Sintra and Cascais Small Group Tour from Lisbon


8 hours (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Explore Sintra and Cascais on an 8-hour group tour from Lisbon, limited to a max of 8 people and only in English. You’ll visit the charming village of Sintra and you’ll have the chance to taste the delicious and famous pastries - travesseiros (pillows) and the Sintra cheesecakes. Then you'll head to Azenhas do Mar, a formers fishing town it’s one of the most picturesque small seaside villages, that will take your breath away! Then you’ll visit the westernmost point of continental Europe - Cabo da Roca - once considered the end of the world. On the way to Cascais, you´ll enjoy astonishing sea views. Then you'll stop at Cascais, a lovely beach town where you can stroll around, lunch or snack. Your last stop is the unique and surprising Pena Palace, a formers royal palace that looks like a fairy-tail.

Inclusions

  • Park and Palace of Pena entrance fee (14€ per person)
  • The tour will be only in English
  • Maximum 8 people
  • Escape long lines
  • Local guide and driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Centro Historico de Sintra, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

Sintra is an old and mainly pedestrian village that was founded thousand years ago. The Greeks named Sintra the "Mountain of the Moon" and today is still a true fairy tale village. Is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1995. Here you will have free time for lunch (lunch costs are not included) and to enjoy some famous travesseiros (pillows), in a old bakery that existed since 1862, they are light puff pastries that are turned, rolled and folded seven times, and then filled with delicious almond-and-egg-yolk cream and lightly dusted with sugar. You can also enjoy the Sintra cheesecakes.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Regional de Colares Winery, Alameda Cel. Linhares de Lima 32, 2705-351 Colares, Portugal

Colares and its famous wine cellars are on our way to the Atlantic Ocean. Colares is a quaint village famous for its wine, a royal passion that started in the 13th century. The landscape had been sticking in time and around we can enjoy old villas, beautiful mansions, small and big farm areas or a centenary tram.

Pass By: Praia das Macas, Praia Das Macas, Colares Portugal

Praia das Maçãs (Apple’s beach) it’s the most popular beach and village in the west of Sintra. It’s also the last stop of a centenary tram. It was very busy in the beginning of the 20th century, however today is only a popular spot for the locals.

Stop At: Praia das Azenhas do Mar, R. Dr. Antonio Brandao de Vasconcelos 40, Colares 2705-084 Portugal

We will make a stop in one of the most picturesque seaside towns in Portugal. Azenhas do Mar has a stunning view overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and whitewashed red-roofed houses along the cliff.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Estrada Cabo da Roca, Colares 2705-001 Portugal

We will make a stop in the wild Cabo da Roca, which is a 150 meters (500 feet) cliff that forms the western most point of continental Europe. Facing the roaring Atlantic, this spot is a surprising and remote landscape with amazing views.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Guincho Beach, Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais Portugal

The Guincho beach is beautiful sandy beach area 9 km away from Cascais. It’s a protected landscape where we can see dunes and endemic flora. It’s also a popular destination for surfers.

Stop At: Centro Historico de Cascais, Cascais Portugal

Cascais is a former fishing village that gained fame as a resort for Portugal's royal family in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Nowadays, it is a popular vacation spot for both Portuguese and foreign tourists. Nowadays is village with small museums, picturesque gardens, a shiny marina and a pedestrianized old town. We will stop here for a while and sugest you to try the most famous ice cream of Portugal, Santini’s Gelati!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Park and National Palace of Pena, Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

We will visit the remarkable Pena Palace, one of the major expressions of 19th-century romanticism in the world. The current palace dates back to 1839, when King Ferdinand II bought the ruins of the Monastery of Our Lady of Pena and started to adapt it for use as a residence according to his romantic taste. We will, not only visit the Pena Palace, but also explore some parts of the Pena Park.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Time of tour

8:45 AM

Meeting point

Av. da Liberdade 9, 1250-149 Lisboa, Portugal

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour will be only in English
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • We were certified as a “Clean and Safe” company by the Portuguese authorities. An internal protocol was implemented to avoid risks of contagion. We provide all required protective equipment (masks are mandatory). All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned and cars will not be full of capacity.

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Igor_N
April 2022

Thank you, it was really good, well -organized tour. We enjoyed it a lot despite of rainy weather!!!

bianca_c
May 2022

This trip is fab!! There's so so much packed into the day so get ready to walk. Also, weather is unpredictable so be prepared for rain, etc. Our guide went above and beyond!! An excellent way to see more to Portugal in just one day!

Nic0leElizabeth_14
May 2022

We had such a wonderful day with the best tour guide ever - Tanya! She was so knowledgeable about everything Portugal and was able to teach me so many different things I didn't know about. The passion she has for Portugal, especially Lisbon is unmatched. She was a great driver, very patient, a...

IBLong
May 2022

What an amazing way to see the key places in and near Lisbon. Had we tried to do this our my own, not only would it have been difficult to get around but we would have missed so much. While the tour was excellent, the best part was Cat, our guide and "team" leader, who provided so much insight in...

380nellt
May 2022

This tour was via a 9 person van. The front row could see out forward. The other two rows could only see out their side windows. The front row had a row person bench and a driver seat. So miserable. The route covered the standard route. The guild tried to engage with children level jokes. Her...

Malexis03
May 2022

Wow wow wow!!!!! Lisbon Riders was the best. They made our Portugal trip so magical and forever memorable. Catarina is a must as your tour guide. Highly recommend requesting her. She is so sweet, very informative and hysterical. No need to look anywhere else. Lisbon Riders is the ultimate and ONL...

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