Visit the beautiful and historic town of Sintra, a UNESCO world heritage site. Discover the picturesque streets, the Sintra National Palace, the fountains, the churches, chapels and shrines. During this 8-hour tour, you can also visit the westernmost point of Europe, Guincho's dunes, the mysterious Sintra Mountains, and the most beautiful beaches.
You will be picked up at your hotel in Lisbon for a private tour to Sintra beaches.
Start your tour going to Azenhas do Mar, a coastal village in the municipality of Sintra with a very picturesque landscape, where you will enjoy a free time and savor local pastries, called 'travesseiro de sintra' and 'queijada de sintra'.
Next, you'll make a short drive to Praia da Macas, a well-known beach with golden sand and clear water. Locals typically visit it to spend time at the ocean as well as the near-by saltwater swimming pool.
Move on to the next beach that happens to be part of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park: Praia Grande. While you are there, feel free to explore the neighboring saltwater pool or the traces of dinosaur footprints on the cliff. Next, discover the most westerly point of continental Europe, Cabo da Roca. From the cliff tops, enjoy the fantastic view of the beaches and the sea.
On the way back, you will have the chance to discover Guincho, a beach that serves as a real sanctuary for surfing and windsurfing.
Finally, visit the charming town of Cascais, former royal getaway. In modern days, it has become more touristic given its boutiques, restaurants, and hotels.
Once your tour of Cascais is complete, your driver will begin your journey back to Lisbon. At the end of your tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Tastings of 2 traditional Sintra pastries
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Pick up at Lisbon Hotels
Hop on an air-conditioned coach and journey to Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you will find yourself surrounded by vibrant streets, magnificent palaces and 19th-century Romantic architecture.
Azenhas do Mar
Travel to the seaside town of Azenhas do Mar. Explore the picture-perfect coastal region perched on a cliff and enjoy a stroll along its beautiful beaches and white houses topped with orange tiled roofs.
Praia da Maçãs (Apple Beach)
Renowned for its golden sand and crystal clear waters, the Praia da Maçãs is a local favorite among Portuguese families. Enjoy a walk along the charming beach and be mesmerized by the encompassing seascape views.
Head to the biggest beach in the Sintra-Cascais coast, Praia Grande. The beach is popular amongst surfers and is home to one of Europe's largest saltwater pools. Make sure to check out the dinosaur footprints on the cliff.
Cabo da Roca (Cape Roca)
Make a stop at the most westerly point of Europe, the Cabo da Roca, and capture scenic views of the Atlantic ocean.
Drop by the Guincho Beach, one of the finest in the Lisbon region, and see its famous dunes and dramatic seascape. It is the perfect place for surfing, kite surfing and windsurfing.
Finally, visit the lovely town of Cascais, one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in the region. During your visit, wander around the beach promenade or visit one of the stylish open-air cafes for a delightful drink at your own expense.
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