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From Lisbon: Sintra with Pena Palace & Cascais Sailing Trip

From Lisbon: Sintra with Pena Palace & Cascais Sailing Trip

From US$ 123.18 per person

Explore the beauty and culture of Sintra and Cascais on this guided tour. Stroll through the village of Sintra, visit the Pena Palace, and more. Visit Cascais and sail along the coast to Lisbon.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Feast your eyes on the charm, culture, and beauty of romantic Sintra
  • Take a guided tour of the Pena Palace, a pinnacle of 19th century Romanticism
  • Discover Cascais, summer destination of the royal family, and learn its history
  • See the Hells Mouth, a unique natural chasm located in the seaside cliffs
  • Sail along the coast of Cascais and Estoril and marvel at the fantastic view
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Explore the beauty and culture of Sintra and Cascais on this guided tour. Stroll through the picturesque village of Sintra, take a tour through the Pena Palace, and more. Visit Cascais and sail along its stunning coast to Lisbon.

Meet your guide in Lisboa city center and travel to romantic Sintra in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan.

Arrive at one of the highest points of the Serra de Sintra to see the Pena Palace, one of the most iconic expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in Europe. Enter its gardens accompanied and see the exotic trees from all over the world, which add to its magic and mystery.

Head for the Pena Palace itself, one of the main residences of the Portuguese royal family during the 19th century. Admire the mixture of architectural styles and see why King Fernando II deserved the nickname of King-Artist. 

Enjoy the views of the Moorish Castle, a testimony to the Islamic presence in the Iberian Peninsula, built in the 9th century and conquered by the Portuguese during the formation of the Portugal Kingdom.

Take in the landscape of Sintra, a world heritage site, before heading down to the picturesque village to stroll freely through its charming streets, or taste its regional products, such as the famous travesseiros and queijadas de Sintra.

Continue the guided tour to Cascais, a fishing village that was once the summer destination of the royal family. Head over to the Cascais Citadel, and learn about the set of fortifications built over 500 years ago as protection from pirates.

Then, visit a unique natural chasm located in the seaside cliffs, the breathtaking Hells Mouth, to feel the Atlantic Ocean's full force and take a memorable postcard picture.

As that portion of the tour ends, it’s then time to sail along the coast of Cascais and Estoril. Marvel at the view of the sunny beaches and feel the sea breeze until you reach Belem, the neighborhood of Lisbon that honors the memory of the era of Portuguese maritime discoveries.

Finish the tour enriched by the adventurous day, filled with culture and beauty.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Transport from Lisboa to Sintra
  • Pena Palace entry ticket
  • Sailing trip from Cascais to Lisboa (Belen Port)
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The meeting point is just beside Hotel Fenix, Praca marques de pombal nr 8C. The van or minibus will be parked in front.

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  • Tour may be affected by special circumstances.
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The best way to go to Cascais and Sintra in one day! Nice sailing, beautiful Palacio da Pena, it's worth your time if you're in Lisbon only for a few days. I recommend it to everybody!

May 16, 2022

The perfect way to go to Sintra and Cascais, I really liked it. Had a great time with the guide, Flavio, and the group. AMAZING! Thanks!

May 16, 2022

El Palacio de Pena es espectacular! Además el sailing Trip todo un acierto! Buen tiempo, paisaje increíble... un 10!

May 16, 2022

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