Sintra District
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Lisbon: Half-Day Small Group Tour

1. Lisbon: Half-Day Small Group Tour

Discover the beautiful city of Lisbon on the small-group tour that will show off the city's century-old history along with its thriving youthful vibe. With your guide, first head to the the Belém District, where the Portuguese navigators set sail in search of the New World. There, visit Saint Jerome’s Monastery and the Tower of Belém, which are both classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and stop at the Monument of the Discoveries where you can see the World Map of the Discoveries. Next visit Sintra, which leaves most visitors with a feeling of mystical enchantment. With its magical palaces, forests, Moorish castle, and city center, you'll feel like you're in a page from a fairytale. Afterward, visit the National Pena Palace, a marvelous palace from the 19th century that is also one of the most important examples of Portuguese architecture from the Romantic period. After lunch, drive through the natural wonders of Sintra Natural Park and pass by several impressive palaces until you stop at the Roca Cape cliffs, the westernmost point of Continental Europe. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, stopping at Guincho Beach, a surfer’s paradise. Afterward, pass by Boca do Inferno. Finally, enjoy a leisurely walk along the bay in the glamorous town of Cascais. Drive along the coast to Lisbon passing by Estoril and the casino.

Lisbon: Sailboat Beach Tour

2. Lisbon: Sailboat Beach Tour

Feel the pleasure of taking a few dives along the magnificent coast between Lisbon and Cascais on this private sailboat tour. This experience is perfect for spending time with friends and family and celebrating birthdays or other special occasions. Board the luxury sailboat, enjoy a welcome drink, and set sail from Lisbon’s port, Doca do Bom Sucesso. Depending on your chosen tour length, you can anchor in front of the beach in Caxias, Oeiras, or Cascais Bay. Choose to swim, dive, or just relax on board and soak in the rays. On the way to the area’s most scenic places, take in the view of the coastline and enjoy the fresh air.

Morning Cruise Shore Excursion – Lisbon, Sintra & Cascais

3. Morning Cruise Shore Excursion – Lisbon, Sintra & Cascais

Starting in the Avenue of Liberdade and the Baixa district, you will stop in two impressive locations: the Sé Cathedral and the sightseeing lookout of Graça. Afterwards, you will pass by the grand Monastery of S. Vicente, the National Pantheon, Chiado, and travel down the Estrela main streets with the stunning scenery as your backdrop. Our last stop will be the Belém district. Here, you will discover its several monuments: the Monastery of Jeronimos, the Belém Tower, and the Discovery Monument. You will also enjoy free time for lunch in Belém. After lunch, you'll head to Sintra where there will be free time to explore its beautiful historical center and also to visit the Sintra National Palace. Next you’ll drive to Cascais, passing by the impressive rock formation of Boca do Inferno (Hell’s mouth cliff). For the end to the perfect morning, enjoy a walk along the bay at the glamorous town of Cascais.


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