Be seduced by the architectural beauty of Sintra on a private full-day tour departing from Lisbon. Delve into the opulent chambers of the Queluz National Palace — an official residence of the Portuguese royal family — before heading to the UNESCO-listed village of Sintra. After ascending Sintra Mountain, you’ll behold the colourful confection of Pena National Palace — one of Portugal’s Seven Wonders — and then gaze at the Atlantic Ocean from Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point. Conclude your private tour with free time in the charming coastal village of Cascais.
At your central Lisbon hotel, board a private, air-conditioned vehicle destined for the verdant hills of Sintra. From your private guide, you’ll receive an introduction to the region’s rich history while enjoying scenic sights. On arrival at Queluz National Palace — an irresistible bled of Baroque and neoclassical styles — you’ll take a tour of the Portuguese royal family’s summer residence.
Then, travel into the verdant hills and fairy tale palaces of Sintra and ascend Sintra Mountain to Pena National Palace — a colourful confection of pastel pink towers and lemon yellow domes. Enjoy a fulfilling lunch and then, with your appetite appeased, you’ll head to Cabo da Roca. At Europe’s westernmost point, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and gaze down at dramatic cliffs carved by the crashing waves.
Your final stop is in the quaint coastal town of Cascais: here, you’ll enjoy free time to walk along the beach and browse shops for souvenirs. Bid your guide farewell after drop-off at your Lisbon hotel.