Highlights of Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais in a few hours


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. I love to adapt the tour to the children and teenagers.

Friendly: Yes.
Instead of walking we can have a panoramic tour in the car and have photo stops

Maximum travelers: 3



Spanish (advanced), Portuguese (fluent), Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Short of time but want to see it all?

Your time is short, but do you want to get the essence of the cities? This is the right tour for you!

Let's start our tour at Sintra, the town chosen by the Portuguese kings to spend their Summer vacation since the 14th century. Here we can visit Vila Palace or simply walk in the small streets, enjoy the souvenirs shops and taste the famous "travesseiros" and "queijadas".

Then we'll cross the Natural Park of Sintra Cascais and we'll visit Cascais itself and meet where many Portuguese kings would go to the beach (a small town really attached to the Atlantic).

It's then time to capture the essence of Lisbon and visit it's most interesting sights in Belém: St Jerome monastery, tower of Belém and discoveries monument. . . you won't miss anything!

A day that captures the essence of Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra for you!

Note: If you'd rather just visit 2 of the cities and give to each of them more time, we can readjust the visits.


- Start/End of the tour in your accommodation, airport, cruise terminal within Lisbon in the beginning of the morning or after lunch if possible

-Monastery of Saint Jerome
-Tower of Belem (outside)
-Monument to the Discoveries (outside)

- National Palace of Sintra (outside, we can go inside if there is time)
- time to taste local sweet pastries (optional)

- Panoramic visit through the King and Queen's beach

***I can customize this tour to your wishes and interests or make a different customized tour for you. If you are a party of 4 or more, I'll rent a van or a bus with driver, please contact me for information*

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Anywhere in Lisbon that would be convenient for you.
If you need me to pick you up at the airport there will be an extra cost of 10 € because of very high parking fees.
If you are staying outside Lisbon, please contact me and I'll create your custom made tour.

End location: Anywhere in Lisbon that would be convenient for you.
If you are staying outside Lisbon, please contact me and I'll create your custom made tour.

Duration: 5 hours


- Walking (if you want)
- My standard car - confortable for up to 3 adults + me with AC (Skoda Octavia break).
If you are a party of 4 or more people or you'd prefer a van I'll be happy to rent a 7-9 seater van for you (not included).

What’s Included

-Pick-up and return to your accommodation or any other location you choose within Lisbon

-5h private tour including my personal assistance, knowledge and services as a Portugal tour guide.

-licensed guides as me have the right to skip the lines to buy tickets to the monuments/museums. However tickets are not included.

-My guided tour inside the monuments/museums

* Most museums/palaces/churches in Lisbon are closed on Mondays. But we are going to Sintra too and there everything is opened.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 Euro - - National Palace of Sintra (in case you wish to visit it) - 10 € per adult
- Traditional sweet pastries and a drink - about 5€ per adult
If you would like to have a snack or lunch it can go from 5 € per person until 75 €
per person if you choose a Seafood lunch with a nice wine in an exclusive chef's restaurant.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees, other transportation besides my car, meals & snacks, personal expenses.


If you are a party of more than 3 I will be happy to rent a van or a bus

A Recent Review of this tour

Our guide Gloria was delightful in every way. She customized the tour to the things we were interested in and made our stay in Portugal truly magical. She became a friend and look forward to booking another tour with her when we return to Portugal. Deborah and Michael Finn
Deborah Finn

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