Visit the capital, see the coast and a fairytale castle!
Upon departing the pier, one of the first sites you will see is the April 25th Suspension Bridge, sister to the Golden Gate, and the towering Christ the King Statue. The tour continues with a visit to the Jeronimos Monastery, a 16th-century architectural masterpiece. Nearby, you will see Belem Tower and taste the famous "Pasteis de Belem" Lisbon's pastry delicassei.
Next we will drive along the scenic coastal road passing by Estoril and Cascais, Portugal's first premier seaside resorts. One of Portugal's oldest, most charming mountain towns and UNESCO heritage, Sintra, is considered one of the most beautiful places in Portugal. Visit the historical center amongst snug roads lined with stately homes and opulent palaces, most notably the 14th century Sintra Palace, once the summer residence of early Portuguese kings and aristocrats. There will be some free time for exploring the town before drivin back to the ship, passing through the city centre to see even more highlights of the capital.
Pick up at the ship, hotel or other requested location.
Visit the sites of Lisbon en route to Sintra, passing Estoril and Cascais.
Tour in Sintra, visiting the centre and Pena Palace.
Return to Lisbon to drive through the city centre, enjoying more highlights.
Return to ship, hotel or other requested location.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the port, hotel or other requested location.
End location: At the port, hotel or other requested location.
Duration: 6 hours
Tour can be customized based on guests' requests. The order of the site may vary based on weather conditions, holidays, traffic, etc. This is subject to the guide's discretion.
Many of the streets are cobblestone, please wear comfortable footwear.
Guests will be driven in a spacious, modern air conditioned tour vehicle.
Professional guiding service.
Private transportation in modern spacious air conditioned Mercedes tour van.
All mandatory insurance required by the Tourism of Portugal Organization.
Free Wi-Fi on board.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
32 € - Entry to Pena Palace and tram and lunch.
Entry to monuments (not mentioned in the description), Pena Palace and the tram.
Lunch and/or snacks.
Any personal expenses.
I have a licensed tour company nº247/2012 by Tourism Portugal. I am not an official guide and will not be able to guide guests inside of certain historical monuments.
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Simply the best ... Sintra came alive with his stories. Book Miguel for all your time in the Lisboa area, you shall never regret that decision ... it might take a little while to loss the extra pounds from the great restaurants he knows, and the owners know him!