A day spent in the town of Sintra, visiting the Pena Palace, Cabo da Roca, Cascais and Estoril.You’ll spend the day surrounded by local wonders: from the palace which marked the age of Romanticism, to the streets of Sintra. You’ll also have a chance to enjoy the magnificent landscape of Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe. The day ends along the coast, with a visit to Cascais and Estoril.Highlights• Pena Palace UNESCO World Heritage• Sintra• Cabo da Roca The westernmost point of mainland Europe• Cascais• Estoril (Panoramic)
Leave Lisbon and relax in a comfortable coach as you head to Pena Palace (Palácio Nacional da Pena). Visit the Romantic-era fairy tale-style castle, located almost 500 yards (500 meters) above sea level. As you explore the opulent chambers and ornate courtyards of the UNESCO-listed wonder, hear anecdotes about Portuguese royalty from your guide. Continue to Sintra village and have lunch at a local restaurant (if option selected). Then, enjoy free time to explore the village at your own pace: admire colorful houses and cobbled streets, visit the Sintra National Palace, or simply relax in a verdant parkThen, return to your coach and admire views of the Portuguese countryside as you travel to Cabo da Roca: Europe's westernmost point. Alternatively, take a scenic tram journey to tCascais Bay, depending on the time of year. Gaze at the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean before returning to your coach and travelling to Hell's Mouth cliff (Boca do Inferno) a dramatic collection of caves carved by the vigorous waves of the Atlantic. Resume the drive along the picturesque Estoril Coast and enjoy a panoramic views of the Casino Estoril, one of Europe's biggest casinos, believed to be where Ian Fleming (the author of the James Bond series) developed the idea for Casino Royale.After your tour, admire the beautiful green colors of the Portuguese countryside on your way back to your Lisbon hotel.