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$109.74 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Tour: Seafood Festival Lunch at Fishing Village and cultural experience

Begin your tour with hotel pickup at 9:30am.  Then, you will travel in a new, air-conditioned minivan to the Fishing Village of Ericeira   (about 45 minutes) .   In the morning our first stop will be Mafra to see from outside The Palace of Mafra - monumental Baroque and Italianized Neoclassical palace-monastery and is an excellent place to stop for cake (Pastel de Mafra) and coffee before Ericeira.  11:30 AM Ericeira is a fishing village famed for its fish and seafood dishes-Check out the traditional whitewashed houses and old churches will relax your mind and send you back to a simpler, quieter time. Natural scenery also abounds, with stunning views of spectacular cliffs and beaches that will take up plenty of space on your camera’s memory card. 12:40 AM Arriving the Restaurant right in front of the beautiful sea in Ericeira, you can eat the best fresh seafood meal (Crab / Lobster / Shrimp and much more) with Portuguese wine you Bear. The departure from the restaurant will be at 2:45 PM and you could choose to visit the Cabo da Roca – Roca Cape is the westernmost extent of mainland Portugal or return directly to Lisbon.  The estimated arrival at the Hotel will be at 5:00PM or 6:00PM (depending if you prefer the long way or short way to return). Ericeira: Considered one of Europe’s best ‘small destinations’! Ericeira is a quite ancient town, believed to be connected with the Phoenicians. The sea has always had an essential role for the village and it was a very important port during the 19th century. This is the place where the Portuguese royal family escaped to their exile after the 1908 regicide. Ericeira is a popular beach destination, known for its natural beauty, welcoming atmosphere and delicious seafood. Have time to visit the Palace of Mafra that is a monumental Baroque and Italianized Neoclassical palace-monastery. Construction began in 1717 and was completely concluded in 1755. The palace was classified as a National Monument in 1910, and was also one of the finalists of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

$254.14 Day Trips & Excursions

Mafra and Ericeira Private Day Trip from Lisbon

This tour will take you to Mafra, about 45 m from Lisbon. There is placed the biggest Palace of Portugal, built in the eighteenth century by our megalomaniac King João V! This building was a palace and also a monastery To get an idea of the magnitude of this construction, we can say that the palace has a facade of 220 meters and has more than 600 rooms and 5200 doors and windows! Its support a park with about 20 km perimeter (Tapada de Mafra).After Mafra, Typical Village José Franco. José Franco was a sculptor and a pottery master who in 1945 had the idea to build a living museum to show the customs, labor activities and other aspects of rural life in his time. The result is this typical village with around 2,500m² that draws attention not only to preserve the memory of an Era but also for the perfectionism that small details were worked out. After this this, Ericeira, where you can have lunch and try the excellent fresh fish of the day! After lunch, nothing better than a walk in the village and the sea to gather strength.

$63.53 Day Trips & Excursions

Private day tour visiting two baroque palaces and the scenic Atlantic coastline from Sintra to Ericeira

If you have already visited Sintra and its western and southern surroundings, such as Estoril, Cascais and Roca Cape, you may be surprised to know that the region has much more to offer. The northern side of Sintra Hills is a place of old traditions, royal palaces and stunning views over the ocean.Among the historical attractions of the region stands out the awesome Palace of Mafra, a splendid Baroque building, considered one of greatest monuments in Portugal. Built in the 18th century, Mafra's complex (palace, convent and basilica) was ordered by the king João V, who using the incomes from the gold of Brazil, designed the building with great opulence and sumptuousness.The visit to the Palace of Mafra will help us to understand the religious and messianic ideas that dominated the King João V's reign.The palace and its construction provided the settings and background to the awarded novel “Memorial do Convento” written by José Saramago, Nobel Prize in Literature in 1998.On the way to Mafra we will visit another royal palace, the National Palace of Queluz, also known as the Portuguese “Versailles”. This palace and its wonderful gardens were frequently used for glamorous parties of the nobility and as a retreat to the court.Peter I Emperor of Brazil was born in the same bedroom of the Queluz Palace, where he died 35 years later. The bedroom of the emperor was kept intact as it was, until nowadaysBetween visits to the two palaces we will have our lunch in Ericeira, a coastline village, well-known by its natural beauty, picturesque architecture, seafood restaurants and for being an important internationally known surf spot.

$91.26 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Mafra National Palace and Ericeira from Lisbon

Begin your private tour with pickup at your Lisbon accommodation at about 9am. In an air-conditioned Mercedes, enjoy the drive to Mafra, where you will visit the Mafra National Palace. On your tour here, see the grandiose palace-monastery, and explore the famous library. Not far from Mafra, travel back in time at Jose Franco's typical village. This working village showcases the traditional culture and handicrafts of the area. During the visit, see a permanent exhibition of the ceramic works of José Franco.Next, stop at the fishing village of Ericeira to take a stroll and stop for a lunch of fresh seafood (own expense). Continue your tour to Sintra, where you will enjoy free time to discover the monuments and downtown area. Your tour will end with transport back to your accommodation by about 6pm.

$36.34 Transfers & Ground Transport

Costa da Caparica or Ericeira Shared Transfer to Lisbon

Book a shared transfer from your Costa da Caparica or Ericeira hotel to the Lisbon airport, Port terminal or train station Gare Oriente. This 1-way, 45-minute service. Transfers for 1-3 passengers are by car and for 4-8 passengers by modern 8-passenger vehicle. Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the year.From this point all you need to do is relax and enjoy the comfortable drive to your destination in an air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy a hassle-free shared transfer from your Costa da Caparica or Ericeira hotel, and experience a personal meet and greet. Sit back and relax in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle and get useful tips.

$36.34 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lisbon Airport Shared Transfer to Costa da Caparica or Ericeira

Collect your luggage on landing at Lisbon Airport, Port or Train Station Gare Oriente and make your way to the arrivals hall, where a driver will be waiting holding a sign with the lead passenger's name for ease of contact. Then, sit back and relax in an air-conditioned vehicle as you are taken to your accommodation in Costa da Caparica or Ericeira. Listen to music or ask your experienced driver any questions you may have about local restaurants, what to see or other activities available in the city. Transfers for 1-3 passengers are by car and for 4-8 passengers by modern 8-passenger vehicle. Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the year.