Sintra is a magical and romantic location known to many across the globe. Come discover all of its natural and architectural wonders in a day you won’t soon forget! Considered many times to be the Romantic Capital of the World, Sintra will surely fill your hearts with love. Considered by UNESCO to be a World Heritage Site, Sintra has some great highlights for you to experience. After discovering wonders like the Pena National Palace and the beautiful Quinta da Regaleira, we’ll take you on a relaxing journey passing through Cabo da Roca and ending at the coastal splendor of Cascais.
We take-off from Lisbon in the morning heading directly to the UNESCO-listed Pena Palace. The 19th-century Romantic palace is a wonder to discover and one you will not soon forget. It is one of the best places to take pictures. It’s placed high on top of the mountain with a splendid view that stretches for miles, all the way to the Ocean.As you stroll through the beautiful and exotic landscape, your guide will give you historical and architectural details on the region but letting you explore the monuments on your own. Later we continue through the National Park onwards to see the Chalets, Moorish Castle and Montserrate Palace.Moving forward we have the stunning Quinta da Regaleira. This yet another UNESCO-listed site has anciently carved buildings, incredible gardens and a gothic breeze that will enchant anyone who dares to enter. Full of history behind it, you will learn all about the caves, secret wells and art that originated from the Masonry, the Templars and the Rose Cross.Before moving towards Cabo da Roca, You may want take a stroll through the historical center of Sintra. This is a good time to rest, lunch and try out some traditional regional pastries. Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of Continental Europe, is yet another great spot to take some pictures and feel the sea breeze.Reaching the end of our trip we want to show the place where many Portuguese Royal Families used to vacation. We would not consider this trip a success if you didn’t experience the coastal splendor of Cascais.