry, traditional tapas, drinks.

Tastings
The selection of the tasting experience will depend on availability and your preferences. This is a general sample of some of the food & drink experiences that can be included in the tour:

Travesseiros: in the shape of a pillow (“travesseiro” in Portuguese), this dough-based pastry with egg cream and almond has a special secret ingredient
• Custard Tarts: Lisbon’s ex-libris whose original recipe comes from the Jerónimos Monastery located in Belém area
• Codfish Cakes: A symbol of the traditional Portuguese gastronomy
Bifana: The greatest pork steak sandwiches
• Portuguese Green Wine: Unique Portuguese wine that originated in the historic Minho province in the far north of the country
• Tinned Fish Degustation: One of the greatest Portuguese gastronomic traditions (sardines, mackerel or tuna).
Includes
  • Transportation by VW Beetle convertible (up to 3 people)
  • Private driver/guide
  • Liquor
  • Portuguese pastry
  • Traditional tapas
  • Drinks
  • One bottle of water per person
  • Company Liability Insurance and Personal Injury Insurance
  • Pick-up and drop off in Lisbon (upon request)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Maximum of 3 people per vehicle, bookings of up to 9 people (3 Beetles)
• As a vintage vehicle it is not mandatory for the Beetles to have safety seatbelts so if you’re traveling with minors please inform the tour operator beforehand
• Children younger than 12 years old can only ride in Beetles with seatbelts in the back seat; as long as their height is shorter than 1.35 meter (4.42 feet) and sill using the appropriate CRS (Child Retention System)
• Minors must be accompanied by an adult. It is mandatory to sign a term of responsibility for children up to 13 years old
• Price is per vehicle and not per person
• Not recommended to mentally or physically incapacitated people. It´s forbidden for intoxicated people

From US$ 338.88 Per group up to 14

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Product ID: 50297