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What To Expect
Take a walk through the mysterious Pena Park (ticket included), with an astonishing variety of plants and trees and discover secret caves and trails, the park was planted with the help of a German Engineer, a specialist in botany. Go to the Queen's Throne for an amazing view.Queen Maria II loved this spot, because of the fantastic views she had of the Palace, the mountain and the Atlantic Ocean.
Feel like royalty as you enter the romantic Pena National Palace (ticket included) at the top of the Sintra Mountain (this mountain becomes a location of cult and adoration), with amazing views of the Moorish castle. This palace was built by Fernando II a romantic king, an artistic king, an intellectual. He was a german prince who married Maria II.
Do not miss The Great Triton - guardian of the palace inspired in Manueline art and mythology. Have a great view from the Terrace of the Arches! Learn more about the beginnings of Sintra, the first inhabitants and the origin of the name of Sintra.
Inside the palace do not miss the Bedrooms of the King and Queen, the Chapel of Saint Jeronimo, Saxes room, the Arab room, the Green room, the Queens Terrace, the Indian room, the Nobles room, the Deer' room, and at the end the Kitchens. Then we'll take a lunch break in old Sintra.
Do not miss the opportunity to taste the delicious pastries from this village: Travesseiro and Queijada. You still have some time to visit the National Palace - In the 15th and 16th centuries this is the place where the Portuguese court would spend their summer months.
Drive around the beautiful Sintra Natural Park, passing Quinta da Regaleira, Seteais and Monserrate Palaces. Enjoy a fabulous photo opportunity at the Roca Cape cliffs - The western most point of Europe - "where the earth ends and the sea begins.." (Luiz Vaz de Camoes)
Catch a view of the strong waves at the fashionable Guincho beach, fashionable beach all year round, and a surfer's paradise, for surfers, windsurfers and kite-surfers. Take a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast passing Boca do Inferno. Admire the glamorous town of Cascais, the first region of tourism in Portugal, and enjoy a walk along the bay. In the beginning of the 20th century, this is where the first summer holiday houses were built, grand hotels, the first casino, and restaurants, all for the very rich social classes. Cascais and Estoril were the first summer holiday area of Portugal, be it for Portuguese or foreigners. Drive along the coast to Lisbon passing the town of Estoril and the Casino.
Professional Tour guide
Pena Palace and Pena Park entry fees
Guided visit inside monuments
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants to operate, and is subject to cancellation if minimum is not met. Please call to confirm departure.
This tour is also available in Spanish, French, German and Italian upon request.
There will be free time to visit all sites.
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From 1 to 6 hours
3 hours and 30 minutes
1.5 hours on buggy + 48h Hop On Hop Off