Welcome to Estoril


Estoril was where Ian Fleming hit on the idea for Casino Royale, as he stalked Yugoslav double-agent Dusko Popov at the casino. During WWII, the town heaved with exiles and spies (including Graham Greene, another British intelligence man and author).


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$89.68 Cultural & Theme Tours

Lisbon to Sintra and Cascais Small-Group Tour with Pena Park

Just a short trip away from Lisbon are the beautiful towns of Sintra and Cascais. Start your tour with the journey to Sintra. Visit Pena Park, where you will be amazed by the variety of trails, trees and other plants. Head to the Queen's Throne for an amazing view of the Pena National Palace (Palacio da Pena) and the Atlantic Ocean. Next, feel like Portuguese royalty as you enter the romantic Pena National Palace at the top of Sintra Mountain. See the Great Triton, the guardian of the palace, inspired by Manueline art. Inside the palace, admire the attention to detail in the bedrooms of the king and queen and the Arab Room. Leave the palace and follow your guide to the historical center of Sintra, where you’ll have free time to explore the town, to visit Sintra National Palace (where the Portuguese royalty of the 15th and 16th centuries used to spend the summer months) or have some lunch (own expense). For dessert, try a travesseiro or a queijada, two delicious local pastries. Next, admire the landscape of Sintra Natural Park on the way to the next stop. Enjoy a photo opportunity at the cliffs of Roca Cape (Cabo da Roca), the westernmost point of Europe, and visit the surfer's paradise of Guincho Beach. Pass the cliff at Hell’s Mouth (Boca do Inferno), before stopping to stretch your legs along Cascais’ bay. Wander around the center of Cascais, a former fishing village and today a popular holiday spot. Follow your guide through narrow alleyways and see the traditional Portuguese white houses or enjoy some time relaxing at the beach. On the drive back to Lisbon where your tour concludes, soak up the scenic views along the Atlantic coast and in the town of Estoril.

$10.33 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lisbon Airport Private Departure Transfer

This is a private transfer so the price is the same for groups of: 1 to 3 people 4 to 8 people When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your Lisbon city, Cascais or Estoril hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. 24 - 48 hours prior to your transfer, you will be required to call the supplier directly (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher) to reconfirm exact pick up times and places.It's that easy!

$75.74 Private & Custom Tours

Lisbon Private Tour by Beetle Convertible with Sintra Upgrade

This private 4-hour tour provides you with an exclusive way to see the best sights of Lisbon! Ride in an old convertible VW Beetle and explore Portugal’s capital with your private guide and family or friends. After pickup from your hotel, your driver will take you to Lisbon’s highlights including the districts of Alfama, Graça, Belém, Chiado and Bairro Alto. Stop at famous monuments like the Roman Catholic Sé de Lisboa Cathedral, the hilltop Castelo de São Jorge and Praça do Comércio, a square in Baixa. The city has been reconstructed several times due to destructive earthquakes, so the city shows a mix of architectural highlights in almost every building. Upgrade to a full-day tour: Upgrade to a full-day (7-hour) journey to include not only the best and most stunning sights of Lisbon but also the glorious city of Sintra. After your morning Lisbon sightseeing tour, travel along the Tagus River and drive through the coastal city of Estoril. Head north to Cabo da Roca - the westernmost point of Europe – enjoy your “A la carte” lunch in a very traditional Portuguese restaurant (own expense). You may taste sample local delicacies such as chorizo, cheese, pastries and some of the finest local wines After lunch, continue into the greater Sintra area and see how craft work and nature fit perfectly together in buildings like the exotic, Arabesque Monserrate Estate and the well-preserved medieval Sintra National Palace, which both blend perfectly with the landscape. the ancient city of Sintra, a beautiful town filled with royal retreats and castles from the 8th and 9th centuries. You’ll return to Lisbon in the late afternoon. Throughout your tour, taste local wines, liquors and traditional Lisbon cakes, for a more complete Portuguese experience!

$58.60 Private & Custom Tours

Sintra and Cascais Private Tour

Itinerary - Pena Palace and Park You will be picked up at your Lisbon hotel towards the fairy tale Pena Palace and Park. Driven through Sintra's forested hillsides, you will learn how, in the 19th-century, the town became the first center of the European Romanticism architecture. At the top of the Sintra hills, where the Pena Palace and Park is located, your guide will escort you - choose between a guided tour only to the palace architecture or visit also the inside (different entrance tickets - own expense) . - Sintra Old Town Then you head to Sintra. Explore the Old Town by browsing the village handicraft shops, taste some local delicacies like the “Travesseiros” or “Queijadas”, or just soak up the old world atmosphere at a local café. - Cabo da Roca (Cape of Rock) Breathtaking views await at Cabo da Roca, a cliffside point overlooking the Atlantic Ocean which is the westernmost tip of Europe. - Cascais – Bay and Beach At the charming seaside town of Cascais, a summer playground on the Portuguese Riviera, you will have free time to have lunch (own expense), stroll around the bay or go for a swim at the local beach. Don't miss the best ice-cream of Portugal, 100% natural, at the iconic Santini! - Estoril coast return to Lisbon Your Sintra and Cascais private tour ends at Lisbon after a drive along the Estoril Coast.

$142.29 Day Trips & Excursions

Sintra, Cascais and Estoril Private Tour from Lisbon

Only 20 minutes from Lisbon, this is the best private tour to discover Sintra, one of the most romantic villages considered as Unesco World Heritage, Cascais and Estoril. You will have the opportunity to visit the Royal Pena National Palace (entrance fees not included), built on the ruins of an old monastery (16th century). You will also be passing by many other beautiful palaces and castle, which can also be visited if you wish, if not, you will enjoy free time to explore and visit the historical village and take some pictures on all locations.The stop for lunch will take place in Sintra or a nearby location like Praia Grande, Praia da Adraga or Azenhas do Mar (as per your preference). The tour continues to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of Europe. Down the hill, you will pass by Guincho Beach one of the best beaches near Lisbon and visit Cascais, enjoying some free time in Cascais bay. Towards the end of the tour, on the return, you will be passing by Estoril.

$118.38 Private & Custom Tours

Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Cascais Private Tour from Lisbon

Start with a pickup from your Lisbon hotel, then travel north along the Atlantic coast with your private guide in an air-conditioned vehicle. The further away from the city you get, the more stunning the scenery becomes. As you gaze out at the wild sea and rugged cliffs, listen to your guide tell you more about this beautiful region.Pass by the old Sintra village on your way up to Pena National Palace, a dramatic multicolored masterpiece that sits atop a hill surrounded by wooded gardens. You may venture inside the Pena National Palace (entrance fee not included), where you’ll find luxurious Victorian and Edwardian furniture, as well as paintings, grand ballrooms and suites.Afterwards, head back down to the old medieval village of Sintra to explore independently or accept a port wine sampling/tasting, at a local shop (complimentary). You can also enjoy free time at the village (adjustable with your private guide).Enjoy a fresh seafood meal at the coast of Sintra (meal not included) or at the village, at a local family-owned restaurant.Once you’ve eaten, relax during a coastal drive and breathtaking views for photos. Head to the coast of Sintra, and admire the breathtaking landscapes at Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point on mainland Europe. Stand on top of the sheer cliff and look out onto the Atlantic Ocean.Hop back in your vehicle and continue along the coast, passing the windswept Guincho coastal road on the way. Stop at Cascais, a popular fishing village, before departing for Lisbon.On the drive back to Lisbon, look out for the casino in Estoril, a former hangout for spies and royals during World War II. Your tour concludes back in Lisbon with a hotel/accommodation drop-off.