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Sintra - An enjoyable day trip for all ages to a historic village full of ancient tales , and "fairy tale" inspired architecture and monuments that contrasts with the vast amount of green of the surrounding forests and mountains. Come with us and see the historical mansions and magical buildings with intricate details and incredible architectural designs within the beautiful natural scenery of the Natural Park of Sintra.
We pick you up at the meeting location (any point in Lisbon Area), and start our tour in Sintra town center, incredibly charming with its cobbled and narrow streets fullof traditional houses, shops and cafes arround the National Palace. The Mouro´s Castle is perched high above Sintra that offers stunning views panoramic views over the region and the Atlantic Ocean. Pena Palace is the "standout" attraction of Sintra and is a beatiful example of the Rimanticismstytle of architecture, ful of details and unique designs, with the exterior walls painted and tiled with vivid colours. The surroundings forests of the palace, hides lakes, shaded walkways ans stunning viewpoints. One of the most elaborated gardens of Sintra is locatted in the Quinta da Regaleira, with its massive decorative fortificatrions, mystic religious symbols and secret passages and caves, with a misterious well... A "must-stop" is the Monserrate Palace, a ancient mansion that contains the finest example of islamic inspired architecture in Sintra, with beautiful small details, intricate geometrical patterns, and fine craved stone details. To the western edge of Sintra National Park, you will find huge cliffs ans vast beaches that forms a wild and rugged castline, pounded by the massive waves from the Atlantic Ocean. We shall end the tour with a visit to the fishing town and lisbons coastline most popular holiday destination - Cascais. This town is located in a beautifil coastline and was knowned to be the royal summer retreat of Kings and Nobles, and its elegant fusion of decorative 19th-century architecure and traditional Portuguese charm. The tour concludes with tittle road-trip by the coastline to the drop-off at the meeting location.If you do wish to stay longer, we may charge you for additional hours.
- Hotel or accommodations pickup and drop-off (Lisbon city center)
- Private tour with professional and informative Driver/Guide
- Transport by air-conditioned and private vehicle
- Free WiFi
- Mandatory insurances
- Car expenses
- Bottled water
What's not included